Haryana State Council of Science & Technology

HSCST Fellowship scheme for doing Ph.D. 2020-01-04 HSCST Fellowships are awarded to those students holding M.Sc. or equivalent degree, with minimum 55% marks and on the basis of their performance in National Eligibility Test (NET) conducted by Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR) twice in a year. Research fellowships are in Science subjects, namely, Life Sciences, Physical Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Mathematical Sciences and Earth Atmospheric Ocean & Planetary Sciences etc. The fellowships involve full time research work leading to Ph. D. degree in the relevant subject areas from any of the institute/University in Haryana. There is a provision of 25 fellowships in a year. Fifty six students have availed the fellowship under the scheme. Stipend & tenure:Rs.18,000/- per month for a period of first 2 years as Junior Research Fellow (JRF) and Rs.21,000/- per month as Senior Research Fellow (SRF) for the 3rd and subsequent years subject to terms and conditions along with annual contingent grant of Rs.20,000/- to the University / Institution. Tenure of the fellowship is 3 years extendable to 4th and 5th year asper terms & conditions of the programme. The total tenure as JRF plus SRF is five years. In view of less number of students availing the fellowship, the amount of fellowship under the scheme has been revised as per detail given below. Candidates who qualify JRF-NET (CSIR/UGC) will be given fellowship at par with CSIR/UGC in case they are not availing fellowship from CSIR/UGC for some valid reason i.e. Rs.31,000/- per month for Junior Research Fellow (JRF) and Rs.35,000/- for Senior Research Fellow (SRF). Candidates who qualify Lectureship NET (LS-NET), the fellowship may be given at existing rates for both CSIR/UGC with preference for CSIR i.e.Rs.18,000/- per month for Junior Research Fellow (JRF) and Rs.21,000/- per month for Senior Research Fellow (SRF) w.e.f. Joint CSIR-UGC NET exam for JRF/LS held in June 2019.
Promotion of Science Education (POSE) Scholarship scheme for doing B.Sc. and M.Sc. 2020-01-04 In order to encourage meritorious students towards science education and to support them for continuation of their science education up to higher level scholarship is awarded to the meritorious students. Under this scheme, the applications are invited through online mode through SARAL portal and scholarshipsare disbursed to the students directly in their accounts. Under this scheme scholarship is provided to the 3-year B.Sc./4-year BS/5-year integrated M.Sc./M.S. courses and 2-year M.Sc. course students opting for basic & natural science subjects viz (1) Physics, (2) Chemistry, (3) Mathematics, (4) Biology, (5) Statistics, (6) Geology (7) Astrophysics, (8) Astronomy, (9) Electronics, (10) Botany, (11) Zoology, (12) Bio-chemistry, (13) Anthropology, (14) Microbiology, (15) Geophysics, (16) Geochemistry, (17) Atmospheric Sciences & (18) Oceanic Sciences. The amount of scholarship is Rs. 4,000/- P.M. for 3-year B.Sc., Rs. 6,000/- P.M. for 2-year M.Sc. course and If the students take admission in 4-year B.S. or 5-year integrated M.Sc./M.S. then the amount of scholarship during 1st, 2nd& 3rd year will be Rs. 4,000/- P.M. and during 4th& 5th year Rs. 6,000/- P.M. Besides, the selected students will get mentorship grant (one time) of Rs. 12,000/- in 3-year B.Sc. program, Rs. 17,000/- in 4-year B.S. program, Rs. 22,000/- in 5-year integrated M.Sc. program and Rs. 10,000/- in 2-year M.Sc. program.

Setting up of Renewable Energy Test Centre at Murthal

Date: 03-03-2015

"HSCSIT has established a Renewable Energy Test Centre (RETC) at DeenbandhuChhotu Ram University of Science & Technology, Murthal at a cost of Rs.1.00 crorewith the following objectives:

1. To provide testing facilities to test Solar Thermal Gadgets, viz. Flat Plate Collector, Solar Hot Water Systems, Solar Cookers etc. as per BIS, MNRE standards and procedure.

2. To provide technical back-up and training to the solar thermal system manufacturers in the North India Region.

3. To promote use of solar thermal systems for various applications and develop entrepreneurs for manufacturer of Solar Thermal Systems.

4. To generate human resource for manufacturing, maintaining Solar Thermal Systems by offering P.G. level training programmes in Solar Thermal."

Kalpana Chawla Memorial Planetarium (KCMP) at Kurukshetra

Date: 04-01-2007

"Set up in the memory of Dr. Kalpana Chawla at Kuruksehtra in collaboration with Ministry of Culture, GOI at a cost of Rs. 6.5 crores (50% share each) in year 2007.

To create awareness about astronomy among general public and students of the state.

Imparting non-formal education through films on astronomy / astrophysics. Daily five shows are arranged for visitors.

12 meter dome with seating capacity of 120 persons.

8-inch telescope installed.

An astro park comprising several exhibits in a lush green ambience.

Entry tickets @ Rs. 30/- for General visitor and Rs. 15/- per head for organized student groups.

On an average over one lac visitors visit the planetarium every year."

Setting up of Centre for Plant Biotechnology at Hisar

Date: 02-01-2005

"Haryana Sate Council for Science & Technology had set up Centre for Plant Biotechnology for large scale multiplication of elite crops. Council has developed and standardized protocols for large scale multiplication of Sugarcane, Sarpgandha, Banana, Bamboo, Brahmi, Gladiolus, Eucalyptus, Dahlia, Potato, Strawberry, Mehandi, Stevia and Aloe vera at Centre for Plant Biotechnology, Hisarto increase the number of plants per culture bottle and to reduce the in vitro multiplication time."