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Dr. S. Radharkrishnan Post Doctoral Fellowship In Humanities And Social Sciences is an important enabling step in grooming young researchers for launching an academic/research career. This is a transition phase from a largely supervisor directed student at doctoral level to an independent researcher for leadership position, particularly in academia. A post-doctoral stint also provides an opportunity to acquire new skills, broaden one's horizon and offers a platform for transiting into crossdisciplinary areas. Experience in other parts of the world has shown that university faculty is best inducted from among candidates who had a year or two of post-doctoral training and is generally considered an essential requirement.
The objective of this award is to provide an opportunity to carry out the advanced studies and research in Humanities and Social Sciences including languages in Indian Universities/Colleges/ Institutions as indicated below:
Note:-Candidate must identify a Guide for his/her post doctoral research work and obtain his/her consent for the guidance.
Application can be done online only.
NATURE OF ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE UNDER THE SCHEME: The numbers of slots available under the scheme are 200 per year.
The financial assistance available under the scheme is as follows:
Contingency A: @Rs.50,000 p.a. for three years
Escorts/Reader assistance: @Rs.2000/- p.m. (fixed) in case of physically disabled candidates
HRA: Post-Doctoral Fellowship provided with accommodation in hostel recognized/ maintained by the institutions may be reimbursed the hostel fee, excluding mess, electricity, water charges, etc. A certificate to this effect is to be furnished through the Registrar/Director/Principal (Annexure-II). If Post-Doctoral Fellow makes his/her own arrangements of accommodation, he/she may be entitled to draw HRA as per categorization of the cities by the Government of India. The Post-Doctoral Fellow will submit a certificate for this purpose to the UGC for claiming HRA through the concerned University/ Institution/ College