DST (Full Form) Inspire Awards ‘Manak’ – Nomination Form, Guidelines, Science Projects 2018 [Registration Form, Eligibility Criteria, School List]
The DST department – (Department of Science and Technology) of the nation has announced to implement Manaka – a type of inspiring awards under the INSPIRE program. As per the new updates the awards will be offered to eligible candidates at District/ State or School level. The authorities have also stated that the awards will be offered to eligible candidates for their latest innovative ideas within Research and science fields under “Innovation in Science Pursuit for Inspired Research” program. The program shall be organized by the government at the National level so more number of youths can be encouraged to participate in science, development and Research programs (R&D). The program has been designed to strengthen R&D sector for numerous projects depending on set guidelines.
|Implemented by||INSPIRE Program|
|Target Group||Talented youths within the R&D sectors of science department|
|Target year||2018 – 2019|
- The main objective of the new program is to help strengthen, sustain and recognize innovative ideas and capacity that will prove helpful in R&D department. As per the new recommendations the government will try and cover targeted youths who belong to the age groups between 10 to 32 years.
- Under the new INSPIRE scheme the government has also announced to include SEATS scheme ( Scheme for Early Attraction of Talents for Science). The award will be offered to the selected candidates along with internship program.
- Under this scheme the government will also offer with Scholarship for completing Higher level of education in the form of INSPIRE scholarship (SHE).
- Under the AORC program the government will offer with opportunity for Research within the career development stage via Faculty and Fellowship program.
The government has also announced the implementation of online web portal series for registration for the First component under the program as Manak (Millions Minds Augmentation National Aspiration and Knowledge). The provisions for online registration for program have been provided by the government. The nomination forms can be filled at the official web portal services at school, district, or state level.
Process for filing in Nomination form for Manak – Inspire Awards for state, district or school level
The authorities have provided with provisions for filling in nomination forms at the State, district or school level scholarship program. You just need to follow below mentioned procedure:-
1 Procedure for filling in nomination at school authority level
- To get started with the procedure for filling in the application form you will have to visit the official website for INSPIRE awards for current 2018 academic year. You can also visit the web page directly at http://inspireawards-dst.gov.in/.
- Once you are on the main web page you will have to make selection of “School Authority” option. This is available just below the “login” option. You can also visit the web page directly at http://inspireawards-dst.gov.in/UserP/school-authority.aspx.
- On the redirected web page you have to make selection of “Single registration” and then make a selection of “Online” mode option. You can also directly visit the web page at http://inspireawards-dst.gov.in/UserP/school-authority-guideline.aspx.
- Next you will be displayed with registration form for getting permanent registration. All details are expected to be filled in accurately. There is a provision where the authorities can also make registration directly online via http://inspireawards-dst.gov.in/UserP/search-apln.aspx?to=1 and http://inspireawards-dst.gov.in/UserC/login.aspx?to=1.
2 District wise Registration procedure
- Applicants are also allowed to make registration district wise for nomination forms. This facility has been provided for students who are interested in getting registered at district level for scholarship program. You just need to make the selection of “District” option from the main web page.
- In case you are new then you can also select the link directly at http://inspireawards-dst.gov.in/UserP/district-authority-guideline.aspx. On the redirected web page you have to make the selection of “Online mode” and next have to select “Continue” option.
- This will open up the Registration form via District Authority where all information has to be provided.
- There is also a provision for offline mode registration form for nomination or click the link directly at http://inspireawards-dst.gov.in/UserP/excel-upload-district.aspx.
- In case you want to resubmit saved file or OTR then you can visit the link at http://inspireawards-dst.gov.in/UserP/search-apln.aspx?to=2. In case you want to log in directly then you can visit the web page at http://inspireawards-dst.gov.in/UserC/login.aspx?to=2.
In case you want to register at the state level for nomination you are expected to follow a similar procedure. You can also collect more set of information at http://inspireawards-dst.gov.in/UserP/award.aspx about the scheme.
Download information related to Science project and PDF registration form 2018-19
You can also download the PDF format of the registration form, nomination form for students, registration form for schools, authority form for district level or any other relevant science project. The provision is available in PDF format via link http://inspireawards-dst.gov.in/UserP/inspire-downloads.aspx.
You can also download complete guidelines for awards and registration via http://www.inspire-dst.gov.in/Basic_Guidelines.pdf.
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