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Post Doctoral Fellowship @ Christ, Bengaluru: Apply by Sept 30: Expired

About the organization

In order to initiate and encourage continuing research among young research scholars, to pursue advanced research in their area of specialisation CHRIST (Deemed to be University) will have a scheme for award of Post Doctoral Fellowship to eligible PhD Degree holders duly guided by University Grants Commission (UGC) Guidelines in this regard.

About the fellowship

CHRIST (Deemed to be University) Post Doctoral Fellowship Scheme is intended to provide opportunity to young research scholars to continue with fulltime active research in their respective field of specialization or a related new field or an interdisciplinary field. During the fellowship period, the fellow shall be working under a Supervisor. The Scheme shall be coordinated and administered by the Centre for Research (PhD) of the University in coordination with the Department concerned.

The Post Doctoral Fellowship will be for the duration of two years (24 months) extendable by one year (12 months) subject to project necessity and satisfactory progress during the completed period as may be assessed and approved by the certifying authority as herein stated. Extension beyond 12 months may be considered in exceptional circumstances if so demanded by the Research Project requirements.

Which stream of education

Departments offering Post Doctoral Research Fellowship:

  1. Commerce and Management
  2. Humanities & Social Science
  3. Sciences
  4. Law
  5. Engineering

For more details, click here.

Eligibility

Research Scholars who have completed their PhD or those who have completed their public defence awaiting award of the Degree, with recognised research publications to their credit,

  1. The candidate must have a doctorate degree in the relevant subject from Universities/Institutions recognised by UGC/Association of India Universities (AIU), with published research work to their credit. Not more than five years must have lapsed after award of the doctorate.
  2. The candidate should have secured a minimum of 55% marks (or equivalent Grade) at UG level and 60% marks (or equivalent Grade) in PG level. In exceptional case of substantial Christ University Post Doctoral Fellowship Scheme. Number of Research Publications to one’s credit, the minimum prescribed mark/grade may be relaxed by up to 5%.
  3. The Candidate must not be more than 42 years of age as on 1st June of the year of application. The upper age limit may be relaxed up to 45 years for women candidates and for SC/ST/OBC/PH/ Minority Community candidates.
  4. The Candidate should not be receiving any grant or research assistance by whatever name called from any other source.
  5. The Candidate should not be engaged in any part-time or full time employment of any nature during the entire tenure of Fellowship.
Amount of fellowship

For the Dept of Sciences and Engineering,

  • Post Doctoral Experience 0-2 years:

Monthly Fellowship with annual increase of Rs 1000/-:  Rs. 25000
HRA:  Rs. 3500
Contingency Fund per Annum*: Rs. 50000
Escorts / Reader Assistance per month in cases of physically disabled & blind candidates: Rs. 2000

  •  Post Doctoral Experience 2-4 years:

Monthly Fellowship with annual increase of Rs 1000/-:  Rs. 28000
HRA:  Rs. 3500
Contingency Fund per Annum*: Rs. 50000
Escorts / Reader Assistance per month in cases of physically disabled & blind candidates: Rs. 2000

For the Dept of Humanities, Social Sciences, Commerce, Management,

  • Post Doctoral Experience 0-2 years:

Monthly Fellowship with annual increase of Rs 1000/-:  Rs. 23000
HRA:  Rs. 3500
Contingency Fund per Annum*: Rs. 40000
Escorts / Reader Assistance per month in cases of physically disabled & blind candidates: Rs. 2000

  • Post Doctoral Experience 2-4 years:

Monthly Fellowship with annual increase of Rs 1000/-:  Rs. 26000
HRA:  Rs. 3500
Contingency Fund per Annum*: Rs. 40000
Escorts / Reader Assistance per month in cases of physically disabled & blind candidates: Rs. 2000

HRA will not be payable if hostel accommodation is provided by the University.
* The amount indicated is maximum permissible. Eligible amount will be fixed by assessing the Research Project

How to apply

All applications will be online and must be submitted within the specified time limits along with such details and enclosures as may be specified. The Selection will be based on personal interview by the Selection Committee. The Committee will make its recommendation on the basis of curriculum vitae, quality of publications, interview, presentation and such other credentials of the candidate. Successful candidates will be intimated of the selection and the joining date individually. The information will also be posted in the website of the University.

The Selection Committee may be constituted by the Centre for Research and will include the Head of the Department (HOD), the Dean of the Faculty, the nominee Supervisor and the Director of the Centre for Research.

For Application Form, click here.
To view the instructions for applying, click here.

Deadline

Apply by September 30, 2018.

Contact
 For full details, visit the Official Website by clicking here.

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