NIT Sikkim

Inspire Science Camp

Objective of Inspire Summer / Winter Camps:

  • Innovation in Science Pursuit for Inspired Research (INSPIRE) is a flagship program of Department of Science & Technology (DST), Government of India, which has five components covering entire range of education and research from class 6th to post graduate stage of a student.
  • The basic objective of INSPIRE is to communicate the excitements of creative pursuit of science to the young students of the country and attract talent to the study of science at an early stage. The idea is to build the required critical human resource pool for strengthening and expanding the Science & Technology sector for research and development. The aim of INSPIRE is to imbibe scientific temper in the youth of our country and to give them a flavor of bliss associated with creativity. The camp will provide a forum for intensified, stimulating and brainstorming interaction between the participants and the highly esteemed mentors through lectures, laboratory experiments and laboratory visits.
  • The DST fully funds these camps. Typical strength of such camps is 100 – 120 students. Every day there shall be lecture-cum-interactions with the “MENTORS” and also laboratory demonstrations. The mentors will give exposure to the students about cutting edge research areas shaping the world. These kinds of camps are meant to be a life-long catalysing experience for the 11 - 12th graders in science stream”. For more information one may kindly Click here.
  • Duration:27th June – 1st July, 2016 (Monday – Friday) (five days full residential). The students will live in the hostels of NIT Sikkim.
  • Eligibility Criteria:11th and 12th class science stream students having more than 70% marks in Class X (10th Std.) board examination are encouraged to apply.The camp is meant for students of Sikkim and students in the adjoining places of West Bengal like Kalimpong and Darjeeling. Students from other parts of the country are not eligible.
  • How to apply:Collect the form from your school, fill it, get it signed by your parent and Principal of the present School. E-mail the scanned copy of your form to inspire.nitsikkim@gmail.com before 14th June, 2016. Selected students will be informed by 21st June, 2016.
  • Fees: The camp is fully free. Students need not pay any fee. Selected students will be provided free boarding, lodging and registration materials. Students will also be given token travel allowance.
  • Student registration Forms: Download here.
  • Letter From Principal: Download here.
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