Inspire Scholarship 2023 Last Date, How to Apply, Eligibility, Selection Process, Fellowship Amount

The Department of Science and Technology (DST) will be conducting the Inspire Scholarship 2023 which is a scholarship program which was earlier named as KVPY till year 2021. This year, Inspire Scholarship 2023 is likely to be conducted in the month of January 2023 and the registrations for the same are likely to commence from August 2023.

Click here to apply for Inspire Scholarship 2023 online.
Last Date is October 31, 2022.

By appearing for Inspire Scholarship 2023, students can get good scholarships for higher studies, if they are pursuing science courses. Inspire Scholarship 2023 is made to inspire students towards opting science and encourage budding scientists.

Inspire Scholarship 2023 Important Dates

Students who wish to apply for Inspire Scholarship 2023 must check some of the important dates related to it in the table given below:

EventsDates
Inspire Scholarship 2023 RegistrationsSeptember 1, 2022
Inspire Scholarship 2023 Last Date to RegisterOctober 31, 2022
Inspire Scholarship 2023 ResultDecember 2022
Inspire Scholarship 2023 CutOff releaseDecember 2022

How to apply for Inspire Scholarship 2023?

Candidates who wish to pursue their career in Science and Research must check the procedure given below in order to register themselves for Inspire Scholarship 2023:

  • Visit the official website of INSPIRE that is online-inspire.gov.in.
  • On the right side of the homepage, click on the “New User? Register here” option.
  • On the redirected page, fill all the necessary information like Name, Date of Birth, Mobile Number, Email ID and password. After that fill the captcha and click on Submit.
  • Then return to the homepage and click on Student’s Login option.
  • Login using the registered ID and password created at the time of registering.
  • On the redirected page, click on the “Scholarship” button and select the “Apply for Scholarships” option.
  • Upload all the required documents like Photograph, 10th and 12th marksheet and any category certificate (If applicable).
  • Save and proceed with the application.
  • Select the State, Board, status of any ongoing scholarships etc.
  • Submit the final application after verifying the details filled in the application.
  • Save the copy of the Inspire Scholarship 2023 application form for future reference.

Inspire Scholarship 2023 Eligibility Criteria

Below given is the Eligibility Criteria for applying for Inspire Scholarship 2023, students must note them so as to confirm if they are eligible to apply for Inspire Scholarship 2023 or not:

  • Candidates who have secured JEE or NEET 2023 rank (within top 1000 ranks) and are presently pursuing courses in Natural & Basic sciences at BSc, B.S and Int. MSc/ M.S level.
  • Candidates who have been selected under Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) and pursuing Bachelor/ Master level courses in Natural Sciences.
  • The top 1% meritorious candidates of 12th class of any state or central education board are eligible to apply. In addition, students must be pursuing courses in Natural & Basic sciences at BSc, B.S and Int. MSc/ M.S level.
  • Students with top 1% aggregate marks in 12th class of any state or central education board & pursuing Int. M. S courses in Natural & Basic sciences at IISERs, NISER and Department of Atomic Energy Centre for Basic Sciences- University of Mumbai and Visva Bharati, Shanti Niketan are also eligible.
  • National Talent Search Exam (NTSE) scholars, Jagadish Bose National Science Talent Search (JBNSTS) scholars and International Olympiad medalist pursuing Bachelor/ Master level courses in Natural Science are also eligible.

Inspire Scholarship 2023 Selection Procedure

Till year 2021, KVPY exam is being conducted for the students who want to pursue their career in Science field. Students could get scholarships for their further studies through KVPY, but from 2022, KVPY exam was demolished and was merged with Inspire Scholarship 2023.

Now in Inspire Scholarship 2023, students will not have to give any separate examination to avail the scholarship, rather they would be selected based on the marks scored in various exams like board examination, JEE Main, NEET etc.

Inspire Scholarship 2023 Cut Off

Inspire Scholarship 2023 Cut Off is the minimum qualifying marks which the students must achieve in the exams in order to be eligible to avail Inspire Scholarship 2023.

Students who are able to clear the Inspire Scholarship 2023 Cut Off marks will be eligible to avail the scholarship after verification of certain documents as prescribed by DST.

DST will be releasing the Inspire Scholarship 2023 Cut Off after the whole registration process is over based on several factors like number of scholarships available, number of applied students etc.

Inspire Scholarship 2023 Scholarship Amount

12,000 students will be selected by DST who will be getting the Inspire Scholarship 2023 based on their marks in several examinations.

Under the Inspire Scholarship 2023 scheme, students will be awarded a scholarship of a total of Rs. 80000 per annum which is segregated as Rs. 60000 which will be credited as Rs.5000 per month and the remaining Rs. 20000 is the Summer time attachment fees.

FAQs Related to Inspire Fellowship 2023

  1. What is the age limit to apply for Inspire Scholarship 2023?

    In order to apply for Inspire Scholarship 2023, students must be between 17 to 22 years of age.

  2. For how much time DST will be giving Inspire Scholarship 2023?

    Students will be awarded Inspire Scholarship 2023 for a maximum for 5 years or till the completion of the current course, whichever is less.

  3. How can BTech students avail Inspire Scholarship 2023?

    There is no way for the BTech students to avail Inspire Scholarship 2023.It is only for the students who are pursuing their career in Natural Sciences fields.

  4. Can we extend the duration of Inspire Scholarship 2023?

    No, a fixed time period of a maximum of 5 years is decided by DST for Inspire Scholarship 2023 and it cannot be extended under any circumstances.

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