We welcome, LGP 2024 students, to a month-long journey of exploration and discovery.

  • Rhea Chadha

Selection and First Couple of Weeks at Ashoka Lodha Genius Programme

I was very excited to be selected for the Lodha Genius Programme at Ashoka University this summer. The programme, which revolves around Math, Science and Arts, is a month-long certified programme with a highly selective application process (only about 100 students were selected based on an analytical test, individual applications and principal recommendations)...
  • Rhea Chadha

Science Project Presentation at Ashoka Lodha Genius Programme

I had earlier written about starting at the Ashoka University campus as part of the Lodha Genius Programme (LGP). The last 2 weeks were by far the most hectic — but also the best. With the month-long summer school coming to an end, we were torn between rushing to finish our final projects and maximising time with friends. Out of the 6 Science projects we were....
  • Rhea Chadha

Closing Ceremony of Ashoka Lodha Genius Programme

In my last post, I talked about the Science Projects I had taken part in at Ashoka University’s Lodha Genius Programme (LGP). I want to talk today about the Closing Ceremony. It’s been 2 weeks since LGP came to an end, but not a day goes by that I don’t miss being at the campus, going to the Math Problem Solving sessions, attending Great Ideas Seminars, working on my Science Projects and spending time with all.....
  • Mannat Kaur

My Journey with the Lodha Genius Programme: Exploring Science and Inspiration

As the Lodha Genius Programme approaches its final week, I find myself becoming increasingly sentimental, as I have thoroughly enjoyed my time here. Throughout the past weeks, we have engaged in various activities such as making telescopes, observing stars, and participating in foldscope-making sessions led by Manu Prakash...
  • Mannat Kaur

Exploring the Enigmatic: Unveiling Black Holes, Dark Matter, and the Cosmos with Professor PriyamVada Natarajan

Blackhole... Most enigmatic... It is a place... It is a puncture in space-time. Dark matter also is notoriously challenging to detect directly, and its properties and interactions are not fully understood however most of my questions on black holes and dark matter were answered when Professor PriyamVada Natarajan gave an enlightening talk ...
  • Mannat Kaur

Showcasing Achievements: Lodha Genius Programme's Final Presentation

With just a day left before the Lodha Genius Programme on-campus module wraps up, we are having a set of innovative presentations based on the chosen science project by all the participating students. I am a part of the Astronomy and Quantitative, Computational Biology projects and had both my presentations yesterday...
  • Mannat Kaur

Exploring Space Dreams: Reflecting on the Impactful Great Ideas Seminar with Susmita Mohanty

Although the Lodha Genius Programme has ended, there are certain memories and takeaways that will always remain with me, such as the remarkable Great Ideas Seminar series. One seminar, given by Susmita Mohanty was particularly captivating as she spoke about something I am really passionate about - Space Settlement, Life Support System and Sustainability...
  • Krishya Khajanchi

Exploring the Microscopic Realm: Sessions by Manoj Mathew

What we learn with pleasure we never forget. - Alfred Mercier That’s the pleasure I was privileged to have as I got the chance to attend sessions taught by Manoj Mathew, PhD at Ashoka University’s Lodha Genius Programme. He conducted such interesting and informative sessions on the history of Optics and the basics of Microscopy, followed by another session on Fluorescence and Confocal Microscopy....
  • Arti Khosla

Nurturing Curiosity: A Thank You to Ashish Dhawan, Pramath Raj Sinha and Abhishek Lodha

This is a thank you note from the mom of a high schooler for the visionary friends Ashish Dhawan, Pramath Raj Sinha and Abhishek Lodha. This March, my younger child asked me- I’ll finish my school very soon. I’m studying Science and Mathematics as I love the subjects. But I don’t know what career I want to get into. Is it okay to be confused at this age? Today morning she called...
  • July 21, 2023
  • Anshul bhatt

Embracing The Unfamiliar: Adventures In Academics And Independence

When I realised that after completing a seemingly innocuous entrance test and application I was actually accepted in the Lodha Genius Programme at Ashoka University, it occurred to me that I had unwittingly signed myself up for a month away from home. Of course, I was thrilled to be one of the 100 students from the whole country to be selected for the prestigious one-month scholarship...
  • April 31, 2021
  • admin

Unlocking potential of the country's brightest young minds with Lodha Genius Programme scholarship

India has been known for its thinkers, philosophers, and mathematicians. However there is a gap in providing adequate opportunities to the academically brilliant students to achieve their full potential, at par with their global counterparts. The students often lack the guidance, career counselling and support needed to excel and as a result, their potential is not fully realized...
  • April 5, 2023
  • admin

How to apply for Lodha Genius Programme?

The Lodha Genius Programme is launched by Lodha in partnership with Ashoka University with an aim to nurture academically brilliant students in India by providing them with world-class education, mentorship, and resources. By offering a 100% scholarship, it gives high-achieving students the opportunity to unlock their full potential, challenge themselves, and explore cutting-edge ideas across various fields...