Jagadis Bose National Science Talent Search

JBNSTS: Jagadis Bose National Science Talent Search 2017

Last date to apply

First week of August 2017

About JBNSTS

Jagadis Bose National Science Talent Search 2017 Exam is conducted by JBNSTS Kolkata which is an autonomous Registered Society. JBNSTS was set up with a vision to pay tribute to the India’s first modern scientist Acharya J.C Bose.The Senior Scholarship Programme of JBNSTS is being conducted since 1958.

  • The Scholarship Programme aims to the conservation of scientific talent in the country and at the same time adding fresh minds/people to the existing science and technology domain.
  •  It is considered as one of the most reputed scholarships in the country.
  • Jagadis Bose National Science Talent Search 2017 Exam will be conducted on August 20, 2017

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JBNSTS Eligibility Criteria

Gender Both
Region West Bengal 
Class/ Age First Year Students of Science - Completed Class 12 in 2017
Details
  • The students who have passed Class 12 in 2017 with Science as his or her subject and are  currently studying in the First-year Basic Sciences (Hons) / Medicine / Engineering in registered colleges / Institutes/ Universities registered in West Bengal can participate in Jagadis Bose National Science Talent Search 2017 

Not Eligible to Participate

  • Pass course and Diploma course students are not allowed to participate. 

JBNSTS Reward

Jagadis Bose National Science Talent Search Scholarship Prize Money 

  • A Monthly Scholarship of Rs.1000
  • An Yearly book grant of Rs.1000
  • Academic and Career Counseling through Contact Program with Creative Minds.

  • Participation in Seminars and Colloquia.

  • Travel & Enrichment Programs involving educational tours

  • Project Work. in Groups

The Scholarship will continue for the selected candidates till the completion their B.E/ M.B.B.S/ M.Sc degrees.

JNBSTS Scholars would be Considered for Inspire Scholarship

  • Jagadis Bose National Science Talent Search Scholars will directly be considered for the SHE Scholarship under the INSPIRE Programme of Department of Science & Technology, Govt. of India.
  • Under Inspire Scholarship the students receive a Scholarship of Rs. 80,000 per annum till the completion of Master's Degree.

JBNSTS Application form and Process

Jagadis Bose National Science Talent Search 2017 Application Form can be filled online as well as offline. The details for filling the application form, documents required and submission process are as follow:

Offline Application:

Application Form: Application form can be downloaded from the website of the JBNSTS, can be obtained by in person from JBNSTS office or by sending a self-addressed envelope with Rs. 10 postal stamp on it. 

  • Application Fee: In case of Offline Application, the candidates are required to deposit the examination fee of Rs.200 by the means of Bank draft drawn in the favor of ‘Jagadis Bose National Science Talent Search’ payable at Kolkata.
  • Documents: In order to complete the application, the following documents are required to be attached along with the application form:
    • Passport size photograph: 3 recent passport size photographs.
    • Documents of Class 12: The application form need to be accompanied by photocopy of Class 12 mark sheet.
    • Bank Draft: Bank Draft of Rs.200 is to be attached with the application to cover application Fee.
    • Proof of Admission in First year: The student should send the photocopy of library card/ Identity card or fee book.
    • Self-addressed envelope: Self-addressed envelope with postal stamp of Rs.10 for sending admit card.

Online Application: In case of online application, the application form need to be filled on the official website of JBNSTS. 

Application Fee: The Candidates are required to pay the examination fee of Rs.200 by credit card/ debit card/ net banking or by the means of SBI Challan.

  • The payment can also be done by the means of SBI Collect. The candidates need to select West Bengal in 'State of Corporate/Institution' & Educational Institutions in 'Type of Corporate/Institution'.
  • On the next page select the name of Institution as 'Jagadish Bose National Science Talent Search' and proceed with the payment after entering the details.
  • Documents: In order to complete the application, the following documents are required to be uploaded to complete the application form:
    • Photograph
    • Signature
    • Documents of Class 10: Scanned copy of Class 10 mark sheet in pdf format.
    • Documents of Class 12: Scanned copy of Class 12 mark sheet in pdf format
    • Proof of  Admission in First year: Scanned copy of library card/ Identity card or fee receipt (in pdf format) as a proof of admission in First year

JBNSTS Application Form Submission

For Offline Application: The Application form can be submitted offline by sending them to the following address by means of post:

 JBNSTS office,
1300 Rajdanga Main Road,
Kasba, Kolkata - 700 107

For Online Application: Completing the online application form and making the payment of the application fee is itself enough to complete the submission of the application form.

JBNSTS Scholarship Test Admit card

  • For Offline Applications: The applicants will receive JBNSTS Admit Card 2017 by First week of August 2017, and in case the students do not receive the admit card, they should contact JBNSTS office.
  • For Online Applications: The admit card can be downloaded from the website after 3-5 days of making the payment. Candidates are required to use the Registration Number and fee Transection ID to download the admit card

JBNSTS Selection Process

Jagadis Bose National Science Talent Search 2017 is a Multistaged Exam and is divided into three parts

Stage 1: Written Test

  • Jagadis Bose National Science Talent Search 2017 Exam will be conducted on August 20, 2017, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • The Exam is conducted in English and Bengali.
  • Candidates may use scientific calculators, log table etc.for JBNSTS 2017.

Exam Pattern of Jagadis Bose National Science Talent Search 2017

Jagadis Bose National Science Talent Search 2017 Exam will have questions on Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Life Science/ Biology.

Stage 2: Interview

Based on the Written Test the Students will be called for an Interview.

Stage 3: Scientific Creativity Test

Based on the Interview the Student will be called for Scientific Creativity Test.

Exam Dates 
Written Test August 20, 2017
Interview Last week of October 2017 (Tentative)
Scientific Creativity Test Last week of November 2017 (Tentative)

 

Highlights of last year

  • Scientific Creativity Test (SCT): Based on the Exam conducted and interviews, 75 candidates have been shortlisted for Scientific Creativity Test (SCT) to be conducted on December 5 & 6, 2015 at same venues as of Interviews. 
  • INTERVIEW: The names of the candidates shortlisted for the interview has been declared. A student can check the list here.
  • The interviews was conducted on November 21 & 22, 2015 at 

Jagadis Bose National Science Talent Search
1300, Rajdanga Main Road, Kasba, Kolkata – 700 107
(Near Ruby Hospital on E. M. Bypass)

JBNSTS Address

JBNSTS office,
1300 Rajdanga Main Road,
Kasba, Kolkata - 700 107

JBNSTS Contact Details

Phone: 033 24417542, 2448270
Fax: 033 2442 8267
E-mail: jbnstsexam@gmail.com

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Jagadis Bose National Science Talent Search (JBNSTS), Kolkata 

JBNSTS is an Autonomous Registered Society under West Bengal Society Registration set up in 1960. This organisation is promoted by the Government of West Bengal

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