DBT's Star College Scheme: Call for participation

The scheme by the Department of Biotechnology offers support to young scholars and faculty at under-graduate level, thereby giving an opportunity to them for excelling in their career in life sciences and biotechnology

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The last date for submission of proposals has been kept as August 05, 2015 and the proposals from remote areas have been granted 10 days of extra time which is by August 15, 2015.

The Department of Biotechnology has invited applications from colleges of all the states and union territories of India offering undergraduate education in life sciences under ‘Star College' scheme . The scheme gives much needed boost to young scholars and faculty at under graduate level especially in semi urban areas that include far off cities and towns. The students get an opportunity to excel in their career in life sciences and biotechnology.

The criteria for participation is that the college must be among those offering top three life science undergraduate programs in the respective city based on (i) Cut off percentage for admission to undergraduate courses in Life Sciences, (ii) Result of undergraduate course - pass percentage, percentage of 1st division candidates and (iii) No. of faculty with Ph.D. Private colleges are not eligible.

The last date for submission of proposals has been kept as August 05, 2015 and the proposals from remote areas have been granted 10 days of extra time which is by August 15, 2015.

The program emphasizes holistic improvement of science education at undergraduate level with special emphasis on practical training. The initiative provides support for:

(a) Improving knowledge and skills of teachers in basic Life Sciences and specialized techniques,

 

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Dr.K.Murugan 18 December 2015 at 10:33 PM

Dear Sir, Please send the format of proposal for applying STAR COLLEGE PROGRAMME. Regards Dr.K.Murugan

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