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J C Bose National Fellowship (Science & Engineering Research Board) 2017

Deadline: 31-Dec-2017

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AwardFellowship of INR 25,000 per month and Research Grant of INR 15 Lac per annum
Eligibilityup to 68 years of age
Scholarship provider contact details

Science and Engineering Research Board 5 & 5A, Lower Ground Floor Vasant Square Mall Sector-B, Pocket-5 Vasant Kunj New Delhi-110070 Email: Tel: +91-11-40000382


Science & Engineering Research Board (SERB) India invites applications for J C Bose National Fellowship (Science & Engineering Research Board) 2017 from active scientists and science academics. This fellowship is awarded in recognition for the outstanding performance of active scientists. 


  • The fellowship is open to active scientists with outstanding performance apparent from the fellowship of science academies and/or the award of SS Bhatnagar prize.
  • The upper age limit to apply for nomination is 68 years.
  • The candidate must acquire a regular position in an Institute /Organization and should be engaged in research at the time of nomination. 
  • The candidate must be a national of India working in an Indian institution. 

How to apply?

The nominations for the fellowship can be done by the Head of Institutions, Presidents of Science Academies and JC Bose Fellows throughout the year. Thus, there is no last date to accept the nominations for the fellowship. 

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Award Details

  • The selected fellows will receive a fellowship amount of INR 25,000 per month along with the regular income. 
  • They will also receive an annual research grant of INR 15 Lac. 
  • An overhead of INR 1 Lac per annum will be given to the host institute. 

Methodology for Selection:

A specially constituted Search-cum-Selection Committee will select the candidates periodically (generally twice a year) according to the fellowship scheme guidelines. 

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