WOS-C scheme aims to train women having qualifications in science/ engineering / medicine or allied areas in the area of IPR and their management for a period of one year. The training will allow them to work from their homes and thus maintain a good balance between professional and domestic demands. The scheme is being implemented by Patent Facilitating Centre (PFC) of Technology Information, Forecasting & Assessment Council (TIFAC) on behalf of DST.
If you are an Indian woman in the age range of 27-45 years and have passion to deal with latest scientific and technological inventions and innovations, then this is for you
Applications invited for selection of women scientists under WOS-C
Women Scientists Scheme (WOS) is a flagship scheme of DST. Through one of its components-“Women Scientists Scheme-C (WOS-C)“- it provides One Year on-the-job training in the area of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR). Patent Facilitating Centre (PFC) of TIFAC has been entrusted with implementation of WOS-C.
Women with Indian citizenship having Masters in Science or Bachelors in Engineering or Technology and within the age group of 27-45 years as on 01-04-2021 are eligible to apply.
- Women Scientists Scheme-C (WOS-C)
(1) Women with Indian citizenship
(2) Minimum Essential Qualification: Master of Science; Bachelors in Engineering/Technology or equivalent.
(3) Age : Minimum 27 years; Maximum 45 years as on 01-04-2021
Note : 1) Women in permanent position are not eligible to apply 2) Those who have already undergone training (partially or fully) in any of the earlier batches or those who are undergoing training in the ongoing batch are not eligible to apply.
(a) Proficient in handling computerized database, collection, collation, analysis and report preparation.
(b) Basic understanding of various IPR aspects & issues with logical aptitude towards scientific developments across the world. Experience in research, preparation of project reports, term papers and similar activities
Minimum Monthly Remuneration
- Selected women will be given a stipend during the one – year training as per the following table:
MSc in Basic or Applied Sciences / BTech / MBBS or equivalent Rs. 25,000/- pm
MPhil / MTech / MPharma / MVSc or equivalent Rs. 30,000/- pm
PhD in Basic or Applied Sciences or equivalent Rs. 35,000/- pm
How to Apply
For detailed information and online submission of application visit the website www.tifac.org.in Applications should be submitted through ONLINE MODE only.
Last Date for Online Submission is July 31, 2021
Application Submission Deadline July 31, 2021
Patent Facilitating Centre (PFC)
Technology Information, Forecasting & Assessment Council (TIFAC)
Vishwakarma Bhavan, A-Wing
Shaheed Jeet Singh Marg
For Additional Information
- Women Scientists Scheme-C (WOS-C) Opportunity in TIFAC Technology Information, Forecasting & Assessment Council
- Monthly Salary Rs. 25,000/- pm to Rs. 35,000/- pm
- Scheme for Master of Science; Bachelors in Engineering/Technology or equivalent