Brief: Department of Science & Technology (DST) was established in May 1971, with the objective of promoting new areas of Science & Technology and to play the role of a nodal department for organising, coordinating and promoting S&T activities in India.      

Thrust Areas: Promoting science and technology      

Funding Opportunity: JC Bose National Fellowships      

Who Can Apply:  i) The fellowship is open to Indian Nationals residing in India who are below the age of 60 years. ii) The applicant should possess a higher degree or equivalent: namely Ph.D. in Science/Engineering, Masters in Engineering or Technology/MD in Medicine, etc. and must have carried out several years of work in the specific area. iii) These Fellowships are meant for those who have a proven track–record as evident from their research publications and recognitions. iv) The candidate must have a regular position in an Institute /Organization and should be engaged in research. If he /she is availing any other fellowship, he/she will have to opt for only one of the fellowships.      

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