Which of the following Statements about the Science and Engineering Research Board is/are True?

I- It comes under the Ministry of Science and Technology.

II- It is a Statutory Body.

III- Accelerate Vigyan (AV) has been launched by SERB.

A Only I Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
B Only II Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
C I & II Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
D II & III Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
E All of the above Correct Answer Incorrect Answer


It is a statutory body under the Department of Science and Technology, Ministry of Science and Technology established by an Act of the Parliament of India in 2009. It is chaired by the Secretary to the Government of India in the Department of Science and Technology and has other senior government officials and eminent scientists as members. It was set up for promoting basic research in science and engineering and to provide financial assistance to scientists, academic institutions, Research and Development laboratories, industrial concerns and other agencies for such research.