Inspire Scholarship 2024 Last Date, How to Apply, Eligibility, Selection Process, fellowship amount

The Department of Science and Technology (DST) will be conducting the Inspire Scholarship 2024 which is a scholarship program which was earlier named as KVPY till year 2021. This year, Inspire Scholarship 2024 registrations has been started on commence September 10, 2023.

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Last Date is December 25, 2023.

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By appearing for Inspire Scholarship 2024, students can get good scholarships for higher studies, if they are pursuing science courses. Inspire Scholarship 2024 is made to inspire students towards opting science and encourage budding scientists.

Inspire Scholarship 2024 Important Dates

Students who wish to apply for Inspire Scholarship 2024 must check some of the important dates related to it in the table given below:

Inspire Scholarship 2024 RegistrationsSeptember 10, 2023
Inspire Scholarship 2024 Last Date to RegisterNovember 30, 2023
Inspire Scholarship 2024 ResultMarch 2024
Inspire Scholarship 2024 CutOff releaseMarch 2024

How to apply for Inspire Scholarship 2024?

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 2024:

  • Visit the official website of INSPIRE that is
  • 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 2024 application form for future reference.

Inspire Scholarship 2024 Eligibility Criteria

Below given is the Eligibility Criteria for applying for Inspire Scholarship 2024, students must note them so as to confirm if they are eligible to apply for Inspire Scholarship 2024 or not:

  • Candidates must be older than 17 and they must be less than 22 years of age.
  • Candidates who have secured JEE or NEET 2024 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 2024 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 2024.

Now in Inspire Scholarship 2024, 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 2024 Benefits

There are a certain set of benefits that come along with the Inspire Scholarship 2024. Candidates must ensure that they follow up with the rewards offered under this scheme.

Total Scholarship ValueBenefits
Rs 80,000Candidates who have been selected are paid an amount of Rs 60,000
Rs 20,000Candidates who have undertaken summer research projects are awarded this sum.

List of Subjects to whom Scholarship is Awarded

The table mentioned below consists of the list of subjects to whom scholarships were awarded under the Inspire scheme 2024.

Serial No. Subject
17.Atmospheric Sciences
18.Oceanic Sciences
20.Marine Biology

Inspire Scholarship 2024 Cut Off

Inspire Scholarship 2024 Cut Off is the minimum qualifying marks which the students must achieve in the exams in order to be eligible to avail Inspire Scholarship 2024.

Students who are able to clear the Inspire Scholarship 2024 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 2024 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 2024 Scholarship Amount

12,000 students will be selected by DST who will be getting the Inspire Scholarship 2024 based on their marks in several examinations.

Under the Inspire Scholarship 2024 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.

How to Check Inspire Scholarship SHE Provisional List 2024?

Candidates are required to visit the official website of Inspire and download the provisional selection list 2024 after the results have been declared. The steps mentioned below will help candidates download the Inspire provisional list 2024.

  • Visit the official website of the Inspire Scholarship Programme.
  • Next, the homepage will be displayed on the screen.
  • Candidates must click on the “SHE Provisional List” option from the home screen.
  • Candidates will be redirected to another office.
  • The Inspire provisional list 2024 will be displayed on the screen in PDF form.
  • Candidates can download it for future purposes.

FAQs Related to Inspire Fellowship 2024

  1. What is the age limit to apply for Inspire Scholarship 2024?

    In order to apply for Inspire Scholarship 2024, students must be between 17 to 22 years of age.

  2. For how much time DST will be giving Inspire Scholarship 2024?

    Students will be awarded Inspire Scholarship 2024 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 2024?

    There is no way for the BTech students to avail Inspire Scholarship 2024.It is only for the students who are pursuing their career in Natural Sciences fields.

  4. Can we extend the duration of Inspire Scholarship 2024?

    No, a fixed time period of a maximum of 5 years is decided by DST for Inspire Scholarship 2024 and it cannot be extended under any circumstances.

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