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INSPIRE Science Internship Camp 2020  Jan 07, 2020

DST INSPIRE Science Internship Camp
(for students of class XI)

INSPIRE Science Camps is a scheme initiated by Department of Science and Technology (DST), Govt. of India under its INSPIRE (Innovation in Science Pursuit for Inspired REsearch) programme. The camp is meant for class 11 Science, and aims to motivate and excite young minds about sciencet and provide a glimpse of current innovations in research, just prior to the time when they make their career decisions.

The students participating in this five-day camp will have an excellent opportunity to interact with the best scientific leaders of this country. The camp would provide thought provoking lectures, open discussions, hands-on lab sessions, and group activities. The aim is to facilitate self-learning through close interactions, and encourage independent thoughts and inquiry-based questions. A special feature of this time's camp is that Nobel Laureate, Prof. Eric Wieschaus has agreed to interact with the students at the camp.

Note: There is no registration fee for the camp. Limited accommodation will be available for outstation students.

Dates: January 7-11, 2020

Venue: IISER Pune

Application Process:

  1. Applications will be accepted through schools and junior colleges only.
  2. We request you to kindly recommend five to ten top scoring students based on their class 10th board examination marks. The recommended students should not have attended any previous DST-INSPIRE science camp elsewhere.
  3. The school authorities are requested to fill this online registration form (please note that you will need to sign-in through a Gmail account for filling the form)

Extended last date for application: December 6, 2019