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ICFRE Chair Fellowships 2015 notification

Indian Council for Forestry Resaerch and Education Chair Fellowships 2015

Indian Council for Forestry Resaerch and Education (ICFRE) invites applications for three Chair Fellowships as follows:

1. Forest & Climate Change FRI (Deemed) University

2. Biodiversity and Ecology FRI (Deemed) University

3. Forest Biometrics and Productivity Management ICFRE Headquarter


Indian or foreign scholars of nationally and internationally recognized eminence, whose contribution have made a difference to the discipline. He/She must have:

(a) Master Degree with Doctorate.

(b) 20 years of Forestry Research / Academic experience, having guided at least five scholars for Ph.D. in the relevant field OR a person having experience of 10 years in Forestry Research/Academic in the relevant field and 10 in the field of forestry.

(c) Evidence of active involvement in research and / or member / fellow of various national and international academic councils.

(d) Research and education orientation of National / International level. (Foreign National is subject to clearance by the Ministry of External Affairs).

(e) Publications in National and International journals.

(f) Previous experience of successful National / International level project Formulation / Management / Supervision.

Remuneration shall be paid in the form of Chair Fellowship, consolidated to the maximum of Rs. 80,000/- per month, Taxes etc, shall be deducted as per rules of the Govt. of India.

Age Limit- Not more than 67 years (as on 01.07.2015)

How to apply :

The interested persons are to send their curriculum vitae along with all necessary documents in support of qualifications and experience etc. to the Registrar FRI (Deemed) University along with a demand draft of Rs. 1000/- in favour of Registrar, FRI (Deemed) University, Dehradun for the Chair situated at FRI (Deemed) University and to the Deputy Director General (Education), ICFRE, P.O. New Forest, Dehradun-248006 (Uttarakhand) along with a Demand Draft of Rs.1000/- in favour of DDO (Admin), ICFRE, Dehradun for the Chair situated at ICFRE Headquarter.

Last date of the application is 13th April, 2015

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CMC Vellore Post Doctoral Fellowship 2015 notification

Christian Medical College PDF 2015

Christian Medical College (CMC), Vellore, Tamil Nadu, invites applications for admission to the various Post Doctoral Fellowship (PDF) courses beginning July 2015.

Application form

Apply Online till 1st April 2015

Fee Rs.1000/-. Candidates applying from SAARC countries should send Rs.2000/- or its equivalent and those from other foreign countries US dollars 100 or its equivalent.

Money can be remitted using any of the following methods:

1. Demand draft in favour of C.M.C. Vellore Association a/c on any scheduled bank, payable in Vellore.

2. As a challan at no extra cost at any branch of ICICI bank in India.

Completed applications with all the required enclosures must reach the Office of the Registrar, Christian Medical College, Vellore 632 002, on or before 6th April 2015.

All foreign students require a No Objection Certificate from The Secretary, Government of India, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Nirman Bhavan, New Delhi 110011 after offer of admission to the College.


Candidates for all Fellowship courses conducted by the College are ranked on the basis of a written test, clinical examination and interview.

The written test will be conducted at Bangalore, Calicut, Chennai, Delhi, Ernakulam, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Kottayam, Lucknow, Madurai, Mumbai, Puducherry, Salem, Trivandrum, Vellore and Vijayawada

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Charpak Scholarship 2015 notification

Charpak Scholarship 2015 French Embassy

This scholarship programme run by the Embassy of France in India offers three types of funding for bachelor’s and master’s level: Research internship programme for students, exchange programme for exchange students for a period of one to four months and master’s programme for one to two years of studies in France at the master’s degree level.

Eligibility: The internship programme is reserved for economics, engineering and sciences students. The exchange and master’s programmes are open to Indian students from all academic backgrounds.

 Application Form

Prizes and rewards: Student visa fee waiver, monthly stipend, medical insurance coverage and assistance to find affordable student accommodation.

Application Deadline: Internship application: March 15; exchange programme: May 17; master’s programme: June 7.

Aga Khan Foundation International Scholarship 2015

Aga Khan Foundation International Scholarship 2015 for  PG/ Phd

Aga Khan Foundation provides a limited number of scholarships each year to outstanding students who have no other means of financing their studies.

Eligibility: Students/professionals under 30 years of age who are looking for master’s courses or Ph.D. courses (few cases only) can apply.

Application Form

Prizes and rewards: Tuition fee and living expenses for two years are awarded in format of 50 per cent grant and 50 per cent loan.

Deadline: March 20

DBT- JRF 2015 through BET notification

 DBT-Junior Research Fellowship 2015 in Biotechnology/ Applied Biology through Biotechnology Eligibility Test 

Applications are invited from Indian nationals for the award of “DBT-Junior Research Fellowship” (DBT-JRF) for pursuing research in frontier areas of Biotechnology and Applied Biology. JRFs will be selected according to merit under two categories: Category I & II. Category I fellowship (Top 275 in number) are tenable in any University/Institute in India where the students can register for Ph.D. Category II students (100 in number) will be eligible to join any DBT sponsored Project and avail fellowship equivalent to NET/GATE qualifications as per DST Guidelines, subject to selection through institutional selection process. Fellowship will be co-terminus with the duration of project and institutional rules will be applicable. There will be no binding on Pis of DBT sponsored projects to select JRF/SRF for their projects from category II list. Selection in Category II will not entitle student for any fellowship from DBT-JRF programme. For further details please visit https://nccs.digialm.com


Candidates can appear for BET examination only thrice during their career within the prescribed age limit. Candidates who have completed eligibility qualification in a year will be eligible to appear in that year and two subsequent years. Students who have passed after Jan.1, 2013 or will appear this year (till August, 2015) final examination of qualifying degree is eligible. Students with M.Sc. / M.Tech / M.V.Sc. degree with Biotechnology in title of degree e.g. Biotechnology, specialization such as Agricultural, Animal / Veterinary, Medical, Marine, Industrial, Environmental, Pharmaceutical, Food, Bio-resources Biotechnology, “Biochemical Engineering, Biosciences and Biotechnology, Bioinformatics” and M.Sc. “Molecular & Human Genetics” and M.Sc. “Neuroscience” as well as B.Tech / B.E. in Biotechnology (4-year course after 10+2) recognized by UGC/AICTE are eligible for this examination. The applicants should be below the age of 28 years for Open category as on 28th February 2015. Candidates with minimum 60% for general and OBC category (55% for SC/ST/PH) of the total marks (equivalent grade) are only eligible. For further details and to apply online please visit the URL https://nccs.digialm.com. Online registration will start on 25th February 2015 and the last date for submission of online application form is 25th March, 2015.

DBT-BET (category I) entitles a candidate for fellowship subject to Ph.D registration of the candidate in a recognized university or Institute in the country within 2 years. At present, very few institutes or universities allow B.Tech students to register for Ph.D. directly. Registration for Ph.D is candidate’s responsibility and NCCS or DBT have no role in this.


Government of India guidelines for reservations will be followed for BET-2015. Age relaxation of 5 years (up to 33 years) for SC /ST/PH and women candidates and 3 years (31 years) for OBC candidates will be given. The age limit will be as on 28th Feb. 2015. SC/ST/PH candidates with 55% of the total marks (equivalent in grade) are eligible to apply.

Details Of The Award

The fellowship will be initially for a period of 3 years extendable for 2 more years based on performance. By the end of 2nd year, the performance of JRF will be assessed and will be upgraded to SRF. The fellowship for JRF/SRF will be @ Rs. 25,000/- or 28,000/- per month + HRA as per DST guidelines and research contingency of Rs. 30,000/-peryear.

Mode Of Selection

The candidates will be selected based on an online admission test, “Biotechnology Eligibility Test” (BET) to be conducted on 26th April, 2015 at 2.30 PM in the following twelve cities: New Delhi, Kolkata, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Chennai, Pune. Bangalore, Chandigarh, Lucknow. Patna, Trivandrum & Ahmedabad.

Mode Of Application

Candidates should register and apply online in the prescribed application form available at URL the starting on 25th February 2015.

General/OBC candidates have to pay an application fee of Rs. 500/- and SC/ST/PH categories are exempted from payment of application fees.

Last date for submission of online application form is 25th March, 2015.

BIRAC Post-Doctoral/ Post Masters Innovation Fellowship 2015 notification

Post-Doctoral/ Post Master’s BIRAC Innovation Fellowship 2015

Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC), invites applications for of Post-Doctoral and Post Master’s BIRAC Innovation Fellowships.


Applicants should be those who have completed their Masters and Ph.D. on and after 1st January 2014 for post masters and post doctoral fellowship respectively.

Details can be had from here

Support of BIRAC Innovation Fellowship

Post Doc: is Rs. 50.00 Thousand per month along with BIRAC Innovation Grant of Rs. 5.00 Lakhs per year

Post Masters is Rs. 30.00 Thousand per month with BIRAC Innovation Grant of Rs. 2.00 Lakhs per year

Grant period is 2 years extendable to 1 more year depending upon the progress and requirement of the research project.

Apply online

Last date to apply is 28th February 2015.

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Sussex India Scholarship 2015 notification

 Sussex India Scholarship 2015 to study in UK

The University of Sussex, U.K., offers scholarships for all overseas fee-paying students from India admitted to start a Masters course in September 2015.

Eligibility: Self-financing students who have accepted an offer of a full-time place for any of the master’s courses.

Application: Online

Prizes and rewards: £3,000 scholarship will be awarded as a fee reduction.

Deadline: August 1st

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Start-Up Research Grant 2015 notification

Start-Up Research Grant 2015 for young scientists

This is a structured scheme to reap the benefit of research of young scientists in the Indian R&D system. The grant also helps them pursue exciting and innovative research in frontier areas.

Eligibility: Ph.D in Basic Science, Engineering or Technology, Medicine or Surgery, Dental, Pharmacy, Veterinary and Agricultural Science or PG in Medicine or Surgery, Dental and Veterinary Science. Applicants must be below 35 years of age.

Application: By Post

Prizes and rewards: Project cost of Rs.23 lakhs for a period of three years and a fellowship of Rs.35,000.

Deadline: Can be submitted at any time of the year.

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ISI JRF 2015 notification

Indian Statistical Institute Junior Research Fellowship 2015

Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) invites applications for the following programme from the candidates having qualifications as shown against the programme for 2015 session.

Development Studies : A good academic record with PG/ MPhil degree in Development Studies. Sociology, Economics, Agricultural Economics, Political Science or any equivalent degree.

ISI JRF 2015 Application form

Online application deadline: 03 March 2015

Admission Test: 10 May 2015

DBT-Research Associateship 2015 for North- East region Candidates

Award of DBT-Research Associateship 2015 in Biotechnology & Life Sciences for North- East region Candidates

Applications are invited from Indian Nationals of North- East origin/ region for the award of “DBT-Research Associateship” for pursuing research in frontier areas of Biotechnology and applied biology. The Associateship Is tenable in Research Institution/ Universities including non-profit R&D Institutions within India. The Associateships are awarded under a program sponsored by the Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India.


The applicants should hold a Ph.D. degree in Science, Engineering or M.D. or M.S. degree in any area of medicine with research interests in Biotechnology and Life Sciences and a good academic record. The Associateship can be availed within 3 years of the award of Ph.D./M.D./M.S. degree; however, may be relaxable in case of women (by 2 years) and in-service candidates. Those who have already submitted the Ph.D./M.D./ M.S. thesis are also eligible to apply (attach proof of submission from the Registrar / Controller of examinations).

The applicants should be below the age of 40years and 45 years in case of women and in-service candidates .Persons already employed are also eligible to apply. However, their applications should be routed through their employers.

Details of The Award

The Research Associateship is a purely temporary assignment and is tenable for a period of 2 years. In exceptional cases, depending upon the progress of the research, the Associateship may be extended upto 5 years. Each fellow would be entitled to a stipend in the range of Rs. 36,000-38,000/- per month and a research contingency grant of Rs. 50,000 per year, payable to the host Institution. Candidates who are yet to be awarded the Ph.D./M.D./M.S. degree, if selected, will be paid Rs.28,000 per month till the award of the degree. The associate would also be entitled to HRA and other benefits as per the DST guidelines applicable to Research Associateship. The Associateships normally are not availed at the same Institution where candidates have earned their Ph.D./M.D./ M.S. degree. Candidates who are already in regular employment can avail the Associateship during the period of his/her sabbatical/study leave, in a different Institute University.

Mode of Selection

The candidates will be selected based on their C.V. and performance in the interview. The interview will be held at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, in November.

Application process

Candidates may submit their application on plain paper alongwith bio-data, list of publications (attach reprints of 2 important papers), copies of certificates (B.Sc., M.Sc, Ph.D./M.D./M.S.),

One page synopsis of Ph.D./M.D./M.S. thesis, 2 letters of recommendation (academic). The applicant is advised to propose his/her place of work, name of the supervisor, enclose one page synopsis of proposed research which must be compatible with the on-going research of the proposed supervisor, and his/her consent for availing the Associateship.

They should also enclose a declaration stating that if selected for the Associateship, he/she will complete the tenure of the Associateship. However, they may be allowed to relinquish the Associateship only if accepting permanent employment in India. Those who had applied previously need not apply.

Applications should be addressed to:

Co-ordinator DBT-Research Associateship Program, Department of Biochemistry, Indian Institute of Science Campus, Bangalore – 560 012.

The last date for the same is March 20,2015 and the envelope should be cleared marked as “DBT-Research Associateship”.

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