The International Astronomy and Astrophysics Competition (IAAC) has opened up its 2020 qualification round of the astronomy competition for the students from all around the world. This competition gives an opportunity to students to participate regardless of their background and learn more about the subject along the way. Astronomy can be a big motivation for students to connect with science and opt for a career in research or engineering.
If you are a high school or a university student, you are eligible to apply under to following categories on or before 17th April 2020-
- Junior: under 18 years
- Youth: over 18 years
You would be required to score certain points by solving the astronomy problems per your age category to qualify for the next round at the following link-
1. Qualification Round
The qualification round 2020 consists of five astronomy problems and you can submit your solutions online until 17. April 2020. All participants will receive certificates.
2. Pre-Final Round
Successful participants can register for the pre-final round: You will have one week to solve the ten challenging problems of the pre-final round.
3. Final Round
Successful finalists will take a supervised exam of 60 minutes. The winners receive certificates and cash prizes worth over 700 USD.