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  • Welcome to DST Supported Inspire Camp - 2019



  • “The Department of Science and Technology (DST), established on 3rd May, 1971, has played a catalytic role in the promotion of research and development in science and technology and has played the role of a nodal department by organizing, coordinating and promoting S&T activities in the country. The Department strives to strengthen the foundation of science and technology base of India and launch programmes with long term benefits.

    DST has introduced various schemes under its novel initiative. Innovation in Science Pursuit for Inspired Research (INSPIRE) is the scheme devised in order to attract and retain young talent to the study of science at an early age. INSPIRE aims at communicating to the youth the excitements of creative pursuit of science, promoting research and innovation in Science & Technology and thus building a huge R&D base. This INSPIRE Internship Science Camp is organized for the students of standard 11.

    INSPIRE Internship a component of “Scheme for Early Attraction of Talents for Science (SEATS)” under the INSPIRE Programme is the enrolment increasing phase. In this component of SEATS, students would be selected for summer/ winter camps on an annual basis to provide an opportunity for students to interact with global leaders in science to experience the joy of innovations on an annual basis through INSPIRE internship. This camps would nourish the curiosity of children in science; help them to think out of the box and attract the students at an early age of16-17 years (i.e. in XI standard) to pursue a research career.

    About DST

    Department of Science and Technology (DST) established in 1971 has been playing significant role in the promotion of research and development in science and technology and functioning as a nodal department in organizing and promoting science and technology activities in the country. It concentrates on the following domains such as scientific and engineering research, technology development and socio-economic development. It extends these research activities to a global level through international co-operation.

    About Organizers

    Amravati city, a regional headquarter of Amravati Division of Maharashtra state, is well known as an educational hub in the region, together with its social, spiritual, historical and political advancements. As a recognition of the dissemination of message of cleanliness and eradication of superstition by Saint Gadge Baba, the Amravati University, to which this college is affiliated, was renamed as “Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University”. The Shri Shivaji Education Society, Amravati, was founded in 1932, by the Late Dr. Punjabrao Deshmukh, a leader of the peasants, the First Agriculture Minister of Independent India, and a Member of the “Constitution Draft Committee” for Govt. of India. It is one of the premier organizations of education in the Amravati region. It is worth mentioning that, under its canopy, there are in all 277 institutions including Medical, Agriculture, Engineering, Science, Law, Education, Management as well as Higher Secondary Schools, High Schools, Middle Schools, Primary Schools and Hostels. The Shri Shivaji Education Society is indeed a major stakeholder in the field of education in Amravati region. The society bagged many prestigious awards from the state government in recognition of its dedication in the field of education.

    Shri Shivaji Science College, Amravati was established in 1958 with a combination of faculties namely Science, Arts, Commerce, Law and Agriculture, and was separated as a Science faculty in 1969. This is the milestone and momentous year for college to celebrate Golden Jubilee of glorious years of its existence and Dimond Jubilee of its solo performance as single faculty institute. We can proudly declare that, it has indeed grown from a seedling into a banyan tree that has not only sheltered thousands of youngsters but also has moulded them into great personalities, now scattered across the globe. With its first accreditation in 2001 with an A Four Star grade, and reaccredited in 2008, with an "A Grade" "Very Good", CGPA 3.10, by NAAC. Once again NAAC has endorsed quality of this college by adjudging it as "A Grade" College with CGPA 3.13 in Third Cycle of accreditation. It was indeed a great achievement. The College has also earned a special reputation for being conferred with the status of a “College with Potential for Excellence”, by the UGC, in the first phase and now stepped up in the second phase of CPE. The college has identified by Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India for grants under FIST. Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University, Amravati has also nominated this college as "Lead College"

    Junior college of this institution has also brought astonishing laurels. The state and the board merits are the frequent positions for this institute in Maharashtra and Amravati respectively. Every year near about hundreds of the students are achieving Inspire Scholarship while qualifying for their Higher Secondary Board Examination. Excellence of the mass number of students in AIEEE, JEE, NEET, etc. are also the superfluous feathers in the crown of the institute.

    About DST INSPIRE Science Camp 2019

    Shri Shivaji Science College, Amravati, Maharashtra is organizing INSPIRE Internship Science Camp during 25th to 29th December, 2019. This five-day fully residential camp will provide good opportunity to interact with scientists of national and international repute. They would provide thought provoking lectures, discussions, hands on laboratory sessions, one to one interaction with mentors and motivation towards inquiry-based questions. Participants will be provided registration kit, free boarding & lodging, and study materials for all five days of the camp. There is no registration fee for the camp.



    Financial Support to the Participants

    All expenditure towards Registration, Travel (to & fro), Accommodation, Food for all students attending DST INSPIRE Science Camp will be taken care by DST INSPIRE program.



    Eligibility

    1. The students should be in class XI science and recommended by the respective institute.

    2. The student must be in the top 1% performers in 10th class examinations of Maharashtra State School Boards or CBSE, ICSE board studying in Maharashtra.

    3. Securing more than 93.60% for Maharashtra State Board or with a CGPA of A1, CBSE - 95.00% and ICSE 96.80%.

    4. The student should have not attended a similar internship camp elsewhere earlier.