Research Grants for Women Scientists CSIR ASPIRE 2023

Research Grants for Women Scientists (CSIR-ASPIRE) 2023


To be eligible, an applicant must – 

  • be a woman scientist in regular employment
  • be a Principal Investigator (PI) of a research proposal

Note – 

  • The Principal investigator (PI) must have sufficient number of years in service to complete the normal tenure of the research proposal at the time of submission.
  • The Principal investigator already having an ongoing CSIR project with more than a year’s tenure left, may not apply under the scheme this time and may wait for the next call.

The selected candidates will receive the awards in the following sequence:

Position 1st and 2nd Year 3rd and Subsequent Year
Junior Research Fellow (JRF) INR 31,000 INR 35,000
Senior Research Fellow (SRF) INR 35,000 INR 35,0000
Research Associateship (RA) The consolidated emoluments will be under the following 3 slabs depending on qualification and experience:

  1. INR 47,000 b) INR 49,000   c) INR 54,000

Note – 

  • Selected candidates are also entitled to receive House Rent Allowance (HRA) and Medical Allowance (MA) along with the stipend, as per the rules of the host institution.
  • The funds will be provided for staff (JRF/SRF/RA), contingency and minor equipment.

  • Employment letter
  • Work experience certificate
  • Recognition/affiliation certificate of private institutes
  • Caste certificate (if applicable)
  • Disability certificate (if applicable)
How can you apply?

Eligible candidates can apply for the position using the steps listed below-
Step 1: 
Click theApply Now button below.
Step 2: Click on the ‘Register‘ button on the right-hand side of the dashboard and fill in the required details to ‘Register‘. (Note – If already registered, log in using the registered email Id.)
Step 3: Navigate to the ‘Register’ option at the bottom of the page,  fill in all the required fields and click on the ‘Submit’ button to register.
Step 4: After successful registration, log in using valid credentials.
Step 5: Submit the research proposal and submit.

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