The main objective of the University Post Doctoral Fellowship Scheme (UPDF) is to encourage and retain young Indian researchers who have completed the Ph.D. and wish to pursue research on thrust areas of interest. The candidates aspiring for UPDF should have high potential with good academic and research outputs.
Applicants should be an Indian citizen, obtained a Ph.D. degree in accordance with the UGC regulations and from the recognized University on a Full-Time basis. The candidate should have at least five publications from SCI/SCOPUS/SSCI listed journals during the period of research for the Ph.D. program. The upper age limit of the applicant should not be more than 35 years on the last date of application.
Fellowship Duration and Stipend
The fellowship is purely a temporary assignment and it’s tenable for a period of 2 years with a monthly stipend of Rs.15,000/- and annual contingency of Rs. Rs.10,000/- for each UPDF. The fellows selected under UPDF are not eligible for any other fellowships from the funding agencies during the tenure of the fellowship.
Number of Fellowships and Broad Discipline
Under this programme twelve fellowships will be hosted by the university and the broad disciplines are:
- Computer Science
How to Apply
interested candidates may apply in the prescribed format available here and the same along with all enclosures must be sent to the Registrar, Periyar University, Salem-11 before the last date.
Applications are initially scrutinized by the university. The shortlisted candidates with meritorious proposals will be called for interaction/presentation before the expert committee. The expert committee makes recommendations to the university.
31, December 2019