INSPIRE Scholarship 2019-20: Ministry of Science & Technology has released the application form for INSPIRE Scholarship under Scholarship for Higher Education (SHE) component of Innovation in Science Pursuit for Inspired Research Scheme under the Department of Science & Technology. Interested candidates can apply online at online-inspire.gov.in till December 31, 2020. Candidates must submit the requested documents through online mode during filling the application form. To get more details about INSPIRE Scholarship 2020-21 like Eligibility, Application Process and Selection Criteria check this page.
Latest: Application Process for INSPIRE Scholarship 2020-21 is open till December 31, 2020, applicants can apply through the links below.
INSPIRE Scholarship 2020-21
A total of 10,000 scholarships are available under the SHE scheme for the candidates who have passed class XII in the year 2020 only. Candidates can check the schedule for form filling provided below.
|Start date for form filling||01 Nov 2020|
|Last date for form filling||31 Dec 2020|
INSPIRE Scholarship 2020-21 Application Form
The Application form for INSPIRE Scholarship are available on the official website. All the candidates who are eligible and interested to apply for the same can fill the application form. The application form can be filled in online mode only. Candidates must enter a valid email id and contact number for the further communication process. All the candidates are advised to print the online filled application form for records. Candidates need to upload some relevant documents while filling the application form so candidates must keep the same before form filling. Incompleted or half-filled application will not be considered under any circumstances.
Apply Online: Click Here to apply online for INSPIRE Scholarship 2020 – 21.
Documents Required for INSPIRE Scholarship 2020-21 Application Form
In order to submit the application form successfully candidates need to upload scanned copies of the documents so one must keep it before form filling. The section below will provide list of documents to be uploaded and their format as well.
|Name of the Document||Type||Size|
|Passport size photograph (Mandatory)||JPEG||50 KB|
|Community/Caste Certificate (If Applicable)||1 MB|
|Eligibility Note/Advisory Note if provided by the state/CentralBoard (Not Mandatory)||1 MB|
|Class XII Mark sheet (Mandatory)||1 MB|
|Class X Mark sheet or Certificate, for proof of Date of Birth. (Mandatory)||1 MB|
|Certificate specifying Rank or Award in JEE (Main)/ JEE (Advanced)/ NEET/ KVPY/JBNSTS/NTSE/International Olympic Medalists (Only if the candidate is eligible under this criteria)||1 MB|
|Endorsement Form/Certificate signed by the Principal of the college/Director of theInstitute/RegistraroftheUniversity. (Mandatory)||1 MB|
|Any other supporting documents||1 MB|
INSPIRE Scholarship 2020-21 Eligibility Criteria
Candidates who are interested to apply for the INSPIRE Scholarship must first check that they fulfill the eligibility criteria. If any candidate found to be not fulfilling the eligibility criteria at any stage of the process then the candidature will get cancel. The details for eligibility criteria is provided below.
Age Limit: Interested candidates should be between the group of 17 to 22 years and must passed Class XII Board Examination in the year 2020 (only).
Eligibility of candidate will be based on the following:
- Performance of the candidate in board examination within the cutoff threshold for State or Central Board Examination in the year 2020 at Class XII level or Performance in any of the specified competitive exam within stipulated cut off ranks.
- Recipients of various scholarships and medal (Table 2 & 3)
- Eligible Candidate must be already enrolled into valid and regular degree-level course in Natural/Basic Sciences within the scope of INSPIRE Scholarship at any UGC recognized college or University or National Institute in India. Check the following subjects under Basic and Natural Sciences are within the scope of INSPIRE Scholarship for pursuing B.Sc./BS/Int. MSc/Int. MS course:
- Atmospheric Sciences
- Oceanic Sciences
Department of Science & Technology
Department of Science & Technology comes under Ministry of Science and Technology, it conducts the INSPIRE Scholarship every year for a total of 10,000 available scholarships. Department of Science & Technology was established in May 1971 with the aim of promoting new ideas and creating innovations. It also aims at promoting new areas of science and technology for better advancements.
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