Fellowships/ Funding sources
The EMR Division under HRD Group of CSIR provides CSIR Research Fellowships and Associateships to bright young men and women for training in methods of research under the expert guidance of faculty members/ scientists working in University Departments /National Laboratories and Institutes in various fields of Science & Technology and Medical Sciences.
The CSIR Fellowship/ Associateships are tenable in Universities/ IITs/ Post-Graduate Colleges/Government Research Establishments including those of CSIR, R&D establishments of recognized public or private sector, industrial firms and other recognized institutions. However, CSIR reserves the right to determine the place best suited to provide necessary facilities in the area of science and technology in which the awardee is to specialize.
The CSIR Fellowships / Associateships are tenable in
The award of CSIR Fellowship / Associateships is for fixed tenure and does not imply any assurance or guarantee for subsequent employment by CSIR to the beneficiary. The authority to award/ terminate fellowship vests with CSIR. The awardee shall not lay claim to permanent absorption in CSIR, after the expiry of Fellowship /Associateship.
For further details please contact:
Dr. Rajesh Luthra
Head, Human Resource Development Group
Extramural Research Division
CSIR Complex, Pusa campus
Tel. No. 011-2574 8632/ 2572 1585
Besides, CSIR there are many other Indian and international agencies who offer grants for funding research programme.
The European Union (EU) has various programmes to support of international cooperation in science and technology. They have funded a large number of projects in third world countries especially in
. The commission also visited NCL and gave the presentation to the Scientists in Nanotechnology and Biotech areas. Under Sixth Framework Programme (FP6) for Research cooperation, they are seeking proposals and funds are available to finance the projects in the areas of Life Sciences, Genomics and Biotechnology for health, Information Society & Technologies, Nanotechnologies and Nanosciences, Knowledge based multifunctional materials and new production processes and devices, Aeronautics and space, Food quality and safety, Sustainable development, Global changes and ecosystems and Citizens and governance in a knowledge based society. Contact for details: http://fp6.cordis.lu/fp6/subprop.cfm; http://www.delind.cec.eu.int/en/eco/world-wide/fp6..htm; www.delind.cec.eu.int; www.europa.eu.int India
European Research Council (ERC) Grant Schemes : http://erc.europa.eu
International Science and Technology Affairs Directorate (ISTAD, CSIR): http://www.csirwebistad.org/pages/aboutistad.htm
Department of Science and Technology (DST): http://dst.gov.in/r&d_funding/rdfs.htm
The National Science Foundation (NSF): http://www.nsf.gov/funding.htm
The British Council: http://www1.britishcouncil.org/india-scholarships-awarding-bodies.htm
Indo_French Centre for the Promotion of Advanced Research (IFCPAR): http://www.cefipra.org/