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Jagadis Bose National Science Talent Search 2018 Exam is conducted by JBNSTS Kolkata which is an autonomous Registered Society. The Jagadis Bose National Science Talent Search 2018 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.

  • JBNSTS was set up with a vision to pay tribute to India’s first modern scientist Acharya J.C Bose. The Senior Scholarship Programme of JBNSTS is being conducted since 1958.
  • It is considered as one of the most reputed scholarships in the country. Jagadis Bose National Science Talent Search 2018 Exam will be conducted on 19 August 2018.
  • From this year, a unique initiative as Bigyani Kanya Medha Britti has been taken to promote girls' higher education. Under Bigyani Kanya Medha Britti plan, Rs. 2000 per month and annual Book grant of Rs. 2000 for four/ five years through JBNSTS Senior Scholarship Test.

Latest Update: JBNSTS Admit Card for JTST and STST for online as well as offline candidates is available now. Download it from the link given below.

JBNSTS Senior Talent Search Test 2018 Dates


Events Dates
JBNSTS Online & Offline Application Starts 1 June 2018
JBNSTS Application Last date 31 July 2018
Last Date of Admit Card Availability  10 August 2018 Available
JBNSTS Exam Date 19 August 2018
JBNSTS Interview 9 & 10 September 2018
JBNSTS Scientific Creativity Test 13, 14 & 15 October 2018
JBNSTS Final Result  November 2018


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JBNSTS Eligibility Criteria

Gender Both
Region West Bengal 
Class/ Age First Year Students of Science - Completed Class 12 in 2018
  • The students who have passed Class 12 in 2018 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 2018

Not Eligible to Participate

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


Jagadis Bose National Science Talent Search Scholarship Prize Money 

  • A Monthly Scholarship of Rs.3000
  • A Yearly book grant of Rs.2000
  • Academic and Career Counseling through Contact Program with Creative Minds.

  • Participation in Workshops, 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 2018 Application Form can be filled online as well as offline. The details for filling the application form, documents required and the submission process are as follow:

JBNSTS Offline Application 2018

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 stamps on it. 

Click Here to Download Application Form

Application Fee: In a 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 favour 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 needs to be accompanied by a 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 the 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.

JBNSTS Online Application 2018 

In the case of online application, the application form needs to be filled on the official website of JBNSTS. 

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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 the First year: Scanned copy of library card/ Identity card or fee receipt (in pdf format) as a proof of admission in the First year.

JBNSTS Application Submission

For Offline Application: The Application form can be submitted offline by sending them to the following address by means of the 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 2018 by 10 August 2018. The offline candidates can download their provisional Admit Card from the link given below. In case, the students do not receive the admit card, they should contact JBNSTS office.

Download JBNSTS 2018 JTST Admit Card

Download JBNSTS 2018 STST Admit Card

  • For Online Applications: The admit card can be downloaded from the link provided on this page. Candidates are required to use the Registration Number and fee Transaction ID to download the admit card

.Download JBNSTS 2018 JTST Admit Card 

Download JBNSTS 2018 STST Admit Card

JBNSTS Selection Process

Jagadis Bose National Science Talent Search 2018 is a Multistaged Exam and is divided into three parts

Stage 1: Written Test

  • Jagadis Bose National Science Talent Search Exam will be conducted on 19 August 2018, 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 2018.

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. 

JBNSTS Result 2018

JBNSTS Result 2018 for the senior Scholarship Programme is declared in the month of November 2018. This is the final result declared by the JBNSTS after the interview and creative test. JBNSTS Result 2018 will be available as soon as it releases. Candidates who have been selected will be given the scholarship. In 2017, a total of 90 students to whom the scholarship was given. 

JBNSTS Contact Details

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

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

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