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Abdul Kalam Technology Innovation National Fellowship 2018

Deadline: Deadline: Always Open31-Dec-2018
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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 2018?

Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE) invites applications for Abdul Kalam Technology Innovation National Fellowship from outstanding engineers to encourage, support and recognize translational research and achieve excellence in innovation, engineering and technology development. 

Who can apply for this scholarship ?

To be eligible for the fellowship, an applicant must -

  • Be an Indian national working in India in different capacities of engineering profession at reputed public-funded institutions. 
  • Hold a bachelor's degree and an adequate professional qualification. 
  • Have minimum 5 years of service left at the parent organization as on the date of award. 
  • Not be in receipt of any other fellowship. (If in case, the applicant gets selected, he/she has to opt for only one fellowship in the event of different fellowship applications.)


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

Award Details

  • Fellowship amount of INR 25,000 per month along with the regular income. 
  • Research grant of INR 15 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. 

Note: As per the Government of India's IT rule, the fellowship amount is taxable. 

Duration of Fellowship 

  • Initially, the fellowship is tenable for three years that can be extended up to two more years based on the performance of the fellows. 
  • The maximum duration to hold the fellowship is 5 years. 


A specially constituted search-cum-selection expert committee is responsible for the selection of fellowship winners. The selections of 10 fellows will be made periodically i.e. twice a year. 

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