IIT Kharagpur has announced the third edition of its Young Innovators Program (YIP). The online applications for Young Innovators Program 2019 have begun on 18 July 2019, and students can apply for the same until 9 August 2019. IIT Kharagpur conducts this program with the aim to recognize students who have the creative ability to conduct scientific research in an innovative manner.
The themes for Young Innovators Program 2019 are as follows: Disaster management, Hardware modellling, product designing, energy and environment, health and cleanliness, and financial inclusion.
Who can Apply for IIT Kharagpur’s Young Innovators Program 2019?
IIT Kharagpur is looking for innovative projects based on the themes mentioned above from students of classes 8 to 10 from schools across the country. Those selected will get a chance to visit the largest IIT campus in the country and get evaluated by its professors. The round 1 of submission will start from 23 July onwards wherein students will be required to submit an abstract of their project based on the chosen theme. One school can register up t 6 teams.
How to Apply for IIT Kharagpur’s Young Innovators Program 2019?
The principals of the schools that wish to participate needs to assign a coordinating teacher who would be provided a user ID and password to register the students, says the YIP website. A two to three members group of students needs to be formed, and their names and other details need to be submitted by the coordinating teacher. A registration fee of Rs 100 per student is required to be paid.
For all the detailed information on IIT Kharagpur’s Young Innovators Program 2019, interested students and teachers are advised to go through the official YIP website.
About IIT Kharagpur
Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur was the first of the IITs to be established, and is recognized as an Institute of National Importance by the Government of India.