INSPIRE Internship [email protected] of Biotechnology, KIIT University

The INSPIE Internship program is a unique program sponsored by DST, Govt. of India for inspiring young talents towards advanced studies and research in basic science thus strengthening National S&T base in our country.

Started in June 2010, with an aimed at attracting 150 talented school students to science and research, School of Biotechnology, KIIT University, Bhubaneswar has so far landed an earmarked by inculcating scientific temper in more than 5500 young talents of the State of Odisha by providing a platform for stimulating and brainstorming interaction with mentors that would in turn help in nurturing innovation and creativity in these youngsters in various fields of science and research.  Each program is specially designed and implemented by School of Biotechnology, KIIT University with a wide variety of innovative approaches to reach the goal and objectives of DST, Govt. of India.

The INSPIRE Internship programs are organized to provide activities, experiments for students in Class XI standard science students. Students attend the programmes free of charges. Students who have secured more than 81% in State board, 95% in ICSE and A1 in CBSE in their 10th Board are eligible to participate in the camp. The INSPIRE Internship program is a 5 days camp that emphasizes increasing students basic science skills and stimulating their interest in scientific research as a potential career path. Each day campers attend the classes that with scientific attitude that include problem solving, research and communication skills incorporated with biology, mathematics, physics and chemistry and design concepts and lab experiments. The programme offered lectures and research experiments in the area of experimental sciences: physics, chemistry and biology. The whole programme is designed to attract, motivate and has to leave margin for the student’s creativity and curiosity. To make the program more intellectually challenging Scientist of various Academy Fellows, Bhatnagar Awardees and Scientists of national & international repute are introduced to meet the program’s expectation: to be able to transmit their passion for science and encourage, engage, and stimulate the participants’ scientific interest and abilities for research career in basic sciences.

For participation, students can send their query to [email protected]