ASEAN Fellowship Programme for Ph.D at IIT’s [1000 Seats, Grant Upto Rs. 1 Lakh]: Apply by May 5: Expired


In recognition of the deep and historical ties between India and ASEAN, India’s foremost technical education centres, the¬†internationally renowned Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), welcome aspirants from ASEAN countries to apply for PhD fellowships. Those selected get a chance to finish their Ph.D with funding at par with their Indian counterparts from the Government of India. The funding covers the entire cost of study and living expenses for up to 5 years of their PhD programme.

Fellowship Tenure

The maximum tenure of each fellowship is 5 years

Total No. of Fellowships



INR 31,000/- for the first 2 years, INR 35,000/- for the next three years

Research Grant

Up to INR 170,000/- for research expenses such as travel, books, contingency

Accommodation/Monthly House Rent Allowance

Upto 24% – as per Govt. norms (depending on the city) – of the stipend, if hostel accommodation not provided.

How to apply?

Interested and motivated candidates who wish to apply may apply here on or before the last date.

Selection Process

  • Interested candidates apply online.
  • They choose the IIT and the specific programme/area in the online application.
  • Each IIT a candidate applies to conducts its admission process consisting of an application screening, shortlisting, possible online interview, and announces its admission offers, including the waitlist. Candidates selected in multiple programmes give their final acceptance to exactly one, and the consolidated results are announced on this portal after duly operating the waitlist.

Important Dates

Commencement of call for applicationsFeb 5th, 2020
Last date of application submissionMay 5th, 2020


For official notification click here

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