INSPIRE Scholarship 
INSPIRE Scholarship 

INSPIRE Scholarship 

About Innovation in Science Pursuit for Inspired Research Scholarship

INSPIRE (Innovation in Science Pursuit for Inspired Research)Scholarship 2023, launched by the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, is a golden opportunity for students passionate about science. This scholarship provide a chance to secure financial support for pursuing higher education in science. This blog post unfolds the vital details and steps for aspirants aiming to grab this prestigious scholarship.

Objectives of this scholarships

  • To Provide financial assistance to economically backward students pursuing UG and PG degrees in science.
  • To Support students achieving the top 1% marks in Class XII or competitive exams.
  • To Encourage students to excel in academics and competitive examinations.

Full Overview Of INSPIRE Scholarship 

Scholarship NameINSPIRE(Innovation in Science Pursuit for Inspired Research) Scholarship
Covering RegionNationwide
Launched ByDepartment of Science and Technology, Government of India
ObjectiveEncouraging students in Basic and Natural Sciences
BeneficiaryStudents pursuing UG and PG degrees in science
Scholarship AmountINR 5,000 per month + Mentorship grant of INR 20,000 per annum
Mode Of ApplicationOnline
Last Date Of ApplicationNovember 9, 2023
Official WebsiteINSPIRE Scholarship

Important Date

ScholarshipNameApplication Starting DateApplication DeadlineDefective Application Verification DateInstitute VerificationDNO/SNO/MNO VerificationGuidelines
INSPIRE Scholarship 10th September 20239th November 2023Will be Updated soonWill be Updated soonWill be Updated soonGuidelines

Eligibility criteria

  • Must be within the age group of 17-22 years.
  • Pursuing courses in Natural and Basic Sciences at the B.Sc., B.S., and Int. M.Sc./M.S. level.
  • Top 1% of marks in Class XII examination or secured ranks in JEE of IIT, AIPMT, NEET (within the top 10,000 ranks), or NTSE scholars, JBNSTS scholars, and International Olympiad medalists.

Selection Procedure

  • Screening based on academic performance and eligibility criteria.
  • Shortlisted candidates proceed to the interview stage.

Subjects List of INSPIRE Scholarship

The following subjects under Basic and Natural Sciences are within the scope of INSPIRE Scholarship for pursuing B.Sc./B.S./Int. M.Sc./Int. M.S. course:

  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • Biology
  • Statistics
  • Geology
  • Astrophysics
  • Astronomy
  • Electronics
  • Botany
  • Zoology
  • Bio-chemistry
  • Anthropology
  • Microbiology
  • Geophysics
  • Geochemistry
  • Atmospheric Sciences
  • Oceanic Sciences

Scholarship Amounts & benefits

Monthly StipendINR 5,000 per month
Mentorship GrantINR 20,000 per annum

Required Documents

  1. Passport size photograph (mandatory)
  2. Class 10 Mark Sheet or Certificate (proof of Date of Birth, mandatory)
  3. Class 12 Mark Sheet (mandatory)
  4. Approval Form signed by the Principal/Director/Registrar (mandatory)
  5. Eligibility /Advisory Notice(if provided by the Board)
  6. Certificate specifying Rank or Award in relevant exams (if applicable)
  7. Community/Caste Certificate (if applicable)
  8. Any other Important documents

How to apply

  • Register with basic information.
  • Log in and fill out the application form.
  • Upload scanned copies of required documents.
  • Submit the application form online.

Contact Details:

  • INSPIRE Programme Division
  • Department of Science and Technology,
  • Technology Bhavan, New Mehrauli Road, New Delhi – 110016
  • Email ID:
  • Telephone Number: (0124)-6690020/6690021

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