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TCS Research Fellowship Programme 2017

TCS Research Fellowship 2017

Applications are invited for TCS Research Fellowship Programme 2017 which is for a maximum period of four years or the submission of the PhD thesis, whichever is earlier.
The TCS Research Fellowship Scheme, announced by N Chandrasekaran, TCS’ CEO & MD, at Sangam 2009, the TCS Annual Academic Meet, seeks to enhance the talent base in India
TCS will annually sponsor 40 research students for a PhD Programme in Computing Science, across India, for five years. Study areas eligible for the fellowship are:
- Computer Engineering
- Computer Science
- Information Systems
- Information Technology
- Software Engineering


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TCS Fellowship Duration

For a maximum period of four years or the submission of the PhD thesis, whichever is earlier


Rs.18000 per month for the first two years and Rs. 20000 per month for the next two years (the stipend amount could be revised at a later date, at TCS’ discretion, in order to maintain the stature of the Scheme, among the other schemes in the country)

Eligibility Criteria

A student should not be more than 28 years of age
The student should have secured a first class in all examinations since school. The scheme is open for those students who are eligible for a PhD, and it is only valid for those students applying for a fresh PhD programme
Students have to be registered as full-time students in the institute/ college where the PhD registration is sought
This fellowship may be taken in addition to the PhD scholarship that the student receives from other sources

How to Apply

The application is processed in following steps:
Step 1: Should have completed the letter of application by the student
Step 2: Should have completed the letter of support by the institute
Step 3: Research area write-up – should include a short review, broad problem statement, proposed scope and focus
Step 4: CV of the student – education, grades obtained, honors, and publication list, work experience (if any)
Step 5: CV of the proposed guide
Step 6: Applications should be sent by email to tcsrsp@tcs.com
For any questions or clarifications, please visit website www.tcs.com

Important Dates

Scholarship Application Deadline: 15th December 2016