Women Scientists Scheme-C (WOS-C) for M.Pharm by Government of India


Women  Scientist  Scheme  (WOS)  is  a  fl agship  programme  of  KIRAN  Division  of   Department  of  Science  &  Technology  (DST).   Through  one  of  its  components-  ‘Women   Scientist  Scheme-C  (WOS-C)’-  it  provides  one  y ear  on-the-job  training  in  the  area  of   Intellectual   Property   Rights    (IPR).   Patent   Facilitating    Centre   (PFC)   of   Technology    Information,  Forecasting  and  Assessment  Co uncil  (TIFAC)  has  been  entrusted  with   implementation of WOS-C

Eligibility   Criteria:  
(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 01-01-2018  Note:   a) Women  in  permanent  position  are  not  eligible   to  apply  and  b)  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.  
Desirable : 
a) Proficiency in handling computerized  database, collection,  collation, analysis  and  report  preparation, 
(b)  basic  understand ing  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.


MSc in Basic or Applied Sciences/BTech/MBBS  or equivalent degree  Rs. 20,000/- pm  
M.Phil/MTech/M.Pharma/MVSc or equivalent degree  : Rs. 25,000/- pm  
PhD in Basic or Applied Sciences or  equivalent degree : Rs. 30,000/- pm

Age Limit
Min. Age : 27    
Max. Age : 45
Age as on : 01-01-2018

1. Empower talented and skilled women who have studied science, engineering, medicine and allied areas to contribute effectively in the advancement of science and technology in the country. 
2. Develop a pool of women scientists geared up in creating, protecting and managing intellectual property in India.  
3. Train talented and meritorious women in laws related to protection of intellectual property (IP), management of IPR, determination of novelty and originality of IP, ascertaining patentability of an invention, searches of databases related to patents and allied databases and other aspects of IPR; enabling them to seek specialized employment or be self employed. 
4. Develop a core of professionals for preparing specialized reports based on IPR such as technology scan and freedom to operate reports.

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