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Jagadis Bose National Science Talent Search: Senior Scholarship program

The JBNSTS Senior Scholarship Program is the core program that has been functioning since the birth of the institution in 1958. Originally, just a scholarship providing scheme, it has expanded to a holistic pedagogic ideology for the development of creative students of science. This has been made possible by systematic research on educational needs of gifted individuals.

Benefits to Awardees
•    A scholarship of Rs.4,000/- p.m. till M.B.B.S. for the students of medicine and till BE/ B.Tech. for the students of engineering.
•    The selected scholars from basic science shall automatically be entitled to the DST-INSPIRE scholarship of Rs.80,000/- p.a. till M.Sc.
•    Annual Book Grant of Rs.5,000/- p.a. for the scholars.
•    Academic and Career Counselling.
•    Participation in Seminars and Colloquia.
•    Travel & Enrichment Programs.
•    Project Work. 

Eligibility: Any Indian National who has passed the Higher Secondary or equivalent examination in the year of application (i.e. , current year) and is studying B.Sc. (Hons.), Engineering or Medicine at undergraduate level in any institution, registered in West Bengal.

Scholarship Test: It is a three phased test involving written test (1st phase), Interview (2nd phase) and Scientific Creativity Test (3rd and Final phase). Only the short listed students from each phase are called for the next phase. The names of short listed candidates at each phase can be seen here. Results will be declared after every phase of examination. 

How to apply: Candidates can apply online at:

Last date: October 20, 2021

Date of Examination: November 21, 2021

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