Open Throughout the Year
Ramanujan Fellowship 2017 is for brilliant scientists and Engineers from all over the world to take up the scientific research positions in India. Ramanujan Fellowship is basically meant for those scientists who want to return to India from abroad.
Ramanujan Fellowship is organised by Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB). The fellowships are scientist-specific and are very selective and the Ramanujan Fellows can work in any of the scientific institutions and Universities in India.
The Ramanujan Fellows will receive regular grants through the extramural funding schemes of various S&T agencies of the Government of India. The candidates can apply for Ramanujan Fellowship throughout the year.
Renewal of the Fellowship will depend on the yearly Review of the work of the Ramanujan Fellow done by the Committee Chaired by the Head of the Institute. The head of the Institute will send this review report every year along with the Statement of Expenditure (SE) and Utilization Certificate (UC).
|Class/ Age||Brilliant scientists and Engineers below 60 years of age|
The people who already have a permanent position in a scientific organisation in India are not eligible to apply.
The Ramanujan Fellow will be entitled to the fellowship of Rs. 85,000 (approx) per month and an additional Research Grant of Rs. 7 lakh (approx) per year.
The Fellowship for the Duration of 5 years.
Ramanujan Fellowship can be filled by the eligible candidates through a prescribed format and the approach any scientific institutions and universities in the country to host the Ramanujan Fellowship. The application should be forwarded to the Head of the Host Institute.
All the nomination in original form and 4 photocopies, duly filled and signed by the Head of the Host Institution need to sent to the following address:
Dr. Pravakar Mohanty
Science & Engineering Research Board 5 & 5A,
Lower Ground Floor Vasant Square Mall,
Vasant Kunj New Delhi- 110070
The selection process of Ramanujan Fellows will be made periodically by an empowered Search-cum-Selection Committee specially appointed for this purpose.
The selected Ramanujan fellows can choose to work at any S&T Institution including University Departments or other academic Institutions and National Laboratories in India. The Fellows can choose any of the Institution according to their choice to pursue their research, and other administrative and basic infrastructural support to facilitate research.
As soon as the SERB will receive the Acceptance letter the process for administrative and financial approval will begin followed by the Sanction Order. The Ramanujan Fellow can start his/her Fellowship as soon as the Institute get the Grant Money.
Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB)