To be eligible, an applicant must-
- Be an Indian citizen
- Hold a Ph.D. degree in Science, Mathematics, Engineering or M.D./M.S./M.D.S./M.V.Sc. degree at the time of applying for a grant
- Hold a regular academic/research position in a recognized academic institution or national laboratory or in any other recognized R&D institution in India with at least 3 years of service remaining
Note – Foreign nationals (including OCI and NRI) are also eligible to apply provided they fulfil the eligibility criteria notified by SERB (SERB Funding Guidelines for foreign nationals dated 27th Oct 2016).
The selected fellows will receive an award up to INR 15 lakh per year (without international travel), including overhead.
How can you apply?
Follow the below steps to apply for the grant –
Step 1: Click on the ‘Apply Now‘ and read all details.
Step 2: Navigate to the ‘How to Apply Online’ section, click on the given link and fill in the required details to ‘Register’. (Note – If the applicant is already registered, kindly login using valid credentials.)
Step 3: After successful registration, fill in the required details in the mandatory fields in Profile Detail under User Profile, upload the necessary documents and submit the online application.
Note – The proposal has to be uploaded in a single PDF file not more than 10 MB as other technical documents (OTD).
Application Deadline – 3rd August 2022
All the fellows will be selected on the basis of their performance.
Terms and Conditions
- SERB has adopted Scientific Social Responsibility (SSR) Policy to imbibe a culture of social commitment among SERB Grantees
- Applicants are requested to pre-check their proposals for plagiarism before uploading.