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CSIR-Nehru Science Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in India

To identify promising young researchers with innovative ideas and provide them with training and research opportunities in niche areas of basic science, engineering, medicine, and agriculture, the Council of Scientific & Industrial Research has established the CSIR-Nehru Science Postdoctoral Research Fellowships Scheme for the academic year 2022-2023.

This fellowship is open to Indian and international students for two years and extendable for a maximum of one more year based on outstanding performance and recommendation. PhD degree holders are eligible to apply for this fellowship. A tuition fee and stipend per annum will be awarded.

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Golden chance for international students to get Rs. 65,000/- per month plus house rent allowance in India.

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The Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR), known for its cutting edge R&D knowledge base in diverse S&T areas, is a contemporary R&D organization. CSIR has a dynamic network of 37 national laboratories, 39 outreach centers, 3 Innovation Complexes, and five units with a pan-India presence.

Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), an ensemble of 37 state-of-the-art institutes, is amongst the foremost scientific and industrial research organizations. CSIR annually publishes over 3800 papers in science journals and holds over 3000 patents.

Application Deadline: Applications are actively accepted and reviewed.

Brief Description

  • University or Organization: Council of Scientific & Industrial Research
  • Department: NA
  • Course Level: PhD
  • Award: Tuition fee and Stipend
  • Number of Awards: NA
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Nationality: Domestic and International
  • The award can be taken in India.


  • Eligible Countries: All Indian and foreign national students can apply.
  • Eligible Course or Subjects: Students can take up a PhD in basic science, engineering, medicine, and agriculture.
  • Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following/given criteria:
  • The applicants must be Indian nationals, Persons of Indian Origin (PIO), Overseas citizens of India (OCI), foreign nationals.
  • The applicants must be PhD degree holders within three years of the award of PhD degree or must have submitted PhD theses.
  • The applicants must be no more than 32 years of age.

How to Apply

  • How to Apply: Students must fill out an application form and send it to the following address Mr. S.A. Hasan.
    Principal Scientist
    CSIR-Human Resource Development Group
    CSIR Complex, Library Avenue
    Pusa, New Delhi-110012
  • Supporting Documents: The students are required to present the following documents to the university:
  • Photograph on the main application form
  • Affidavit if you carry different names/surnames in your certificates
  • Attested copy of School Leaving/High Yes/No School/Secondary School Certificate (For date of birth)
  • Attested copies of Mark Sheets/Grade Cards & Degrees for
  • BSc/MSc/MPhil/PhD BE/ME/PhD BPharm/MPharm/PhD MBBS/MD/MS/MCh/DM/PhD BVSc/MVSc/PhD
  • List of Publications
  • Reprints
  • Attested copies of Letter(s) of Acceptance for paper(s) accepted for publication & preprints.
  • Attested copies of Award Letters
  • Attested copies of Experience Certificates
  • Attested copy of the Release Order from your last employer
  • No Objection Certificate (NOC) from current employer
  • Undertaking for resignation from service, if selected
  • Detailed Research Proposal
  • Testimonials from 2 referees
  • Admission Requirements: Applicants must read the instructions to apply
  • Language Requirement: The students must meet the language requirements of their programme.


The selected candidates will be paid a consolidated fellowship of Indian Rs. 65,000/- per month plus House Rent Allowance (HRA) as admissible and a contingency grant of Rs. 3.0 lakh per annum for up to 2 years.

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