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
- 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 1||Online Idea Submission on the YI23 portal|
|Stage 2||Select Top 1000 Teams – YouTube Video Pitch|
|Stage 3||Select Top 100 (10×10) – Team Interview|
|Stage 4||Select Top 25 for Rs. 10,000 Award|
|Stage 5||Top 10 for Incubation Grant|
Youth Ideathon 2023 Event Schedule
|Youth Ideathon Launch with CBSE||6th October 2023|
|Students Webinars||6th October to 25th October 2023|
|Train the Teacher Sessions||6th October to 25th October 2023|
|Stage 1: Idea Submission POrtal Closes||27th October 2023|
|Stage 2: Top 1000 List||29th October 2023|
|YouTube Video Pitch Round; Last Date of Submission||30th October 2023|
|Top 1000 Mentoring Session||29th October to 2 November 2023|
|Wisdom of Crowds – Popular Idea Activity||4th Nov to 8th Nov 2023|
|Stage 3: Top 100 List||9th Nov 2023|
|Top 100 Online Interviews||10th -11th Nov 2023|
|Stage 4: Top 25 list for Rs 10,000 Award||11th Nov 2023|
|Pilot Building Phase for Top 25 Teams||12th Nov to 18th Nov 2023|
|Final Pitch||19th Nov 2023 (Sunday)|
|Awards and Felicitations||19th 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.
|Category||Awards and Prizes|
|Top 1000 Team||Certificate to all team members and Teacher/Mentors|
|Wisdom of Crowd Award for Top 3 Team in YouTube Pitch||Certificate to all team members and teacher/mentors|
Access to Young Ideator Program (worth Rs. 5,000)
|Top 100 Team||Certificate to all team members and teacher/mentors|
Access to the Young Ideator Program (worth Rs. 5,000)
|Top 25 Team||Certificate 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 Team||Certificate to all team members and teacher / mentors|
Progress-based Innovation Grant of up to Rs. 1 Lakh per team
|Teacher of Innovation Award||Certificate of Recognition|
|School of Innovation Award||Certificate of Recognition + Trophy|
|State Awards||Awards and Prizes|
|Top 3 Entries from Each State||State Rank Certificate|
|WORKSHOP PARTICIPATION||Awards and Certificate|
|Students and teachers attending various workshops shall also get a participation certificate.||Participation Certificate|
Youth Ideathon (YI23) Resource