IMPacting Research INnovation and Technology (IMPRINT), the first-of-its-kind Pan-IIT and IISc joint initiative, is a Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) initiative to address major engineering challenges that the country must address and champion to enable, empower and embolden the nation for inclusive growth and self-reliance. Department of Science and Technology is partnering with MHRD in implementing this program. This novel initiative with a twofold mandate is aimed at:1 Developing new engineering education policy
Q1: Does SERB discriminate Project Investigators working in Private Universities/Institutions in funding ?
A1: No. SERB does not discriminate Project Investigators working in Private Universities/Institutions. Funding decisions are made based on merit of the proposal , competence of the Investigator(s), and the infrastructure available in the implementing institution, and not on the category of institutions the Investigator is working.
Q2: I have submitted my PhD thesis, but I have not got the degree yet. Am I eligible to apply for Young Scientist project?
A1: No. You should have at least provisional degree when you apply.