APPCB Research Fellowship Scheme 2017


Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board (APPCB), Vijayawada invites applications for APPCB PhD Fellowship Scheme/ APPCB Research Fellowship Scheme to encourage candidates undertaking Research and Development in the field of Environmental Science and Engineering relevant to the state of Andhra Pradesh through PhD with board financial assistance


Eligible candidates can apply in prescribed format available on APPCB website


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Fellowship Details

The fellowship is tenable only in AP and in common capital Hyderabad and can be implemented in any of the government academic institutions, institutes of national importance and other recognized Govt. R & D institutions located in the state of Andhra Pradesh or National Research Organizations/Institutions located in common capital Hyderabad

The fellowship is purely a temporary assignment and is tenable initially for a period of 3 years. In exceptional cases, depending on the progress of research, the fellowship can be extended for 6 months

The fellows will be entitled to receive the grants as given below

1. Fellowship – Rs. 25,000/- + HRA per month for first two years and Rs. 28,000/- +HRA per month for third year.

2. Contingency Grant – Rs. 25,000/- per annum


Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualifications
Master’s Degree in Science/ Engineering from a recognized University. The applicant should have qualified UGC -NET or GATE or APSLET


Age Limit

The upper age limit for the fellowship is 25 years at the time of the submission of application. Age relaxation of 5 years will be given to candidates belonging to SC/ ST and 3 years for OBC/ Physically Challenged & Women candidates


Selection Process

The selection will be based on the recommendations of an Expert Committee that will be constituted by the APPCB. If required, the applicants may be called for Personal Interview



Eligible candidates shall submit prescribed application form along with detailed CV of the candidate, certificate from the guide (Annexure-II) and format for guide/ supervisor (Annexure-III) should be submitted to the Member Secretary, APPCB


Important Dates


Applications must be submitted within one month from date of publication of this advertisement: 24th November 2017


For any query,  candidates are requested to check the official website  .

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