ISRO to conduct young scientist programme YUVIKA

ISRO to conduct young scientist programme YUVIKA

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is organising a young scientist programme, Yuva VIgyani Karyakram (YUVIKA). This has being done to impart basic knowledge on space technology, space science and space applications to students of Class IX. 

The registration for the programme has started.

ISRO said that it is also expected to encourage more students to pursue Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) based research and careers.

The YUVIKA programme will be conducted between May 15 and 26 at seven centres

  • ISRO-Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS) Dehradun
  • Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC) Thiruvananthapuram
  • Satish Dhawan Space Center (SDSC) Sriharikota
  • U. R. Rao Satellite Centre (URSC) Bengaluru
  • Space Applications Centre (SAC) Ahmedabad
  • National Remote Sensing Centre (NRSC) Hyderabad 
  • North-Eastern Space Applications Centre (NE-SAC) Shillong

According to ISRO, a minimum participation will be ensured from each State and Union Territory.
The cost of the course material, lodging and boarding etc., during the entire course will be borne by ISRO.

Interested students studying in Class 9 as on 1 January 2023 within India are eligible to apply at The last day for registration is April 3.