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DST Kiran 2018-19 Women Scientists Scheme-B Apply Online – Indian Government’s Science and Technology Department’s KIRAN (Knowledge Involvement Research Advance through Nurturing) Division has announced a call for research proposal 2018-19 under Women Scientist Scheme-B (WOS-B). 

DST Kiran 2018-19 Women Scientists Scheme-B

Under this scheme, all the women scientists and technologists throughout the country are eligible to apply. The project must focus on social issues, challenges and the solution approach. Under this scheme, the central government will provide a financial assistance of upto Rs. 55 thousand per month in order to carry out their research. All the Graduates, Post-Graduates and Ph.D. students can apply for the DST Kiran 2018-19 Women Scientists Scheme-B call for proposal.

DST Kiran 2018-19 Women Scientists Scheme-B

Area of Research

  • Agriculture & Allied Sciences (AAS)
  • Health, Food & Nutrition (HFN)
  • Engineering & Technology Development (ETD)

Eligibility Criteria

All the women scientist who took a break in their career and wants to continue their research can apply for this scheme. Here are the eligibility criteria of the scheme –

  • This scheme is only for women applicants.
  • Any women must have the qualification in science and technology
  • The minimum age of the women applicants must between 27-57.
  • Those women scientist who has permanent employment can not apply for the scheme.

Fellowship & Benefits

  • Ph.D or equivalent: Rs. 55,000 per month (max project cost: Rs. 30 lakh)
  • M.Phil/M.Tech or equivalent: Rs. 40,000 per month (max project cost: Rs. 25 lakh)
  • M.Sc or equivalent: Rs. 30,000 per month (max project cost: Rs. 20 lakh)

Note – This project consist of Principal Investigator (PI), consumables, travel, contingencies and equipments.

How to Apply Online?

  • Firstly, CLICK HERE to download the application form
  • Fill the application form carefully along with complete details.
  • Now, visit the Official website i.e. onlinedst.gov.in
  • On the Homepage, click on “New PI Registrations” to register
  • After that, an online registration form will appear on your screen.
  • Fill out this registration form carefully and click on the “submit” button.
  • After that, log in using your username and password
  • Now, follow the instructions and select the fellowship you want to apply
  • After that, Upload the form
  • Now, take 2 printouts of the fully filled research proposal and send  the duely filled application form to the below mentioned address –
  • Mrs. Namita Gupta, Scientist ‘F’, KIRAN Division, Department of Science and Technology, Technology Bhavan, New Mehrauli Road, New Delhi – 110016.

Note – Write Women Scientist Scheme-B (WOS-B) on top of the envelope.

Important Dates

Last Date of Application: 5th November 2018

Important Links

Download Application Form

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