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ARIES announces Aryabhatta Post-Doctoral Fellowship 2020, Eligibility, Duration and Application process

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ARIES, Uttarakhand Post-Doctoral Fellowship 2020 – Applications are invited for two positions of “Aryabhatta Post-Doctoral Fellowship (APDF)”. Candidates with outstanding academic records are encouraged to apply. Applications are received throughout the year and selection will be made four times in a year.

Important Dates

Cycle-I Applications received till 31st  January 2020
Cycle-II Applications received till 30th April 2020
Cycle-III Applications received till 31st July  2020
Cycle-IV Applications received till 31st October 2020



Initially, for two years, extendable to one more year after a successful review.


Eligibility Criteria

Nationality Indian citizens including people with NRI/PIO status as well as foreign nationals.
Qualification Ph.D. degree awarded from a duly recognized University/Institute in the field of Astronomy & Astrophysics / Atmospheric Sciences.
Age Should not be more than 32 years on the last date of submission of application.



Fellowship Rs. 75000/-per month consolidated. (Applicable taxes as per Govt.of India norms)
Research Grant Rs.5.0 lakhs per year.
Travel Grant Candidates will be provided economy class airfare to join the position. Foreign nationals/NRIs will also be provided to return airfare. Additionally, a travel grant of Rs. 2.0 lakhs (for the complete tenure) are available for nationals/International conferences.



Furnished Accommodation will be provided on campus on nominal charge basis.


Applications Process

  • Interested candidates can apply through the official website www.aries.res.in
  • Interested candidates may send their application CV, brief summary of Ph. D. work (not exceeding 1 page) a research proposal (not exceeding 2 pages) using ARIES  facilities and name of five researchers (one must be his/her thesis supervisor) who can provide a recommendation letter for the candidate to directoraries@aries.res.in.
  • It is expected that the research proposal will be relevant to the research at ARIES.


For more details and to apply online, please visit the official website  

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