Scholarship For Higher Education (SHE)- Apply Now, Last Date December 15, Read Full Details

Applications are invited from eligible candidates for ‘Scholarship for Higher Education (SHE)’, a component of INSPIRE. Total of 12,000 (including Institute Mode) scholarships is available annually under  SHE. The scholarships are limited to the candidates who have passed Class XII in the year 2018 only from various recognized Indian State and Central Boards and studying regular courses in natural/ basic sciences at three years B.Sc., B.Sc. (Hons), four years B.S and five years integrated M.Sc./M.S. programs in any UGC recognized College/ University/ Institutions in India.

Submission of Application for the “Scholarship For Higher Education (She)” - a component of `Innovation in Science Pursuit for Inspired Research (INSPIRE)’. Sarakarijobs Providing Full Notification Details Here. The application process, age limit, Qualification, eligibility, and other details please read below.

Scholarship Name: Scholarship For Higher Education (SHE)
Number of Scholarship: 12,000
Scholarship Money: Rs. 80,000/- annually
How to Apply?: Online
Who Can Apply: After  Class XII(Read full Notification)
Starting date for Apply Online: 15th October 2018 (10-00 hrs)
Last Date for Apply Online: 15th December 2018 (17-00 hrs)
Apply Here(Website):

Call for Applications under SHE – 2018

 Applications for the year 2018 are invited from eligible candidates for INSPIRE Scholarship under Scholarship for Higher Education (SHE) component of Innovation in Science Pursuit for Inspired Research (INSPIRE) scheme of the Department of Science & Technology. Interested and eligible students must apply and submit their application with all essential documents through ONLINE mode only, through the web-portal This web portal will be functional from 15th October 2018 (10-00 hrs) and will be available up to 15th December 2018 (17-00 hrs) for submission of applications. The detailed notification of this announcement call is available at the website

Please Note: The Scheme in its current format does not include courses in engineering, medicine, technology, and other professional/technical /applied science courses.

SHE Scholarship Value & Type of Support
Each eligible candidate will receive the scholarship valued at Rs. 80,000/- annually. The cash value payable to the SHE scholarship holder is Rs. 60,000/- per annum along with a summer time attachment fee of Rs. 20,000/- which will be paid for undertaking the summer time research project.

SHE Scholarship- Duration of the Support
Selected candidates will be supported for a maximum period of five years starting from 1st year course in B.Sc., B.Sc. (Hons), BS and integrated course leading to M.S. or M.Sc. or till the completion of the course, whichever is earlier. Continuation of the scholarship for selected candidates is based on performance in the examinations conducted and certified by the institution imparting education.

Eligibility and Selection Criteria for Scholarship For Higher Education (SHE)

The eligibility of candidates will be based on a) performance in Board Examinations within the cut-off threshold (top 1%) for each State or Central Board Examination in the year 2018 at Class XII level as listed in Table 1 and/ or b) performance in any of the specified Competitive Examinations within stipulated cut off ranks and c) recipient of various scholarships and medals (Table 2 & Table 3). The eligible candidate must be already enrolled into a valid and regular degree level course (No correspondence course) in Natural / Basic Sciences within the scope of INSPIRE Scholarship (Table 4) at any UGC recognized College or University or National Institute in India.

STUDENT’S NEED TO DO APPLY Scholarship For Higher Education (SHE)

Interested and eligible candidates within age group of 17-22 years who have passed Class XII Board Examination in the year 2018 (only) [as per Table 1 for Board examination based eligibility or as per Table 2 or Table 3 for Competitive Examination based eligibility or having Eligibility Certificate or Eligibility Note for 2018 Board Examination issued by the respective Board (not mandatory)] must apply in the prescribed format along with the documents.

How to apply scholarship for higher education (SHE)?
The applications must be submitted through online mode only. No application will be accepted other than through online mode. To apply online, please visit the website: and follow the process prescribed therein.

The On-line application submission process shall commence from 15th October 2018 (10-00 hrs) and shall end on 15th December 2018 (17-00 hrs). Please click the link below to download the guidelines for filling up Online applications:
Please Note: The applicants are advised to obtain a print out of the submitted online application for his/her records. Please do not send the application or any other documents which are submitted online by Post.

Before filling the application form, please scan and store the following documents as separate files. The same needs to be uploaded as required during the “On-line Application” process

Table – 2
  • ·          National Level Competitive Examination  JEE (Main): Top 10,000 Rank as per Common Merit List (CML)
  • ·          JEE (Advanced): Top 10,000 Rank as per Common Merit List (CML)
  • ·         AIPMT or NEET for Medical: Top 10,000 Rank as per Common Merit List (CML)
  • ·          All Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojna (KVPY) Fellows, National Talent Search
  • ·          Examination (NTSE) Scholars, International Olympiad Medalists and Jagadis Bose National Science Talent Search (JBNSTS) Scholars.

Table – 3
Other National Level Competitive Examinations for Admission to  
  • ·         4 years BS or 5 years Integrated M.Sc. programs in Basic & Natural Sciences at all Indian Institute of Technology (IITs) within top 10,000 rank in JEE (Advanced)  
  • ·         All Indian Institute of Science Education  Research (IISERs), National Institute of Science Education & Research (NISER) students following eligibility criteria indicated at Table-1 or Table-2.  
  • ·         Department of Atomic Energy - Centre for Basic Science (DAE - CBS) students followingØ eligibility criteria indicated at Table-1 or Table-2.
  • ·          University at Under-graduate or Integrated M. Sc. program in Natural Sciences and Basic Sciences following National Level Competitive Examinations indicated at Table 2.

Table – 4

The scope of Subjects under INSPIRE Scholarship 

The following subjects under Basic and Natural Sciences are within the scope of INSPIRE Scholarship for pursuing B.Sc./BS/Int. MSc/Int. MS course:
(1) Physics, (2) Chemistry, (3) Mathematics, (4) Biology, (5) Statistics, (6) Geology, (7) Astrophysics, (8) Astronomy, (9) Electronics, (10) Botany, (11) Zoology, (12) Bio-chemistry, (13) Anthropology, (14) Microbiology, (15) Geophysics, (16) Geochemistry, (17) Atmospheric Sciences & (18) Oceanic Sciences.