Indo Japanese Fellowship 2017

Indo Japanese Fellowship 2017

Last date to apply

25 October 2017

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About Indo Japanese Fellowship

Indo Japanese Fellowship 2017 is organized under Indo-Japanese Joint Project on “Establishment of Young Researcher Fellowship Programme 2017-18” by Indian National Science Academy (INSA) supported by the Department of Science & Technology, Government of India. The main objective of this fellowship program is to contribute to the advancement of Science & Technology and to the benefit of society at large. Those outstanding Indian scientists/ researchers holding PhD degree and having regular positions in Indian recognized S&T Institutions/ University in any field of natural science (basic and applied), engineering science, mathematics, statistics, health and multi-disciplinary research in science & technology can avail Indo Japanese Fellowship. Selected candidates will visit Japan for a period of 2 to 6 months under Indo Japanese Joint Project on “Establishment of Young Researcher Fellowship Programme 2017-18.

  • Number of Fellowships: 10 Fellowships will be Awarded

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Post-Doctoral Fellowship in India

Indo Japanese Fellowship 2017 Dates

Last Date of Application Submission

25 October 2017

Duration of Fellowship

2 to 6 Months

Number of Fellowship

10 Fellowships

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Indo Japanese Fellowship Eligibility Criteria

Gender Any
Region Across India
Class/ Age Less than 40 years
  • The candidate should be an Indian citizen and be a Postdoc and/or a scientist/faculty member working in a regular capacity in a UGC (University Grants Commission) recognized University/Deemed University/Academic Institute or National Research & Development Laboratory/Institute and actively engaged in research work in the related areas.
  • Candidate must have been awarded their PhD degree.
  • Candidate should be less than 40 years of age as on the last date of submission
  • Candidate should not have availed any overseas fellowship in previous 3 years
  • The candidate should have been accepted to work in an institute/laboratory in Japan to be visited. Such acceptance should be supported by a letter of invitation from the host Institution(s) commenting on the proposed collaboration.
  • The candidate has to submit a detailed programme of his/her collaborative research work to be conducted in consultation with the host scientist(s) in Japan
  • Selected candidates are required to sign Service Bond (Format-6) to the parent Institute for a period of three (3) years. Candidate should check detail with their parent institute/university before applying

Indo Japanese Fellowship Reward



Monthly maintenance allowance @ JPY 3,62,000 per month per person to be supported by JSPS (to meet accommodation charges, per diem for food and incidental expenses and local transportation in Japan)

Will be paid and disbursed by JSPS during the fellowship period at Japan.

International Air fare (Air India, economy class from the place of working in India to the place of overseas host Institute in Japan) including local airport transportation (as per actual)

 Rs. 75,000

Visa charges, Medical Insurance and contingency
(as per actual)

 Rs. 25,000

Indo Japanese Fellowship Application form and Process

The Application Form of Indo Japanese Fellowship 2017 will be filled through offline mode. The application form is available on the official website of INSA as well as on this page. Candidates can click on the following link to download the application form.

Click here to Download Application Form

Submission of the Application

The filled application form has to be submitted through proper channel by the employer/Head of the Institution. Candidates also have to submit the required documents along with the application form. The list of required documents is mentioned below. Candidates have to send their filled application form along with the document to the following address by 25 October 2017:

The Deputy Executive Director-I (Scientific)
Indian National Science Academy
Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg
New Delhi – 110002, India

Documents need to enclosed along with Indo Japanese Application Form

  • Application form as per INSA format (duly filled and forwarded through proper channel)
  • Copy of PhD Degree (Self-attested)
  • Letter of Support/NOC from the parent Institute/University and certifying that candidate is not serving any bond beyond 1 January 2018
  • Letter of invitation from the Japanese host
  • List of best 10 Publications
  • Short CV (Maximum 1 page)

Indo Japanese Fellowship Selection Process

There will be a total of 10 Fellowships which will be awarded to the candidates who will be shortlisted for the scholarship scheme. 90% of the sanctioned grant (excluding per diem) will be released in advance directly to the selected Fellow’s parent Institute/University.

The selection of candidates is based on the eligibility criteria which will be inspected by a Committee of Scientists with diverse expertise. The availability of funding is limited and sufficient only to support a proportion of applicants. The Academy reserves the right of final selection of the candidates for the fellowship above. No appeal or protest in this regard would be entertained.

Indo Japanese Fellowship Contact Details

The Deputy Executive Director - I (Scientific)
Indian National Science Academy
Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg
New Delhi – 110002, India

Email: insadstjsps@gmail.com
Phone: 011-23221931-23221950

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