Special Call for Research Grants for Women Scientists

Council of Scientific and Industrial Research Human Resource Development Group- A Special Call for Research Grants for Women Scientists (ASPIRE)

About the Proposal

Call for Proposals Starting Date: 1st April 2023, Last Date: 30th April 2023


  • Life Sciences
  • Chemical Sciences
  • Physical Sciences
  • Engineering Sciences
  • Inter/Trans Disciplinary Sciences

Dr. Jitendra Singh, Hon’ble Minister of State, Ministry Science & Technology (I/C) and Vice President, CSI on the occasion of International Women’s Day 202 launched ASPIRE portal for women scientists acros the country to carry out R&D in major disciplines Science and Engineering.

Women scientists in regular employment.
Research proposal tenure upto three years.

Registration Process:

The Principal Investigator (PI) has to register by providing the required details. On successful registration, the user will receive a One Time Password setting mail to his/her registered email, using the link therein the user can create/set password for her account on the portal.

General Instructions:

Under the CSIR-ASPIRE scheme, Principal investigator of a research proposal has to be a woman scientist in regular employment.
At the time of submission the Principal investigator (PI) must have sufficient number of years in service to complete the normal tenure of research proposal.
The normal tenure of research proposal may be two or three years.
The Principial investigator already having an ongoing CSIR project with more than a year’s tenure left, may not apply under the scheme this time and may wait for the next call.

How to Register

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