Jagadis Bose National Science Talent Search Senior Scholarship Test (JBNSTS) 2023

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EligibilityClass 12 passed students
AwardINR 4,000 per month and other benefits

About the Program


Last Updated On : 20-06-2023   Posted By : Rincy Kaur

Jagadis Bose National Science Talent Search Senior Scholarship Test (JBNSTS) 2023 is an initiative of the Jagadis Bose National Science Talent Search (JBNSTS), an autonomous registered society which is being promoted by the Government of West Bengal. The scheme caters to the development of creative undergraduate students studying  Basic Sciences, Engineering & Medicine in registered institutions in West Bengal. It aims to conservation of scientific talent so that the nation's need for science and technology personnel can be met.

The selected candidates will receive INR 4,000 per month & annual book grant of INR 5,000 for 4/5 years (till completion of B.Tech./B.E./MBBS/BS-MS/M.Sc. degree).

  • Jagadis Bose National Science Talent Search Senior Scholarship Test (JBNSTS) 2023

    To be eligible, an applicant must:

    • be a girl student
    • be a domicile of West Bengal
    • have passed Class 12 in the year 2023
    • be studying B.Sc.(Hons.), Engineering or Medicine at undergraduate level in any institution, registered in West Bengal


    Note - 

    • The applicants who have passed H.S. or equivalent examination before 2023 are not eligible to apply.
    • Students pursuing B.Sc. Pass course/ Diploma course/ B.Sc. Nursing course are not eligible to apply.

    The selected candidates will receive INR 4,000 per month and an annual book grant of INR 5,000 for 4/5 years (till completion of B.Tech./B.E./MBBS/BS- MS/M.Sc. degree).

    The girl candidates selected under Senior Bigyani Kanya Medha Britti 2023 (a flagship program of JBNSTS) will receive the following benefits along with the benefit mentioned above:

    • A research grant amounting to INR 80,000 (INR 60,000 and INR 20,000) per annum is awarded to JBNSTS Senior Scholars till completion of Master's degree in Basic Science curriculum vis-a-vis DST INSPIRE norms and regulation, Government of India.
    • Academic and Career Counseling.
    • Participation in Seminars and Colloquia.
    • Travel & Enrichment Programs.
    • Project Work
    • Scanned image of signature in jpg/jpeg format [Signature size - within 50 KB]
    • High-resolution recent passport-size photograph in jpg/jpeg format [Photo size -  within 100 KB]
    • Scan copy of marksheet of Class 10 examination in jpeg/pdf format (size - 1 MB)
    • SScan copy of marksheet of Class 12 examination in jpeg/pdf format (size - 1 MB)
    How can you apply?

    Eligible candidates can apply for the opportunity by following the below-mentioned steps:
    Step 1: Click on the 'Apply Now' button.
    Step 2: Click the 'Register' button and fill in the required registration details. (Note - If already registered, log in using Gmail/Mobile number/Email Id)
    Step 3: Navigate to 'Senior Talent Search Test/Senior Bigyani Kanya Medha Britti 2023' and click on it.
    Step 5: Read the details carefully, navigate to 'Apply online for Senior Talent Search Test/Senior Bigyani Kanya Medha Britti 2023' at the bottom of the page and click on it.
    Step 6: Fill in the required details, upload the required documents in the prescribed format and submit.


    Note - The applicants are required to pay a non-refundable application fee of INR 200 (Note - Respective transaction charges are applicable as per Govt. rules).

Important Dates

Application Deadline - 31st July 2023

Selection Criteria

It is a three-phased test involving a written test (1st phase), an interview (2nd phase) and Scientific Creativity Test (3rd and final phase). Only the shortlisted students from each phase will be called for the next phase.

Results will be declared after every phase of the examination.

Terms and Conditions
  • Candidates must continue their UG studies in West Bengal from this year itself to apply for the scheme.
  • Before final selection candidates have to submit their proof of admission in 1st year UG [Science (Hons.)/BS-MS/Engineering/Medicine] course in any institute in West Bengal.
  • The candidates must have a valid email Id and mobile number (one email id/phone number should be used for one applicant only).
  • The admit card and other details of the examination will also be sent to the email address provided in the application form.

This scholarship is closed for further applications. It is expected to be launched by June, 2024. You can follow this scholarship for further updates.

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