News-CRUX-10     1st September 2023        

Context: Re-advertisement for 01 temporary post of Scientist C under INSPIRE program in DST on deputation basis.


  • Innovation in Science Pursuit for Inspired Research (INSPIRE)" is an innovative programme sponsored and managed by the Department of Science & Technology for attraction of talent to Science.
  • Goal: Attract Young Talent to opt research as a career. A striking feature of INSPIRE Scheme is that it does not conduct any competitive exam(s) for identification of talent at any level. 

oIt relies on the efficacy of the existing educational structure for identification of talent.

  • Scope: Covers the entire meritorious youth who is interested to study science right from school to college and university level and choose scientific research as a career. It carries out enabling activities of human capacity building including scholarships and fellowships, research exposure training of human resources.
  • INSPIRE attracts and nurtures young bright students to study basic and natural sciences at the college and university level and to pursue research careers in both basic and applied science areas including engineering, medicine, agriculture and veterinary sciences.
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