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Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology announces Tata Innovation Fellowship Program 2021-22

Tata Innovation Fellowship 2021 – Applications are invited for “Tata Innovation Fellowship”, a highly competitive scheme instituted by the Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. of India to recognize and reward scientists with outstanding track record in Biological Sciences/ Biotechnology to find innovative solutions to major problems in health care, agriculture, environment and other allied areas related to life sciences and biotechnology.

 

Fellowship Details

  • Number of Fellowship: 5 per year
  • Duration of Fellowship: 3 years, extendable further by two years on a fresh appraisal

 

Nature of Support

  • Fellowship is Rs. 25,000/- per month in addition to regular salary from the host institute
  • In addition, each Fellow will receive a contingency grant of Rs. 6.00 lakh per annum

 

Tata Innovation Fellowship 2021 Important Date

  • Last Date for Submission of Filled-in-Application Form: 30th November 2021

 

Eligibility Criteria for Tata Innovation Fellowship 2021 

  • The fellowship is open to Indian Nationals residing in India who are below the age of 55 years as on the closing date of the application. The fellowship is co-terminus with the superannuation of fellow in his/her organization
  • Applicant should possess a PhD degree in Life Sciences, Agriculture, Veterinary Science or a Master’s degree in Medical Sciences, Engineering or an equivalent degree in Biotechnology/ related areas
  • Candidates must have a regular permanent position in a University/ Institute/Organization and should be engaged in research and development. If he/she is availing any other fellowship, he/she will have to opt for only one of the fellowships

 

Tata Innovation Fellowship 2021  Application Process

  • Eligible candidates can apply through the official website http://www.dbtindia.gov.in
  • For application format and submission details, please visit DBT website (www.dbtindia.gov.in) Application (2 hard copies) duly forwarded by the competent authority of host Institute should be sent to Dr. Deo Prakash Chaturvedi, Scientist “C”, Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology, Room No.814, 8th Floor, Block-2, CGO Complex, Lodhi Road, New Delhi -110003
  • For more details and to apply online, please visit the official website
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