Ten Birbal Sahni Research Scholarships (BSRSs) 2017


Applications are invited for Ten (10) Birbal Sahni Research Scholarships (BSRSs) tenable at Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeosciences, Lucknow.


Also See : Scholarships 2019


About the Scholarship

The tenure of the BSRSs is two years. They shall be entitled to a scholarship amount of Rs.16,000/- PM during the first and second year. After two years, the progress report of the research scholars will be assessed by a Committee and, iffound satisfactory, they will be allowed to continue for the third year with a scholarship amount of Rs.18,000/-PM.

Candidates with CSIR/UGC/NET qualification will be entitled to a scholarship amount of Rs. 25,000/- PM for the first two years and Rs. 28,000/- PM during the third year.
HRA and medical benefits may be allowed as per the Staff Rules of the Institute.

Only the Indian citizens normally residing in India are eligible for Research Scholarship.


Eligibility Criteria

Masters degree (M.Sc./M.Tech. or equivalent) in Life Sciences / Earth Sciences or an allied subject with first division (at least 60% marks) both at graduate and post-graduate levels
Preference will be given to CSIR/UGC/NET qualified candidates.


Age limit

28 years as on 25th September 2017

A relaxation of age-limit up to 3 years may be considered by the Competent Authority in the case of applicants who are suitably qualified and have some research training/ experience in a relevant discipline. In the case of applicants belonging to Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe/Other Backward Classes, an age relaxation upto 5 years may be allowed

For PH candidates, the age relaxation will be applicable as per Government of India rules


Selection Procedure

Mere fulfilling of the minimum qualification and experience requirements does not automatically entitle an applicant to be called for test and/or interview.


All the applications received within the due date in response to this advertisement shall be considered for short-listing by a Screening Committee and only the candidates recommended by the Screening Committee will be called for test and/or interview


The decision of the Institute on short-listing will be final and the Institute will not entertain any correspondence in this respect


The number of Scholarships may vary. The Institute reserves the right not to fill up any of the Scholarships



Application on plain paper from the candidate along with attested copies of mark-sheets, certificates, degrees, testimonials, etc. so as to reach the Registrar, Birbal Sahni Institute Of Palaeosciences, 53, University Road, Lucknow 226 007, U.P. (INDIA) latest by 25th September 2017


Important Dates


Last date to apply for Scholarship: 25th September 2017


For further details visit us at www.bsip.res.in


Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeosciences (BSIP), Lucknow

Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeosciences (An Autonomous Institution under the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, New Delhi), 53 University Road, Lucknow-226007, UP (India) Fax: 0522-2740098, Website www.bsip.res.in


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