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Inspire Scholarship 2018 Online Application, Inspire Fellowship Schemes

Inspire Scholarship

Inspire Scholarship is provided by Ministry of Science & Technology, Department of Science & Technology (DST) every year with the purpose of encouraging students in pursuing science intensive programs.

Eligible contenders who wish to get Inspire Fellowship Schemes they must apply by submitting Online Application prior to closing date stated below. Aspirants must go through the complete information before applying to Inspire Scholarship 2018.

Overview Of This Page:

  • Eligibility Criteria
  • Amount, Number & Duration Of Fellowship
  • Age limitation for DST Inspire Fellowship
  • Procedure of Selection
  • How to fill Inspire Scholarship Application Form
  • Inspire Scholarship Dates

Innovation in Science Pursuit for Inspired Research Scholarship scheme offers standing opportunity for pursuing Doctoral Research at any recognized University or Institute in India, same as National Eligibility Test (NET) qualified candidates.

Applications are invited from INSPIRE Scholars after completion of their PG degree in Science areas. So, check this page which is created by the team members of for getting more details about Inspire 2018 Scholarship.

Inspire Scholarship

Inspire Scholarship Scheme:

  • Scheme for Early Attraction of Talent (SEATS)
  • Scholarship for Higher Education (SHE)
  • Assured Opportunity for Research Careers (AORC)

Inspire Scholarship Eligibility:

Following are the DST Inspire Fellowship Eligibility criteria, must have a glance….

  • INSPIRE Scholar having secured minimum 65% marks in aggregate at M.Sc. or Integrated M.S./ M.Sc.
  • 1st Rank Holder in each Post-Graduate (PG) level examinations in Basic/ Applied Sciences including Engineering Sciences, Medical Sciences, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Agricultural sciences and Veterinary Sciences from any recognized University and academic Institutions in India.
  • Similarly, 1st Rank Holders at the Graduate Level Examination in Medicine only conducted by a University/ Institution in India are also eligible to apply.
  • 1st Rank should be of obtained in minimum batch size of 10 students in that university level examination with minimum aggregate of 60% marks of the entire course/ program.
  • These students shall also be eligible for admission to pursue full time research, leading to Ph.D. in any Indian University/ National Institute/ National Laboratories in India.

Check Out: List of Scholarship in India

Age limitation:

Contenders, who are applying for the Inspire Fellowship, they must be in between 20 years of age to 32 years of age. And, if there is any relaxation provided by the organization, they will be given to the reserved category candidates.

Download PDF: Inspire Scholarship Brochure

Amount, Number & Duration Of Fellowship:

  • Innovation in   Science   Pursuit   for   Inspired   Research (INSPIRE) offers 10,000 Inspire Fellowship Amount every year @ Rs.80,000/- each for undertaking Bachelor and Masters level education in the Natural & Basic sciences.
  • Those, who’re required to do a research project in any recognized research center in India, will get Rs. 20,000 as Inspire Fellowship Amount Per Month.
  • Further continuation of the fellowship is subject to educational performance where you require submitting your progress report to the committee each year.
  • Inspire Scholarship shall not be available at M.Sc. or M.Phil. orM.Tech. level while pursing in any such Integrated M.Sc – PhD/ M.Phil – PhD/ M.Tech – PhD courses.

Download PDF – INSPIRE Fellowship Guidelines

Short Term Research Internship:

  • DST Inspire Fellowship 2018 is given to the candidates for pursuing short-term Research Internship activities at any national or international Laboratory/ University/ Institute.
  • This Internship can be up to a maximum period of 18 months either in one or multiple slots during 5 years of scholarship term.

Inspire Scholarship Selection Procedure:

Selection of the candidates for this scheme shall be made on the basis of screening of eligible applications by an Internal Committee, followed by final selection through an Expert Committee. It is expected to be completed within 6 months from the last date of submission of application.

Download PDF – Frequently Asked Questions Under INSPIRE Fellowship

How to fill Inspire Scholarship Form?

  • Aspirants need to visit official website of organization that is
  • On homepage, hit the link of “DST Inspire Fellowship 2018 Notification” and ensure your eligibility for Inspire Fellowship 2018.
  • Follow, ‘Sign In’ section from right hand side of home page and select link ‘Register here’ link.
  • Now, you have to fill the registration link with required information and after that use Inspire Fellowship Login credentials and login to your account.
  • Fill the details in the online application form correctly and submit the form.
  • Incomplete or wrongly filled up application or application with lack of essential documents will summarily be rejected.
  • Upload your passport size photo and scan copies of documents in concern to qualification.
  • Take the hard copy of filled application form for future use.

Apply Online – Inspire Scholarship Registration Form

Required Documents:

  • Class XII Mark Sheets
  • Class X Mark Sheet/Certificate (for proof of date of birth)
  • Endorsement Certificate as per the prescribed format, signed by the Principal of the College/Director of the Institute/Registrar of the University
  • Eligibility Note/Advisory Note (if provided by the State/Central Board)
  • Certificate specifying Rank or Award

Inspire Scholarship 2018 Important Dates:

  • Online application available From: September 2018
  • Last date to apply: October 2018


For more details about Inspire Scholarship 2018, you may visit this Official Link. Join us on Facebook or Google + or bookmark our web portal for latest updates.

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28 Responses to "Inspire Scholarship 2018 Online Application, Inspire Fellowship Schemes"

  1. Fahemeeda Bano Ansari

    I am first rank holder in MSC(Physics). in North Maharashtra University, in the year 2011-12. Can I apply for the scheme of Inspire Fellowship.

    • admin

      You can easily get all eligibility information from the official website of inspire fellowship scholarship.

  2. mounica

    i secured 97.6% in my intermediate. now i was pursuing my 1st year b-tech can i apply for scholarship

  3. dheerendra singh bhandari

    i passed 12th frm uttrakhand board with in 80.6%
    2013 . i m doing bsc(pcm) this year . i applied for dst inspire scholarship i know that i m slected for scholarship or not

  4. bhanupratap rawat

    i am pass madhya pradesh board with in 88.60% 2015 . iam doing pcm . i applied for dst inspire scholarship 2015-16. i know that i am selected for scholarship

    • admin

      For getting Scholarship details, you may check this page regularly- Scholarships

  5. sivasangari

    i finished my M.Sc(integrated ) Bio – Medical science in bharathidasan university with 71% . can i apply to this Inspire scholrship ?




  7. Preeti Priyanka Sinha

    Preeti Priyanka Sinha

    I am student of M.Sc 2 year and my 1st year CGPS is 7.5, How can apply for inspire Fellowship. I am also get the inspire scholarship regularly.

  8. nipun singh

    Hello sir mene inspire scholarship ka form submit kr diya hoo lekin computer opretar ke dwara mera indorsment ka form ke jaghah kisee doosre ka indorsment form scan kiya gya …. Ese sudharne ke liye mujhe kya krna hoga.. Kripya mujhe guide kijiye jee

  9. monika

    i passed 12th class from hbse board .i got 91 percent marks .can i apply for inspire scholarship

  10. Lakshya Kanwar

    Sir I m in BSC 1 st year …and I passed 12 class with 88% in 2016-17 can I are elligible for inspire schloriship

  11. shweta

    Sir I got 94.4%in 12th class in cbse board now I am in bsc 2 nd year after dropping 2 years sir I want to know whether I am eligible or not for inspire scholarship

    • Uday singh Yadav

      Sir I passed 12th in 2016 (1year gap). Can i egible to fill this scholarship form. Please sir guide me

  12. arun kumar

    sir or mam I have passed 12th with 440 marks (88%) from up board in 2017 examination.
    thank u

  13. rifa khilji

    I have done 12th with 89.6% in 2017 . Agar 4 year course mein admission Lein to scholarship milti

  14. Ankita kumari

    I am first rank holder in MSC(computer science) . in central university of south bihar , in the year 2015-17. Can I apply for the scheme of Inspire Fellowship.

  15. kusumlata

    sir i have passed 12th [434] marks 86.8% from up board in 2017 examination. i want to know, may i eligible for the scheme of inspire fellowship….? plz reply immedietly if no then plz tell me date of announce….

  16. Harinand singh

    I am found 90.4% 12th board exam in 2016. I am apply inspire scholarship and I am found 64% marks in 1 st year . What I am found this sceam ? Plz send daitals in my email

  17. Dr.Madhusmita

    Dear Sir,
    I have passed MVSc in Animal biotechnology from College of veterinary science Khanapara,Assam. I am the topper and secured 86%, but my final marksheet has yet to be given by the University. Provisional ly I have taken admission in phd.
    In that case can I apply for the scholarship.

  18. mbhandari

    Sir i have passed Msc in botany with 67% marks in 2015 and now i am doing Ph. D .( Enrollment 2016-17) from kumaun university, nainital. Can i get any scholarships from inspire.

  19. santhoshi


    i am santhoshi, i got 98.5% in inter i got a letter to apply for inspire scholar ship but i donot know how to apply p

  20. Navjot

    Sir i am first rank holder of M.Sc in my university but i had done my 12th from NIOS BOARD. And in application form there is no option for NIOS board. Please help me what should i do now.

  21. sayuj

    Sir I have echieved 97.6% in my higher secondary education under Kerala board. Am I eligible for this scholarship?. Expecting a very soon reply….

  22. Bhanu Pratap singh

    I have scored 90.40% marks from rajasthan board…..i want to know that what is the last date for applying for the form of Inspire Scholarship

  23. poojabajaj

    sir,i am an inspire holder with registration number 2012/3858.i want to apply for 10th advertisement, but my 4th semester results of MSc have not come yet .Please tell me an alternative for it as i do not want to miss this opportunity.

  24. Chaitali autkar

    I am student of agricultural and I got 82.92%in hsc sir,tell me am I eligible for this scholarship

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