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INSA Visiting Scientist Fellowship Program 2018

INSA-Visiting Fellowship 2018


Applications are invited for the following year from Indian citizens for the awards of INSA - Visiting Fellowship for conducting advanced research or undergoing specialized training at Indian Research Institutes/Laboratories for the year 2018


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Details of Awards

These Fellowships will be awarded on a competitive basis to the research scholars/scientists for furtherance of their research and/or research capabilities for carrying out collaborative research, undergoing training in specific techniques, or utilizing facilities not available in their own institutions

The Fellowship will be for a minimum period of one month to a maximum of 6 months in a laboratory or research institutions of his/her choice anywhere within India
Fellowships to be awarded each year will be a maximum of 120-man months per annum


Scholarship Details

These fellowships will carry an honorarium of Rs.9000/-* (taxable) and dearness allowances of Rs.6000/-* per month (@ Rs.200/-* per day x 30 days) in addition to the scientist's own salary from his parent institution

The Academy will provide to and fro travel expenses by 1st class or 2nd AC Sleeper from the parent organization to the proposed institute of work on production of tickets


Selection Process

Applications on prescribed proforma will be invited once a year, through proper channel so as to reach the Academy by 31st January preceding the year of selection. The selection will be made by the 'Science Promotion Committee' at its meeting scheduled to be held during March-April in the following year


Application Procedure

Applications will be invited once a year. The applicants would be required to provide a concise account of their plan of work/ study besides their bio-data highlighting their achievements. It would be desirable that the applicant should have approached the host institution and the scientist concerned to ascertain their concurrence to accept him/her

The applicant should be a Scientist/Research Scholar/INSPIRE faculty etc in any R & D organization including Universities or Affiliated Colleges in India. Applicants should not have availed INSA Visiting Fellowship in last one year

Candidates should submit their application (Two Sets) on prescribed application form available in the Academy through proper channel to the Deputy Executive Director (Scientific), Indian National Science Academy, Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg, New Delhi-110002

The decision of the Academy will be communicated during April/May in the following year


Important Dates


Last Date for Receiving Nominations: 31st January 2018


INSA New Delhi

Indian National Science Academy Call for Visiting Scientist (INSA), New Delhi, Indian National Science Academy (INSA), Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg, New Delhi-110002, India, Email: sciprom@insa.nic.in, Website www.insaindia.res.in


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

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