1. Introduction

To promote the Youth Parliament programme of the Ministry, a dedicated web-portal has been developed by the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs.This portal contains various e-training resources in the form of tutorials, literature, training videos, etc.for e-training and self-learning of the participants.The portal will be used for implementing and monitoring of the Youth Parliament programme of the Ministry.

2. Objective

The objective of the web portal of Youth Parliament is to strengthen the roots of democracy, inculcate healthy habits of discipline, tolerance of the view of others and to enable the student community to know about practices and procedures of the Parliament.

3. Who can participate in scheme?

All recognized educational institutions of the country are eligible to participate in the ‘Portal Based Youth Parliament Programme’.

4. Participation under the programme

The registration of participation shall be done through the Youth Parliament portal. The schools/ institutions shall be able to register themselves through Aadhaar credentials of Principal/ Head/ Registrar/ Dean or as may be prescribed from time to time.

5. Duration of Youth Parliament sitting

The duration of the sitting of the ‘Youth Parliament’ should not exceed one hour.

6. Subjects for discussion at the Youth Parliament

The subjects to be selected for discussion in Youth Parliament should be as far as possible non-controversial. Matters raised in the Youth Parliament may relate to the subjects of welfare activities, defence of the country, social justice, social reforms, economic development, communal harmony, education, govt. welfare schemes, health, student’s discipline etc. No direct or indirect remarks may be made in the speeches so as to cast aspersion on the political parties or leaders/ persons etc. Every year a common theme on Government policies and programmes may be fixed for Youth Parliament.

7. Language

The participants may speak in any Scheduled language preferably in Hindi and English.

8. Venue

Each institution shall hold the Youth Parliament sitting in its own premises.

9. Number of Participants in the Youth Parliament

Each Youth Parliament sitting may consist of about 50-55 students.

10. Selection of Students

Schools shall select students of class IX to XII with the approval of their principal for Kishore Sabha of Youth Parliament. Similarly, Universities/ Colleges shall select students of Under Graduate and Post Graduate levels with the approval of their Registrar/ Dean for Tarun Sabha of Youth Parliament.

11. Outline of the programme

(a) The programme envisages Kishore Sabha for the students of Class IX to Class XII and Tarun Sabha for the students of Under Graduate/ Post Graduate level .
(b) All recognized educational institutions of the country, who are willing to participate in the Youth Parliament Programme, have to register themselves on the web-portal. After successful registration, they will be able to conduct youth parliament programme in their respective institutions.
(c) To ensure effective implementation of the scheme, the participating institutions may invite an MP/ex-MP/ MLA/ Ex-MLA/ MLC/ Ex-MLC or a Person of eminence as the Chief Guest who would oversee the performance of the Youth Parliament sitting of the institution.
(d) The institutions shall upload the reports and photos/ videos of Youth Parliament conducted by them on the web portal for scrutiny and verification by the Ministry.
(e) If reports and photos/ videos of Youth Parliament are found to be in order after scrutiny and verification, participating students will get digital “Certificate of Participation” and teachers-in-charge / head of institutions will get digital “Certificate of Appreciation” for the programme.

12. Pogramme timeline

Youth Parliament programme will run in two cycles as per the following timeine:-


1 Registration 1st October - 31st October
2 Organization of Programme 1st November – 31st January
3 Downloading of ‘Certificates ’ 1st February – 31st March


1 Registration 1st April - 30th April
2 Organization of Programme 1st May – 31st August
3 Downloading of ‘Certificates ’ 1st September – 15th October

The cycle/ timeline is subject to change from time to time as decided by the controlling authority

13. Certificates

Every student taking part in the competition shall get ‘Certificate of Participation’ and Teacher in-charge/ Head of Institution shall get ‘Certificate of Appreciation’.Principal/ Head of the Institution with login credentials shall be able to print the certificate and distribute to the participants.