Participants are inviting for ISRO Young Scientist Program 2019, Time to Apply Now!

Published on : 06 Mar 2019
ISRO Young Scientist Program

In order to celebrate the space research fervor between young enthusiast’s minds, the Indian Space Research Organization commonly known as ISRO declared the fellowship scheme of ISRO Young Scientist Program 2019. The program is initiated for the school children who are dedicated to space science and want to career in the same field. For the ISRO Young Scientist Program, students who are enrolled or pursuing an education in Class 9th from the recognized board of CBSE, ICSE, and State syllabi are eligible to participate in the scheme. Students will be selected on the basis of their academic performance and extracurricular activities. The final submissions of the applicants will be concluded in the month end of March 2019.

The Young Scientist Program is a two weeks educational program which will be commenced during the summer holidays. Want to know more information related to the fellowship scheme? Stay tuned with this article to grasp all the latest information related to scholarship pattern of ISRO Young Scientist Program 2019.

ISRO Young Scientist Program: Quick Overview

Deadline 31 Mar 2019
Class / Course Class 9
Scholarship Type Merit Based Scholarship
Awarded Amount 2 months Summer training camp at the premises of ISRO
Age Limit N/A
Gender All
Religion All
State All
Country India
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The program offers a broad spectrum of creativity and fosters the knowledge of young minds on Space Technology and its mechanism. The basic aim to introduce ISRO Young Scientist Program 2019 is to build up the wall of interest between young generations related to the activities of Space Science and Space Applications. The curriculum thus increases the interest level of the youngsters and enables them to learn the detailed structure of the Indian Space Research Organization. Under this course, scholastic aspirants will invite for two weeks summer holidays program and participate in lab visits, talk shows & discussions with experts, practical knowledge, and gain extensive knowledge of the program. 

Objectives of the Program

The revitalizing platform of ISRO Young Scientist Program is run under the progressive direction of Indian Space Research Organization. The scheme was introduced to share and spread out the Central Government’s vision “Jai Vigyan, Jai Anusandhan”. The objective to begin this program is to support an arena of Space Science between young minds and arouse their level of interest in the conceptualizing subjects of building satellites. Moreover, the ISRO Young Scientist Program 2019 entitles class 9th students to participate in the commencing event and make their own small satellites.

Young Scientist Program: Scholarship Rewards

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) is all set to commence the training program of the ISRO Young Scientist Program for the 2019 session. Under this scheme, around 100 students of class 9th will be invited for the two weeks duration program at the time of summer holidays. In this training program, students will get closer interactions of the Space management, Space technology, Space science, and Space applications.

Apart from this, the qualified winners will be accommodated to stay in ISRO guest houses or hotels. During the entire course the expenditure towards the travel (II AC fare by train from nearest Railway Station to the reporting centre and back), lodging, course material, and boarding etc. will be offered by the ISRO. More than this, II AC fare will also be offered to one parent for drop and pick up of the student from the reporting centre.

ISRO Young Scientist Program 2019: Criterion of Eligibility

For the commencing program of Young Scientist Program enthusiast’s Indian students of class 9th who are enrolled under CBSE, ICSE or any other State syllabi are eligible to participate in the scheme. The ISRO has requested all the States and Union Territories to select three auspicious students each for the program and submit the final list by the month end of March 2019.

What are the Steps for Application?

Students need to coordinate with their respective schools in order to submit their applications for the fellowship program of the Young Scientist Program- ISRO 2019. According to the officials, the ISRO has approached the Chief Secretaries of the respective States and UT of India and tell them to select three optimistic aspirants from each State/UT and send the final list to the organizing committee. For the commencing session of 2019, the sum total of 100 students will be shortlisted for the upcoming summer training session.

Selection Process of ISRO Young Scientist Program

The criterion of selection is completely based on the student’s academic performance and extracurricular activities. However, applicants from the rural area have been provided a special weightage in the process of selection.


Kuntal Bajpayee - March 18, 2019REPLY

how can we apply for that program

Sandesh pawar - March 14, 2019REPLY


Vaibhav Bhausaheb Darade - March 13, 2019REPLY

It definitely improve my knowledge and it will be very useful in future