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Inspire Scholarship 2017–2018 Application Form, Eligibility, Last Date


Inspire Scholarship

Innovation in Scientific Pursuit for Inspired Research (INSPIRE) is offering Inspire Scholarship for those aspirants who want to make their future in science and technology field. Basically, Department of Science & Technology provides this scholarship schemes to those candidates who are in age group of 18-32 under various categories. Students must apply for the INSPIRE scholarship 2017 scheme by filling the application and by following easy steps mentioned below and submit the same before the last date but before that candidates are advised to satisfy eligibility norms required for scheme.

This Page Includes:
  • Inspire Scholarship Details
  • Three Components of Inspire Scheme
  • Eligibility Criteria
  • Steps to Fill Inspire Fellowship Application Form 
It’s a high time for those students who wish to pursue higher studies in S&T in various disciplines as now they can grab benefit from Inspire Scholarship. Prime motive behind Inspire Scholarship scheme 2017 is to promote youth of the country towards Science, for this purpose Department of Science & Technology offers Inspire scheme to the eligible students every year. All willing aspirant who are in search of more details concerning Inspire Scholarship 2017 – 2018 are advised to get from this page which is created by team member of privatejobshub.in

Inspire Scholarship

Three Components of Inspire:
  • Scholarship for Higher Education (SHE)
  • Scheme for Early Attraction of Talent (SEATS)
  • Assured Opportunity for Research Careers (AORC)
INSPIRE Fellowship Eligibility Criteria:

Applying candidates must having secured minimum 65% marks in aggregate at M.Sc. or Integrated M.S./ M.Sc.
  • 1st Rank Holder in each Post-Graduate (PG) level examinations in Basic/ Applied Sciences including Engineering Sciences, Medical Sciences, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Agricultural sciences and Veterinary Sciences from any recognized University and academic Institutions in India. Similarly,
  • 1st Rank Holders at the Graduate Level Examination in Medicine only conducted by a University/ Institution in India are also eligible to apply.
  • 1st Rank should be of obtained in minimum batch size of 10 students in that university level examination with minimum aggregate of 60% marks of the entire course/ program.
  • These students shall also be eligible for admission to pursue f u l l – t i m e research, leading to Ph.D. in any Indian University/ National Institute/ National Laboratories in India.
How It Is Beneficial For Higher Education: Importance of Scholarship

INSPIRE Scholarship Amount:
  • Every year its offer Fellowships to 1000 Final eligible students on first-cum-first basis and each Fellowship is tenable for a maximum period of five years
  • This Fellowship shall not be available at MSc or MPhil or MTech level during pursing in any such Integrated MSc-PhD/ MPhil-PhD/ MTech-PhD courses

INSPIRE SHE Scholarship:

Scholarship for Higher Education (SHE) is the chance for all those aspirants who want to do higher education in science intensive programmes. Through Inspire Scholarship SHE they are providing scholarship under Inspire Scholarship Programme to 10,000 students valued at Rs. 80,000/- per year for undertaking Bachelor and Masters level education in Natural and Basic sciences.

Age Limit:

Contender age should reside in between 17 years to 22 years.

Selection Procedure:

Applicants who get top ranks in their studies and entrance examinations from any recognized institutes/colleges can get a scholarship. If you select for scholarship they will sponsor the scholarship up to end your graduation study.

Courses Offered:

Various Bachelor and Masters level education in Natural and Basic sciences are offered under this scheme as major/honours or their combination in BSc/Integrated MSc/Integrated MS course.

Group Of Subjects:
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • Biology
  • Statistics
  • Geology
  • Astrophysics
  • Astronomy
  • Electronics
  • Botany
  • Zoology
  • Bio-chemistry
  • Anthropology
  • Microbiology
  • Geophysics
  • Geochemistry
  • Atmospheric Sciences
  • Oceanic Sciences
Eligibility for Scholarship for Higher Education:
  • Candidates who wish to apply for this Scheme having top 1% in 12th standard at their respective Board Examinations and are pursuing courses in Natural and Basic sciences at the B.Sc. or Integrated M.Sc. levels.
  • In the Joint Entrance Examination of JEE-Advance those students who have secured top 10,000 ranks, JEE-Main (top 10,000 ranks) plus and clearing NEET (top 10,000 ranks), and who also opt to study Natural and Basic sciences in any academic institute or university leading to graduate and post-graduate degree, would be eligible for scholarship.
Documents to be submitted with Application:
  • Application Form with photograph (in case of offline applications) 
  • Class XII Mark Sheets 
  • Class X Mark Sheet/Certificate (for proof of date of birth) 
  • Endorsement Certificate as per the prescribed format, signed by the Principal of the College/Director of the Institute/Registrar of the University 
  • Eligibility Note/Advisory Note (if provided by the State/Central Board) 
  • Certificate specifying Rank or Award in JEE (Main)/ JEE (Advanced)/ NEET/ KVPY /JBNSTS/ NTSE / International Olympic Medalists.

Scheme for Early Attraction of Talent (SEATS):
  • Under Scheme for Early Attraction of Talent students of age group 10-15 years are motivating and attracting towards science by providing Award.
  • In recent five years more than one million young learners got Rs.5000/- to experience the joy of innovations under this scheme for learning in better way.
  • Organization conducts Summer/Winter Camps annually and more than 50,000 youth at 100 locations, for toppers in Class X board examinations for exposure with global leaders in Science, through INSPIRE Internship.

INSPIRE Scholarship Guidelines SEATS:
  • INSPIRE Award is provided only to the students of 6th to 10th Class Standards.
  • There is no examination is done for this awards students are nominated by the Principal/Headmaster/Headmistress.
  • One million awards in five years spread over to about 4.5 lakhs Middle & Secondary level schools in the country.
  • To promote technical skill of students each student get an amount of Rs.5000/ for making a Project in the exhibition.
  • The Exhibition is done at District Level, State Level, Regional level and National Level for which Separate budget provision will be made for arranging the exhibition of projects of INSPIRE Awardees at District & State level.
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Applicants are invited for nourishing their talent of scientific Human Resource to strengthen the R&D foundation and base under scholarship scheme of Assured Opportunity for Research Careers (AORC). Fellowship will be awarded in the age group 22-27 years, in both Basic and Applied sciences (including engineering and medicine). Students who are eligible and interested must fill scholarship application form through online mode.

Eligibility Criteria:

The Inspire Scholarship will be given to the candidates on the basis of below mentioned conditions:
  • Applicants must be a University 1st Ranker in a particular subject at PG level examination in Basic and Applied Science courses as well as
  • INSPIRE scholar, who have secured aggregate marks of 65 % are above at the 2 year MSc or 5 year Integrated MSc/MS.
Selection Procedure:

After Screening of Applications by two levels of Committees, candidates will be selected for Fellowship on the basis of academic merit of the candidate, choice of the Supervisor, Host Institutions and the Research Proposal.

INSPIRE Fellowship Details:
  • JRF/month for first 2 years includes Rs:25,000/-+ HRA%
  • SRF: last 3 years: Rs:28, 000/- + HRA%
  • HRA charges if any beyond the prescribed GOI -HRA% of the city/town should be spent from Inspire Fellow pocket only.
Procedure for Inspire Scholarship Login

Eligible candidates can now easily fill the online application by following below given steps.

Visit Official Website:
  • First of all, candidates are required to visit the official site of organization that is www.online-inspire.gov.in 
Sign In:
  • Move your cursor towards “Sig In” section and fill required details if you have your account and if in case you are new user then you need to press ‘Register Here’ tab.
Fill the asked details:
  • Now candidates are required to fill the form carefully and correctly with all relevant information as given in below image.

Press Submit Tab:
  • After filling the complete details, students need to press “Submit” button.
  • At last, take print out of application form for future use
 Inspire Scholarship 2017: Apply Online Link

Documents To Be Uploaded!!

Maximum Size
Passport size photograph
50 KB
Community/Caste Certificate
1 MB
Class 12 Marksheets
Class 10 certificate as proof of DOB
Rank or Award Certificates
As per eligibility criteria
Endorsement Form
Supporting Documents


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  1. sir please let me inpired scholorship 12th passed with 92.92% (457/500) up borad 2016

  2. My name anuroodh kumar i have completed 12th with 92.92%. ( 457/500) roll no 1353423

  3. my name is KM.Kaushaki
    sir I didn't get my Scholarship.


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