TCS Research Fellowship Scheme 2015

TCS Research Fellowship Scheme 2016

Last date to apply

December 15, 2016

About TCS Research Fellowship

TCS Research Fellowship Scheme is open to those students who are eligible for a PhD, and it is only valid for those students applying for a fresh PhD program and not for those who have already been admitted. The fellows will receive a monthly stipend for up to 4 years and a one-time contingency grant of Rs. 1,00,000 for meeting incidental expenses.

  • Applications for the TCS Research Fellowship Scheme are received two times in a year the deadlines being July 15 and December 15.
  • TCS will annually sponsor 40 research students for a PhD program 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
  • TCS Fellowship Duration: For a maximum period of four years or the submission of the PhD thesis, whichever is earlier

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TCS Research Fellowship Eligibility Criteria

Gender Both
Region Global 
Class/ Age Upper Age Limit: 28 years 
Details
  • Nationality: People of all Nationalities are eligible to participate
  • Age: Up to 28 years
  • Academic Qualification: The student should have secured the first class in all examinations since school.
  • The scheme is only applicable for the following study areas:
    • Computer Engineering
    • Computer Science
    • Information Systems
    • Information Technology
    • Software Engineering
  • Candidate should have registered as full-time students in the institute/college where the PhD admission is being sought.
  • This fellowship may be taken in addition to the PhD scholarship that the student receives from other sources.

TCS Research Fellowship Reward

  • Stipend: A stipend of Rs. 18,000 per month will be paid by TCS for the first two years and Rs.20,000 per month for the next two years of the scholarship.
  • Support to the TCS Research Scholar: The Scholar gets a chance to participate in one International Refereed Conference, held outside India, during the four-year period.
  • Support for the guide of the TCS Research Scholar: The Guide gets a chance to participate in one International Refereed Conference, held outside India, during the four-year period.
  • Support for the scholar to participate in two International / National Refereed Conferences, held in India, during the four-year period
  • Contingency Grant: A one-time contingency grant of Rs. 1,00,000 to the institute for every student enrolled as a TCS Research Scholar in order to meet any incidental expenses.
  • Visit(s) & Interaction(s) of TCS Research Scholar to TCS Innovation Laboratories based on project’s needs.

TCS Research Fellowship Application form and Process

Applications for the scheme should be routed through the institute in the format mentioned below.

Enclosures to be sent along with the Application Form

  • Letter of application from the student 
  • Letter of support by the institute 
  • The research area write-up, which should include a short review, broad problem statement, proposed scope and focus 
  • Student’s CV
  • CV of the proposed guide

Submission of the Application Form

Applications should be sent by email to tcsrsp@tcs.com

TCS Research Fellowship Selection Process

The key elements for selection: 

  • Candidate’s credentials 
  • Institute’s credentials for the selected field of study 
  • TCS’ interest in the selected field of study 
  • Academic research guide’s credentials

The Results are announced within one month

TCS Research Fellowship Address

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TCS Research Fellowship Contact Details

Phone:  1800-209-3111.

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