Abdul Kalam Technology Innovation National Fellowship 2020-2021

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Last updated on: 27-Apr-2020
EligibilityIndian nationals working in engineering profession in public funded institutions
AwardMonthly fellowship of INR 25,000 and other benefits

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About the Program

Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE) is offering Abdul Kalam Technology Innovation National Fellowship 2020-21 to outstanding engineers to recognize, encourage and support translational research for achieving excellence in engineering, innovation and technology development. The selected candidates will recieve a monthly fellowship worth INR 25,000 and other benefits. A maximum of 10 fellowships will be awarded per year.

  • Abdul Kalam Technology Innovation National Fellowship 2020-2021 DeadlineClosed

    To be eligible, an applicant must:

    • Be an Indian national working in India in various capacities of the engineering profession in public-funded institutions
    • Possess adequate professional qualification and hold at least a Bachelor’s degree
    • Have a minimum of 5 years of service left in the parent organisation as on the date of the award

    Note: Applicants should not be holding any other fellowship.


    The fellowship covers the following:

    • A monthly fellowship of INR 25,000 in addition to the regular income
    • A research grant of INR 15 lakh per year
    • An INR 1 lakh per annum overhead
    How can you apply?

    Follow the steps below to apply for the fellowship:

    Step 1: Visit the web page here and download the nomination form.
    Step 2: Provide information on personal details, nominee's plan of work, educational details and address.
    Step 3: Fill employment details and nominator's details.
    Step 4: Send the application form to the address mentioned below:

    Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE)
    6th Floor, Unit No. 604-609, SPAZE I-Tech Park,
    Tower A, Sector 49, Sohna Road,
    Gurgaon – 122018
    Email: inaehq@inae.in

Important Dates

Application deadline: 30th June 2020

Selection Criteria

The eligible candidates are selected periodically (normally twice a year) by a Search -Cum-Selection Expert Committee specially constituted for the purpose, as per the broad guidelines of the fellowship.

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Terms and Conditions
  • The nominations can be sent by the Heads of the Institutions/ organisations, Presidents/fellows of National science/engineering academies, SS Bhatnagar Awardees and JC Bose awardees.
  • All areas of engineering, innovation and technology are covered under this fellowship.
  • The duration of the fellowship will be initially for 3 years, extendable by up to 2 more years depending on the performance.
  • The fellowship can be held for a maximum of 5 years.
  • The fellowship is taxable as per IT rule of Government of India.

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Contact Us

Brig Rajan Minocha
Convener cum Member Secretary 
Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE)
6th Floor, Unit No. 604-609, SPAZE I-Tech Park,
Tower A, Sector 49, Sohna Road,
Gurgaon – 122018

Email: inaehq@inae.in
Phone:  0124-4239480

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