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Fellowship for Researchers

Fellowship for Researchers

Fellowship for Researchers

1.         C V Raman International Fellowship for African Researchers

The Government of India, in collaboration with The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) launched in 2010 the prestigious C V Raman International Fellowship programme for African Researchers to provide them an opportunity to conduct collaborative research with leading research groups in Indian universities and R&D institutions in areas of Science & Technology. It is open to all researchers in the field of Science & Technology and enables them to undertake research work in India.

Types of fellowships and duration offered under this scheme:

  • Post Doctoral Fellowship (duration 6 months)
  • Visiting fellowship (duration 3 months)
  • Senior fellowship (duration 1 month)


Fellowships are granted to persons actively engaged in research at a University or research institution in the country and who meet the following criteria for each of the three categories:

  • Post Doctoral Fellowship:PhD
  • Visiting Fellowship: PhD/M.Tech/ M.Sc(Engg/Technical) or 4 to 6 years research/teaching experience
  • Senior Fellowship:Senior experts/Scientists/Professors


Candidates selected under CV Raman Fellowship are offered by the Government of India return air fare, a Sustenance Allowance (including accommodation, food and local travel expenses) and a  Contingency Grant for unforeseen expenses relating to lab/field research, books, stationeries, medicines and other miscellaneous expenses.

Interested candidates may seek further information on  External website that opens in a new windowor  email at

2.  Agricultural Fellowship for African Nationals

To enhance capacities in the area of agricultural education and research, India provides scholarships to students for PhD and Post-Graduate courses in different disciplines of Agriculture at Indian Universities/Institutions. Application forms are obtained from the India Mission

3.   Netaji Subhas-ICAR International Fellowships

To enhance further enhance capacity building in the area of agriculture, the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) also introduced the Netaji Subhas International Fellowship conducted at Indian Universities/Institutions. Follow Link  External website that opens in a new window PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the get details about the application procedure.

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