Newton Bhabha PhD Placement Programme 2018

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EligibilityPhD scholars
RegionUnited Kingdom
AwardMultiple awards

About the Program


Last Updated On : 05-07-2018   Posted By : Admin

Newton Bhabha PhD Placement Programme 2018 invites applications from PhD who wish to apply for a placement in UK host institution. The programme aims at providing funding support to PhD scholars for short-term placements in UK as well as Indian institutions from  March to October 2019. 
  • Newton Bhabha PhD Placement Programme 2018
    An applicant must -
    • Be an Indian scholar enrolled at an Indian higher education institution
    • Be an INSPIRE PhD Senior Research Fellow of Batch 2015 (for STEM and Life Sciences subject)
    • Be a PhD scholar (other than INSPIRE fellows) who have qualified through a national level test like UGC/CSIR-NET, BET, GATE, ICAR-NET, ICMR-NET. 
    • Be pursuing PhD in the mid-second or third year of Life Sciences.   
    The programme covers -
    • Visa fee
    • Economy class airfares to and from the country of residence
    • Overseas medical insurance incurred by the applicant
    • Accommodation cost 
    • A monthly stipend of GBP 1300
    • Bench fees (if applied for) by UK host University
    • Supporting letter from the Indian home institution 
    • Supporting letter from the UK host institution duly signed by the Head of the Department
    • Passing certificate of the national level test (in case of Life Sciences only) 
    • Up-to-date progress report within 10-15 pages (maximum up to 10 MB) approved by the supervisor (for INSPIRE fellows) 
    How can you apply?
    Eligible candidates can apply for the programme online through following steps -
    Step 1: Click here to start the application. 
    Step 2: Tick on the tick box to continue and click the 'Next' button. 
    Step 3: Fill in all required details.
    Step 4: Attached supporting documents
    Step 5: Finally submit the application. 
Important Dates
  • Applications open: 4 June 2018
  • Applications close: 4 August 2018
  • Result declaration: October 2018
  • Placements to be undertaken: March to October 2019
  • Report submission to British Council and DST/DBT: Within 30 days of the completion of placement
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Terms and Conditions
  • The placement offer covers the funding of research done by Indian and UK PhD scholars at any UK or Indian higher education institution for a period of 2 to 4 months. 
  • The programme will provide individual professional development through international training and development opportunities
  • It will develop international joint training pathways thereby increasing the number of highly trained researchers in UK and India with International experience. 
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