SERB International Research Experience SIRE 2022

SERB International Research Experience (SIRE) 2022


To be eligible, an applicant must-

  • Be 40 years of age (as of the date of submission of application)
  • Be an Indian citizen
  • Hold a Ph.D. degree in the area of Science and Engineering from recognized institutions in India
  • Hold a permanent position in any Indian research and academic institution

Note – 

  • Applicants having MBBS/MD degree and Veterinary doctors are also eligible.
  • Applicants having Teachers Associateship for Research Excellence (TARE) award are also eligible to apply.

The selected fellows will receive the following way –

  • Monthly fellowship amount equivalent to the US $ 3000, one-time Contingency/Preparatory allowances of INR 75,000 per month to cover visa fees, airport transfer charges, insurance etc.
  • Overseas Medical Insurance in India and abroad of INR 20,000 per month
  • The shortest route economy class airfare from the place of work in India to the place of the host institute and back

  • Biodata of applicant
  • Biodata of Overseas Host Scientist
  • Consent letter from the host
  • Research Plan
  • Plagiarism undertaking
  • Certificate from Applicant
  • Endorsement Letter from the Head of Institution
  • Age Proof Certificate (Class X marksheet or Birth certificate)
  • Category Certificate (In case of Age Relaxation)

Note – The documents must be uploaded in the specified format.

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 log in 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 like other technical documents (OTD).

Important Dates
Application Deadline – 30th August 2022

Selection Criteria
All the fellows will be selected on the basis of their performance.

Terms and Conditions

  • The maximum duration of the abroad visit is limited to 06 months.
  • No liability on any of these will be borne by SERB.
  • Copy of acceptance letter from the host institution.

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