National ASTRONOMY CHALLENGE
The largest Olympiad on
Astronomy & Space

Stimulating scientific curiosity and creativity among young children through challenges, activities, and STEM Skills.

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:

Year

Kartik Iyer
Mumbai

Podar International School(CBSE), Powai

Devraj Sharma
New Delhi

Air Force School

Suhani Mukherjee
Gurgaon

Shiv Nadar School

Sargunpreet Kaur
Ludhiana

DCM Presidency School

Naina Bansal
Noida

Billabong High International School

Manas Gupta
Varanasi

Sunbeam School

Swastik Sharma
Subroto Park

Airforce School

Somanshu Aikat
Rohini

Bal Bharati Public School

Mahediya Afzoon Momin
Nanded

Sana International School

Kunjal Aggarwal
Ludhiana

DCM Presidency School

K Hari Shankar
Bangalore

New Horizon Gurukul School

Dhanad Jha
Ashok Vihar

Maharaja Agarsain Public School,

Saswata Nayak
Dubai

The Indian High School

Ryansh Gupta
Noida

Kothari International School

Rohit R
Chennai

Chinmaya Vidyalaya, Taylor Road

Rick Banerjee
Kolkata

Calcutta Boys School

Raghav Krishna
Sharjah

Delhi Private School

P.S. Karthick Lakshman
Tirunelveli

Pushpalatha Vidya Mandir

Hayagreev Jeyandran
Bengaluru

Vidyashilp Academy, Bangalore

Swastik Sharma
Delhi​

The Air Force School, Subroto Park, Delhi

Keshav Kaimal
Bengaluru​

New Horizon Gurukul School, Bangalore

Milan Kumar Pati
Bhubaneswar

Loyola School, Bhubaneswar

Shashwat Singh
Oman​

Indian School AI Wadi AI Kabir, Muscat, Oman

Shriyans Shritam Pradhan
Burla

DAV Public School, Burla

Dipthansh Rajashekar
Bengaluru

Vidyashilp Academy, Bengaluru

Pratyoush Ghose
New Delhi​

Indraprastha international School, Dwarka, New Delhi

Preisha Bansal
Delhi​

Darbari Lal Dav Model School, Pitampura, Delhi

Vedaang Nair
Kochi

Global Public School, Kochi

Saatvik Bhatia
Ludhiana​

DCM Group of Schools, Ludhiana

Rajrishi Nanda
Raipur

Delhi Public School, Raipur

Pranav Sunil
Bengalore

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.

Experience

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.

Awards felicitation
at Indian Habitat
Centre, New Delhi

3-days Space Exploration camp

Interaction with Scientists,
Academicians and
Entrepreneurs

Not just great content, we have exciting prizes for our champions as well.

Important Dates

Registration Starts

Aug 13th, 2021

Access to Content

Aug 24th, 2021

Onboarding

Oct 1st, 2021

Registration Closes

Dec 20th, 2021

Registration Starts

10th, August 2022

Registration Closes

20th , December 2022

NAC OLYMPIAD DATES

Grades – VIII-IX

Jan 7th, 2023

Grades- VI-VII

Jan 21st, 2023

Grades – IV-V

Jan 28th, 2023

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