Bose National Fellowships
The fellowship is meant to recognize active scientists and engineers for
their outstanding performance and contributions. The Department of Science
& Technology will administer this scheme. The fellowships are scientist
specific, very selective. All areas of science (in the broadest terms)
will be covered by this fellowship.
i) The fellowship is open to Indian Nationals residing in India who are
below the age of 60 years.
ii) The applicant should possess a higher degree or equivalent: namely
Ph.D in Science/Engineering, Masters in Engineering or Technology/MD in
Medicine etc. and must have carried out several years of work in the specific
iii) These Fellowships are meant for those who have a proven track record
as evident from their research publications and recognitions.
iv) The candidate must have a regular position in an Institute/Organization
and should be engaged in research. If he is availing of any other fellowship,
he/she will have to opt for only one of the fellowships.
Duration: The duration
of the fellowship will be initially for five years.
Nature of support:
The value of the fellowship will be of Rs.20,000/- per month in addition
to regular income. In addition, each Fellow will receive a contingency
of Rs.5.00 lakh per annum for conferences and other expenses. The JC Bose
National Fellows would be eligible for regular research grants through
the extramural and other research schemes of various S&T agencies
of the Government of India.
Methodology For Selection: The Institution at which the candidate
is working would provide the necessary R&D, Administrative and basic
infrastructural support for research. The candidate will continue to work
at the place of his employment. The availability of JC Bose Fellowships
will be advertised by various academic and research Institutions on their
websites in order to receive applications from the interested scientists
and engineers. The Institutions will subsequently submit their recommended
nominations to the Department of Science & Technology. Institutions
may consider setting up appropriate mechanisms to scrutinize and recommend
Individual scientists and engineers can also approach the institutions
for seeking their hosting and forwarding their nominations to DST for
the Fellowship. Selection of JC Bose Fellows will be made periodically
by an empowered Search and Selection Committee specially appointed for
the purpose. The nominations of scientists and technologists by the Institutions
would be received throughout the year.
All nominations may be sent to: Dr Praveer Asthana Scientist G Department
of Science & Technology Technology Bhavan, New Mehrauli Road, New
Delhi ? 110 016.For details visit Website: http://www.serc-dst.org
||Source: Department of
Science & Technology, Govt. of India