7 Top Post Doctoral Fellowships in India [Part Time & Full Time]

Indian Universities offers amazing Post Doctoral Fellowships in India every year for Faculty and researchers. Be it full time and part-time, Institutes in India offers it all for the interested candidates. These fellowships are awarded for different specializations like- Engineering, Science, Biomedical, Mathematics, Social Sciences. SERB, DBT, IITs, IIMs, ISRO are some great institutes that offer outstanding fellowships in India.

SERB National Post Doctoral Fellowship

The SERB-National Post Doctoral Fellowship (N-PDF) is aimed to identify motivated young researchers and provide them support for doing research in frontier areas of science and engineering. The fellows will work under a mentor, and it is hoped that this training will provide them a platform to develop as an independent researcher.

Eligibility: The applicant must have obtained Ph.D./M.D./M.S. degree from a recognized University. Those who have submitted their PhD/M.D/M.S thesis and are awaiting award of the degree are also eligible to apply. However, such candidates, if selected, will be offered lower fellowship amount till they qualify the eligible degree.

Fellowship: 55,000/- p.m. + HRA (Rs. 35,000/ p.m. + HRA for candidates who have submitted the thesis but degree not yet awarded)

Programme: Chemical Science, Earth & Atmospheric Sciences, Engineering Sciences, Life Sciences, Physical & Mathematical Sciences.

ICSSR Post-Doctoral Fellowship

The main objective of ICSSR Post-Doctoral Fellowship is to encourage and retain young Indian social science scholars who have completed their Ph.D. degree and wish to pursue a career in teaching and research. They should have a high potential and promise for conducting full time research on important social science research issues and problems.

Eligibility: The scholar must possess a Ph.D. degree in any of the social science disciplines at the time of application.

Discipline: Economics, Management, Commerce, Sociology, Social Work, Social Anthropology, Cultural Studies, Socio-Sanskrit Studies, Socio-Philosophical Studies, Social Linguistics, Gender Studies, Health Studies, Political Science, International Studies, Public Administration, Diaspora Studies, National Security and Strategic Studies, Education, Social Psychology, Legal Studies, Social Geography, Environmental Studies, Modern Social History, Media Studies, Library Science

Fellowship amount: The value of the fellowship is Rs.31,000 p.m. and contingency grant is Rs.25,000/-p.a.

Fulbright-Nehru Postdoctoral Research Fellowships

These fellowships are designed for Indian faculty and researchers who are in the early stages of their research careers in India. The Postdoctoral Research Fellowships will provide opportunities to talented faculty and researchers to strengthen their research capacities

Fields: Agricultural Sciences; Anthropology; Bioengineering; Climate Change Sciences, Computer Science (including, but not limited to, cybersecurity, digital economy, quantum computing, artificial intelligence, machine learning and big data analytics); Economics; Education Policy and Planning; Energy Studies; History; International Law; International Security and Strategic Studies; Materials Science (with emphasis on environmental applications); Mathematical Sciences; Neurosciences; Performing Arts; Physical Sciences; Public Health; Public Policy; Sociology; Urban and Regional Planning (with emphasis on smart cities and waste management); Visual Arts; and Women’s and Gender Studies.

Eligibility: The applicant must have a PhD or a DM degree within the past four years.

Amount: These fellowships provide J-1 visa support, a monthly stipend, Accident and Sickness Program for Exchanges per U.S. Government guidelines, round-trip economy class air travel, a modest settling-in allowance, and a professional allowance. Subject to availability of funds, a dependent allowance and international travel may be provided for one accompanying eligible dependent provided the dependent is with the grantee in the U.S. for at least 80 per cent of the grant period.

UGC D. S. Kothari Fellowships 

Dr. D. S. Kothari Postdoctoral Fellowship (DSKPDF) Scheme was introduced by the University Grants Commission (UGC) in year 2007 on the recommendation of the Empowered Committee (EC) chaired by Professor M. M. Sharma. In addition to the existing RA/PDF positions provided by various funding agencies, a need was felt for PDF scheme running in a flexible mode, with fast track, on-line handling and decision making.

Eligibility: Aspirant below 35 years of age (Up to 3, 5 and 10 years of age relaxation for OBC, SC/ST/Women and physically handicapped respectively is admissible), who are awarded a Ph. D. degree under science faculty are eligible to apply. It is necessary that candidate identifies a Mentor (affiliated to University/Institute wherein DSK Fellowship is tenable) for his/her postdoctoral Research work and obtain his/her consent for the mentorship.

Amount: Normal fellowship for First, Second and third year is Rs. 43,400/-, Rs. 45,000/- and Rs. 46,500/- respectively. Higher fellowship for First, Second and third year: Rs. 46,500/-. The Fellow is provided with a contingency grant of Rs. 1,00,000 p.a.

IGIDR Post Doctoral Fellowship

The Post-Doctoral Fellowship (PDF) Programme has been instituted in IGIDR as part of its outreach activities. Its objective is to support high quality research by scholars with a doctoral degree and an outstanding academic record. Up to three fellowships are available per year. The fellowships are granted for an initial period of one year, which can be extended by a maximum of one more year.

Eligibility: Applicants should be resident Indians, under 40 years of age, secured a minimum of 55% aggregate marks or equivalent in the Masters degree, and should have obtained a Ph.D. degree in the broad areas of Economics or Energy and Environment Policy.

Amount: Post-Doctoral Fellows will receive a consolidated amount of Rs.70,000/- per month for a maximum period of two years.

Raman Post Doctoral Fellowship (IISc)

The Indian Institute of Science (IISc) has been recognised as an Institution of Eminence (IoE) by the Government of India. As a part of the IoE initiative, IISc has created the Raman Post-Doc Program, a highly selective Post-Doc program with 50 positions. The Institute invites applications for intensely motivated individuals with an established record of high quality research, for the positions of Raman Post-Docs. Overseas Citizens of India (OCI), Persons of Indian Origin (PIO), and foreign nationals are also eligible to apply.

Department: Biological Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Physical and Mathematical Sciences, Electrical, Electronics, and Computer Sciences (EECS), Mechanical Sciences, Interdisciplinary Research and Other Interdisciplinary Centres.

Eligibility: Ph.D. with First Class or equivalent (in terms of grades, etc.) in the preceding degree and a good academic record throughout. Candidates who are expecting to submit the Ph.D. thesis shortly may also apply but their applications will be considered only after thesis submission.  Candidates should preferably be less than 32 years of age at the time of applying.

Amount: Selected candidates will receive a consolidated monthly package of Rs. 1 Lakh. In addition, they will receive a research grant of Rs. 8 Lakhs per year.

Quiz 30 – Research Aptitude

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Quiz 29 – Research Aptitude

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10 Private Universities Open PhD Admission Jan 2021 ! Apply Now

Jaypee University of Information Technology (JUIT) Waknaghat PhD Admission Open ! Online Test

Jaypee University of Information Technology (JUIT), Waknaghat, Himachal Pradesh, has announced PhD Admission January 2021. JUIT will conduct Entrance Exam (Online) on 17 January 2021 (Sunday).

Research Areas: Bioinformatics, Biotechnology, Civil Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Humanities & Social Sciences, Mathematics and h. Physics & Materials Science.

XLRI Announces Admission to Fellow Program in Management (FPM) 2021: Zero Admission & Tuition Fee & Monthly Fellowships

XLRI – Xavier School of Management is a private business school – has announced Admission to Fellow Program in Management (FPM) 2021, a doctoral programme. Research programme is offered in 8 Management& Economics related subjects. Financial Assistance in the form of Monthly Fellowships is available. Further, no fees  such as admission & tuition will be charged.

The FPM is a four years of residential proggrame.

Jaypee University of Engineering and Technology Guna PhD Admission Open ! Online Test & Teaching Assistantship

Jaypee University of Engineering and Technology (JUET), Guna, a private engineering University in Madhya Pradesh, has announced PhD Admission for January 2021 session. JUET will conduct Online PhD Entrance Test on 22 January 2021 (Friday).

Research/Teaching Assistantship: JUET mentioned on the Admission Notification that Financial Support (₹ 22000/-per month) shall be provided to deserving full time PhD students in the form of Research Fellowship. Free suitable Accommodation (Bachelor/Married) for Full time scholars shall be provided.

University of Technology Jaipur Announces PhD Entrance Test (Online) January 2021

University of Technology, Jaipur, a private technology university in Rajasthan, has announced PhD Admission for January 2021. PhD Admission is available 11 Group Subjects/Faculties. The Online Entrance Exam will be held on 17 January 2021 (Sunday).

The university informed that Online Entrance Examination for the course is scheduled on 17 January 2021. The closing date for submission of online application is 15 January 2021.

Eligibility Conditions: The minimum eligibility for admissions is as per the UCC norms

Lovely Professional University Jalandhar Announces Online PhD Admission Test in Feb 2021

Lovely Professional University (LPU), Jalandhar, a leading private university in Punjab, is conducting National Entrance and Scholarship Test (LPUNEST) for PhD aspirants in February 2021.  Both Part Time and Full Time PhD Admission is available for more than 43 subjects.

Online LPU PhD Test: Considering steep spike in infection cases in India and COVID 19 pandemic, LPUNEST for PhD would be conducted in online mode only i.e. remotely proctored online LPUNEST from home will be conducted. LPUNEST (PhD) will provide a gateway to all PhD programmes in LPU and will act as Entrance test for admission in PhD Programmes at LPU.

Indian School of Business (ISB) Announces Admission Executive Doctoral Programme 2021 for Working Professionals

Indian School of Business (ISB), a leading BSchool in Asia, has announced Admission for Executive Doctoral Progarmme, known as Executive Fellow Programme in Management  2021. Executive FPM is suitable for Senior Working Professionals  who wish to make a significant contribution to their specific area of business while continuing to work full-time.  The program is a cohort-based, executive format.

Key Dates: The closing date for submission of online application:

 Regular Application:        28 February  2021             (Application Fee- ₹ 5,000)

Late Application                30 April  2021      (Application Fee ₹ 10,000)

IMT Ghaziabad Announces Fellow Programme in Management 2021! Monthly Fellowships @50K Per Month

Institute of Management Technology (IMT) Ghaziabad, Delhi NCR, a leading Business School, has announced Admission for Fellow Programme in Management (FPM), a doctoral-level program, 2021.

The Fellow Programme in Management at IMT Ghaziabad is a full-time doctoral program designed for students, working executives and academicians with strong academic orientation, to undertake rigorous and original research. The FPM is a four-year program during which scholars will undergo rigorous coursework comprising management courses, area specific courses and advanced courses.

Bhagwant University Ajmer Announces PhD Admission January 2021

Bhagwant University, Ajmer, a private university in Rajasthan, has announced PhD Admission for  January 2021. The university will conduct PhD Entrance Test on 17 January 2021 (Sunday).

Eligibility: 55% in post  Graduate / As per  UGC  Norms

Xavier University Bhubaneswar Announces PhD Admission 2021 ! University Scholarship @ 30K Per Month

Xavier University Bhubaneswar (XUB), a leading private university in Odisha, has invited online applications for Doctoral Program (PhD). XUB will conduct X-RAT (Research Aptitude Test of Xavier University, Bhubaneswar) on 02 April 2021 (Saturday).  Both Full Time and Part Time PhD Programmes are offered.

Financial Support: Based on the results of the admission process, “University Sponsored” scholarship of 30,000 INR per month will be provided to scholars joining the program, subject to the information that they are not in recipient of any other financial support from any other sources. The scholarship will be given for a duration of 4 years from doctoral registration.

Indian School of Business (ISB) Announces Admission for Doctoral Programme 2021 ! Tuition Fee Waive & Fellowships @ INR 55K Per Month

Indian School of Business (ISB), a leading BSchool in Asia, has announced Admission for Doctoral Progarmme, known as Fellow Programme in Management (equivalent to PhD) 2021.  All students will be offered Tuition Fee waiver except for sponsored candidates. Monthly scholarship (@ INR 55,000/- per month) is offered by the institute to FPM scholars.

Research Areas: Accounting, Financial Economics, Information Systems, Marketing, Operations Management, Organisational Behaviour, and Strategy.

Quiz 28 – Research Aptitude

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  • जैसे-जैसे आप नीचे की तरफ बढ़ेंगे सवाल एक-एक करके आएगा।
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  • इस प्रश्नोत्तरी में 10 प्रश्न हैं, आपको प्रयास करने के लिए 300 सेकंड मिलेंगे।
  • 1 प्रत्येक प्रश्न के सही उत्तर के लिए मार्क निर्धारित किया जाता है। गलत उत्तर के लिए कोई नकारात्मक अंकन नहीं है।
  • फिनिश क्विज़ बटन पर क्लिक करने के बाद
  • आपका रिजल्ट आपकी स्क्रीन पर प्रदर्शित होगा।
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Quiz 27 – Research Aptitude

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  • जैसे ही आप नीचे दिए गए ‘स्टार्ट क्विज़’ बटन पर क्लिक करेंगे, क्विज़ शुरू हो जाएगा।
  • जैसे-जैसे आप नीचे की तरफ बढ़ेंगे सवाल एक-एक करके आएगा।
  • प्रत्येक विकल्प के लिए दिए गए बटन पर क्लिक करके अपने उत्तर को चिह्नित करें।
  • इस प्रश्नोत्तरी में 10 प्रश्न हैं, आपको प्रयास करने के लिए 300 सेकंड मिलेंगे।
  • 1 प्रत्येक प्रश्न के सही उत्तर के लिए मार्क निर्धारित किया जाता है। गलत उत्तर के लिए कोई नकारात्मक अंकन नहीं है।
  • फिनिश क्विज़ बटन पर क्लिक करने के बाद
  • आपका रिजल्ट आपकी स्क्रीन पर प्रदर्शित होगा।
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