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INSPIRE Fellowships, 2015 @ Department of Science & Technology

The Department of Science & Technology (DST) is offering Innovation in Science Pursuit for Inspired Research (INSPIRE) Fellowships for pursuing doctoral degree in basic and applied sciences including engineering, medicine, agriculture, veterinary, pharmacy etc. after either masters’ degree in Science/ Applied Science/ Engineering or bachelor/ masters’ degree in Medicine.

ScholarshipsFellowship Details:

  • Number of Fellowships: 1000
  • Duration of the Fellowship: 5 Years
  • It offers financial support in the form of a Fellowship equivalent to NET/ GATE fellowship (Junior Research Fellowship / Senior Research Fellowship) and research grant to the candidate.


  • INSPIRE Scholar 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 (or) Graduate degree in Medicine only conducted by a University/ Institution in India.
  • Candidates also be eligible for admission to pursue full – time research, leading to PhD in any Indian University/ National Institute/ National Laboratories in India.

How to Apply:

  • Candidates can apply online at: http://www.online-inspire.gov.in/

Last date: 30th April, 2015

For more details, please visit: http://www.inspire-dst.gov.in/INSPIRE_Fellowship_Advertisement.pdf

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