NIAS Doctoral Fellowship 2018

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Last updated on: 19-Apr-2018
EligibilityPhD applicants
AwardMonthly stipend

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About the Program

NIAS Doctoral Fellowship 2018 invites applications from PhD applicants. The objective of the fellowship is to encourage students to pursue interdisciplinary research in the areas of natural and engineering sciences, social sciences, humanities and arts. 

  • NIAS Doctoral Fellowship 2018 DeadlineClosed
    • Applicants who have completed/will complete Master's/ M.Phil. degree in natural sciences, engineering, mathematics, social sciences, humanities or the arts. 
    • Applicants should have a constant academic track record of minimum 55% marks

    Note: Applicants having some research experience in the concerned area will be preferred. 



    NIAS Doctoral Fellowship 2018 provides a monthly stipend of INR 25,000 per month for the first two years and INR 28,000 per month from the third year (with an additional 24% per month as House Rent Allowance).

    • Undergraduate degree certificates and mark sheets
    • Post-graduate degree certificates and mark sheets
    • Updated CV
    • Published work and accomplishment
    How can you apply?

    Step 1: Applicant can click here to download the application form. 
    Step 2: Fill the application form.
    Step 3: Attach the required documents. 
    Step 4: Email the application form to


Selection Criteria

The applicants will be shortlisted on the basis of common entrance test and two level of interview. The written test and interviews are scheduled to be held on 18 and 19 June 2018. 

Terms and Conditions
Research areas: 
  • Primate Population and Behavioural Ecology, Urban Ecologies, Cultural Studies in Theatre and Music
  • Megalithic Burials, Landscape Archaeology and Experimental Archaeology
  • Complexity Theories of Consciousness, Causality Testing
  • Behaviour and Cognition in Fishes
  • Science Communication
  • Primate Behaviour and Ecology, Human-Wildlife Conflict, Human-Animal Relations
  • Nuclear Power and Risk Communication
  • Material Culture and Archaeology, Specifically Archaeomaterials Research and Archaeometallurgy and Artisanal and Crafts Studies and Art History
  • Armed Conflicts and Security in South Asia, Peace Processes SouthAsia
  • Afghanistan and Pakistan, Science and Diplomacy
  • Gifted and Talented, Diversity and Culture
  • Social Exclusion, Education, & Conflict Zones
  • Conflict Studies
  • Landscape Archaeology: Geospatial Analysis for Cultural Heritage
  • Geopolitical dimensions of Maritime Security, Maritime Security and Maritime Cooperation in International Politics
  • Sustainable Energy Options’, ‘Human Development and Policy
  • Marginalised /Glorified History and Social Identity
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