Who can apply for this scholarship ?
To be eligible for this scholarship, an applicant must-
Have passed his/her 10th standard or equivalent examination with 75% marks in aggregate
Have taken admission in Class 11th in science stream in the current year in an institution in West Bengal
Note: The science stream students must have opted for at least 3 subjects from Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology, Statistics and Computer Science.
What are the benefits ?
The scholarship recipients can avail the following benefits-
A scholarship worth INR 1,000 per month for 2 years (class 11th and 12th)
A book grant of INR 2,500 per annum
Exposure to seminars and workshops designed for young scholars
How can you apply ?
Follow the below steps to apply-
Step 1: Visit the online application portal for Junior Talent Search Test 2019.Step 2: Fill in the form with the required details including personal details and educational details.Step 3: Choose a centre for examination and upload a photograph and signature.Step 4: Upload the mark sheet for secondary or equivalent level.Step 5: Proceed to make an online fee payment of INR 100.Step 6: Submit the application.
Alternatively, applications can also be submitted offline.
Step 1: Download the application form.Step 2: Fill in the application form with all the required details.Step 3: Attach the necessary documents including photographs, mark sheets and bank draft.Step 4: Send the application before 31st July to the following address-
JBNSTS office,1300 Rajdanga Main Road,Kasba, Kolkata - 700 107West Bengal
What are the documents required for the JBNSTS Junior Scholarship Program 2019?
Documents required for online submission-
Photograph (in JPEG format)
Signature (in JPEG format)
Secondary/equivalent mark sheet (in PDF format)
Admission proof (in PDF format)
Documents required for offline submission-
Three recent passport size photographs to be affixed in the boxes provided in the application form
Photocopy of the original mark sheet of 10th standard or equivalent examination
Bank draft of INR 100 (non-refundable) payable at Kolkata in favour of “Jagadis Bose National Science Talent Search” asexamination fee
Self-addressed envelope with postal stamp of INR 10 (envelope size 20 cm x 12 cm) for sending admit card
Proof of 11th standard admission (photocopy of fee receipt, library card, identity card, etc)
What are the selection criteria ?
The scholarship recipients will be selected based on their performance in the scholarship test. The test will be two phased:
First phase: Written test
Final phase: Interview
Students will then be shortlisted on the basis of performance in both the phases.
What are the important dates ?
Application deadline- 31st July 2019
Examination date- 25th August 2019
Terms and Conditions
There will also be an award for the 'Best School'. It will be conferred to the school from where the maximum number of JBNSTS scholars are selected. The award for the best school includes a trophy and a library grant of INR 10,000.
The dates of application, examination, etc. are advertised in leading newspapers in West Bengal.
The educational documents uploaded on the application portal should not be more than 1 MB in size.
To enter the scholarship test, candidates need to pay an application fee of INR 100.
The size of the uploaded photograph should be Width 160 x Height 190 pixels.
The size of the uploaded signature should be Width 160 x Height 100 pixels.