Students can register for the ‘Young Scientist Programme’ till March 19
Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has launched a special programme for student ‘Young Scientist Programme’ this year. The State Council of Educational Research and Training (SCERT) has sought maximum number of registrations from the state. The registration for the programme is open for all the schools from any board.
The programme aims at imparting basic knowledge of space technology, space science and space application for the young students.
Elaborating further, the director of SCERT Seema Jaunsari said, “In order to raise interest regarding this field, three young scientists will be chosen for the programme every year. This is for the first time that ISRO has initiated something like this. A good number of registrations from the state can give the youngsters a chance to learn more from the experts. Students who have passed class 8th or are studying in class 9th are eligible to register for the programme. Students will be selected on the basis of academic performance and extracurricular activities.”
She further said, “The programme will be for around two weeks during the summer holidays. Interested schools and students can contact the chief education officer or can download the application form from the website www.scert.uk.gov.in.”
For more details, one can contact in email@example.com,ph- 08022172119, 9496040045. Applications are open to all till March 19.