Applications for JRF-2011

Physical Research Laboratory invites applications for students to pursue doctoral research in the areas of Astronomy, Solar Physics, Planetary Sciences, Geosciences, Space and Atmospheric Sciences, Experimental laser & Atomic Physics and Theoretical Physics.

For detail regarding the qualification and procedure, visit:

www.prl.res.in

INSPIRE Scholarship by Department of Science & Technology, New Delhi

Inspire means “Innovation in science pursuit for Inspired research”.

The INSPIRE is divided into 3 categories:

1. SEATS

Every year 2 lakh students of class 6th to 10th are chosen for the inspire award.

The school will nominate 2 students for this award and the rs. 5000 will be given to make the project. The project will be displayed at district, state and national level.

2. SHE

10000 scholarships (Rs 80000 per annum) for a maximum of five year starting from B.Sc., B.Sc. (Honors) and Integrated course leading to M.S. or M.Sc.

3. AORC

For pursuing PhD.

Visit:

www.inspire-dst.gov.in/Inspire-Advertisement.pdf

National Entrance Screening Test (NEST)-2011

NEST will be conducted for 5 years integrated masters programme at following institute:

a) National Institute of science Education & Research (NISER), Bhubaneswar, Orissa. For more information, see:

http://www.niser.ac.in/

b) Centre for Excellence in Basic Sciences (CBS), see:

http://www.cbs.ac.in/

To apply online visit

http://www.nestexam.in/

last date of receipt of application is March 16, 2011.

Date of test is May 29, 2011.

All students admitted are assured of INSPIRE fellowship.

PhD and Post doctoral Fellowship

UNU-IAS and UNU-ISP offer PhD and Postdoctoral Fellowships for Young Scholars and Policy-makers from the Developing World

Read more: http://www.ias.unu.edu/sub_page.aspx?catID=6&ddlID=127

Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana

The “Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana” (KVPY) is a program started during 1999 by the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India to encourage students of different streams to take up research careers in these areas. The aim of the program is to identify and encourage talented students with aptitude for research.

This program strives to assist the students to realises their potential and to ensure that the best scientific talent is developed for research and growth in the country. Generous scholarship and contingency grant is provided (up to the Pre-Ph.D. level) to the selected students.

The KVPY is funded by the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India. The program is administered by the Indian Institute of Science (IISc, Bangalore), through the overall control of the Chief Executive (SID). The selection of students from those who are studying +1, +2, any U.G. Program including First/Second year Engineering/Medicine are carried out by IISc (Bangalore), IIT-Bombay (Mumbai), and ICMR (New Delhi), respectively, in association with two Zonal Centres one at Kolkata (Indian Institute of Science Education Research, Kolkata) and another at Mumbai (HBCSE, TIFR). There are special groups or committees set up at IISc, IIT and ICMR which screen the applications, conduct interviews at various centres, make the final selection and attend to follow-up matters.

For more information, visit:

http://www.iisc.ernet.in/kvpy/