What is INSPIRE?
A Scheme / programme implemented by the Ministry of Science & Technology, Department
of Science & Technology, Government of India for attraction of talent amongst the
students to study Science and pursue career with research.
What is the purpose / aim
/ objective of INSPIRE?
To attract the young talent amongst students to study science and pursue career
b. To communicate to youth of the country the excitement of creative pursuit of
science, attract talent to the study of science at an early age and thus build the
required critical human resource pool for strengthening and expanding the science
& technology and R&D base
Which age group is covered
under the INPSIRE Programme / Scheme?
10 – 32 years.
If wrong email-id is entered, what to do?
First,please check the status of application.If the application is forwarded , then please write to higher authority and write to helpdesk.If application is not forwared you can change it by clicking edit button.Please call to helpdesk if required.
Under the INSPIRE Award
Scheme, what to do if password is forget?
Go to link forget password and enter your application id.You will get a system generated email.Click on link in mail and reset your password.
How many components / sub-parts
/ sub-scheme are there in the INSPIRE Programme?
- INSPIRE Awards
- INSPIRE Internship
- INSPIRE Scholarship
- INSPIRE Fellowship
- INSPIRE Faculty
(a) INSPIRE Award
(b) INSPIRE Internship
(c) INSPIRE Scholarship
(d) INSPIRE Fellowship
(e) INSPIRE Faculty.
What is the INSPIRE Award
Scheme / Component?
Under the INSPIRE Award Scheme, during a plan period of 5 years, two children are
selected from each school of the country having classes 6 to 10 for an INSPIRE Award
of Rs. 5000/- each for preparing the science project / modal. These awardees, who
are students from class 6 to 10, then participate in a 3-tier competitions ; District,
State and National level.
Children / Students in
which classes are eligible for INPSIRE Awards?
Classes 6 to 10.
Are the private schools
also eligible to participate in Scheme?
Whether the schools run by
the State Government or Central Government or Local Bodies eligible to participate
in the Scheme?
Yes, all schools in the country. Whether Government or private / Aided or unaided
/ run by Central Government or State Government / local bodies like panchayats,
municipalities, etc. are eligible to participate in the scheme.
How many States / UTs are
participate in the Scheme?
All the 28 States and 7 Union Territories are participating in the Scheme
Who selects / nominates
the children for the INSPIRE Award of Rs. 5000/-?
Headmasters / Headmistresses / Principals of the schools nominate / select the children
for the INSPIRE Award of Rs. 5000/-.
How is the selection of
child is made by the Headmaster / Headmistress?
Merit based selection is done by the school for the children having aptitude for
Under the INSPIRE Award
Scheme, how is award money is to be utilized by Awardees?
For preparing the science project and to bring it for the district level competition
What is the web address
of the Department of Science & Technology from where information about the INSPIRE
can be obtained?