Monday, December 8, 2008

Women Scientist Scholarship Scheme by TIFAC

For Women Having Science Qualification

If you have hunger to deal with latest scientific and technological inventions, this advertisement may be for you. The Department of Science and Technology had launched a Scholarship scheme in the year 2002 for women having science qualifications for training in the area of intellectual property rights, especially in patent searches, understanding of patent specification and preparation of technology scan report. The scheme is continuing. Applications are invited from interested women having science qualifications for availing of Scholarships.

Long term Objectives :

1. Empower the talented and skilled women who have studied science, engineering and medicines to contribute effectively in the advancement of science and technology in the country.

2. Develop a pool of women in India ready to undertakes scientific and technical aspects of intellectual property rights.

Short term Objectives:

1. Train talented and skilled women who have studied science,engineering and medicines in patent searches and other aspects of intellectual property rights enabling them to seek specialized employment or be self employed.

2. Develop a core of professionals for preparing reports such as technology scan based on patent information.

3. Develop a pool of resource persons in intellectual property rights for conducting workshops on IPR.

Eligibility :

1. Candidates should be M.Sc.,/Ph.D in physical sciences, chemical sciences, life sciences or B.Tech or B.E./M.Tech or MBBS/MS/MD/MVSc/MPharma with good academic record. candidates with higher qualifications can also apply.

2. Candidates should have a good familiarity with computers in handling database, surfing the net and information searches.

3. Candidates with research experience,preparing project reports and experience of thesis writing will be preferred.

Age :

Candidates should not be more than 50 year of age and possess good health.


The Scholarship will be admissible for a period of one year and the amount of Scholarship will be maximum of Rs.10,000 per month for candidates having M.Sc., or B.Tech or MBBS and maximum of Rs.15,000 per month for Ph.D/M.Tech/MPharma/MVSc and M.S./M.D

Centers :

During the period of scholarship candidates may be attached to specialized agencies dealing with intellectual property rights and attorneys firms. Placement of candidates after the training is not the responsibility of TIFAC

Selection Procedure :

Selection will be through a written test and interview. Short listed candidates meeting the eligibility criteria and appearing inn the merit list to be prepared by TIFAC will be called for the written test. A further shortlisting of the candidates will be done after the written test for the purpose of interview and such successful candidates will be informed.

Application Procedure :

(a) Application must be sent in the format given in the end of the advertisement otherwise it will be rejected.

(b) No column should be left blank. Write NA/NIL of no details available.

(c) Do not attach copies of the certificates along with the application.

(d) No communication will be entertained on this account.

(e) Since the Scholarship is strictly for a period of one year, no long leave (barring exceptional cases) shall be permitted during this tenure.

(f) The application should be submitted in the prescribed format and should reach within 30 days from the date of publication of this advertisement at the flowing address:

Patent Facilitating Centre
Technology Information, Forecasting & Assessment council (TIFAC)
Vishwakarma Bhavan, A-Wing, Shaheed Jeet Singh Marg , New Delhi -110 016
Tel: 26967458, 26592815, 28592802
Website :


devarani said...

Iam from ELECTRONICS & COMMUNICATION writing OCES/DGFS-2010...but i dont have syllabus,question paper pattern and practice paper......pls help me out
mail me at :-

Unknown said...

Iam poonam... im from M.Pharm(Pharmaceutics),im writing WOS-C exam on Jan 31,2010(RollNo.60743), but i dont have syllabus, question paper or practice paper....plz help me out
mail me at

Alka Shukla said...

Hello Ma'am/Sir,

i am Alka Shukla M.Sc.(Mathematics)
I am goping to appear in WOS-C exam on 31Jan 2010.But i don't have syllabus.Please help me.

Thank you.

Anonymous said...

Iam from B.Pharma,im writing WOS-C exam on Jan 31,2010(RollNo.61299),but i dont have have syllabus, question paper or practice paper,......pls help me out
mail me at :-

SARAH said...

I'm SARANYA... i'm from BIOMEDICAL INSTRUMENTATION background.. i'm writing WOS-C exam on Jan 31,2010.. but don't have syllabus.. plz help me out...

Unknown said...

this is sumeet gupta.....from computer science background....i m filling this oces\dgfs form.......can anyone send me details and syllubus/question paper of previous year...i m thankful to him\her.....
my id is

priyadarshini solomon said...

iam Priyadarshini Solomon, completed my Post Graduation in Microbiology, interested in writing this exam. but i don't know the syllabi, model paper and paper for practice.the format which is given in the newspaper is not found in the net.kindly help me in getting the details by mailing me at
Thanking You

Unknown said...

m Aarti
I want to know the date of Written Exam Of WOS-C 2020-11 and syllabus for that.
...kindly send me the question Paper pattern and details

Anonymous said...


I am Anu ........Im B.Pharm. Background...but i don't have syllabus,previous year question papers,or sample papers.pls helpme out
pls mail me at :-

Unknown said...


I want to know the pattern of WOS-C exam. Kindly reply. "ll be grateful to you.

Thanks & Regards

Charu said...

Dear Mam,

Good morning to you,

This is Charu here. I want to appear in Women Scientist Exam (WOS-C) for IPR field, conducted by TIFAC on behalf of DST.
I don’t have any idea about syllabus and pattern of this exam. If you have any sample paper/practice paper or even last year exam in which you have appeared, requesting you to please share with me.

Any guidelines/information for the exam preparation or question/test paper pattern is highly appreciated.

Anticipating favorable response from your side.

Thanking You for your guidance in this regard.

mail me at:-

Anonymous said...

I am shipra bishnoi i am writing wos-c 2012.pls send me the books for preparation and the syllabus at email id-

Unknown said...

Hi I am Dr.Sweta Naik, Chemistry background. I am planning to write WoS-C exam. Please help me with the syllabus.
Sweta Naik

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