Vacant Position Doctoral Fellowship (SERB – OVDF – 2018)
No. of vacancies N/A
Deadline 30.06.2018
Institute and location Science and Engineering Research Board

(Statutory Body Established Through an Act of Parliament : SERB Act 2008)

Department of Science and Technology, Government of India

Departments Department of Science & Engineering
Project N/A
Qualification The scheme is open to Indian nationals only.

– The applicant should have registered for full-time Ph.D. Degree in any of the recognized Institutions / Universities in India in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (including Medicine, Pharma, Agriculture and related S&T areas) disciplines.

– Should have received an offer letter from a reputed overseas institution to carry out research for a specified duration. The host supervisor should provide an official confirmation that they will host the student detailing the period of stay and other requirements. – Part-time and sponsored students are not considered under the Program. Also students who have submitted their thesis for award of the Degree of Ph.D. are not eligible to apply.

Salary The selected fellows will be paid a monthly fellowship amount equivalent to US $ 2000, one-time Contingency / Preparatory allowances of Rs. 60,000/- to cover visa fee, airport transfer charges, medical insurance etc. The selected fellows will also be provided shortest route economy class air fare from their place of work in India to the place of the host institute and back.
Mode of application Online
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Email N/A
Postal Address Programme Coordinator, Overseas VDF

Science and Engineering Research Board

5 & 5A, Lower Ground Floor

Vasant Square Mall

Sector-B, Pocket-5, Vasant Kunj

New Delhi-110070