12th All Pakistan IST Youth Carnival (IYC) commenced at Institute of Space Technology (IST), Islamabad on March 28, 2019. It is a three-day event and one of the largest event nationwide featuring 57 different events with the participation of about 50 universities from all over Pakistan.
The carnival encompasses diverse blend of events providing means of interest to a wide variety of aptitudes. The students are provided with an opportunity to display their oratory, planning, technical, artistic and cognitive skills while participating in various competitions.
Nisar Hussain Chughtai, DG National Engineering and Scientific Commission inaugurated the IST Youth Carnival. Event Head and Director of Department of Student Affairs IST, Dr. Najam Abbas gave an overview of the IST Youth Carnival and its continued legacy of 12 years. He emphasized on the importance of co-curricular activities in building student personality and shaping them into responsible citizens. Neha Asim, the president of IST Student management team elaborated the concept and management of IYC 2019. The ceremony was concluded with a presentation of souvenir to the chief guest by the Vice chancellor IST, Prof Dr. Syed Wilayat Husain.
Day 1 comprised of Qiraat Competition (Male And Female), Letter To The Editor, Environmental Solutions, Mathematical Hunt, Souvenir Designing Competition, Space Park Design, Solo And Duet Singing Competition, Concert, Essay Writing (English And Urdu), Story Writing (English And Urdu), Digital Logic Design Competition, Calligraphy, Propeller Powered Car, Gravity Vehicle, Table Tennis, Futsal, Basketball.
Day 2 will comprise of Hamd/Naat Competition (Male and Female), Poetry and Bait-Baazi, Extempore Speech (Urdu and English), Smart Innovation Challenge, Space Park Design Competition, Paper Tower Challenge, Air Crash Inquiries, Circuit Design, Speed Wiring, Line Follower. Wall Graffiti. Glider Flying, Bridge Structure Design, Drag Chute Competition, Sketching Competition, Painting Competition, Drama and Mimes, Table Tennis, Futsal And Basketball.
Day 3 will cover Declamation (Urdu And English), Pakistan Affairs Quiz, Sustainable Development Goals Solutions, On Spot Selfie IYC, On Spot Fast Film, Short Film Competition, PCB Design Competition, Water Rocket, Wind Mill Challenge, Recycle To Model, Copter Flying Competition, Robo-War, Table Tennis, Futsal And Basketball.
IST Youth Carnival 2019 has started off successfully as an important platform for the youth of Pakistan to get to know each other, develop links that would pave a way for cooperation and collaboration in future.