The early history of the Junior National Basketball Championships in India from 1977 to 2001, including top two winners in both men and women. The Junior National Championship is held for players in the 18-and-under age group.
|Year||Month||Hosting City||Hosting State||Men||Women|
|Winners||Runners up||Winners||Runners up|
|1979||Burdwan||West Bengal||Maharashtra||Tamil Nadu||Maharashtra||Karnataka|
|1984||Nowgaon||Madhya Pradesh||Andhra Pradesh||Maharashtra||Kerala||Maharashtra|
|1990||Indore||Madhya Pradesh||Madhya Pradesh||Maharashtra||Punjab||Kerala|
|1994||Sitara||Maharashtra||Tamil Nadu||Rajasthan||Tamil Nadu||Chandigarh|
|1995||Kangra||Himachal Pradesh||Andhra Pradesh||Punjab||Kerala||Maharashtra|
|1996||Bathinda||Punjab||Punjab||Andhra Pradesh||Tamil Nadu||Kerala|
|2000||Sarkaghat||Himachal Pradesh||Punjab||Uttar Pradesh|
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The above list shows that in the first 15 years of the Junior National level, Maharashtra women and Punjab men were the most successful teams.
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