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Abdul Kalam Technology Innovation National Fellowship 2018


INAE-SERB, DST announce Abdul Kalam Technology Innovation National Fellowship 2018

 

Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE) and Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), Department of Science and Technology (DST) announce the second call for the INAE-SERB, DST Abdul Kalam Technology Innovation National Fellowship to recognize, encourage and support translational research by Indian Nationals working in various capacities of engineering profession, in public funded institutions in the country

 

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About Fellowship

Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE) will award Abdul Kalam Technology Innovation National Fellowships to outstanding engineers to recognize, encourage and support translational research by individuals to achieve excellence in engineering, innovation and technology development

No. of Fellowship

A Maximum of 10 Fellowships will be awarded per year

Duration

The duration of the fellowship will be initially for three years, extendable by upto two more years depending on the performance

The fellowship can be held for a maximum of 5 years

Nature of Support:

The fellowship amount is Rs. 25,000 per month in addition to regular income

Research grant is Rs.15.00 lakh per annum, which can be utilized for engineering research and innovation activity including hiring of manpower, consumables, national and international travel for research purposes, chemicals, equipment, etc

An Overhead of Rs.1.00 lakh per annum will be provided to the host institute

The fellow is eligible for regular research grants through the extramural and other research schemes of various S&T agencies of the Government of India

The fellowship is taxable as per IT rule of Government of India

 

Eligibility

The scheme is applicable to Indian nationals working in India in various capacities of engineering profession in public funded institutions

The applicant should possess adequate professional qualification and hold at least a bachelor's degree

This applicant should have a minimum of five (5) years of service left in the parent organization as on the date of the award

The applicant should not be holding any other fellowship and in the event of selection, he/she will have to opt for only one of the fellowships

Note: The nominees who had applied earlier, during the first call for nominations in the year 2017 are not eligible to apply again in the current year (i.e. 2018)

 

Selection

Selection of Abdul Kalam Technology Innovation National Fellows will be made 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

 

Application

The nominations can be sent in the prescribed format by the Heads of the Institutions/ organizations, Presidents/ fellows of National science/ engineering academies, SS Bhatnagar Awardees and JC Bose award

 

Important Date

Last date for receipt of Nominations: 20th February 2018
For more details information please refer the Website: www.inae.in

 

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