ICMR opens call for STS-2020 fellowship for medical students

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Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has opened the calls for STS - 2020 research grants. ICMR Short Term Studentships (STS) are one of the most sought after and prestigious short term research program for the undergraduate medical and dental students. Every year thosands of MBBS students from across the country apply for this fellowship in order to acquaint themselves with the basics of biomedical research.

ICMR initiated the Short Term Studentship (STS) Program in order to promote interest and aptitude for research among medical undergraduates to serve as an incentive for them to take research as a career in the future. The fellowship familiarizes undergraduate medical students with research methodology and techniques. 

The core subjects in which the STS fellowship will be awarded includes internal medicine, surgery , biochemistry, microbiology, pathology, molecular medicine, Community medicine, pediatrics among others. 

Amount of fellowship: 
The value of the studentship is Rs. 10,000/- per month for two months’ duration (Rs. 20,000/- only) and is meant to be a stipend for the student. 

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 I) MBBS/BDS students studying in Medical/Dental colleges recognized by MCI/DCI, before they appear in their final exams

II) The student must carry out the research in his/ her own medical/dental college under the guide who is employed in the medical college as a  permanent full time faculty.

III)Only one student will be allowed to work under one guide.

IV)Indian National students who are studying in recognised medical/dental colleges of India can apply. Students who are holding OCI cards/ PIO cards/ NRI’s studying in Indian medical/dental college can also apply.

Last Date of submission of proposal: 27th of January ,2020.  

Students can apply from this link -

The results for the submitted proposals will be declared by March /April 2020.

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