INSPIRE Fellowship 2016 – 2017
INSPIRE Fellowship – Dept. of Science & Tech., Government of India is seeking application for INSPIRE Fellowship 2016 – 2017.
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.
– 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 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.
– 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).
– Students need to apply through On-line mode only.
– Visit the website: www.online-inspire.gov.in 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.
Application Open: 6th Sep, 2016
Application Closed: 5th October, 2016
For more Information regarding Fellowships, check Fellowships Official Webpage.
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