ELIGIBILITY RULES FOR STUDENT PARTICIPANTS IN AVISHKAR

  • 1. Only bonafide, full time student, who is enrolled for a UG or PG degree or diploma course of a minimum duration of one academic year and whose examination is conducted by the university subsequent to passing of the 12 th class examination will be eligible. However, students enrolled in correspondence course in Institute/ Centers of Universities, casual students, external students and students pursuing bridge courses shall not be eligible. Students of open universities shall be considered to be bonafide students and shall be eligible to participate provided they fulfill the following terms and conditions laid down at point No. 3.
  • 2. Students recommended by the competent authorities of concerned Universities are allowed to participate in any of the following category / discipline: Disciplines (Theme area group):
    • (i) Humanities, Languages, Fine Arts
    • (ii) Commerce, Management, Law
    • (iii) Pure Sciences
    • (iv) Agriculture and Animal Husbandry
    • (v) Engineering and Technology
    • (vi) Medicine and Pharmacy
    The students can participate from any one of the above discipline and in the following level where fit eligible. Levels of participation:
    • (i) Undergraduate students (UG)
    • (ii) Postgraduate students (PG)
    • (iii) Post-PG students (PPG)
    • (iv) In-service teachers
  • 3. All the participating students for Avishkar- 2018 shall fulfill the following conditions:
    • 3.1. For Undergraduate students (UG): Students pursuing studies in the participating university or its constituent/affiliated colleges or recognized institutes who are below the age of 25 years are eligible to participate in any of the six disciplines under this category depending upon the area of his/her research work irrespective of the faculty/stream/subject in which he/she has enrolled for the degree/diploma in the participating university.
    • 3.2. For Post-Graduate Students (PG): Any student pursuing studies in the participating University or its constituent /affiliated colleges or a recognized institute who is below the age of 30 years is eligible to participate in any of the six disciplines under this category depending upon the area of his/her research work irrespective of the faculty/stream/subject in which he/she has enrolled for the Post Graduate degree/diploma in the participating University.
    • 3.3. For Post-PG Students (PPG): Any person from the participating university or its constituent/affiliated college or recognized institute, who has duly registered for (i) A degree such as M. Phil. / Ph.D. (ii) Registered for D.Sc. / D.Litt. etc. having acquired Post Graduate degree/diploma in the said subject/stream/faculty (iii) Pursuing Post-Doctoral Research is eligible to participate in any of the six disciplines depending upon the area of his/her research project irrespective of the faculty/stream/subject in which he/she has enrolled for the said programme in the participating university without any stipulated age limit.
    • 3.4 For Teachers (TH): Regarding the participation of teacher(s) in the Avishkar, only the teachers who are perusing their M.Phil. / Ph.D. will be allowed to participate and not those who have completed their M. Phil. or Ph.D. degree/s and guiding the students for M. Phil. or Ph.D.
  • 4. A student shall not be allowed to represent more than one university during a single academic year. e) Provisional admission to a course of a university or college shall not make the student eligible to represent the University in the Avishkar.
  • 5. In case of a student migrating from one university to another, his / her migration case will be considered eligible only after his / her admission in the new university is regularized and he/she is admitted as a confide student by the new University.
  • 6. Computing age of eligibility: For the purpose of computing years of eligibility of the participant, the academic year in which there search convention is being held irrespective of whether the students result is declared or not, shall be considered. Explanation: If a student completing 25 years on or before 31st December of the organizing year of Avishkar (eg. 2014-15) and his /her result is to be declared in between the month of January to July of the succeeding year of organization of Avishkar (i.e. in Jan. to July of 2015) shall be considered eligible. The result will normally be extended from June / July of current year to 12 calendar months of the next year. h) Period of year more than the length/ duration of academic course means that the students pursuing a three year degree programme (i.e. B.A., B.Sc., B.Com. etc. can participate for four / five years, while a student pursuing four year programme (i.e. B.E., B.Tech., B.V.Sc. & A.H., B.F.Sc., B. Tech. in Dairy Sci.) etc.) can participate for five / six years.
  • 7. Any disqualification of a participant on the ground of ineligibility may result in the automatic removal of the contingent for that academic year. The contingent may also be debarred from participating in the Avishkar to be held in the following years.

Below are the Documents Required for Registration and Competition