Tuesday, October 2, 2012


Ministry of Science and Technology
Department of Science and Technology
INSPIRE Scholarship  
Submission of Application for the “SCHOLARSHIP FOR HIGHER 
EDUCATION (SHE)”  - a component of the `Innovation in Science 
Pursuit for Inspired Research (INSPIRE)’.
Call for Applications under SHE - 2012
Applications are invited from eligible candidates for  `Scholarship for Higher Education 
(SHE)’, a component of INSPIRE. Total of 10,000 scholarships are available annually under 
SHE. The scholarships are limited only to the candidates studying courses in natural/ basic 
sciences at B.Sc., B.Sc (Hons), integrated M.Sc./MS programs in any one of the recognized 
institutions in India. The scheme in its current format does not include courses in engineering, 
medicine, technology and other professional / applied science courses.  

Value & Type of Support
Eligible candidates will receive annually 
scholarship @ total value Rs.80,000 per 
candidate. The cash value payable to the 
SHE scholarship holder is Rs.60,000 per 
annum along with a summer time attachment 
fee of Rs.20,000  which  will be paid to the 
mentoring institution for undertaking summer 
time project
Duration of the Support
Selected candidates will be supported for 
a maximum period of five years starting
from  1
year course in B.Sc., B.Sc. 
(Hons) and integrated course leading to 
M.S. or M.Sc. or  till  completion of the 
course, which ever is earlier. 
Continuation of the scholarship for 
selected candidates is based on 
performance of the examinations 
conducted and certified by the institution 
imparting education. 
Eligibility Criteria   
The selection of candidates will be based on a) performance in Board Examinations within 
the cut-off threshold (of top 1%) for each State or Central Board Examination at Class XII 
level  as listed in  Table 1 and/or b) performance in any of the specified  Competitive 
Examinations within stipulated cut off ranks (Table 2) and recipient of various scholarships 
and medals (Table 3). Student who passed Class XII Board Examination in 2012 and 
are in receipt of Eligibility Certificate/ Note issued by the respective Board are also 
eligible to apply, subject to evaluation as per respective Boards actual cut-off which 
will be finalized later. The eligible  candidate must be already enrolled into degree level 
education in natural / basic sciences in any recognized  College or University  in India.
Details are available at the website: www. inspire-dst.gov.in.
Date of Release: 15.06. 20122

Student’s Need to do
Interested and eligible candidates (as per  Table 1 for Board examination based 
eligibility or as per Table 2 or Table 3 for Competitive Examination based eligibility
or  passed Class XII Board Examination in 2012 having  Eligibility Certificate/ 
Note issued by the respective Board) must apply in the prescribed format written 
preferable in English & Hindi only. Attach attested copy of i) Certificate of Class X 
Board Examination for verification of Date of Birth, ii)  Mark sheets of Class XII Board 
Examination, iii) Copy of the Eligibility Certificate/ Note for students passed in 2012, 
iv) Copy of the Rank Certificate for IIT-JEE/ AIEEE/ AIPMT examination, and  v) 
Endorsement Certificate  from Principal of the College/ Director or Registrar of the 
Institute or University where the applicant is presently enrolled/ admitted. 
Application Format with all Tables is available at the website: www.inspire-dst.gov.in
for online (www.inspire-dst.gov.in/requirement.html) and off-line (www.inspiredst.gov.in/inspire-advertisement.pdf) submission. However, submission of application 
along with all other documents through  On-line would be preferred. After  On-line
submission of application, the Applicant must send the  Hardcopy of the submitted 
application along with all necessary documents to the Director, National Institute of 
Science, Technology & Development Studies (NISTADS), Dr K S Krishnan Marg 
, New Delhi - 110012 by Ordinary Post only within 120 days from the date of this 
advertisement in Newspaper. 
The envelope should mention on top  “Application for INSPIRE Scholarship for 
2012” program.
Students who have passed +2 examination before 2011, need not to 
apply now and application from these students would not be 
considered any more.

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