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Women Scientist Programme @ Department of Science & Technology, Govt of India, Delhi: Applications Open

By: Shireen Shukla | 09 May 2017 8:19 AM

Women Scientists Scheme-A (WOS-A) provides platform to women scientists and technologists for pursuing research in basic or applied sciences in frontier areas of science and engineering. The scheme plays pivotal role in gender mainstreaming as it not only prevents brain drain from S&T system but also train and retain women in the system. The scheme initially offers opportunity to work as bench-level scientists and ultimately open new avenues for permanent position in Science & Technology.

Scientific Disciplines:

The support available in 5 disciplines under WOS-A namely, i) Physical & Mathematical Sciences (PMS), ii) Chemical Sciences (CS), iii) Life Sciences (LS), iv) Earth & Atmospheric Sciences (EAS), and v) Engineering Technology (ET)

Eligibility:

The scheme is meant to encourage women in S & T domain, preferably those having a break in career and not having regular employment, to explore possibility of re-entry into the profession.

Qualifications:

  1. Minimum Post Graduate degree, equivalent to M.Sc. in Basic or Applied Sciences or B.Tech. or MBBS or other equivalent professional qualifications
  2. Phil/M.Tech/M.Pharm/M.VSc or equivalent qualifications
  3. D. in Basic or Applied Sciences

Age: Minimum 27 years and maximum age is 57 years.

Last Date of Application:

The Scheme is open throughout the year. Therefore, there is no last date of application.

Procedure for Applying: Only online submission of Project Proposal is allowed

For Online Submission- Click Here

Contact details:

Shri Chander Mohan 
Head,
Department of Science and Technology,
Technology Bhawan
New Delhi – 110 016
Phone: 011-26590355
Email: chander.m@nic.in
Mrs Namita Gupta 
Scientist F,
Department of Science and Technology,
Technology Bhawan
New Delhi – 110 016
Phone: 011-26590371
Email: namita@nic.in
Dr Vandana Singh 
Scientist D,
Department of Science and Technology,
Technology Bhawan
New Delhi – 110 016
Phone:011-26590675
Email: vandana.singh@nic.in
To visit the official notification and more details, click here.

 

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