The ’Project-based Personnel Exchange Programme’ (PPP) is a bilateral research promotion programme between the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and the Department of Science and Technology (DST). The basic aim of the programme is to reinforce the association between Indian and German research groups, which are working together on a particular scientific project.
The programme ’Project-based Personnel Exchange’ envisions, in this connection, financial support for operational mobility only. Particular emphasis is thereby accorded to academic training and specialization of young researchers.
- Applicants may be Scientists/ researchers, university professors, post-doctoral researchers and doctoral students.
- German and Indian universities and those in permanent positions at public funded research institutes are also eligible to apply.
- Agricultural Sciences
- Veterinary Medicine
- Earth Sciences
- Theoretical Computer Science
- Life Sciences
- Health Sciences
- Animal Sciences
- Nutritional Medicine
- Material Sciences
Duration of funding: maximum 2 years
Starting Date: 01 January 2018
- German research groups must apply online on the DAAD-Portal
- The applications by the Indian research groups to be submitted to the DST in India as per the guidelines and format.
- 2 original hardcopies of the proposal, in prescribed format attached, duly forwarded by Head of the Institute / University to be submitted to DST.
- A soft copy (in a single soft file in PDF or MS-word format) as email attachment must also be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Department of Science and Technology (DST) and German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
|Fellowship Level||Research awards|
|Country||India and Germany|
Agricultural Sciences, Veterinary Medicine, Forestry, Engineering, Earth Sciences, Mathematics, Theoretical Computer Science, Informatics, Medicine, Life Sciences, Health Sciences, Animal Sciences, Nutritional Medicine, Physics, Material Sciences and Chemistry.
|Eligibility||Open to Indian and German researchers|
|Deadline||14th June 2017|