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IIT KHARAGPUR Young Innovators' Program 2018

Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur is launching the second edition of ‘IIT KGP Young Innovators’ Program’ aimed to foster young minds with scientific enthusiasm and credo to solve the problems facing the globe.

This program will be a platform to identify students with talents and interest in science and technology, help them realize their true ability to think and work creatively on global problems and to encourage them to take up technology or research-based careers. Students from classes VIII, IX and X are eligible to participate in this competition in teams comprising of 2 to 3 members. They will get an opportunity to present their innovative ideas impacting lives of common people and compete with top Indian schools.

The proposed themes are Clean Energy, Health & Cleanliness, Resource Management, Disaster Management, Hardware Modelling and Product Designing. There will be two qualification rounds. The finalists will be called to IIT Kharagpur, accompanied by their coordinating teachers for the two-day grand finale. They will get an exposure to the cutting-edge research facilities available at IIT Kharagpur, participate in workshops conducted by student research groups and experience the unique social and cultural life at the largest and most dynamic IIT campus.

We cordially invite schools to take part in this competition with one or more teams representing the school at the IITKGP Young Innovators’ Program. The website link is http://barc.iitkgp.ac.in/yip/  

Registrations for the event has started and will continue up to 24th July 2018 (can be extended on request from schools outside of India).
The submissions of the first round will start from 25 July,2018 and will continue up to 10 August,2018.

Please go through the following attachments for further details: 

Young Innovators' Program 2018

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