Women Scientists Scheme 2018

By | October 6, 2017

DST Women Scientists Scheme 2018 WOS-A, WOS-B, WOS-C Fellowship Program:

Department of Science and Technology, Government of India has announced Women Scientists Scheme 2018 for Indian Women. Candidates who possess higher qualification in relevant subject, should not miss this opportunity. Indian Government wants to encourage talented women scientists to work on new research projects. Women Scientists Fellowship Scheme 2018 has been divided into three different categories as follows:

  • Women Scientist Scheme-A (WOS-A): Research in Basic/Applied Science
  • Women Scientist Scheme-B (WOS-B): S&T Interventions for Societal Benefit
  • Women Scientist Scheme-C (WOS-C): Internship in Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) for the Self-Employment

Women Scientists Scheme 2018 is open to those women candidates who have left their research career and wish to start it again. Department of Science and Technology will provide Monthly Fellowship Allowance and Research Grant to candidates, so that they can meet research expenses. Eligible candidates should grab this chance to work on a research project with government’s support under WOS-A, B or C Women Scientists Fellowship 2018.

Women Scientists Scheme 2018

Women Scientists Scheme

Department of Science and Technology has recently issued an advertisement about Women Scientists Scheme 2018 on its official website at www.dst.gov.in. Government of India is inviting online application from women candidates having Master’s degree or Ph.D qualification to appoint them in Women Scientists Scheme (WOS) A, B, C Fellowship Programs in 2018. Candidates are advised to refer complete article to get full details about the Fellowship Scheme for Women in India.

Name of Organization:

Department of Science and Technology, Government of India

Official Website:

www.dst.gov.in

Name of Fellowship:

Women Scientists Scheme 2018 Fellowship Program

Duration of Fellowship:

WOS-A and WOS-B: Three Years

WOS-C: Refer Official Notification.

Schedule of Fellowship:

Kindly refer Official Notification.

Age Criteria:

WOS-A and WOS-B

Candidates must be in between the age criteria of 27 years and 57 years. Women of SC, ST, OBC and Physically Challenged Categories will be given Relaxation of 05 years.

WOS-C

As on 1st January 2018, candidates must be in between the age criteria of 27 years and 45 years.

Eligibility Criteria:

Candidates must have obtained following qualification to be eligible to join Women Scientists Scheme 2018:

Programme Required Qualifications
Women Scientist Scheme-A (WOS-A)

and

Women Scientist Scheme-B (WOS-B)

Ph.D. in Basic or Applied Sciences or equivalent degree
M.Phil /M.Tech /M.Pharm /M.VSc or equivalent degree
M.Sc  in Basic or Applied Sciences /B.Tech /MBBS or equivalent degree
Women Scientist Scheme-C (WOS-C)

 

 

Ph.D. in Basic or Applied Sciences or equivalent degree
M.Phil /M.Tech /M.Pharm /M.VSc or equivalent degree
M.Sc  in Basic or Applied Sciences /B.Tech /MBBS or equivalent degree

This fellowship program is NOT for candidates who work under regular employment.

Areas of Research:

  • WOS-A – Research in Basic/Applied Science
  • WOS-B – S&T Interventions for Societal Benefit
  • WOS-C – Internship in Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) for the Self-Employment

Fellowship Allowance:

Candidates will be paid Fellowship Allowance/Remuneration per month as follows:

WOS-A and WOS-B

  • Rs.55,000/- per month to Candidates having Ph.D. degree
  • Rs.40,000/- per month to Candidates having M.Phil/M.Tech/M.Pharm/M.VSc degree
  • Rs.30,000/- per month to Candidates having M.Sc/B.Tech/MBBS degree

WOS-C

  • Rs.30,000/- per month to Candidates having Ph.D. degree
  • Rs.25,000/- per month to Candidates having M.Phil/M.Tech/M.Pharm/M.VSc degree
  • Rs.20,000/- per month to Candidates having M.Sc/B.Tech/MBBS degree

Research Grant & Other Support:

Candidates will be paid Research Grant for project expenses as follows:

WOS-A and WOS-B

  • Rs.30 lakh to Candidates having Ph.D. degree
  • Rs.25 lakh to Candidates having M.Phil/M.Tech/M.Pharm/M.VSc degree
  • Rs.20 lakh per month to Candidates having M.Sc/B.Tech/MBBS degree

WOS-C

Kindly refer Official Notification.

With help of Research Grant, candidates can manage cost of small equipments, contingencies, travel, consumables, etc.

In addition, candidates will be paid Institutional Overhead Charges.

Process of Selection:

Candidates will be selected on the basis of their academic record and research experience & publications/achievements.

How to Apply Online for Women Scientists Scheme 2018 Fellowship Program:

  1. Log on to official website at www.dst.gov.in.
  2. Find out Scientific Programs tab and click on Women Scientists Programs to reach respective page.
  3. Go through whole notification carefully to know all the details of Women Scientists Fellowship Scheme 2018.
  4. Select Online Application link for  your desired category of Fellowship i.e. WOS-A or WOS-B or WOS-C.
  5. Fill up the application form with your personal, educational and experience details.
  6. Upload your documents, certificates, CV, research proposal etc.
  7. Submit the application form online on completion of filling up.
  8. Save your Application Registration ID/Number for future reference.
  9. Take printout of your application form for record and further use.

Application Form for WOS-A and WOS-B will be submitted online, while WOS-B Application should be submitted offline mode. Interested candidates must send prescribed application form with enclosures to the address mentioned in Official Notification.

Important Dates:

Last Date for Online Application

WOS-A: No Last Date, Applications are accepted throughout the year

WOS-C: First week of February 2018

Last Date for Submission/Receipt of Application

WOS-B: End of August 2017

Click to Read/View Official Notification

Click Here to Apply Online for Women Scientists Scheme 2018

Kindly visit Official Website at www.dst.gov.in to know more about Women Scientists Scheme 2018 Fellowship Program to be held by Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, Online Application Form for WOS-A, WOS-B, Application Format for WOS-C, Duration of Fellowship, Eligibility Criteria, Fellowship Allowance, Research Grant & Support, Process of Selection, Important Dates and Steps to apply for Women Scientists Fellowship Scheme 2018.