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Abdul Kalam Technology Innovation National Fellowship 2017

Deadline: Deadline: Always Open31-Dec-2017
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AwardINR 25,000 in addition to regular income and others
EligibilityProfessionals working in Engineering profession in public funded institutions
RegionAll India
Scholarship provider contact details

Brig Rajan Minocha, Convener cum Member Secretary (Abdul Kalam Technology Innovation National Fellowship), Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE), 6th Floor, Unit No. 604-609, SPAZE I-Tech Park, Tower A, Sector 49, Sohna Road, Gurgaon- 122018.

Phone: 0124-4239480, Fax: 0124-4239481.


What is Abdul Kalam Technology Innovation National Fellowship 2017?

Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE) invites nominations for Abdul Kalam Technology Innovation National Fellowship 2017 from professionals working in various engineering profession in public funded institutions. The core objective of the Fellowship is to recognize, support and encourage translational research by outstanding engineers to achieve excellence in engineering, innovation and technology development. 

Who can apply for this scholarship ?

To be eligible for the Fellowship, a candidate must -

  • Be an Indian national working in various capacities of engineering profession at publicly funded institutions. 
  • Possess adequate professional qualification and hold at least a bachelor's degree. 
  • Have a minimum 5 years of service left in the parent organizations on the date of award. 
  • Not be holding any other Fellowship and in the event of selection, he/she will have to opt only one of the Fellowships. 


How can you apply ?

To apply for the Fellowship, the applicants need to adopt the following steps -

Step 1: Download the prescribed nomination format from here
Step 2: The nominations should be sent by the Heads of Organisations/Institutions, Fellows/Presidents of National Science/Engineering Academies, SS Bhatnagar Awardees, and JC Bose Awardees. 


Terms and Conditions

Duration of Fellowship 

  • Initially, the duration of the Fellowship is three years that can be extended by up to two more years on the basis candidate's performance. 
  • The maximum duration to hold the Fellowship is 5 years. 

Award details

  • Fellowship amount of INR 25,000 per month in addition to the regular income. 
  • Research grant of INR 25 Lac per annum to be utilized for engineering, research and innovation activities including consumables, manpower hiring, national/international travel for research purposes, etc. 
  • An overhead of INR 1 Lac per annum to the hosting Institute. 

Selection Process

Selection of Abdul Kalam Technology Innovation National Fellows will be made periodically (normally twice a year) by a Search-Cum-Selection Expert Committee specially constituted for the purpose, as per the guidelines of the Fellowship.  

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