||Description: The Indian Council of Medical Research
(ICMR) is the premier national agency for the formulation, promotion
and conduct of biomedical research in India . The mandate and
policies of the ICMR coincide with national health policies. The
Council not only plans and promotes medical research in the current
and emerging health problems of the country but also is expected to
build a strong national cadre of skilled biomedical scientists. One
of the major mandates of the Council is to augment capacity
strengthening of institutions involved in both basic and clinical
sciences. To achieve the objective of building up of a highly skilled
pool of biomedical researchers in all aspects of biomedical research
including basic, applied, epidemiological and clinical sciences, the
ICMR has embarked upon an International fellowship programme for
capacity strengthening of scientists of our country. Fellowship will
be awarded each year with the duration ranging from 3 to 6 months to
young scientists and for 10-15 days to senior scientists depending on
the needs of the approved programme.
months for young scientists and 10-15 days for senior scientists
Number of Fellowships Young Scientists: Six fellowships per
year and Senior Scientists: Three fellowships per year.
Eligibility: The applicant should be a citizen of India and working
in the country.
The applicant should possess an M.D/Ph.D
degree with at least three years teaching/research experience in a
recognized Institute after obtaining the requisite qualification.
Age: Below 45 years for young scientists
Below 55 years for
The applicant should be employed in a
regular position in a recognized Biomedical/ Research/ Health
The application should be forwarded by the
Employer/Head of the Institution with a statement that the candidate
will be considered as a full time employee of the Institution during
the period of his/her fellowship.
support :Young Scientists: US $1800 per month. Return economy class
excursion airfare A contingency grant of Rs.10,000/- Senior
Scientists: US $150 per day including accommodation subject to a
maximum of US $ 1800 ( original receipt for hotel accommodation will
have to be submitted while claiming).
applications will be done at the International Health Division, ICMR
and the short listed candidates will be considered by the selection
committee for awarding the fellowship. The selection of the candidate
will be based on the evaluation of the merit of the candidate and the
training needs in the field of Biomedical research by a Committee of
||Contact: Application should be submitted to: The
Chief, International Health Division, Indian Council of Medical
Research, V. Ramalingaswami Bhawan, Post Box No.4911, Ansari Nagar,
New Delhi-110029. For details click
||Source: Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)