The Fellowship is intended for researchers from developing countries (except India), Asia/Africa/Latin America/Arab region who have aptitude for research and would be desirous of working in an Indian research laboratory for a minimum period of 3 months up to a maximum period of 12 months. Applicants possessing post-graduate and higher degree in Science/Engineering/Medicine and allied disciplines, below 40 years of age, with aptitude for research, and interested in acquiring expertise in research related tools may apply. The applicant should preferably be attached to a national research institution in his/her country

The Fellowship programme covers economy class return airfare from place of work in their home country to place of work in India, boarding and lodging allowance and contingency allowance within which participation in one conference within India is permissible

Selection is based on the recommendations of a committee consisting of eminent scientists. The committee meets twice a year during April and October. Applications received before 31 March will be scrutinized during the first meeting and the applications received before September 30 will be scrutinized during second meeting every year

Application form may be downloaded from this website and sent to the Honorary Director, CCSTDS


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