(i) Application should be an active scientist/researcher engaged in research and development and promotion of biotechnology. Scientist below the age of 50 years would be accorded preference. Minimum educational qualification should be Post Graduate in Science or Bachelor degree in Engineering/Technology or equivalent qualification..
(ii) Investigators/Co-Investigators of DBT supported projects/programmes, Chairmen and Expert Members of the various Task Forces, Biotechnology Research Promotion Committee, SAC — DBT are also eligible to apply.
(iii) Senior Scientists/faculties working in Pay Band — 4 would be provided travel support only if they have Oral paper presentation.
(iv) The scientist should not have availed financial assistance for travel support from Govt. in the last three financial years.
(v) Scientist should have an accepted paper for presentation as a single or lead author.
(vi) Application submitted online (www.dbtctep.gov.in) only will be considered. Proposals submitted physically (hardcopy) will not be accepted.