Promotion of science education Scholarship Scheme 2020, Courses Offered, Dates, Eligibility, Application Process

POSE Scholarship Scheme 2020 – Promotion of Science Education (POSE) Scholarship for the Year 2020-21 conducts Department of Science & Technology, Govt. of Haryana.

POSE Scholarship Scheme 2020

In order to encourage meritorious students towards science education and to support them for continuation of their science education up to higher level, Haryana State Council for Science, Innovation & Technology provides scholarship to the meritorious students of 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) Biochemistry, (13) Anthropology, (14) Microbiology, (15) Geophysics, (16) Geochemistry, (17) Atmospheric Sciences & (18) Oceanic Sciences. The details of the scheme are as under.

Scholarship Courses offered

The scholarships are limited only to the students who have taken admission during the year 2020 in any of the following courses: –


3-year B.Sc./ 4-year BS or 5-year integrated M.Sc./M.S. program in Basic & Natural Sciences at IIT, IISc, IISER, NISER, DAE-CBS or in any college/university in India.


2-year M.Sc. program in Basic & Natural Sciences.

Under basic & natural science 18 subjects mentioned above will be

The Scheme in its current format does not include courses in engineering, medicine, technology and other professional or technical courses.

Important Dates

Start of Online Applications

31st October 2020

Last Date for Submitting Online Applications through SARAL portal

31st December 2020

Eligibility Criteria

  • For 3-year B.Sc./4-year BS/5-year integrated M.Sc./M.S. in basic & natural science subjects, the students should have passed class X and XII Board examination from a school situated in Haryana with minimum 85% marks for Haryana Board School and 90% marks for other boards like CBSE/ICSE etc. in 12th class.
  • For 2-year M.Sc. in basic & natural science subjects, the student should have passed X, XII and B.Sc./B.A. (B.A. for M.Sc. Mathematics) from school/college/university situated in Haryana with minimum 75% marks in B.Sc./B.A. class.

Note – If a student is presently availing the POSE scholarship in B.Sc class and he or she is studying in the college/institute situated out of Haryana. If he or she applies for a scholarship in M.Sc class then he or she is eligible to apply for the POSE scholarship. In this case 10th and 12th class should be passed out from the school/college situated in Haryana.

Number of Scholarship

  • 3-year B.Sc./4-year BS/5-year Integrated M.Sc./M.S. courses – 150
  • 2-year M.Sc. course – 50
  • Chairman, EC has the right to select a student from a discipline in case the said discipline is not represented. In case of tie preference will be given as under:-
  • Girl students will be preferred.
  • Preference to language score better of (English/Hindi) in 12th class board.
  • Students younger in age will be preferred.

Amount of Scholarships

Rs. 4,000/- P.M. for 3-year B.Sc. course.

Rs. 6,000/- P.M. for a 2-year M.Sc. course.

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.

Application Process

  • Interested candidates can apply online only through the official website  &
  • Click the link for filling the online application and Click on New User option and Register your Login ID and Password for applying for POSE scholarship.
  • The Application can be submitted through the Web-portal from 31st October 2020 to 31st December 2020
  • The applications received through online mode will only be entertained. The applications received by other modes will not be considered.
  • Don’t submit more than one application. Please ensure that all the columns of the application are correct before submitting. No claims shall be entertained in case of incomplete or non-submitted application.
  • Read guidelines for application acceptance, eligibility & requirements for submitting online applications.

Selection Process

For 3-year B.Sc. or 4-year BS or 5-year integrated M.Sc./M.S. Courses

Merit list will be prepared based on average percentage score obtained in class 12th board examination in English/Hindi (better of the two) and best of three out of Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology (i.e. Total of four subjects divided by maximum marks in four subjects = %age).

For 2-year M.Sc.

The merit list will be prepared on the basis of average percentage marks of B.Sc./B.A. course in three years.

Research Mentorship

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.


For more details and to apply online, please visit the official website