About Jigyasa | CSIR Jigyasa




"JIGYASA" is one of the major initiatives taken up by CSIR at national level, during its Platinum Jubilee Celebration Year. CSIR is widening and deepening its Scientific Social Responsibility (SSR) further with the programme. On the one hand, this programme would explain the culture of curiousness and scientific nature on the other. CSIR at national level for further widening and deepening its Scientific Social Responsibility (SSR) through Jigyasa programme.

Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR) and Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS) had signed an MoU on Scientist – Student Connect programme ‘Jigyasa’ on 6th July, 2017. The CSIR’s Jigyasa program is a unique platform for bringing scientists and teachers for nurturing young minds. This program envisages opening up the national scientific facilities to school children, enabling CSIR scientific knowledgebase and facility to be utilized by schoolchildren. This model of engaging school children also has been extended to other schools in addition to KVS. The Jigyasa programme envisages some of the following models of engagement:

  1. Laboratory Visit;
  2. Popular Lecture Series;
  3. Summer Vacation Programmes;
  4. Scientists as Teachers and Teachers as Scientists;
  5. Teachers’ Workshop;
  6. Student Residential Programme
  7. Visits of Scientists to Schools
  8. Lab specific activities / Onsite experiments and many more.

Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), has launched a student-scientist connect programme 'JIGYASA' in collaboration with Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathans (KVS); the sole objective of which is extending the classroom leaning and focusing on a well planned research laboratory based learning.



'JIGYASA' would inculcate the culture of inquisitiveness on one hand and scientific temper on the other, amongst the school students and their teachers.

In JIGYASA program Student learn theoretical concepts with practical experiments and presentation. They easily understand and grab the important concept behind that topic. Also, they are curious to know more about the topic and its basic principle. This program motivates student how they can choose science as career option and student show their interest to know more about the benefits and career opportunity in science field.