HSCST Fellowship Programme 2020

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EligibilityMSc or equivalent degree holders
AwardUp to INR 35,000 per month and other benefits

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About the Program

Haryana State Council for Science, Innovation and Technology (HSCSIT) invites applications for HSCST Fellowship Programme 2020 from the candidates who have qualified JRF-NET (CSIR/UGC) and LS NET in joint CSIR-UGC test for JRF and LS (NET) for carrying out their PhD work in any of the University/Institute in Haryana. Selected candidates will receive a fellowship award up to INR 35,000 per month and an annual contingency grant of INR 20,000.

Fellowship Details
  • HSCST Fellowship Programme 2020 DeadlineClosed

    To be eligible, an applicant must:

    • Hold MSc or equivalent degree in any of the science subjects namely, Life Sciences, Physical Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Mathematical Sciences and Engineering Sciences with minimum 55% marks
    • Have qualified JRF-NET (CSIR/UGC) and LS-NET in joint CSIR-UGC Test for JRF and LS (NET) held on 16.06.2019
    • Not be more than 28 years of age as on 1st January 2019

    Note: Age limit is extended up to 5 years for SC/ST, Women, Physically Handicapped and OBC applicants.


    The selected fellows will get the following benefits:

    • For JRF-NET (CSIR.UGC) qualified students
      • INR 31,000 per month for Junior Research Fellows (JRF)
      • INR 35,000 per month for Senior Research Fellows (SRF)
    • For LS-NET qualified students
      • INR 18,000 per month for Junior Research Fellow (JRF) 
      • INR 21,000/- per month for Senior Research Fellow (SRF)
    • Annual contingency grant of INR 20,000 to the University /Institution
    • 10th standard certificate for age proof
    • NET-JRF certificate issued by CSIR/UGC
    • MSc final year certificate
    • Caste certificate (if applicable)
    • Proof in case of physically handicapped
    • Aadhar card
    How can you apply?

    Follow the steps to apply:

    Step 1: Click here and register as a new user.
    Step 2: Login and fill the application form.
    Step 3: Click on "Apply for Services" and select HSCST Fellowship.
    Step 4: Fill all the column and upload all the required documents.
    Step 5: Submit the e-form to get SARAL-ID ànd print the application for future communication.

Important Dates

Application deadline: 30th June 2020

Selection Criteria

Candidates will be selected on the basis of their performance in the National Eligibility Test (NET) conducted by CSIR twice in a year generally in the months of June and December. The fellowships will be awarded to the meritorious candidates who have qualified JRF-NET (CSIR/UGC) & LS-NET in joint CSIR-UGC Test for Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) and eligibility for lectureship (NET) for carrying out their PhD work in any of the University/Institute in Haryana.

Terms and Conditions
  • Tenure of the fellowship will be 3 years extendable to 4th and 5th year as per terms & conditions of the programme. The total tenure as JRF plus SRF will not exceed five years.
  • Candidates availing fellowship/ financial assistance from any other source are not eligible for this fellowship. 

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