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  1. STS program is intended to encourage and support MBBS/BDS students interested in research and all efforts have been made to provide accurate information. However, Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) will not be responsible for any loss to any person caused due to inaccuracy in the information available on this website. If, any discrepancy is found, it may please be brought to the notice of ICMR.

  2. The detailed report should contain the original work carried out by the students during two months under the assigned Guide and should not be copied from earlier research/ other sources.

  3. With the increasing number of interested students applying for STS, ICMR has taken initiatives to streamline the submission and approval process. The students must follow the updated instructions and updated forms provided on the website.

  4. Certificate and stipend will be issued only when the reports are approved after a scientific review by experts. Incomplete/unapproved/late reports will not be considered for payment of stipend and certificate. ICMR reserves the rights to approve/ reject a report or ask for a revised report. The Guides will not be paid or given Certificate under STS program. However the Guide’s name is printed on the certificate issued to the student.

  5. Research carried out without ethics committee approval will not be accepted.

  6. The Medical/Dental College must ensure appropriate composition of ethics committee as per ICMR Ethical Guidelines. Inappropriate IEC certificates will not be accepted.

  7. Students will have to follow instructions updated on ICMR website from time to time.

  8. ICMR reserves the right for “no further discussion” on rejected/ incomplete or late submitted reports.

  9. ICMR will not be responsible in case the student is unable to submit the report in time due to any reason whatsoever.

  10. Requests for reconsideration or providing the information i.e. reasons for rejection of STS applications/ STS reports, names and contact details of students/ guides/ reviewers, any other details of any student/ Guide, titles of STS projects- approved/ disapproved, scientific details of STS projects of students, minutes of STS meetings, marks/ scores or any other confidential information shall not be entertained.

  11. ICMR may provide the list/ names, emails and contact details to student societies/ bodies/ agencies who organize events for students (like workshops and conferences) to provide a platform to present their work.

  12. ICMR shall make all efforts to keep the information about participating students/ guides/ scientific reports (soft copies) confidential and in safe custody. However, it will not be responsibility of the ICMR, if any unintentional loss of any kind due to unforeseen reasons occurred at any time.

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Last Date 31st October 2019 (till 3:00 PM)

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