The National Astronomy Challenge
The National Astronomy Challenge is an initiative that aims to build the cosmic perspective of every young learner towards the 21st Century domains like Astronomy and Space Science. The challenge aims to develop young children’s understanding through competitiveness while amplifying their area of interest in Astronomy and Space Science.
We are into our 5th edition and we are proud to have touched the lives of so many youngsters who aspire to be Astrophysicists, Aeronautical engineers, Rocket Engineers, Scientists, and Researchers.
Meet some of the NAC champions of the previous editions:
Podar International School(CBSE), Powai
Air Force School
Shiv Nadar School
DCM Presidency School
Billabong High International School
Bal Bharati Public School
Mahediya Afzoon Momin
Sana International School
DCM Presidency School
K Hari Shankar
New Horizon Gurukul School
Maharaja Agarsain Public School,
The Indian High School
Kothari International School
Chinmaya Vidyalaya, Taylor Road
Calcutta Boys School
Delhi Private School
P.S. Karthick Lakshman
Pushpalatha Vidya Mandir
Vidyashilp Academy, Bangalore
The Air Force School, Subroto Park, Delhi
New Horizon Gurukul School, Bangalore
Milan Kumar Pati
Loyola School, Bhubaneswar
Indian School AI Wadi AI Kabir, Muscat, Oman
Shriyans Shritam Pradhan
DAV Public School, Burla
Vidyashilp Academy, Bengaluru
Indraprastha international School, Dwarka, New Delhi
Darbari Lal Dav Model School, Pitampura, Delhi
Global Public School, Kochi
DCM Group of Schools, Ludhiana
Delhi Public School, Raipur
CMR National Public School, Bangalore
Why should you participate in NAC 2022?
Focused on Astronomy & Space
Building a generation of future space explorers and researchers is a rigorous process. NAC is a platform that handholds and nurtures aspirants/enthusiasts who desire to establish their careers in Astronomy and Space.
Designed & led by Astronomers
Led by Dr. Mila Mitra, former NASA scientist and her team of qualified engineers & astrophysicists who are passionate about astronomy. Children will be learning from the best out there.
Get an opportunity to be a part of Space Exploration Camp and visit ARIES Observatory, situated at an altitude of 2500 ft on the Manora peak, Nanital.
Access to world class content
Our philosophy of establishing awareness and imparting knowledge on Astronomy and Space Science is through Dynamic Content. Designed with precision and innovative strategies by experts, the preparatory content resonates with every grade and prepares you for the exam and beyond.
It is not just about the Success!
NAC is just more than an Olympiad. It doesn’t matter if you win or lose, the journey of learning is worth remembering!
Extending more knowledge this year, NAC offers a bouquet of unique programs to create an everlasting experience for the participants. Participants get the opportunity to go through an engagement journey with activities like – Conversation with Astronomers, Scientists and Academicians, Hands-on Workshops, Webinars, Quizzes and a lot more.
3 Days Space Exploration Camp
With an excursion to Devasthal Campus A.R.I.E.S Observatory, Nainital
Asia’s Largest Optical Telescope
The NAC Champions
The National Champions along with school representative will be invited for 3 days Space Exploration Camp.
at Indian Habitat
Centre, New Delhi
3-days Space Exploration camp
Interaction with Scientists,
Not just great content, we have exciting prizes for our champions as well.
Registration StartsAug 13th, 2021
Access to ContentAug 24th, 2021
OnboardingOct 1st, 2021
Registration ClosesDec 20th, 2021
10th, August 2022
20th , December 2022
NAC OLYMPIAD DATES
Grades – VIII-IXJan 7th, 2023
Jan 21st, 2023
Grades – IV-V
Jan 28th, 2023