Department of Science & Technology, under the Ministry of Science & Technology, has invited Applications for one year training in Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) under the Women Scientists Scheme.
Women Scientists Scheme (WOS) is a flagship programme of KIRAN Division of Department of Science & Technology (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 Technology, Information, Forecasting and Assessment Council (TIFAC) has been entrusted with implementation of WOS-C.
Eligibility: Applicant should be Women with Indian citizenship. Applicant should hold a Master of Science; Bachelors in Engineering/Technology or equivalent. Applicant should be between the age of 27 - 45 years as on 20-03-2019.
Desirable: (i) Proficiency in handling computerized database, collection, collation, analysis and report preparation (ii) Basic understanding of various IPR aspects & issues with logical aptitude towards scientific developments across the world and experience in research, preparation of project reports, term papers and similar activities.
Women in permanent position are not eligible to apply. 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.
Stipend: For those with MSc in Basic or Applied Sciences / BTech / MBBS or equivalent- Rs.20,000/- pm; those with M.Phil / MTech / M.Pharma / MVSc or equivalent - Rs. 25,000/- pm and for those with PhD in Basic or Applied Sciences or equivalent-Rs.30,000/- pm
Applications can be submitted online at www.pfc.org.in latest by March 20, 2019.
Detailed information is also available there.