Women Scientist Scheme (WOS) – 10th Batch
Women Scientist Scheme (WOS) is a flagship programme of KIRAN Division of Department of Science & Technology (DST). Through one of its components – ‘Women Scientist Scheme-C (WOS-C)’ – it provides one year on-the-job training in the area of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR). Patent faciliating Centre (PFC) of Technology Information, Forecasting and Assessment Council (TIFAC) has been entrusted with implementation of WOS-C.
Subject wise Seat Allocation –
Chemistry & Chemical Sciences – 20
Drugs, Food & Pharma – 14
Life Sciences & Biotechnology – 15
Mechanical,Production, Industrial Engg.,Civil, Structural Engg., Construction Engg., Transportation Engg.,Materials Science Engg. – 10
Electrical, Electronics & Communication, Instrumentation & Biomedical Engineering – 28
computers & Information & Communication Technology – 18
Other Areas (Only Science Related Subjects) – 15
Who can apply – (1) Women with Indian citizenship and
(2) Educational Qualification – Master of Science; Bachelors in Engineering/Technology or equivalent
(3) Age – Minimum 27 years and Maximum 45 years as on 01.01.2018
Desirable Qualification –
(a) Proficiency in handling computerized database, collection, collation, analysis and report preparation
(b) Basic understanding of various IPR aspects & issues with logical aptitude towards scientific developments across the world and experience in research, preparation of project reports, term papers and similar activities.
M.Sc in Basic or Applied Scineces/ B.Tech/ MBBS or equvialent – Rs. 20,000/- per month.
M.Phil/M.Tech/M.Pharma/MVSc or eqivalent – Rs. 25,000/- per month
Ph.D in Basic or Applied Sciences or equivalent – Rs. 30,000/- per month.
Selection & Training Procedure – An on-line examination will be conducted at various centres throughout the country. Based on exam merit, candidates will be called for interview for final selection. During training, selected candidates will undergo orientation program on IPR at New Delhi for one month. After orientation, candidates will be placed as Interns in and around the Co-ordination Centres at Delhi, Pune, Chennai and Kharagpur for hands-on-training.
Examination Centres – Examination Centres are those cnetres which the candidate has to choose only for appearing in the examination. A candidate while filling the online form will have the option to choose three cities in order preference where she can appear for the exam. Examination Centres are of two types –
First two choices include both Fixed and Floating Centres and the third choice is for fixed centre only.
Fixed Centres – Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Bhubaneshwar, Chennai, Delhi, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, Nagpur, Patna, PortBlair, Pune, Trivandrum
Floating Centres – Agartala, Agra, Allahabad, Bhagalpur, Bhilai, Bhopal, Chandigarh, Darbhanga, Dehradun, Gangtok, Gorakhpur, Hissar, Indore, Jabalpur, Jaipur, Jamnagar, Jodhpur, Kharagpur, Kochi, Manipal, Panaji, Raipur, Rajkot, Ranchi, Shimla, Shrinagar, Siliguri, Surat, Vijaywada, Vishakapatnam.
How to apply – applicantions should be submitted through online mode only thorugh website www.pfc.org.in
Last date for online application – 19.01.2017
Whom to contact – For detailed information please contact to
Name & Address – Mrs. Sangeeta Nagar, Scientist E, TIFAC, New Delhi – 110016
Email – firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone – 011 – 42525802
For detailed advertisement please refer to official website at http://22.214.171.124/wosc/download/wosc10ad.pdf
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