DST Women Scientists Scheme (WOS-A) 2017-18 Online Application Process Department of Science & Technology

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  1. OnlineScholarship

    OnlineScholarship Administrator Staff Member

    DST Department of Science & Technology, Government of India providing Women Scientists Scheme (WOS-A) for the academic year 2017-18 to the women candidates and in this regard the applications are invited from the eligible candidates. This scheme is for the women of India who want to research in basic and applied sciences and to recover the career of the women candidates who are unable to continue Science & Technology activities because of various obstacles and not having employed anywhere. The selected fellows will be awarded with monthly stipend of Rs. Thirty Thousand to Rs. Fifty Five Thousand and Research Grant up to Rs. Thirty Lacs.

    Disciplines for which the applicant applicants can apply are :-

    ** Physical and Mathematical Sciences (PMS)

    ** Chemical Sciences (CS)

    ** Life Sciences (LS)

    ** Earth and Atmospheric Sciences (EAS),

    ** Engineering & Technology (ET)

    Last Date : December 31, 2017

    Eligibility Criteria for Women Scientists Scheme DST WOS-A 2017 :

    è The scheme is open for women candidates only.

    è Applicants must have completed at least Post Graduate Degree must equivalent to M.Sc in Basic or Applied Sciences OR B.Tech or MBBS or other equivalent professional course from a recognized university in India are entitled to apply for DST WOSA 2017.

    è Women scientists having a Ph.D. in Basic or Applied Sciences, M.Tech, MD/ MS, DM/ MCH in Medical Sciences from recognized Universities are also eligible for this award.

    è Age relaxation of 5 years would be given to candidates belonging to SC, ST, OBC and physically challenged

    è The candidates age must between 27 years to57 years. Minimum age of the candidate should be 27 years and Maximum age for MSc or equivalent is 35 years and for PhD or equivalent, the maximum age is 57 years.

    è The relaxation in age of SC/ST/OBC & PWD candidates will be given of 5 (five) years.

    Women Scientists Scheme DST WOS-A 2017 Benefits :

    ~@~> The selected women candidates will be provided with various benefits.

    ~@~> The selected fellows will be awarded with monthly stipend of Rs. 30,000/- to Rs. 50,000/-.

    ~@~> MSc in Basic or Applied Sciences or B.Tech or MBBS : Rs. 30,000 per month

    ~@~> MD/MS, DM/MCH in Medical Sciences : Rs. 40,000/- per month

    ~@~> PhD Degree in Basic or Applied Sciences : Rs. 55,000/- per month

    ~@~> A Research Grant up to Rs. 30 lacs will be given for PhD or equivalent, Rs. 25 lacs for M.Tech/M.Pharm or equivalent) and Rs. 20 lacs for M.Sc. or equivalent for R & D project proposal for three (3) years.

    Application Process for Women Scientists Scheme DST WOS-A 2017 :

    (@). The application process of Women Scientist Award DST WOSA 2017 is very simple.

    (@). The candidates have to submit the Project Executive Summary (PES) Online on the official web portal of WOSA, ie. online-wosa.gov.in.

    (@). On submission of PES, the candidates will receive an acknowledgement with serial number on the screen. You just need to note down this serial number for further use.

    (@). After acceptance of submitted PES by the Dept. of Science & Technology, New Delhi, the candidates will get a Login ID and Password through mail and this will enable the applicants to submit the Project Proposal Document.

    (@). It is must for the candidates to inclue the financial aspects of the proposal with the bio date of the mentor and PI in PPD along with community certificate.

    (@). The candidates have to fill PPD 1-3 Online and PPD 4 -7 must be uploaded by the candidate in word or PDF format.

    Submission of Application :

    (*) The PES Project Executive Summary should be submitted through Online mode. Once all the correct, the candidates have to click on print and submission button for final submission.
    Submission of PES Online http://online-wosa.gov.in:8080/wosa/public/doWelcome.action

    (*) Take a print out of online submitted PPD for your own records.

    (*) The candidates are required to send any hard copy of application form.

    (*) But here, it is important for the students to take a hard copy of application form for further use.

    Contact Details :

    Address :

    Women Scientists Scheme (WOS-A)
    Department of Science & Technology
    Technology Bhavan, New Mehrauli Road
    New Delhi – 110016
    TelePhone No: 011-26590273​

  2. kavipriy

    kavipriy New Member

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