INSPIRE Scheme Online Registration 2019-20

INSPIRE Scheme: The Department of Science and Technology is running a national level program Innovation in Science Pursuit for Inspired Research (INSPIRE) to attract the youth to study science and choose research as a career. Under the scheme, student will get RS 10,000 as encouragement amount.

Apart from this, if selected for national level students will be given Rs 20,000 as incentive money. Registration process of INSPIRE scheme is going on for the academic year 2018-19. Student can apply online by May 15.

About INSPIRE Scheme

Under the Inspire Scheme, students prepare innovative projects to solve problems in the field of social development by using science and technology. These projects are prepared at the school level. After this, exhibition is done at the division, district and state level of the project. The best project is also selected for the competition and exhibition of the national level.

Eligible Student

Students from 6th to 10th standard of all government and private schools can apply online by May 15. For this age limit has been determined for 10-32 years. Only outstanding students in science will be eligible to apply under this scheme.

Selection Process of INSPIRE Scheme

The short listing of students for INSPIRE award MANAK and mentoring will be provided by National Innovation Foundation (NIF), Ahemdabad, a autonomous organization of DST, based on Innovation/creativeness/novelty of the idea submitted by the student. Only after observing the projects of students nominated from various schools by the National Innovation Foundation, Ahmedabad, the Ministry of Science and Technology will accept award promotion money under the Inspire Award standard plan. Awarded students have to appear in their project district exhibition and project competition.

Major category of the scheme

The scheme has five components spread over in three major schemes:-

  1. Scheme for Early Attraction of Talents for Science (SEATS) – INSPIRE Awards and INSPIRE Internship
  2. Scholarship for Higher Education (SHE) – INSPIRE Scholarship, and
  3. Assured Opportunity for Research Careers (AORC) – INSPIRE Fellowship and INSPIRE Faculty Awards

How to Apply

  • Go to the official website of INSPIRE Scheme
  • Click NOMINATION for INSPIRE AWARD 2019-20
  • A new Page will be open, click here First Time registration
  • Click online registration
  • Fill up the registration form and submit it.

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