Post-Doctoral Fellowship

Post-doctoral scheme has been started keeping in view the social background of the candidates from the deprived section of the society and to provide them an opportunity to undertake higher studies and research in Science, Engineering & Technology, Humanities and Social Sciences in Indian Universities/Institutions/Colleges.


  • Applicant must be unemployed from the deprived section of the society with PhD awarded and aptitude for research.
  • Applicant must have doctorate degree in the relevant subject preferably with published research work to their credit. (Provisional degree certificate may be accepted if degree is not awarded)
  • Only PhD awarded unemployed candidates will be eligible for the award of Postdoc Fellowship.
  • Age: not more than 50 years (for male applicants) and 55 years (for female candidates)
  • Applicants of SC/ST categories having 50% marks at undergraduate level and 55% marks at postgraduate level are eligible to apply under the Scheme.
  • The candidate must upload the NOC from the proposed research place duly forwarded by Head of Department and Registrar / Director / Principal in the online application.
  • Transgender candidates are eligible to apply under the scheme. The reservation shall be followed as per government of India norms.

Postdoc Fellowship award:

  • Number of slots: 100 every year
  • Duration: 5 years with no further extension
  • Fellowship: Rs. 38,800/m for first 2 years & Rs.46,500/m from third years onwards
  • Contingency: Rs.50,000/a
  • Departmental Assistance: NA
  • Escorts/Reader/Assistance: Rs. 2,000/m (fixed) in cases of physically disabled & blind applicant.
  • HRA: As per University/Institution rules.
—————Quick Overview————-
Organization University Grants Commission (UGC)
Fellowship Level Postdoctoral
Country India
Subject areas Science, Engineering & Technology, Humanities and Social Sciences
Fellowship amount Mentioned above
Eligibility Indian nationals
Deadline 8 August 2016

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