National Post-Doctoral Fellowship (N-PDF) 2015

National Post-Doctoral Fellowship (N-PDF) 2015

Last date to apply

September 30, 2015

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About National Post-Doctoral Fellowship (N-PDF) 2015

  • Applications for National Post-Doctoral Fellowship (N-PDF) 2015 are being invited by Science and Engineering Research Board, Department of Science and Technology, Government of India.
  • The fellowship is for young researchers who have already received their Ph.D. /M.D. /M.S. in last 2 years or have submitted their thesis and are about to get their degree in Science or Engineering or any area of medicine.
  • The upper age limit of candidates eligible for the National Post-Doctoral Fellowship is 35 years which is relax able up to 5 years in case of SC/ST/OBC Physically Challenged and Female Candidates.
  • The fellows selected for National Post-Doctoral Fellowship (N-PDF) 2015 will get monthly stipend of Rs. 55,000 along with Research & Overheads allowance.
  • The applications for the scholarship are to be made online and the last date to make application for the scholarship is September 30, 2015.

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National Post-Doctoral Fellowship (N-PDF) 2015 Eligibility Criteria

Gender Both
Region All India
Class/ Age Ph.D. Scholars
  • Nationality: The applications are open for Indian citizens only.
  • Age: The upper age limit for candidates is35 years andcan be relaxed up to 5 years in case of candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC Physically Challenged and Female Candidates.
  • Academic qualification: The candidate willing to apply for the scholarship should possess Ph.D. degree in Science & Engineering or should have M.D. or M.S. degree in any area of medicine.
    • The applicant should not have obtained the Degree not before 2 years prior to the date of application.

National Post-Doctoral Fellowship (N-PDF) 2015 Reward

National Post-Doctoral Fellowship (N-PDF) 2015 Rewards

The candidates selected for the fellowship can undertake the fellowship in any recognized academic institutions, national laboratories and other recognized Research & Development Institute provided that the work done during the fellowship should not continue on doctoral thesis work. The details of the fellowship are:

  • Duration: The fellowship is for 2 years and can be extended only for a single year under exceptional circumstances and there is no further provision of further extension.
  • Monthly Allowance: The candidate will get a consolidated monthly scholarship worth Rs. 55,000 while to those candidates who have submitted their thesis but have not received their degree will get Rs. 35,000.
  • Research Grant: The selected candidate will get a research grant of Rs. 2,00,000 per annum which can be used for buying minor equipment, consumables, national travel & contingencies.
  • Overheads allowance: Annual Overheads allowance of Rs. 1,00,000 will be given to the candidates.

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National Post-Doctoral Fellowship (N-PDF) 2015 Application form and Process

National Post-Doctoral Fellowship (N-PDF) 2015 Application Process

The application process of National Post-Doctoral Fellowship (N-PDF) is completely online and the details of the application process are as follow:

  • Application Form: The application process for National Post-Doctoral Fellowship (N-PDF) is completely online and the application form is available at the official website. >> Click here to Apply for the Fellowship.
  • Details required: While filling the application form the candidates are required to provide details related to their project:
    • Project Title: Max 500 characters
    • Project summary: Max 3000 characters
    • Keywords: Max 6
    • Objectives of project: Max 1500 characters
    • Expected output and outcome of the proposal: Max 1500 characters.
  • Documents to be uploaded: Thecandidatesshould upload the following documents along with the below mentioned documents and the document should have maximum size of 10MB:
    • Bio-Data
    • Age Proof Certificate
    • Caste Proof Certificate
    • Work Methodology and Research plan
    • Undertaking Certificate by the applicant
    • Qualification Degree/ Thesis Submission Certificate
    • Endorsement Certificate from the Mentor & Host Institute.

National Post-Doctoral Fellowship (N-PDF) 2015 Selection Process

National Post-Doctoral Fellowship (N-PDF) 2015 Selection Process

  • The candidate making the application must identify a suitable Mentor under whose guidance the proposed research would be carried out.
  • The selection of the candidate will be done on the recommendations of an Expert Committee that will be constituted by the Board.
  • In case the Committee finds it necessary, the candidates may be called for personal interview.

National Post-Doctoral Fellowship (N-PDF) 2015 Address

Science and Engineering Research Board
5 & 5A, Lower Ground Floor
Vasant Square Mall
Sector-B, Pocket-5
Vasant Kunj        
New Delhi - 110 070

National Post-Doctoral Fellowship (N-PDF) 2015 Contact Details

Telephone: 011 40000333
Fax:011 40000333
Email: info@serbonline.in

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