FITM - AYUSH Research Fellowships Scheme 2018-19

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Last updated on: 21-Nov-2018
EligibilityPhD students/holders
AwardUp to INR 7.5 Lakh per annum

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About the Program

The Forum on Indian Traditional Medicine (FITM), in collaboration with the Ministry of AYUSH, invites applications from Indian scholars for the FITM - AYUSH Research Fellowships Scheme 2018-19. The scheme offers 2-yr Doctoral Fellowships and 1-yr Post-Doctoral Fellowships for research that explores economic, sociological, politico-economic, trade, management and digital/information technology related aspects of Indian Traditional Medicine (ITM) health systems.  

  • FITM - AYUSH Research Fellowships Scheme 2018-19 DeadlineClosed

    Research Fellowships are open to scholars with educational backgrounds in any of the AYUSH disciplines, although outstanding candidates from other disciplines may be considered. 

    Eligibility Criteria for Doctoral Fellowships: 

    • Applicant must be a full time PhD scholar in any UGC recognised Indian University/Institute
    • Applicant must not be more than 28 years on the last date of application

    Eligibility Criteria for Post-Doctoral Fellowships:

    • Applicant must have obtained his/her PhD degree at the time of application for the Fellowship
    • Applicant must not be more than 35 years on the last date of application

    Note: The upper age limit is relaxable upto 5 years in case of candidates belonging to scheduled castes/scheduled tribes/OBC, physically-challenged, and female applicants.  


    Doctoral Fellowship: Up to INR 500,000 per year
    Postdoctoral Fellowship: Up to INR 750,000 per year

    Note: The amount sanctioned to a Fellow will be disbursed in quarterly instalments, subject to the satisfactory progress of the project and/or recommendation of the Fellowship Committee to that effect after its review


    The following documents are required along with each application:

    • Two reference letters 
    • Publications
    • Updated CV
    • Research Proposal
    How can you apply?

    Follow the below steps to apply for the fellowship: 

    Step 1: Go to the online application form 
    Step 2: Fill in the required details 
    Step 3: Upload the requested documents 
    Step 4: Submit your application 

Selection Criteria

The selection of the Research Fellows will be made by the Fellowship Committee of the FITM based on their research proposals.

Terms and Conditions

The selected research scholar shall sign an Undertaking with FITM to abide by the terms and conditions outlined in the Scheme.
Please refer to the attached scheme document for detailed terms & conditions. 

Contact Us

FITM at Research and Information System for Developing Countries 
Zone IV-B, Fourth Floor
India Habitat Centre,
Lodhi Road,
New Delhi-110 003, India


Ph: 011-24682177 Ext 110

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