Many parents and students are not aware of the fact their children can take a step towards their dream before 12th grade too by the government schemes and programs for classes 8th onward and hence, the wait for the child for getting into their dream profession becomes longer. These programs and examinations are important for the students of class 8th to 10th as it is a step towards the career they want to pursue and could be their first phase of experience in the field. These exams can help the child to get preference and weightage during the selection in the field and hence, can prove to be beneficial for them. Therefore, we suggest the students of class 8th and above to take part in any of the following programs to help them get a better head start in the field they want to go into.
Young Scientist Program (Yuvika) – ISRO
This government program aims to give basic knowledge on Space Technology, Space Science and Space Applications to the students of class 8th and above with interest in the fields of Space activities. The program is conducted for two weeks during the summer holidays which will include invited talks, experiences shared by scientists, facility and lab visits, a sessions for discussions with experts, and practical and feedback sessions.
For registration and more details, check out: Young Scientist Program
Kalpana Chawla National Scholarship Exam (KCNS)– Educharya
KCNS Exam is conducted by Educharya founded by Educlub. It is a big opportunity for the students of class 8th and above to enhance their talent by this one of a kind online exam which can be attempted online from your home only. The students who get good marks and ranks in this exam can even get to visit NASA campus and get amazing cash prizes.
For more details, check out: KCNS Examination
National Talent Search Examination (NTSE)– NCERT
It is a national-level scholarship program with a two-tier examination whose aim is to identify the students of class 8th and above who have high academic talent and intellectual ability. The students who qualify for it receive cash prize and a scholarship for complete academic year.
For more details, check out: National Talent Search Examination