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SERB-National Post Doctoral Fellowship, 2018

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icon Science and Engineering

Open to Indian citizens

icon  Ministry of Science and Technology ( India )

icon Deadline varies

icon Full Funding, Rs. 35,000/ p.m to Rs. 55,000/-+Rs. 2,00,000/- per annum for research+Rs. 1,00,000/- per annum

    Any Indian recognized academic institutions, national laboratories and recognized R & D institutions

More about this scholarship

The Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB) is offering fellowships to motivated young researchers in the fields of science and engineering.


  • The applicants for SERB-National Post Doctoral Fellowship, 2018 should be Indian citizens
  • The candidates must have a Ph.D., M.D. or M.S. from a recognized university.
  • The applicants who have submitted their Ph.D./M.D/M.S thesis and waiting for the degree are also eligible but will receive lower fellowship amount till they obtain the eligible degree.
  • The candidates must not be above 35 years of age at the time of application.
  • For the SC/ST/OBC/Physically Challenged & Women applicants, 5 years of age relaxation will be given.

Documents required

  • The candidates applying for SERB-National Post Doctoral Fellowship, 2018 must submit a biodata, qualification, and age proof certificate.
  • A category certificate for age relaxation and an undertaking certificate must be submitted by the applicant.
  • The candidates are required to submit an endorsement certificate from the host institute and the mentor and a curriculum vitae of the mentor.
  • The applicants must also submit a project title, not more than 500 characters, project summary, not more than 3000 characters, proposal's objective max 1500 characters along with its expected outcome max 1500 characters.
  • The candidates must also submit work methodology and research plan.

Value of the scholarship

The recipients of SERB-National Post Doctoral Fellowship, 2018 get Rs. 55,000/- per month (consolidated) Rs. 35,000/ p.m for candidates who have not yet been awarded a degree, Rs. 2,00,000/- per annum as a research grant, and Rs. 1,00,000/- per year for overheads.

Source : Ministry of Science and Technology ( India )
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