Jagadis Bose National Science Talent Search Scholarship is one among the most prestigious scholarship in India awarded in the field of Basic Science (hons), Engineering and Medicine for the students of West Bengal. The Scholarship is provided on the basis of a talent search examination by Jagadis Bose National Science Talent Search (JBNSTS), Kolkata which is an Autonomous Registered Society under West Bengal Society Registration Act XXI of 1860. This organisation is promoted by the Government of West Bengal and administered by a Governing Body with representatives from the State Government, Academics and Industry.
Jagadis Bose National Science Talent Search Senior Scholarship program is the core program that has been functioning since 1958. The scholarship which is provided to students of Basic Sciences in Undergraduate and Post Graduate level will not only help them in monetary ways but also provide them with exposure to different seminars, colloquia, guidance, tour and placement programs.
Scholarship Amount : The students entitled to Jagadis Bose National Science Talent Search Scholarship will receive an amount of Rs.1000/- per month and an annual book grant of Rs. 1000/-. The duration of the scholarship is till the end of B.E./ MBBS/ M.Sc. degrees
Usually the notification of Jagadis Bose National Science Talent Search Scholarship will publish in the month of July. Last date for applying to this scholarship is by the end of August and the written test will be conducted in September.
According to the announcement of Department of Science and Technology (DST), Govt. of India, JBNSTS scholars of Basic Sciences will be directly considered for the Scholarship for Higher Education (SHE) under the INSPIRE programme. The value of SHE scholarship is Rs. 80,000 per annum till completion of Masters Degree.
ELIGIBILITY FOR JAGADIS BOSE NATIONAL SCIENCE TALENT SEARCH SCHOLARSHIP
Applicant for Jagadis Bose National Science Talent Search Scholarship must be a citizen of India
Applicant must have completed their higher secondary i.e. 10+2 examinations
Applicant must have enrolled for an undergraduate programme in the following courses in registered Colleges/ Institutes/ Universities in West Bengal
i) Basic Sciences (Hons)
Applicant must be prepared to give a written test on various subjects such as those of Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology in order to avail the scholarship.
HOW TO APPLY FOR JAGADIS BOSE NATIONAL SCIENCE TALENT SEARCH SCHOLARSHIP
The application forms are available with the principals of different colleges in the State of West Bengal. However, application forms can also be obtained from the Office of the Jagadis Bose National Science Talent Search (JBNSTS) by sending a self addressed stamped (worth Rs. 10) envelope (20 cm X 12cm) which can be sent to the address given for communication.
Forms can also be downloaded from JBNSTS official website. Completed forms have to be submitted in post or in person at the JBNSTS office along with required documents and a non refundable application fee of Rs. 200 which will be in the form of a bank draft in favour of Jagdish Bose National Science Talent Search.
The selection for Jagadis Bose National Science Talent Search Scholarship will be on the basis of performance of the student in the written test held in the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology. The test will be held at selected centres in West Bengal. After the successful clearance of written test, the short listed candidates will be called for a personal interview, followed by a Scientific Creativity test .
Jagadis Bose National Science Talent Search Scholarship Test
Jagadis Bose National Science Talent Search Scholarship Test is a three phased test involving written test (1st phase), Interview (2nd phase) and Scientific Creativity Test (3rd and Final phase). The written test for Jagadis Bose National Science Talent Search Scholarship consists of a mixture of both simple multiple choice questions and broad questions to check the intelligence of an applicant.
Only the short listed students from each phase are called for the next phase. Results will be declared after every phase of examination.
JAGADIS BOSE NATIONAL SCIENCE TALENT SEARCH SENIOR SCHOLARSHIP CONTACT DETAILS
Jagadis Bose National Science Talent Search (JBNSTS)
1300, Rajdanga Main Road, Kasba, Kolkata – 700 107 West Bengal, INDIA
Phone : 033- 2442 8270 / 8269 & 2441 7542
Fax : 033-2442 8267
For more details Please! Refer the Website: http://jbnsts.org/
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