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Ramanujan Fellowship (Science and Engineering Research Board) 2017

Deadline: Deadline: Always Open31-Dec-2017
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AwardFellowship of INR 85,000 per month and Research Grant of INR 7,00,000 per annum
EligibilityScientist and engineers
RegionAll India
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 - 110 070. Telephone: +91 1140000398

What is Ramanujan Fellowship (Science and Engineering Research Board) 2017?

Science & Engineering Research Board, India invites applications for Ramanujan Fellowship (Science and Engineering Research Board) 2017 from scientists and engineers with outstanding track-record. The Fellowship is meant for scientists and engineers from all over the world who want to take up scientific research positions in India and those scientists/engineers who want to return to India. 

Who can apply for this scholarship ?

Following are the eligibility criteria for applying for Ramanujan Fellowship:

  • The fellowship is open to brilliant scientists and engineers who are below the age of 55 years. 
  • Applicant with higher degree or equivalent, such as Ph.D. in Science/Engineering, Masters in Engineering or Technology/MD in Medicine, etc., and adequate professional experience, is eligible to apply.
  • Only those with proven/outstanding track-record as evident from their research publications and recognition would be eligible.
  • The candidate, if selected, has to opt for either this fellowship or his present position/fellowship, if any.

How can you apply ?

  • An eligible candidate can submit the Ramanujan Fellowship application in the prescribed format and then contact an Institute to host the Ramanujan Fellowship. The application should be forwarded by the Head of the host Institute.
  • All nominations are to be sent to:

Dr. Pravakar Mohanty
Scientist-C, Science & Engineering Research Board,
5 & 5A, Lower Ground Floor,
Vasant Square Mall, Sector-B,
Pocket-5, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi.

FAQs

Q1: Is the fellowship granted under Ramanujan Fellowship Programme taxable?

Yes.

Q2: For whom the Ramanujan Fellowship is meant and what is the aim of initiating the Ramanujan Fellowship?

The Ramanujan Fellowship is meant for brilliant scientists and engineers from all over the world to take up scientific positions in India, especially those scientists who want to return to India from abroad. The Fellowship is scientist-specific and very selective.

Q3: How can a person apply for the Ramanujan Fellowship?

An eligible candidate can submit the Ramanujan Fellowship application in the prescribed format and then approach an Institute to host the Ramanujan Fellowship. The application should be forwarded by the Head of the host Institute.

Q4: When can a person apply for the Ramanujan Fellowship? What is the last date of acceptance of the application?

The applications for the Ramanujan Fellowship are accepted throughout the year and there is no last date of acceptance of the application.

Q5: What are the area covered under Ramanujan Fellowship?

All Areas of Science (in the broadest terms) are covered under this scheme.

Q6: Which are the institutes and universities where the Ramanujan Fellow can work?

The Ramanujan Fellows could work in any of the scientific institutions and universities in the country and they would be eligible for receiving regular research grants through the extramural funding schemes of various S&T agencies of the Government of India.

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Terms and Conditions

All areas of science (in the broadest terms) will be covered by this fellowship. 

Duration:

The duration of the fellowship will be for five years, and not extendable.

Award Details:

The value of the fellowship will be INR 85,000 per month. Each fellow will, in addition, receive a research grant of INR 7 lac per annum for conferences and other expenses. The Ramanujan Fellows will be eligible for receiving regular research grants through the extramural funding schemes of various S&T agencies of the Government of India

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