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IIT Kharagpur Invites Applications from Students for the Young Innovators Program 2019

IIT Kharagpur has been conducting the Young Innovators Program since 2017, and 348 teams have participated in the event so far

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.


  1. Anonymous

    This is only for school students.. how will a student of class 8 who has been selected will take admission in btech if he/she wins? This is only a fest type of programme, not anything to do with admission into iitkgp. Are you dumb?

  2. yaswanth

    sir, i have a good idea. sir but what is about accomidation and travelling charges. sir i was participated in 7th national level inspire awards

  3. Shobha

    1) Hi , my daughter is in 7 th std this year
    2)Can we applay
    3)should we apply now for the next coming academic year r this application is for current year

    Please guide me I am interested to join my daughter

    • Supriya R

      Hello ma’am, as mentioned in the YIP website, this program is only for students of class 8 to ten. The teacher in charge needs to apply on behalf of the students

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