Call status: Open
Proposal deadline: 15th August, 2016
Department of Biotechnology invites applications from colleges of all the states and union territories of India offering undergraduate education in Sciences under ‘STAR COLLEGE’ Scheme to offer young scholars and faculty at UG level an opportunity to excel their career in Sciences. The program emphasizes holistic improvement of science education at undergraduate level with special emphasis on practical training. The initiative provides support for (a) Improving knowledge and skills of teachers in basic Sciences and specialized techniques, (b) Access to specialized infrastructure to students, (c) Assurance of consumables, reagents and chemicals for students, (d) Substantial hands-on experience in designing and conducting practical Biotechnologies and critical thinking, (e) and access to knowledge banks with strong support of books and journals including e-journal facilities.