Youth National Scholarship Programme



The Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) is an on-going National Program of Fellowship in Basic Sciences, initiated and funded by the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, to attract exceptionally highly motivated students for pursuing basic science courses and research career in science.


The objective of the program is to identify students with talent and aptitude for research; help them realize their academic potential; encourage them to take up research careers in Science, and ensure the growth of the best scientific minds for research and development in the country.

The advertisement for the KVPY Fellowship appears in all the national dailies normally on the Technology Day (May 11) and the Second Sunday of July every year. more on KVPY...





About the scholarship: SEATS is conducted by Depart of Science and Technology every year under the umbrella program of INSPIRE (Innovation in Science & Pursuit for Inspired Research). The program encourages students to make a science project and demonstrate it. Each student gets an amount of Rs 5,000 for making a Project and transportation cost for displaying the exhibits/ project in the exhibition. The certificate is highly recognized and prized.
Conducting body: Department of Science and Technology, Government of India

Eligibility: Open to students of class 6 to 10.

How to apply: The school will have to nominate name of the participating student. Usually Principal or Head master at the school have to propose the name.

How to prepare: The student will have to make an independent project to present at the science exhibitions.
Other features: Winter and summer camps organised for top 1% performers in Class X Board exams. more on SEATS...





About the scholarship: SHE provides a scholarship of Rs. 80,000/ year per candidatefor a maximum period of five years starting 1st year course in B.Sc., B.Sc. (Hons) or integrated course. It is the most sought after scholarship of students undertaking Natural and Basic Sciences.

Conducting body: Department of Science and Technology, Government of India

Eligibility: The candidate applying for the scholarship could be any of the following

Students who happen to be among the top 1% in 12th standard at their respective Board Examinations and are pursuing courses in Natural and Basic sciences at the B.Sc. or Integrated M.Sc. levels.

Students who have secured in the Joint Entrance Examination of IIT top 10,000 ranks, AIEEE (top 10,000 ranks) plus those clearing AIPMT (top 10,000 ranks), and who also opt to study Natural and Basic sciences in any academic institute Students admitted to Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER), Department of Atomic Energy Centre for Basic Sciences (DAE-CBS) at the University of Mumbai or happen to be Kishore VaigyanikProtsahanYojana (KVPY), National Talent Search Examination (NTSE), Jagadish Bose National Science Talent Search (JBNSTS) scholars and Science Olympiad Medalists, opting to undertake courses in the Natural & Basic sciences leading to B.Sc. and M.Sc.

How to prepare: There is no separate exam. The Scholarship is given on the bases of the Board marks or the AIEEE/IITJEE exam

How to apply: Application Formalities can be completed on the website Website: