Govt SwarnaJayanti Fellowships 2021 Announced - Applications Invited

Govt SwarnaJayanti Fellowships 2021 Announced – Applications Invited

SwarnaJayanti Fellowships 2021 announced – Chemical Sciences Apply. Indian nationals who have a Ph.D. in Science are encouraged to apply for the SwarnaJayanti Fellowships 2020-21 scheme that is available by the Department of Science & Technology. Check out all the details on the same below:

Description of Scheme

The government of India had instituted a scheme titled “SwarnaJayanti Fellowships” to
commemorate India’s fiftieth year of Independence. Under this scheme, a selected number of young scientists, with an excellent track record, are provided special assistance and support to enable them to pursue research in frontier areas of science and technology. The fellowship is scientist specific and not institution-specific, very selective and has close academic monitoring.

Scientists selected for the award will be allowed to pursue unfettered research with freedom and flexibility in terms of expenditure as approved in the research plan. The project should contain innovative research ideas and it should have the potential of making an impact on R&D in the discipline.

Fellowship: The award consists of a Fellowship of Rs 25000/- per month in addition to the salary drawn from the parent Institute for a period of 5 years, The fellows selected along with their projects will be considered for funding by the Science & Engineering Research Board (SERB) as per SERB norms, for fellowship, recurring and non-recurring heads.

Duration: The duration of the fellowship along with the project will be for a period not exceeding five years.

Eligibility: The fellowship is open to Indian Nationals having a regular position in a recognized Indian academic/research organization. The applicant should possess Ph.D. in Science/ Engineering/ Medicine and should not be drawing Fellowship from any other Scheme of the Government of India.

Application Procedure:

Applications for the “SwarnaJayanti Fellowships Scheme 2020-21” are invited
from eligible candidates in the format as given on DST online portal. The candidates may be required to submit further additional information as required and present the project idea before final selection. Candidates may log on from 11-02-2021 to access the home page of the “DST e-PMS Portal” for details and submit the application in online mode only. There is no need to send a hard copy.

The last date for submission of applications is March 31, 2021, by 2359 hrs.

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