Bhaskar Genius Scholarship Examination (BGSE) 2011 for school students

Bhaskar Genius Scholarship Examination (BGSE) 2011 gives a chance to meritorious students from class I to class XII of Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Chandigarh, Punjab, Haryana and Himachal Pradesh to win scholarships up to worth Rs 1 Crore.

How to Apply

The application form is regularly appearing in all editions (except Jharkhand) of Dainik and Divya Bhaskar. Besides, it would also be appearing in the forthcoming editions of our supplements – Madhurima, Bal Bhaskar, Young Bhaskar.

Application forms for Bhaskar Genius Scholarship Examination 2011 are also available on

Students can register by duly filling up the original or a photocopy of the form.

They can print it and submit it at one of the Bhaskar Genius form collection desk

Students/guardians can register through the following modes

* Offline

* Online

» Registration forms for offline mode

* Step 1: Get Registration form.

Option 1: Get Registration forms from your school.

Option 2: Get Registration forms through DB collection agents.

* Step 2: Fill the registration Form.

* Step 3:  Submit cash or Demand Draft in favour of DB Corp Ltd, payable at Indore/Jaipur/Ahmedabad/Chandigarh.

Application fee:

* Standard 1-5 –Rs 300

* Standard 6-8 –Rs 400

* Standard 9-12 –Rs 500

Last date of application – 31st March 2011

Exam date –

For MP-CG and Rajasthan : 8th of May 2011 and

For Gujarat and Chandigarh, Punjab & Haryana : 15th of May 2011.

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MNRE National Solar Sciences Fellows Programme 2011 for scientists

Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) invites applications, under its newly launched ‘National Solar Sciences Fellows Programme’ for the year 2010–11 from Scientists of India or of Indian origin desirous of participating in cutting-edge research on critical issues related to solar energy in collaboration with leading Institutes and Scientists in India and the world.

The indicative list of the thrust areas of research to be supported under this Fellowship

Programme are as follows:

a)  Solar Photovoltaic Energy

Poly Silicon Material

Crystalline Silicon Solar Cells & Modules

Thin Film Solar Cell Modules

New Materials based Solar Cells

Concentrating Solar Cells & Modules

Storage System

Storage SystemBalance of System & PV Systems

Testing & Characterization Facilities

b) Solar Thermal Energy

Solar thermal power generation

Solar Heat (upto 250oC) for Industrial Processes

Low Temperature Applications i) Solar Distillation/ Water Purification Systems

The application has to be submitted in the prescribed proforma (available at and has to be accompanied by a short paper (not exceeding 3 pages) on the applicant’s proposed research proposal clearly identifying the new knowledge that it will help to generate along with a summary of work already carried out by the applicant in the area. Short-listed candidates shall be invited for an interactive discussion with the Management Committee constituted by the Ministry under the ‘National Environmental Sciences Fellows Programme’. The application complete in all respects should be sent by Registered/Speed Post only (not by courier service) in a confidential sealed envelope by 31st March 2011 to the following address:

The Joint Secretary,

Ministry of New and Renewable Energy,

Block 14, CGO Complex,

Lodi Road, New Delhi 110 003.