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IAS FASTSF Focus Area Science Technology Summer Fellowship 2019

Organization : Indian Academy of Sciences, Bengaluru & Indian National Science Academy, New Delhi & The National Academy of Sciences, India, Allahabad
Fellowship Name : FASTSF 2019 Focus Area Science Technology Summer Fellowship
Applicable For : Students and Teachers
Applicable State/UTs : North-Eastern States of India, Bihar, Chattisgarh and Jammu and Kashmir
Application Deadline : 30.11.2018
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Indian Academy of Sciences invites online applications for Focus Area Science Technology Summer Fellowship (FASTSF) 2019

Related : IAS Science Academies SRFP Summer Research Fellowship Programme 2019 :

This programme is open for all Students and Teachers studying/teaching in the North-Eastern states of India. VIZ. Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Manipur, Nagaland, Mizoram, Sikkim, Tripura, Bihar, Chhattisgarh and Jammu & Kashmir only.

Who Can Apply?

Students :
1a. Applicants should be studying in one of the following
** BS / BSc / BVSc / BPharm (II year only)
** BE / BTech / BCA (II and III years only)
** BArch (II,III,IV years only)
** MS / MSc / MVSc / MPharm / MArch (I year only)
** ME / MTech / MCA (I year only)
** (5-year integrated) MS / MSc /MTech / MBBS (II, III, IV years only)
** PharmD (III, IV years only)
** (dual degree) BTech + MTech (II/,III,IV years only)
** (dual degree) BE + MSc (II, III, IV years only)
** (dual degree) BS + MS (II, III, IV years only)
** Integrated PhD (I, II years only)
** MSc Tech (I, II years only)

Teachers :
1b. Teachers working in North Eastern states, Bihar, Chattisgarh and Jammu and Kashmir only need apply.
2. The minimum percentage of average marks in core subjects only (i.e. excluding languages) from X std. up to post-graduation (whichever years completed) should be 65% or above.The minimum percentage of average marks does not apply for teachers.
3. PhD students are not eligible.

How to Apply?

Application should be submitted online in the prescribed format. This link is available in the websites of the three Academies (;; Just follow the below steps to apply for the FASTSF 2019.

Steps :
Step 1 : Go to the official website of Indian Academy of Sciences through the URL provided above.
Step 2 : Please read each of the instructions carefully before filling up the application

Step 3 : Next, Click on the Register button at the end of the page
Step 4 : Then select Category of the Applicant & Broad area of interest and Click Next button.

Step 5 : Fill the further details to complete the registration
Step 6 : Upload the necessary documents and finally click on the Submit button

Note :
The applicant should include a write-up (in about 150–250 words) as to the specific area of the applicant and indicate what he/she would like to learn and achieve through this fellowship.

It can also include the specific experiment or theory that the applicant wants to work on but NOT a general description of the area. The write-up should not be a “copy and paste” job from any source.

Do not use special/scientific characters like Ø Ü etc…as the software will prevent you from uploading the application with such characters.

Enclosures to Application

** Both student and teacher applicants must upload scanned versions of mark sheets from class X till the last examination in JPEG Format (the size of each marks sheet should not exceed 700 kb).

** Teacher applicants should upload their publications, if any. On selection, an authorization letter from the Principal/HoD that necessary permission/leave of absence will be granted should be sent by post to the Coordinator, FAST-SF 2019, Indian Academy of Sciences, Bengaluru 560 080.

Last Date

The last date for receipt of applications online is 30 November 2018.

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  1. Please explain that, how we should fill this area of interest part.

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