Applications are invited from researchers who are actively involved in research activities and holding permanent positions in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Thailand, to visit India under the India Science and Research Fellowship (ISRF) Programme to pursue research in frontier/ advanced areas of science including Medicine and Agriculture for a period of 3 – 6 months. The programme is funded by Department of Science and Technology (DST), New Delhi.


Scope of Fellowship:


ISRF aims at provide opportunity to scientists and researchers from neighboring countries namely Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Thailand to work in contemporary research areas across all major disciplines of science and technology including engineering and medical sciences at premier research laboratories and academic institutions in India.


Up to 80 fellowships (10 per country) will be awarded annually under this scheme. The fellowship applications will be considered once a year by a Selection Committee.




Enable to undertake cutting edge research work in India Open to faculty, scientists and researchers in science, engineering and medicine Monthly sustenance allowance and one time contingency grant Return airfare


Fellowship offered:


Visiting Fellowship: for durations between 3 to 6 months


Last date of proposal submission is 15 October 2022


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