Research Ramalingaswami Fellowship for Indian Nationals applicationis
open for 2013 in Life Sciences, Agriculture, Health Sciences,
Bio-Engineering, Energy, Environment, Bioinformatic to do Research in
India. Full fellowship details:
of Biotechnology (DBT), Ministry of Science & Technology,
Government of India /India
agriculture, health sciences, bio-engineering, energy, environment,
bioinformatics and other related areas.
Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. of India
Beneficiaries: Fellowship is open to Indian nationals
Fellows can draw fellowship for a term of five years. Fellowship is
further extendable for another term on fresh appraisal of
performance of the fellow.
scheme provides a consolidated monthly remuneration of Rs. 75,000/.
In addition, a House Rent Allowance of Rs. 7,500/- p.m. is given to
case where host institute provides accommodation to the fellow, no
house rent allowance is admissible.
will receive a research/contingency grant of Rs. 10.00 lakhs for the
1st year, Rs. 7.50 lakhs for the 2nd year and Rs. 5.00 lakhs for the
subsequent 3 yrs. for purchase of consumables, minor equipment,
international and domestic travel, engaging manpower and other
contingent expenditure to be incurred for the implementation of
in Biotechnology, Indian , Ramalingaswami, Fellowship
are solicited from Indian nationals working in overseas research
institutions for the “Ramalingaswami Re-entry Fellowship”, a
re-entry scheme of the Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Ministry
of Science & Technology, Government of India.
scheme is conceptualized with the aim of attracting highly skilled
researchers (Indian nationals) working overseas in various cutting
edge disciplines of research in biotechnology (agriculture, health
sciences, bio-engineering, energy, environment, bioinformatics and
other related areas), by providing them an attractive avenue to
pursue R&D in Indian institutions.
applicant should possess a Ph.D., M.D., M. Tech, M.VSc. or
equivalent degree with an outstanding track record as reflected in
publications and other recognitions and with at least three years of
post-doctoral research experience in overseas research laboratories.
candidates (Indian nationals) working overseas are eligible to
apply. Those who have already returned to India and are currently
working in India are not eligible.
up to 55 years of age as determined on closing date of application
are eligible to apply.