PhD and Junior Research Fellowship 2017 for Non-Ayush candidates


The Central Research Councils function under Ministry of AYUSH, Govt, of India, has invited applications from PhD Fellowships/Junior Research Fellowships (JRF) for Non-Candidates of Bio-medical sciences related to Life Sciences in Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy.

The CCRAS on behalf of five Central Research Councils (CCRAS, CCRYN, CCRUM, CCRS and CCRH) invites applications from Non-AYUSH candidates who have qualified the concerned National Eligibility Test, namely Joint CSIR UGC test for JRF and LS (NET); DBT- JRF in Biotechnology: Biotechnology Eligibility Test (BET); ICAR AICE-SRF (PGS); and ICMR JRF and willing to undertake research on AYUSH related projects for pursuing PhD Programs in the University/ Institution of their choice


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The Central Research Councils function under Ministry of AYUSH, Govt, of India to promote and coordinate research activities in the respective systems of medicine, as indicated below:

i. Central Council for Research in Ayurvedic Sciences (CCRAS): Stream – Ayurveda

No. of Fellowship: 16

ii.Central Council for Research in Yoga & Naturopathy (CCRYN): Stream – Yoga & Naturopathy

No. of Fellowship: 04

iii. Central Council for Research in Unani Medicine (CCRUM): Stream – Unani

No. of Fellowship: 03

iv. Central Council for Research in Siddha (CCRS): Stream – Siddha

No. of Fellowship: 02

v. Central Council for Research in Homoeopathy (CCRH): Stream – Homoeopathy

No. of Fellowship: 05

The research project shall be in the fields of Biomedical Sciences with emphasis on

Life Sciences such as Microbiology, Physiology, Molecular Biology, Genetics, Human Biology, Biotechnology, Immunology, Pharmacology, Zoology, Environment Science,

Botany, Veterinary Sciences, Bioinformatics, Pharmacy;

Chemical Sciences such as Biochemistry, Chemistry including Analytical Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry and Organic Chemistry-Phytochemistry, Medicinal Chemistry, Natural Product Chemistry; and

Physical Sciences including Biophysics


Eligibility Criteria

Essential Qualification

Post-Graduation in Biomedical Sciences with emphasis on Life Sciences, Chemical Sciences and Physical Sciences as mentioned above


Age Limit

The upper age limit for applying for the award of Junior Research Fellowship for Non-AYUSH candidates shall be 28 years as on the date of issue of advertisement in the Employment News

Age relaxation up to 5 years in the case of candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes/Schedule Tribes/OBC, Physically Handicapped (lower locomotive disability only) and female applicants



The fellowship will be provided for pursuing Ph.D. under a recognized University/Institution of choice by the candidates and during their fellowship, they will be termed as Junior Research Fellows (JRFs) for 2-3 years extendable as Senior Research Fellows (SRF) for 2-3 years, total for maximum 5 years

The monthly emoluments will be Rs.25000/- for JRF and Rs.28000/- for SRF + House Rent Allowance per month + annual contingency of Rs.20000/- to the University/Institution

In addition, the fellow may submit a project proposal to obtain one time Research Contingency Grant-in-Aid up to Rs.01.00 lakh within 3 months of joining the fellowship subject to approval of the concerned Research Council


Application Procedure

The Application form and Fellowship Scheme are available on the following websites of Research Councils viz. CCRAS-,, CCRUM-, CCRS-, CCRH- and Ministry of AYUSH-

Candidates need to apply to the concerned research councils directly in the prescribed application form

Candidates interested to apply in more than one stream of AYUSH are required to apply separately to respective councils

For more information visit the Website


Important Date

Last Date for submission of Application Form will be one month 1 from the date of publication of advertisement in the Newspaper


CCRAS, New Delhi

Central Council for Research in Ayurvedic Sciences(Government of India, Ministry of AYUSH), J.L.N.B.C.A.H. Anusandhan Bhawan, No. 61-65, Institutional Area, Opp. ‘D’ Block, Janakpuri, New Delhi-110058, Website


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

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