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NBHM Postdoctoral Fellowships 2018

Deadline: Deadline: Always Open01-Jul-2018
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AwardMonthly stipend up to INR 40,000 & contingency grant of INR 32,000 per year
EligibilityPh.D. in Mathematics
RegionAll India
Scholarship provider contact details

National Board for Higher Mathematics
Department of Atomic Energy
1st floor,
O.Y.C. Building
C.S.M. Marg
Mumbai-400 001
Maharashtra, India

Contact number: 022-22022533

What is NBHM Postdoctoral Fellowships 2018?

NBHM Postdoctoral Fellowships 2018 invites applications from young Ph.D. degree holders in Mathematics. The fellowship aims to provide financial assistance to young mathematicians to do their research work in the relevant field.

Who is offering this scholarship ?

The fellowship is being offered by National Board for Higher Mathematics (NBHM) functioning under the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE), the Government of India.

Who can apply for this scholarship ?

  • Mathematician who has completed his/her Ph.D. degree in Mathematics.
  • Mathematician having submitted his/her dissertation for the Ph.D. degree is also eligible.
  • Mathematician below the age of 35 years and having published equivalent research work can apply.

How can you apply ?

Step 1: Download the application summary form by clicking here. The same form will be used as the first page of your application.
Step 2: Write up to two pages of synopsis of the thesis or related work.
Step 3: If the candidate's paper has not been published, a copy of his/her thesis is to be included with the application. In case of published work, submit the link to the paper.
Step 3: Collate all the application pages and convert the same from a .doc file to .pdf format.
Step 4: Email the completed application form to
Step 5: Also, send 3 letters of recommendation via post to NBHM office address mentioned below. NBHM will prefer one letter from the thesis advisor and one from someone who knows the candidate's work from outside the home institution.
National Board for Higher Mathematics
Department of Atomic Energy
1st floor,
C.S.M. Marg
Mumbai-400 001

What are the benefits ?

The postdoctoral fellowship consists of:

  • INR 32,000 per month for those fellows who have submitted their Ph.D. thesis and are yet to receive their official degree.
  • INR 36,000 per month for fresh postdoctoral fellows with Ph.D. degree.
  • INR 38,000 per month for fellows with Ph.D. degree & one year experience.
  • INR 40,000 per month for fellows with Ph.D. degree & two or more years of experience. 
  • An annual contingency grant of INR 32,000 per year will also be provided.

For more information, click here.

What are the selection criteria ?

The level of fellowship will be decided by the interview committee on below criteria:

  • Quality of Ph.D. thesis
  • Post-Ph.D. research experience, evidenced from the quality of the publications
  • Performance in the selection interview

What are the important dates ?

Fellowship applications are considered twice a year with deadlines of 1st of January and 1st of July.

Terms and Conditions

  • The postdoctoral fellowship is tenable at any Indian university/ research institution (other than DAE aided institutions) having all necessary facilities for the researcher to conduct his research on the approved subject.
  • Contingency grant can be only utilized for selected things.

For more information, click here.

What are the documents required for the NBHM Postdoctoral Fellowships 2018 ?

  • Completed application form
  • Two-page synopsis of thesis and/or related work
  • 3 recommendation letters
  • Copy of candidate's thesis in case the work is unpublished or link of the paper in case of published work

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