Women Scientist Scheme‑C

Department of Science and Technology


Women Scientist Scheme (WOS) is a flagship programme of KIRAN Division of Department of Science & Technology (DST). Through one of its components- Women Scientist Scheme‑C (WOS‑C)’- it provides one year on-the-job training in the area of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR). Patent Facilitating Centre (PFC) of Technology Information, Forecasting and Assessment Council (TIFAC) has been entrusted with implementation of WOS‑C.


(1) Women with Indian citizenship (2) Minimum essential qualification: Master of Science; Bachelors in Engineering/​Technology or equivalent. (3) Age: Minimum 27 years; Maximum 45 years as on 01-01-2018

Note: a)Women in permanent position are not eligible to apply and b) those who have already undergone training (partially or fully) in any of the earlier batches or those who are undergoing training in the ongoing batch are not eligible to apply.


a) Proficiency in handling computerized database, collection, collation, analysis and report preparation, (b) basic understanding of various IPR aspects & issues with logical aptitude towards scientific developments across the world and experience in research, preparation of project reports, term papers and similar activities.

To Apply

Applications should be submitted through online mode only. Applications received in any other form will not be considered. Link for online form is available at www​.pfc​.org​.in.

Whom to Contact: 

For detailed information please contact Mrs. Sangeeta Nagar, Scientist E, TIFAC, New Delhi-110016 [Email: kiranipr.​pfc@​tifac.​org.​in, Phone: 011 – 42525802]. 

Last Date for Online Submissions: 19th January, 2018

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