Phd Scholarship IN, Council Of Scientific & Industrial Research


Country: India

Start Date: 2023-2024

Deadline: Applications are actively accepted and reviewed.

Award: Tuition fee and Stipend

CSIR-Nehru Science Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in India

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Eligible Countries: All Indian and foreign national students can apply.
  • Acceptable Course or Subjects: Students can take up a PhD in basic science, engineering, medicine, and agriculture.
  • Admissible Criteria:
    • The applicants must be Indian nationals, Persons of Indian Origin (PIO), Overseas citizens of India (OCI), foreign nationals.
    • The applicants must be PhD degree holders within three years of the award of PhD degree or must have submitted PhD theses.
    • The applicants must be no more than 32 years of age.

How to Apply:

  • Students must fill out an application form and send it to the following address Mr.S. A.Hasan. Principal Scientist CSIR-Human Resource Development Group CSIR Complex, Library Avenue Pusa, New Delhi-110012
  • Supporting Documents: The students are required to present the following documents to the university:
  • Photograph on the main application form
  • Affidavit if you carry different names/surnames in your certificates
  • Attested copy of School Leaving/High Yes/No School/Secondary School
  • Certificate (For date of birth)
  • Attested copies of Mark Sheets/Grade Cards & Degrees for BSc/MSc/MPhil/PhD BE/ME/PhD BPharm/MPharm/PhD MBBS/MD/MS/MCh/DM/PhD BVSc/MVSc/PhD
  • List of Publications
  • Reprints
  • Attested copies of Letter(s) of Acceptance for paper(s) accepted for publication & preprints.
  • Attested copies of Award Letters
  • Attested copies of Experience Certificates
  • Attested copy of the Release Order from your last employer
  • No Objection Certificate (NOC) from current employer
  • Undertaking for resignation from service, if selected
  • Detailed Research Proposal
  • Testimonials from 2 referees
  • Admission Requirements: Applicants must read the instructions to apply
  • Language Requirement: The students must meet the language requirements of their programme.


  • The selected candidates will be paid a consolidated fellowship of Indian Rs.65,000/- per month plus House Rent Allowance (HRA) as admissible and a contingency grant of Rs.3.0 lakh per annum for up to 2 years.

  • The duration of postdoctoral fellowships funded by CSIR-HRDG is generally two years, and it is possible to extend the fellowship for one more year based on the performance review of the fellow and the availability of funds.



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