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CSRI-Post-Doctoral Fellowship in India, 2017

At the Ministry of Science and Technology, Department of Science & Technology (DST) is delighted to offer Post-Doctoral Fellowship for the academic year 2017-2018.

These fellowships are provided to pursue research in frontier areas of Cognitive Science. The aim of the fellowships is to promote and intensify cutting-edge research in Cognitive Science.

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Admirable Chance to apply CSRI-Post-Doctoral Fellowship.

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Department of Science and Technology plays a nodal department with the aim of promoting new areas of science and technology and organizing, coordinating and promoting S&T activities in the country. The department has major responsibilities for specific projects and programs.

Application Deadline: Closed


  • Indian applicants are eligible for these fellowships.
  • Fellowships are awarded in frontier areas of Cognitive Science.

Applicants must meet the following area for the program:

  • Applicants with a good academic record and holding a PhD or equivalent degree in Science, Engineering and allied areas of Cognitive Science are eligible for CSRI-PDF.
  • The upper age limit for ‘CSRI-Post Doctoral Fellowship’ of DST is 40 years.
  • Those who have submitted PhD thesis are also eligible to apply

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How to Apply

  • How to apply: DST has started e-PMS (onlinedst.gov.in) for online submission of the research proposal. Principal Investigator has to register at this portal and then upload the proposal in the given format. Application Format of “CSRI-Post Doctoral Fellowship (CSRI-PDF)” is available on e-PMS under KIRAN Division and at DST website. Applicants can apply via online mode.
  • Supporting Documents: To apply, students must be ready to submit two (2) hard copies of the Submitted research proposal should also be sent to Dr. Vandana Singh, Scientist.
  • Admission Requirements: To apply for the program applicants must have PhD or equivalent degree.
  • Language Requirement: To study at Ministry of Science and Technology, you need to have sufficient fluency in written and spoken English.


Each fellow would be entitled to a Fellowship of Rs.55, 000/- per month and research Contingency Grant of Rs.2, 00,000/- per year.

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