IIT Kharagpur Post Doctoral Fellowships 2013


Application for Post Doctoral Fellowship for the AUTUMN SEMESTER : 2013-2014 in IIT Kharagpur. The Institute may award Post Doctoral Fellowship (PDF) with a view to providing an opportunity to competent researchers to do independent research work in an appropriate area. Fellowship includes: The Post Doctoral Fellowship shall carry fixed monthly fellowship at a rate, fixed depending upon the experience of the candidate, in any of the rates/groups prescribed by the Competent Authority/MHRD.


Eligibility: Post Doctoral Fellowship is intended for person normally below 35 years of age. However for persons from teaching institutions recognized by AICTE/UGC or persons sponsored by DSIR recognized industrial organizations, the maximum age limit shall be 45 years. Post Doctoral Fellowship will be awarded to persons who have a Ph.D. degree and have published research work/patents to their credit. Fellowship should be available to Indian as well as Foreign Nationals. Age limit: 35 years. The age limit may be relaxed in exceptional case


A Fellow may be permitted on the recommendation of the Head of the Department/Centre/School to attend an international conference abroad once during his/her tenure after completing one year for which he/she will be treated to be on duty and shall be entitled to the payment of i) Partial travel grant, with a maximum of Rs. 40,000.00 ii) Registration fee, limited to US$ 300.00 iii) Such cases will be monitored by a Committee, headed by the Dean (PGS&R). Contingency Grant: A Post Doctoral Fellow will be paid Rs. 25,000.00 contingency grant per annum. Duration of the Fellowship: one year


Selection process: The selection of Post Doctoral Fellowship will be made on the recommendations of a Selection Committee. The Selection Committee will make its recommendation on the basis of the bio-data, list of publications and recommendation of the referee etc., Based on an interview and presentation of the applicants. However foreign candidates are exempted to appear personally before the selection committee. How to apply: Apply online and send the receipt of completed applications through post Last date for submission of applications: April 10, 2013 For more details please go through the following link: http://erp.iitkgp.ernet.in/PDFApplications/Login.jsp
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