CSIR – ISTAD invites nominations for the award of Raman Research Fellowships for the year 2020-2021.

Last date for receipt of nominations is February 15, 2020.

 

Objective

The Fellowship is granted to the CSIR Scientists for carrying out research in the emerging/high priority areas in reputed foreign institutions/R&D Centres of Excellence to enhance their R&D skills/capability. The Fellowship is tenable abroad at CSIR cost.

Eligibility:
Regular Scientists of CSIR with high academic qualifications (Post graduate in Engineering and PhD in Natural Science / Technology/ Engineering) and research experience, presently working in high priority areas, (FTT / Mission mode projects / NIMITLI projects / major programmes of Institute) who have completed minimum 5 years of service in CSIR on the last date for receipt of the applications. The applicant must have made commendable contribution to research / innovation in the proposed area, which should be of international level. Fellowship should not be sought for training or to carry out tests, etc. using facilities in the host institute. The RRF must be sought to further enhance the skills/capability and fill in technological gaps. The candidate should not be more than 45 year of age as on February 15, 2020.
 
Fellowship tenure:

Two to Six Months (in one spell only)

Area:
Applied research topics in the high priority technology areas of the Laboratory/CSIR and also any specific area under Basic Science of relevance and immediate importance.
Terms:
During the Fellowship period the Scientist will be called “Raman Research Fellow”. The Fellow will be sent abroad on deputation terms.
Financial Terms:
  • International air fare to & fro by cheapest Economy class
  • Fellowship @ US $ 2500/- per month
  • US$1000/- lump sum towards contingency and preparatory expenses
  • US$1000/- Supplementary grant for participation in Conferences/visiting institutions of excellence in country of placement
Mode of Selection:
Through interview by a duly constituted Selection Committee to be constituted by the DG CSIR. The candidate must furnish at the time of interview, letter of acceptance from the host-institution duly approved by the Director of the Institutes indicating the specific study work to be carried out abroad. The candidate can make Power point presentation (upto 5 slides) for 7 minutes, first four minutes for the present research activities and remaining 3 minutes for the proposed research work.
Bond:
The selected candidates shall execute a bond before proceeding abroad on Fellowship to serve the concerned Lab/Instt. for three years on his/her return.

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