Honda Yes Awards

Honda YES Award 2017 for IIT Students

Last date to apply

August 31, 2017

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About Honda YES Award

Honda Yes Award Program aims to discover talented young engineers and scientists who owe excellence in the area of science and technology and have an aspiration for higher academic achievements.

Honda Foundation Japan has come up with an independent programYoung Engineer’s and Scientist Award’for young Indian researchers and engineers and is commonly known as Honda Yes Awards.YES Award has been introduced to foster specialised study in Ecotechnology and to provide higher professional education in Japan,

The Honda YES Award is a two-tier program in which students studying in 5th semester of the selected IITs can participate.Selected candidate will receive a cash award of 3000 USD in the first stage and 7000 USD for undertaking a short-term internship in a Japanese Company.This program has been introduced earlier in several parts of the world including Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos.

Honda Yes Award Dates 2017

Honda Yes Awards India registration begins August 1, 2017
Honda Yes Award registration closes August 31, 2017
Preliminary Screening 2nd week of August to 4th week of August 2017
On the spot essay competition at IITs 1st week of September to 4th week of September 2017
Screening of Essay 2nd week of September 2017 to 1st week of October 2017
1st Round of Interview at respective IITs  2nd week of October to 2nd week of November 2017
Announcement of Shortlisted Candidates   2nd week of December 2017
Interview with Chief Assessor January 1st Week 2018
Announcement of Winner January 3rd week 2018
Award Ceremony in New Delhi February 1st week 2018

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Honda YES Award Eligibility Criteria

Gender  Both
Region  All India
Class/ Age  Students of selected IITs
  • Academic Status: Students of IITs (BHU, Delhi, Bombay, Kharagpur, Madras, Roorkee, Guwahati and Kanpur) registered in a 4-year B.Tech or 5-year dual degree (M.Tech.) Programme.
  • Minimum Marks: Applicant should be enrolled in the 5th semester of the eligible courses in Affiliated IITs with aggregate CGPA of a minimum of 7 in each of the semesters.

Honda YES Award Reward

The candidates selected as the winner of the Honda YES awards will be awarded in 2 stages:

Stage 1: The YES Award: The  winners at this level will get an award of  3000 USD in its equivalent in Indian currency.

Stage 2: YES Award Plus: Those candidates who received The Y-E-S Award will be eligible for Y-E-S Award Plus and the winner will get:

Internship with a Japanese Company

  • For the second stage, winners will receive 7000 USD for undertaking a short-term internship in a Japanese company.
    • Internship offered will be credit gaining  by a Japanese company or research institute summer program for 2 & ½ months.

Opportunity to Pursue Masters or Doctoral Course at Japanese University

  • Shortlisted candidates will also get an opportunity to pursue Masters or Doctoral course at a Japanese graduate school. These students will receive 10,000 USD (US Dollar Ten Thousand only) or equivalent Indian Rupees as the YES Award Plus.
  • As a reward Young generation will receive an opportunity to strengthen their interactions and exchange between Japanese Youths  and to lead science & technology and country in their respective fields.

Honda YES Award Application form and Process

Honda Yes Award 2017 Application Form can only be filled Online by the candidates. The candidates need to follow all the important instructions before filling the Online Application Form.The candidates can fill the Application from August 1, 2017, to August 31, 2017.

Click Here to Apply Online

List of documents to be attached with Honda Yes Award Application Form

  • Scanned copies of Passport Size Photograph
  • All important documents need to be uploaded in the PDF formats only
  • Transcript with CGPA for all four semesters or individual CGPA mark sheet for all 4 semesters
  • Certificates: Certificates of distinguished awards or prizes received if any. Minimum 3 certificates have to be uploaded in the Application Form.

Honda YES Award Selection Process

  • Applications received will be shortlisted based on the candidates’academic excellence, co-curricular activities, Eco technology or intention to work and on the spot essay.
  • Shortlisted candidates will go through an interview for the final selection. 

Honda YES Award Address

YES Administrative Office (YAO), Honda Motor Private Ltd.
Plot No. A-1 Sector 40/41,  Surajpur-Kasna Road,  Greater Noida, Distt. Gautam Budh Nagar (U.P.) Pin - 201306 

Honda YES Award Contact Details

Tel: 91-120-234 1028 , 91-120-234 1313 (Honda Motor Private Limited)
Fax: 91-120-234 1069
Email-  jyotibhatia@honda.co.in,  yes@honda.co.in

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