“Women Scientists Scheme (WOS-C)” on IPR, a scheme of Department of Science & Technology, Government of India for the women scientists is being implemented by Patent Facilitating Centre (PFC) of Technology Information, Forecasting and Assessment Council (TIFAC). The scheme aims to train women scientists having qualifications in science/ engineering/ medicine or allied areas in the area of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) and their management for a period of one year and eventually develop a pool of women scientists geared up in creating, protecting and managing intellectual property in India. Selection & Training Procedure: Selection will be through an all India written examination and interview. Training will include one to two months of intensive orientation programme on IPR at New Delhi. The candidates will be placed as interns in and around the Coordination Centres at Delhi, Pune, Chennai, and Kharagpur for hands-on-training.
1) Women with Indian Nationality; 2) Should not be more than 50 years of age as on 01.01.2012; 3) Should be familiar with handling computerized databases, information collection, collation & analysis and report preparation; and 4) Should have atleast Masters of Science/Doctorate in Science or Bachelors/Masters degree in engineering/technology preferably in the following subject