DST Post Doctoral Fellowship Programme – Nano Science & Technology Overseas Visiting Fellowships: Apply by Apr 6: Expired

DST Post Doctoral Fellowship Programme Nano Science Technology Overseas Visiting Fellowships

Applications are invited for the award of “Nano-Science & Technology Overseas Visiting
Fellowships” for pursuing post-doctoral research in frontier areas of Nano-Science &
Technology. The fellowships are awarded under the Mission on Nano-Science & Technology
(Nano Mission) of the Department of Science & Technology, Government of India. The Fellowship will enable selected Indian researchers in conducting advanced research or undergoing specialized training in international research laboratories/institutions overseas in the field of Nano-Science & Nano-Technology.
The Programme aims to build national capacity in frontier areas of Nano- Science and
Technology, which are of interest to India by providing postdoctoral fellowship for a period of one year.


Selected Fellow will be provided a monthly fellowship of US $ 3000 for one year and one-time contingency allowance of Rs.60,000/- (subject to actual) to cover visa fee, airport transfer charges, medical insurance etc. They will also be provided the shortest route economy-class airfare from their place in India to the place of host institution and back.
The duration of the Fellowship is one year. No bond needs to be furnished by the candidates.
The selected candidates need not be regular employees in Indian institutions.

  • The Scheme is open to Indian nationals who have completed their Ph.D. in India, those who have submitted their thesis are also eligible to apply.
  • The candidate will be required to submit a concise research proposal in the area of Nano-Science and Technology that he/she would be undertaking in the postdoctoral study.
  • The applications should be accompanied by an offer/invitation letter from the host
    institution and acceptance from the prospective adviser.

The candidates may send the softcopy of the complete application and enclosures
to: dstcoord@jncasr.ac.in addressed to The Administrative Officer, DST Overseas Visiting
Fellowship in NST, Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, Jakkur
P.O., Bangalore 560 064.
Applications Close: April 6


For any queries, e-mail: dstcoord@jncasr.ac.in

For any further information, visit the fellowship guidelines here.

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