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Ministry of Science & Technology

Department of Science & Technology (DST)

Innovation in Science Pursuit for Inspired Research (INSPIRE)

Motivating talented youth to take-up research as a personal undertaking by rubbing shoulders with global icons of science including Nobel Prize Winners, is the objective of INSPIRE Internship. This component of the programme aims at working as a life-long catalyzing experience for the 11th graders in science stream.

One of the components of “Scheme for Early Attraction of Talent for Science (SEATS)” is INSPIRE - Innovation in Science Pursuit for Inspired Research. It is a unique program initiated by the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India for inspiring young talents towards advanced studies and research in basic sciences. It is a Science Internship in which annually about 50,000 students of top 1% performers in Class X board examinations and pursuing science at higher Secondary level are being given an exposure with leaders in science in the Summer/Winter camps to experience the joy of innovations. The aim is to nourish the curiosity of children in science; help them to think out of the box and attract the students at an early age to enroll in science subjects and towards Research and development.

Selection Criteria :
  • Student who have secured a minimum 75.00% and above in 10th Standard in UP Board Examination.
  • CBSE-CGPA- A1 in 10th Standard
  • ICSE 85.00% and above in 10th Standard
  • Pursuing science in school at 11th and 12th Standard
  • No similar camp attended earlier
Duration of Science Camp: 5 days -24th to 28th Nov 2016 (Thursday-Monday)
Highlights :
  • Participants will be selected on the merit of 10th Standard marks.
  • Speakers/Mentors will be Eminent Scientists and Experts.
  • Avail the opportunity to interact with the eminent Scientists of the Country in Physics, Chemical, Mathematical, Biological, Geosciences, Basic Computer Sciences etc.
  • Lecture sessions on advancements across all fields of Sciences.
  • Experiment/Demonstration/Hands on experience.
  • A registration kit will be given to every participant.
  • Travel support for participants.
  • Lab Visit, Quizzes, Poster Competitions and Certificate of Participation to all the students.Student who have secured a minimum 72.6% and above in 10th Standard in UP Board Examination.
Who can apply ?

Talented students of top performance in Class X - Board Examination and pursuing Science at plus 2 levels, i.e., XI & XII.

Cutoff percentage is as given below

75.00% A1 85.00%

How to apply?

Registration form can be downloaded from and submitted to:

Contact : Email us at:
Dr. Udaivir Singh Sara
Programme Coordinator-INSPIRE
Mobile: 09838611317
Phone : 05224095748

For further details refer the the poster.

Download the Registration form & take a printout of the form. Send to : Cordinator - INSPIRE


Request Letter to the Principal

Undertaking Document