Periyar University announce admission to University Post Doctoral Fellowship (UPDF) 2019

Periyar University invites applications from the eligible candidates for the University Post Doctoral Fellowship (UPDF) 2019.


University Post Doctoral Fellowship Scheme (UPDF)

The main objective of the University Post Doctoral Fellowship Scheme (UPDF) is to encourage and retain young Indian researchers who have completed the Ph.D. and wish to pursue research on thrust areas of interest.
The candidates aspiring for UPDF should have a high potential with good academic and research outputs.


Periyar University Post Doctoral Fellowship 2019 Important Dates

Last date of Submission of Application for UPDF is extended upto 31st January 2020


Eligibility Criteria for Periyar University Post Doctoral Fellowship 2019

Applicants should be an Indian citizen, obtained PhD degree in accordance with the UGC regulations and from the recognized University on Full-Time basis.
The candidate should have at least five publications from SCI/SCOPUS/SSCI listed journals during the period of research for PhD programme.
The maximum age of the applicant should not be more than 35 years on the last date of application.


Selection Procedure

Applications are initially scrutinized by the university.
The short listed candidates with meritorious proposals will be called for interaction /presentation before the expert committee.
The expert committee make recommendations to the university.


Fellowship Duration and Stipend

The fellowship is purely a temporary assignment and it’s tenable for a period of 2 years with monthly stipend of Rs.15,000/- and annual contingency of Rs. Rs.10,000/- for each UPDF.
The fellows selected  under UPDF are not eligible to any other fellowships from the funding agencies during the tenure of fellowship.


Periyar University Post Doctoral Fellowship 2019 Application Process

Candidates can apply at Periyar University website 
The applications are to be submitted only by online mode.
A hard copy of the same along with all enclosures must be sent to the Registrar, Periyar University, Salem-11 on or before 31st January 2020.


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Periyar University

(Reaccredited with “A” Grade by NAAC), Salem–636011, Tamil Nadu, Website