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Swarna Jayanti Fellowships in Science and Technology, India

Each year, Government of India offers Swarna Jayanti fellowships for Indian students residing in India or abroad. The fellowship is awarded for pursuing original research in frontier areas of science and technology. Selected candidates will get fellowship of Rs. 25,000/- per month for five years.

Locations of Study


Application Deadline

May 15, 2013.

Level of Study


Field(s) of study

Courses offered by the university

Nationality  Required

Indian Nationals residing in India or abroad.


Duration of Award:

Five years.

Subject area:

Areas of science and technology.

Scholarship Provider:

 Government of India

Qualifying details:

-The applicant should possess PhD in Science/ Engineering/ Medicine.

-Scientists should be active in the frontier area of science and engineering with outstanding contributions in the form of research publications and/ or patents, peer recognition from scientific community, awards etc. in his/ her area of research.

-The fellowship is open to Indian Nationals residing in India or abroad.

-The scientists from abroad can choose to work at any S&T institution within India. However, he/ she will have to submit a letter from Head of the institution at which they wish to pursue research, stating that administrative and basic infrastructural support to facilitate research will be provided.

-The institute should also undertake financial and other management responsibilities of the project throughout the five year term in case fellowship is awarded to the scientist.

-The fellowship is open to scientists between 30 to 40 years of age as on December 31, 2012. Applications of candidates who have completed 40 year of age as on or before 31.12.2012 will not be considered.


Applications for the “SwarnaJayanti Fellowships” are invited from eligible candidates in the given format. The candidates may be required to submit further additional information as required and present the project idea before final selection. Only one hard copy and one soft copy (to be sent over email in .pdf format) of the application in the prescribed format along with the project document should be submitted by post.

Contact Information:

Milind Kulkarni


Department of Science & Technology

Technology Bhawan, New Mehrauli Road

New Delhi – 110 016.

Telephone: +91-11-26567373, 26962819 ; Fax: +91-11-26864570, 26862418

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