JNCASR CICS Fellowship Programme for Scientists from Developing Countries in India, 2014
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JNCASR CICS Fellowship. Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR) offers fellowship programme for scientists from developing countries in India. Full details:

School(Institutions/ Country): | India

Level: The fellowship provides an opportunity for young scientists, teachers and researchers to undertake research studies in India.

Field(s): It covers short-term, participatory research studies in all major disciplines of science and technology including engineering and medical sciences at the Indian Centres of Excellence.

Deadline: 31st October every year.

Funded By: Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR)

Beneficiaries(Target Groups): JNCASR CICS Fellowship is targeted for The students of developing country in Asia (other than India), Africa and Latin America and Arab region (Afghanistan, Algeria, Angola, Antigua andBarbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burma, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African, Republic Chad, Chile, 

People’s Republic of China, Colombia, Comoros, Democratic Republic of the Congo,Republic of the Congo, Costa Rica, Côte d’Ivoire, Croatia, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Gabon, The Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Indonesia, India, Iran, Iraq, Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Lithuania, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico,  Federated States of Micronesia, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nauru, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Samoa, São Tomé and Príncipe, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint- Vincent and the Grenadines, South Sudan, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Timor?Leste, Togo, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe).

Benefits(Value/ Inclusions):

Award No: About 10 Fellowships are provided annually.

Scholarship Duration: The duration of the fellowship is about 3 months.

Scholarship covers: The Fellowship covers return airfare from place of work in their home country to place of work in India, boarding and lodging at the affiliated institution/s, and an adequate allowance in Indian currency to cover incidental expenses.


This JNCASR CICS fellowship programme is jointly instituted by the Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR ) Bangalore and the Centre for International Co-operation in Science (CICS), Chennai to encourage mobility of scientists from developing countries.

The Fellowship covers short-term research, training or participatory research work in physical, chemical or biological sciences in reputed scientific institutions in India including JNCASR.

Applicant must be a scientist, teacher or a research scholar affiliated to a scientific or academic institution in a developing country in Asia (other than India), Africa, Latin America and Arab region.

The duration of the fellowship is for 3 months.


To avail JNCASR CICS Fellowship, applicants must :

Applicant (other than Indian) possessing Doctorate or Master’s Degree in Science or equivalent degree in Engineering/ Medicine and allied disciplines, below 45 years of age affiliated to a scientific or academic institution in a developing country (Other than India).

Applicant must be a scientist, teacher or a research scholar affiliated to a scientific or academic institution in a developing country in Asia (other than India), Africa, Latin America and Arab region.

Scholarship Application Method

The mode of applying is by post. List of enclosures to accompany the application:-

  • A detailed curriculum vitae containing the date of birth & age, applicant’s research interest and experience, publications (only those
in referred journals), present position, scientific affiliations, awards and scholarships etc.

  • A detailed write-up describing the proposed research work.
  • Two passport size photographs;
  • Copy of degree certificate for highest qualification;
  • A letter of consent from Parent Institution;
  • Applications should be forwarded by an appropriate authority.

  • Applicants should possess a valid passport.

  • Selected candidates must obtain permission/leave from their parent institutions.
  • Selected candidates must obtain Indian visa for the proposed period of work upon advice from CICS.

Scholarship Applications are due on 31st October every year.

It is important to read the application procedure, and visit the official websites (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

‣ Application forms and guidelines can be download from the official website

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