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YOUTH IDEATHON 2023: India’s Largest K-12 School Level Ideas Festival

Central Board of Secondary Education, CBSE Board has released a new notification/circular on its official web portal of CBSE regarding Youth Ideathon 2023. Youth Ideathon 2023 is India’s Largest K-12 School Level Idea Festival organized by (MEPSC) under the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE), Government of India, and ThinkStartup.

All CBSE school students are advised to read this article till the end for complete information regarding the CBSE Latest Circular ” Youth Ideathon 2023″. In this article, we discuss complete information and provide an official notification PDF of this campaign.

What is Youth Ideathon 2023

Youth Ideathon is India’s most exciting innovation and entrepreneurship competition for students of India’s schools. The Ideathon competition attaches to the youth to activate them and discover social problems with their passion and propose solutions that can improve the life of humanity. The motto of YOUTH IDEATHON is MERA IDEA JO BADAL DE BHARAT, thereby implying, an idea that can change India.

In the 2022 version, more than 95000 schools students from more than 7000 schools. Now we are all ready to launch the New Edition of Youth Ideathon 2023.

Through initiatives like the New Education Policy (NEP 2020), Atma Nirbhar Bharat, Startup India, and Make in India, the Government of India has emphasized on developing creative capacity among school students. Therefore, it is important for today’s youth to take this message of innovation and entrepreneurship to develop a sense of innovation and encourage them to dream of future ideas and exploit their ability to do so.

Youth Ideathon Festival 2023

Youth Idthon 2023 (YI23) will build on the work of the second edition of Youth Idthon (India’s Largest K-12 School Level Idea Festival) to carry forward the mission of school-level entrepreneurship development.

The YI23 Festival (Youth Ideathon Festival 2023 is designed to encourage school students across India to detect entrepreneurship through the idea, prototype, and idea pitch for the specialist panel. It is expected by the organizer of this event to generate participation from more than 200,000 school students from all parts of India – cities, towns, villages, everywhere.

2nd Eition Youth Ideathon 2023 Objectives

The following are the most important objectives of Youth Ideathon (YI23) 2023.

  • Encourage all bona fide school students from any school board – Central, State, or International to make big dreams and create real solutions.
  • Develop a sense of innovation and entrepreneurship in school
  • Student.
  • Identify the efforts of induced school teachers/masters and schools that are working behind the curtains to develop entrepreneurship in schools.
  • Nurture high-potential student ideas with incubation support.
  • Open doors of angel funding for incubated student ventures.

Youth Ideathon Festival 2023 Format

YI23 Festival is a 5-tier innovation competition for students with a unique 5th tier focused on the incubation of highly high-affected student ideas in undertakings.

Stage 1Online Idea Submission on the YI23 portal
Stage 2Select Top 1000 Teams – YouTube Video Pitch
Stage 3Select Top 100 (10×10) – Team Interview
Stage 4Select Top 25 for Rs. 10,000 Award
Stage 5Top 10 for Incubation Grant

Youth Ideathon 2023 Event Schedule

Key ActivitiesDates
Youth Ideathon Launch with CBSE6th October 2023
Students Webinars6th October to 25th October 2023
Train the Teacher Sessions6th October to 25th October 2023
Stage 1: Idea Submission POrtal Closes27th October 2023
Stage 2: Top 1000 List29th October 2023
YouTube Video Pitch Round; Last Date of Submission30th October 2023
Top 1000 Mentoring Session29th October to 2 November 2023
Wisdom of Crowds – Popular Idea Activity4th Nov to 8th Nov 2023
Stage 3: Top 100 List9th Nov 2023
Top 100 Online Interviews10th -11th Nov 2023
Stage 4: Top 25 list for Rs 10,000 Award11th Nov 2023
Pilot Building Phase for Top 25 Teams12th Nov to 18th Nov 2023
Final Pitch19th Nov 2023 (Sunday)
Awards and Felicitations19th Nov 2023 (Sunday)

2nd Edition of Young Ideathon Prizes 2023

The number of awards and prizes in this edition of the Young Ideathon is quite high. These are designed to encourage students as they achieve a high level of complexity. In addition, there are awards for teachers, masters, and schools that are moving ahead of innovation and entrepreneurship.

CategoryAwards and Prizes
Top 1000 TeamCertificate to all team members and Teacher/Mentors
Wisdom of Crowd Award for Top 3 Team in YouTube PitchCertificate to all team members and teacher/mentors
Access to Young Ideator Program (worth Rs. 5,000)
Top 100 TeamCertificate to all team members and teacher/mentors
Access to the Young Ideator Program (worth Rs. 5,000)
Top 25 TeamCertificate to all team members and teacher/mentors
Cash Award of Rs. 10,000 per team
A cash Grant of Rs. 5000 to the Teacher Mentor
Top 10 TeamCertificate to all team members and teacher / mentors
Progress-based Innovation Grant of up to Rs. 1 Lakh per team
Teacher of Innovation AwardCertificate of Recognition
School of Innovation AwardCertificate of Recognition + Trophy
State AwardsAwards and Prizes
Top 3 Entries from Each StateState Rank Certificate
Students and teachers attending various workshops shall also get a participation certificate.Participation Certificate

Youth Ideathon (YI23) Resource

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My Name is Mukesh Kumar. I am a Teacher, Blogger, Educational Content Writer, and Founder of CBSE Digital Education.

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