International Postgraduate Fellowship Programme At Indian Institutes

The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) of India and the World Academy of Science (TWAS) have established a number of fellowships for foreign scholars from developing countries who wish to pursue research toward a PhD in emerging areas of science and technology for which facilities are available in the laboratories and institutes of the CSIR.

TWAS-CSIR Postgraduate Fellowships are tenable in CSIR research laboratories and institutes in India for a maximum period of four years.

Eligible fields of study include agricultural sciences, biology, chemical sciences, engineering, astronomy, maths, physics, and medical and health sciences. 

Sandwich fellowships for those registered for a PhD in their home country may be granted for a minimum period of six months and a maximum period of three years.

Full-time fellowships for those not registered for a PhD may be granted for up to four years. 

CSIR will provide a monthly stipend to cover for living costs, food and health insurance.

The deadline is on Saturday 31st July 2021. 


Main Criteria

Candidates must be a maximum age of 35 years on 31 December of the application year and be nationals of a developing country. 

A Master’s degree in science and technology is required. 

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