JBNSTS Senior Scholarship Program 2019

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EligibilityClass 12 passed students pursuing undergraduate courses in West Bengal
AwardScholarship worth INR 4,000 per month and other benefits

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About the Program

The Jagadis Bose National Science Talent Search (JBNSTS) invites applications for its Senior Scholarship Program 2019 from students who have passed the Higher Secondary or equivalent examination and are currently pursuing undergraduate courses. Functioning since 1958, this scholarship program has expanded to a holistic pedagogic ideology for the development of creative students of science. This program aims to work for the development of creative undergraduate students in registered institutions of West Bengal. Students qualifying the scholarship test can avail a scholarship worth INR 4,000 per month along with other benefits.

Scholarship Details
  • JBNSTS Senior Scholarship Program 2019 DeadlineClosed

    To be eligible for this scholarship, an applicant must-

    • Be an Indian National
    • Have passed the Higher Secondary or equivalent examination in the current year
    • Be pursuing BSc (Hons.), Engineering or Medicine at the undergraduate level in any institution registered in West Bengal

    The scholarship recipients can avail the following benefits-

    • A scholarship worth INR 4,000 per month (till MBBS for medicine students and till BE/BTech for engineering students)
    • A book grant of INR 5,000 per annum
    • Academic and career counselling
    • Opportunity to participate in Seminars and Colloquia
    •  Travel and enrichment programs
    • Project work

    Note: Basic science scholars shall automatically be entitled to the DST-INSPIRE scholarship of INR 80,000 per annum till MSc.


    Documents required for online submission-

    • Photograph (in JPEG format)
    • Signature (in JPEG format)
    • Secondary/equivalent mark sheet (in  PDF format)
    • Higher Secondary/equivalent mark sheet (in  PDF format)

    Documents required for offline submission-

    • Three recent passport size photographs to be affixed in the boxes provided in the application form
    • Photocopy of the original mark sheet of higher secondary/12th standard equivalent examination
    • Bank draft of INR 200 (non-refundable) payable at Kolkata in favour of “Jagadis Bose National Science Talent Search” as
      examination fee
    • Self-addressed envelope with postal stamp of INR 10 (envelope size 20 cm x 12 cm) for sending admit card
    • Proof of 1st year admission (if available)
    How can you apply?

    Follow the below steps to apply-

    Step 1: Visit the online application portal for Senior Talent Search Test 2019.
    Step 2: Fill in the form with the required details including personal details and educational details.
    Step 3: Choose a centre for examination and upload a photograph and signature.
    Step 4: Upload the mark sheet for secondary or equivalent level.
    Step 5: Proceed to make an online fee payment of INR 200.
    Step 6: Submit the application.


    Alternatively, applications can also be submitted offline.

    Step 1: Download the application form.
    Step 2: Fill in the application form with all the required details.
    Step 3: Attach the necessary documents including photographs, mark sheets and bank draft.
    Step 4: Send the application before 31st July to the following address-


    JBNSTS office,
    1300 Rajdanga Main Road,
    Kasba, Kolkata - 700 107
    West Bengal

Important Dates
  • Application deadline- 31st July 2019
  • Examination date- 25th August 2019
Selection Criteria

The scholarship recipients will be selected based on their performance in the scholarship test. The test will be three phased:

  • First phase: Written test
  • Second phase: Interview
  • Third phase: Scientific creativity test

The results will be declared post each phase and only the shortlisted candidates will be called for the next phase.

Terms and Conditions
  • There will also be an award for the 'Best School'. It will be conferred to the school from where the maximum number of scholarship awardees have passed their higher secondary examination. The award for the best school includes a trophy and a library grant of INR 10,000.
  • The dates of application, examination, etc. are advertised in leading newspapers in West Bengal.
  • The educational documents uploaded on the application portal should not be more than 1 MB in size.
  • To enter the scholarship test, candidates need to pay an application fee of INR 200.
  • The size of the uploaded photograph should be Width 160 x Height 190 pixels.
  • The size of the uploaded signature should be Width 160 x Height 100 pixels.

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