Indian National Science Academy : Medal For Young Scientist 2012

Jul 31, 2011     Posted under: Career

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Call For Nominations

Since 1974, the Academy has instituted INSA Medal for Young Scientist with the aim of recognizing young scientists of extraordinary promise and creativity who have made notable research contributions in Science and Technology. This award, considered to be the highest recognition of promise, creativity and excellence in a young scientist, is made annually to those distinguished for these attributes as evidenced by their research work carried out in India. Only those born on or after January 1, 1977 are eligible for consideration in the year 2012.

The awardees shall receive a certificate, a bronze medal, cash award of Rs. 25,000/- (twenty five thousand only) and seed amount to initiate research project and further scope for overseas training for advancement of career.

A candidate may be proposed by a Fellow of the Indian National Science Academy or by earlier recipients of this award. Scientific societies of national standing university faculty post-graduate department or research institutions may also make nominations of eligible candidates.

Nomination proforma can be downloaded from website The last date for receiving nominations in Academy is October 31, 2011.

NitiN Kumar Jain

Nitin works in an IT MNC professionally but blogs and owns NKJ Live. He is also the co-owner of a professional start-up ARGHAM BYTES

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