Karnataka DST Ph.D Fellowship for Science and Engineering 2022

Karnataka DST-Ph.D Fellowship for Science and Engineering 2022

To be eligible, an applicant must –

  • be a citizen of India
  • be a domicile of Karnataka or should have studied at least for 6 years in Karnataka
  • be 35 years of age [Note – Up to 5 years age relaxation will be given in case of women/specially abled candidates and candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes (SC)/Scheduled Tribes (ST).]
  • have confirmed Ph.D. registration for full-time under Ph.D. programme of any UGC/AICTE recognized University/Institution/College in Karnataka on or after 12th October 2020
  • have successfully completed the Ph.D. coursework
  • possess a master’s degree or equivalent with at least 60% marks

The selected candidates will receive INR 20,000 per month. The fellowship will be initially for one year and will be extended further for 2 more years based on progress. The maximum duration of the fellowship will not be more than 3 years.

The candidates are required to submit the following documents in a single PDF file –

  • Matriculation Certificate
  • Photograph and Signature
  • Karnataka Domicile Certificate or Study Certificate for at least 6 years Degree
    Certificates – Marks cards of all the semesters followed by a convocation certificate
    Postgraduate degree certificates – score cards of all the semesters followed by convocation certificate
  • NET/SLET/GATE/GPAT certificate
  • Ph.D. Registration Certificate
  • Ph.D. Course work marks card/completion certificate
  • Award letter for already availing fellowship from other agencies, if applicable
  • Specially abled certificate, if applicable
  • SC/ST certificate, if applicable
  • Declaration from Research supervisor in prescribed format (Signed copy on Institutional letterhead)
  • Certificate from Head of the Institution in prescribed format (Signed copy on Institutional letterhead)

Note – The maximum file size of the pdf document containing all the documents is 25 MB.
How can you apply?
Eligible candidates can apply for the fellowship by following the below-mentioned steps –

Step 1: Click on the ‘Apply Now’ button.
Step 2: Click on the given application link.
Step 3: Fill in the required details, upload the documents and submit.

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