INSPIRE Fellowship 2016 – 2017

INSPIRE Fellowship 2016 – 2017

INSPIRE Fellowship 2016 – 2017

INSPIRE Fellowship – Dept. of Science & Tech., Government of India is seeking application for INSPIRE Fellowship 2016 – 2017.

About Fellowship:
INSPIRE Fellowship -“Innovation in Science Pursuit for Inspired Research” is an innovative programme sponsored and managed by the Department of Science & Technology for attraction of talent to Science.

The basic objective of INSPIRE Fellowship is to give opportunities to the youth in science, attract talent to the study of science and thus build the required critical human resource pool for strengthening and expanding the Science & Technology system and R&D base.

This scheme is applicable to Basic and Applied sciences as well as Medicine, Agriculture etc. with provision of multiple entries.

Also See:
1.) CSIR Nehru Science Research Fellowship 2016
2.) B4 Fellowship – Research Fellowship in Boston Area, US
3.) S. N. Bose Scholars Program 2017
4.) Khorana Program for Scholars 2017

– INSPIRE Scholar having secured minimum 65% marks in aggregate or equivalent.
– 1st Rank Holders at University Level Examination in post-graduate program science & engg. streams.
– Candidate has to be an Indian citizen.

Areas and Topics:
Basic/ Applied Science, Engineering/ Technology/ Agriculture/ Pharmacy/ other applied science streams and undergraduate in Medicine i.e. MBBS.

Selection Procedure:
– Selection for INSPIRE Fellowship is purely based on academic merit of the candidate, choice of the Supervisor, Host Institutions and the Research Proposal.
– Applications would be screened by two levels of Committees.

Also See:
1.) IACBGF Fellowships – Indo-Australian Career Boosting Gold Fellowships
2.) Young India Fellowship 2017
3.) Teach For India Fellowship 2017

Tenure/ Duration:
– The Fellowship is be tenable for a maximum period of five years OR
– Completion of the PhD program (i.e. up to the date of final defend of the PhD Thesis), whichever is earlier.

– Fellowship offers research grants & stipend support equivalent to GATE/ NET scholarship (JRF & SRF).
– Medical Benefits and other allowances would also be given.
– Also, the HRA will be applicable according to GOI norms (30%, 20% etc).

Also See:
1.) Basic Biomedical Research Fellowships – Wellcome Trust/DBT India Alliance.
2.) IIT Bombay Research Internship 2016-17.
3.) IIT Delhi Internship Program 2016-17.

Application Instructions:
– Students need to apply through On-line mode only.
– Visit the website: and follow the process as prescribed there in (Guidelines for Filling up).
– No Print out of Application copy needs to be mailed/ sent to anyone.

Important Dates:

Application Open: 6th Sep, 2016
Application Closed: 5th October, 2016

Also See:
1.) Indian Academy of Science Summer Research Internship 2017
2.) BHAVAN Fellowship 2017
3.) BASE Fellowship 2017

For More Info:
– Download the Fellowship Advertisement from here.
– Read FAQ’s regarding fellowship & Guidelines here here.

For more Information regarding Fellowships, check Fellowships Official Webpage.

Also SeeIIT Indore, IIT Ropar, IIT Roorkee, IIT Gandhinagar, IIT Bombay.

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