Young Scientist Programme (YUVIKA)


Recently, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) announced the Young Scientist Programme (YUVIKA) 2024 session.


GS-3- (Science and Technology)


  • ISRO unveils the Young Scientist Programme (YUVIKA), targeting school children passionate about space science, technology, and its applications.
  • The program targets students in rural areas and aims to raise awareness about advancements in science and technology.
  • YUVIKA aims to provide fundamental knowledge of space-related subjects and inspire students to pursue STEM-based research and careers.
  • The program includes two weeks of classroom sessions, practical experiments, hands-on activities featuring CANSAT and robotic kits, interactions with ISRO scientists, and educational field trips.
  • Having previously held sessions in 2019, 2022, and 2023, YUVIKA has garnered substantial participation nationwide, with over 1.25 lakh registrations recorded for the 2023 edition.