Jawaharlal Nehru Post-doctoral Visiting Scientists Scheme A prestigious new post-doctoral fellowship scheme called “Jawaharlal Nehru Postdoctoral Visiting Scientists Scheme” has been initiated to mark the Golden Jubilee of the inauguration of the Mumbai main campus of TIFR in 1962 by Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru.

The Tata Institute of Fundamental Research is a National Centre of the Government of India, under the umbrella of the Department of Atomic Energy, as well as a deemed University awarding degrees for master’s and doctoral programs. At TIFR, we carry out basic research in physics, chemistry, biology, mathematics, computer science and science education. Our main campus is located in Mumbai, but we have additional campuses in Pune, Bangalore and Hyderabad.

Applications are invited under this scheme from young scientists of exceptional intellectual calibre.

 The fellowship is fixed at a high level in the range Rs. 55,000 – 75,000 (consolidated, in addition to HRA as per rules) depending on the qualification and post-doctoral experience.

 The scheme is applicable to the candidates with at least one year of postdoctoral experience. It is meant for those who do not have a position elsewhere at the time of joining the Institute.

 A recommendation made after rigorous peer review process by a particular Faculty will be considered by a special committee chaired by the Director.

 The maximum number of such fellowships that may be operated at any point of times is 12 for the entire Institute. There is no quota for any faculty.

 The appointment will be made initially for a year, and may be renewed for one more year.

 Medical, vacation and leave benefits, as applicable to postdoctoral fellows of the Institute will apply.

Interested candidates should apply through any regular faculty member of the institute


Tata Institute of Fundamental Research

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