Date : 26 - 31 August 2012

Venue : The Edmond J. Safra Campus, Hebrew University of Jerusalem Givat-Ram, Jerusalem, Israel

The Asian Science Camps aim at enlightening science talented youths through discussion and dialogue with top scholars in the world, and promoting international friendship and cooperation among the best young students of the next generation in Asia, Australia and Oceania. The Asian Science Camp would invite about ten Nobel Laureates or world class scientists as speakers and devise an interesting program to attract the participants. The program would include plenary sessions, round table discussions, student master dialogues, a creative poster competition, social events and excursion.

Asian Science Camp 2012 is the sixth of the series. The previous camps were successfully held at Taipei (2007), Bali (2008), Japan(2009), India(2010) and Korea(2011). ASC 2012 will be held in Israel during August 26-31, 2012. About 250 students from 24 countries/regions are expected to participate in this event.

Every year the Department of Science & Technology (DST), Government of India is extending its support to 25-30 bright Indian students to participate in the ASC.

Nominations from educational institutions are obtained/invited of 2-3 students who are pursuing Science course in the 1st year B.Sc / B.S. / Int. M.Sc. / M.S. program during the academic year 2011-12. The students have to be outstanding in Mathematics or natural sciences including Physics, Chemistry, Biology. The students should ?

* be KVPY/INSPIRE Fellow

* have proficiency in oral as well as written English and show a genuine interest in Science and Research

* be able to attend the ASC ? 2012 for the full duration

* have a pass port valid at least till end of February 2013 for travel to Jerusalem, Israel.

* have consent from parents for participating in the ASC ? 2012 at Israel and

* be within the age group of 17-21 years

The Department of Science & Technology (DST), Government of India will cover all expenses towards (i) their travel to Jerusalem and back (from Mumbai / Delhi), (ii) Domestic travel by 3rd AC to Mumbai/Delhi and back. There will be no registration fee and the camp organising committee will provide the participants local hospitality at the camp in Jerusalem, Israel.

Institutions may forward the details of the nominated students in prescribed form (available in the KVPY and DST website) along with the supporting documents and its recommendations to the Convener, KVPY, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore ? 560 012 by Speed Post or Regd. Post on or before 21.05.2012.

Application form: Download here (.doc format)


Students will be selected by a Committee based on application details and merit.

The students selected for the ASC ? 2012 will be informed by the first half of June 2012.

Contact Persons:

Prof. S. Chandrasekaran, Convener, KVPY Mr. B.K. Subburaman, Head Admin, KVPY Indian Institute of Science Bangalore ? 560 012 Telephone: 080 ? 2360 1008/2293 2975/76 Fax: 080-2360 1215 Email:

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