Scholarship :  Research Associateship for Foreign Nationals
Course :  Sciences (Post Doctoral)
Provider Address :  University Grants Commission Bahadurshah Zafar Marg New Delhi-110 002 Tel: 23233486 Fax: 011-23236288
Description : 

Eligibility Criteria Age
45 years as on 1st July of the year of application
50 years



Doctoral degree along with publications and evidence of independent research



The candidate should be a student or teacher in one of the developing countries of Asia/Africa or Latin America

Associateship details Number of Associateships 7
Duration 2 years plus upto 2 years extension
Value Rs.12000 pm
Contingency Grant Rs.30000 pa
House Rent Allowance

Suitable single-seated hostel accommodation or HRA as per rules of the University/Institution or HRA as per categorisation of the cities by the Government of India


Overhead Charges

10% of associateship to the Host Institution for providing infrastructure



Administered by the Host Institution where the Fellow is registered for Postdoctoral

Monitoring of Progress

Progress is monitored by the concerned supervisor and Head of the Department. A six-monthly progress report duly signed by the supervisor, head of department and registrar is to be submitted by the end of the month of June and December

Selection Procedure

Applications should be sent to Indian Embassies/ Missions. These will be locally screened before being sent to the UGC for consideration.

Eligible foreign students studying in India who have completed their Masters Degree and desire to pursue research may send their applications through the University they propose to work with. The application will have to be endorsed by their respective embassies in India for consideration by the Commission.
The Selection Committee constituted by the UGC makes the selections from among the applications short-listed by the screening committee also constituted by the Commission. A provisional intimation of selection is sent to the candidate. The formal award letter is issued only on receipt of political clearance from the Ministry of Home Affairs and the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India.

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