Innovation in Science Pursuit for Inspired Research (INSPIRE)

Innovation in Science Pursuit for Inspired Research (INSPIRE) is a Program launched by the Government of India to strengthen the National Science and Technology base. It is being implemented by the Department of Science and Technology (DST). This is focused on attraction of First rank holders of any recognized Indian University or Institute/ Statutory Body in India to pursue doctoral degree in basic and applied sciences including engineering, medicine, agriculture, veterinary, pharmacy etc. after either masters’ degree in science or bachelor/ masters’ degree in engineering/ applied sciences. It offers financial support in the form of a Fellowship equivalent to NET/ GATE fellowship (Junior Research Fellowship / Senior Research Fellowship) and research grant to the candidate. The Fellowship is tenable for a maximum period of five years, subject to the completion of the PhD degree whichever is earlier. Selection for INSPIRE Fellowship will be purely on the basis of academic merit of the candidate, choice of the Supervisor, Host Institutions and the Research Proposal. 

INSPIRE fellows at our Department

Ms. Poovitha (2010 INSPIRE fellow) secured 9.65 CGPA in B.Tech Genetic Engineering and currently working on "Characterization of Anti-diabetic Protein" at Genomics lab. She is the first Integrated Ph.D student of our Department.

Mrs. Aliya Fathima (2012 INSPIRE fellow) secured 9.121 CGPA in M.Tech Genetic Engineering and currently working on  "Metabolic Engineering of Clostridium" at Molecular Genetics Lab

For any help on applying INSPIRE fellowship, you can always contact Ms.Poovitha S or Mrs. Aaliya Fathima (Molecular Genetics Lab).