Raman Research Fellowships for Indian Students, 2013-2014

CSIR HQs offers Research Fellowships for Indian Students at Foreign Institutions / R&D Centres of excellence 2013-2014

Study Subject(s):Courses offered by the University
Course Level:Research
Scholarship Provider: CSIR HQs
Scholarship can be taken at: Abroad

The Raman Research Fellowships are granted to the CSIR researchers for carrying out research in the emerging / high priority areas.
It would be appreciated if the number of applicants from each institute is restricted to a maximum of two only.
Regular Scientists of CSIR with high academic qualifications (Post graduate in Engineering and PhD in Engineering) and research experience, presently working in high priority areas, who have completed minimum 5 years of service in CSIR on the last date for receipt of the applications. The applicant must have made commendable contribution to research / innovation in the proposed area, which should be of international level. Fellowship should not be sought for training or to carry out tests, etc. using facilities in the host institute. The RRF must be sought to further enhance the skills/capability. The candidate should not be more than 45 year of age as on Nov 1, 2012.

Scholarship Open for International Students: No

Scholarship Description: Applications are invited from CSIR institutes for the award of Raman Research Fellowships during the year 2013-2014. It is tenable at foreign institutions / R&D Centres of excellence. The entire cost is met by CSIR HQs.They are expected to possess general awareness about our country, its culture, history and present day socio-economic and geo-political issues.The selection will be made through a mechanism of interview by the duly constituted Selection Committee. The interviews are expected to be held in CSIR HQs., New Delhi sometimes during November/December 2012.

Fellowship tenure: Four to Twelve Months (in one spell only)

Area : Applied research topics in the high priority areas of the Laboratory/CSIR and also any specific area under Basic Science of relevance and immediate importance.
Terms : During the Fellowship period the Scientist will be called “Raman Research Fellow”. The Fellow will be sent abroad on deputation terms.

Financial Terms
• International air fare to & fro by cheapest Economy class
• Fellowship @ US $ 2500/- per month
• US$1000/- lump sum towards contingency and preparatory expenses
• US$1000/- Supplementary grant for participation in Conferences/visiting institutions of excellence in country of placement

Mode of Selection
Through interview by a duly constituted Selection Committee to be constituted by the DG CSIR. The candidate must furnish at the time of interview, letter of acceptance from the host-institution duly approved by the Director of the Institutes indicating the specific study work to be carried out abroad. The candidate can make Power point presentation (upto 5 slides) for 7 minutes, first four minutes for the present research activities and remaining 3 minutes for the proposed research work.

Bond : The selected candidates shall execute a bond before proceeding abroad on Fellowship to serve the concerned Lab/Instt. for three years on his/her return.

How to Apply: By Post

Scholarship Application Deadline: 12th October, 2012

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