Applications are invited by the government of India for Ramanujan Fellowships. The fellowship is meant for brilliant scientists and engineers from all over the world to take up scientific research positions in India, especially those scientists who want to return to India from abroad.
The Ramanujan Fellows could work in any of the scientific institutions and universities in the country and they would be eligible for receiving regular research grants through the extramural funding schemes of various S&T agencies of the Government of India.
Ramanujan Fellowship Details:
The value of the fellowship will be Rs. 75,000/- per month.
Each Fellow will, in addition, receive a contingency of Rs. 5.00 lakh per annum for conferences and other expenses.
The Ramanujan Fellows will be eligible for receiving regular research grants through the extramural funding schemes of various S&T agencies of the Government of India.
Eligibility for Ramanujan Fellowships:
- The fellowship is open to brilliant scientists and engineers from all over the world who are below the age of 60 years.
- The applicant should possess a higher degree or equivalent, such as Ph.D. in Science/Engineering, Masters in Engineering or Technology/MD in Medicine, etc. and have adequate professional experience.
- These Fellowships are very selective and only those who have a proven/outstanding academic-record as evident from their research publications and recognitions would be eligible.
- The candidate has to opt for either this fellowship or his present position/fellowship, if any.
Selection Procedure for Ramanujan Fellowships:
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How to apply for Ramanujan Fellowships:
The availability of Ramanujan Fellowships will be advertised by various academic and research Institutions on their websites in order to receive applications from interested scientists and technologists. The Institutions will subsequently submit their recommended nominations to the Department of Science & Technology. Institutions may consider setting up appropriate mechanisms to scrutinize and recommend the nominations.
All nominations (original plus 4 photocopies) may be sent to:
S S Kohli
Department of Science & Technology
Technology Bhavan, New Mehrauli Road
New Delhi 110 016.
Email :- firstname.lastname@example.org
Telephone : 011-26590499
Individual scientists and technologists can also approach the institutions for hosting them for the Fellowship and forwarding their nominations to DST for the Fellowship.
Important Dates for Ramanujan Fellowships:
The nominations of scientists and technologists by the Institutions would be received throughout the year. There is, thus, no last date for this scheme.
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