IIT Delhi summer camp 2022 for school students; Application window closes on May 7

2 mins read69 Views Comment
Anum
Anum Ansari
Assistant Manager – Content
Updated on May 4, 2022 13:24 IST

Students must note that IIT Delhi’s non-residential boot camp will be held from May 23 to June 24, 2022.

IIT Delhi Summer Camp 2022

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi is all set to organise a Do-It-Yourself (DIY) summer boot camp named ‘Change.Makers’ for high school students. Talking about the conduct of the summer camp, the institute said, “Students of Classes 11 and 12 will be able to use the Institute’s state-of-the-art facilities to convert their impactful ideas to reality,” the institute said. Under the boot camp, IIT Delhi students also get the opportunity to mentor these Classes 11 and 12 school students. 

IIT Delhi Summer Camp: Last date to apply is May 7

Students must note that IIT Delhi’s non-residential boot camp will be held from May 23 to June 24, 2022. Students interested in applying for the boot camp must note that the last date to submit their application is until May 7, 2022, or until slots are available.

“The boot camp will begin with hands-on, rapid prototyping-based training in digital fabrication techniques. The training will happen at the Makerspace (a DIY facility at IIT Delhi). After the training, the students will continue to avail the IIT Delhi facilities till the end of the boot camp to build projects aimed at addressing some high impact societal problems,” the IIT Delhi said.

The summer camp will include projects such as building an electro-mechanical prototype for the problem at hand. The kind of projects possible can range from building an air pollution monitor to a medical device for the visually impaired to smart furniture and so on.

 “We urge Change. Makers, i.e. the 11th and 12th-grade students passionate about tinkering and building things, to use their interests and skills to bring about a positive change in the society. Government initiatives on tinkering have helped the school students to instill a culture of innovation and a mindset of problem-solving. Change. Makers summer boot camp will build on these initiatives by providing world-class R&D facilities and mentorship to selected students committed to making their impactful products and solutions reach closer to implementation,” Jay Dhariwal, Coordinator, Change. Makers summer boot camp, IIT Delhi, said.

Talking about the initiatives taken by the institute, Associate Dean, Academic Outreach and New Initiatives, Pritha Chandra said, “IIT Delhi is committed to science popularisation, and with this objective in mind, has recently proposed a number of outreach initiatives including the monthly lecture series SciTech Spins for high school students and the STEM Mentorship Program for girl students. We are very hopeful that the DIY camp will help strengthen the ties that IIT Delhi faculty and students have already established with young minds in schools and academics in the making.”

Read More:

About the Author
Anum Ansari
Assistant Manager – Content

"Writing is not about accurate grammar, it's about the honest thoughts you put in it". Having a versatile writing style, Anum loves to express her views and opinion on different topics such as education, entertainme... Read Full Bio

Comments

We use cookies to improve your experience. By continuing to browse the site, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy.