Post Doctoral Fellowship to SC/ST Candidates For The Year 2014-15

INTRODUCTION

INTRODUCTION This scheme has been initiated keeping in view the social background of the candidates from the deprived section of the society and to provide them an opportunity to undertake advanced studies and research in Science, Engineering & Technology, Humanities and Social Sciences in Indian Universities/Institutions/Colleges. OBJECTIVE: The objective of the scheme is to provide an opportunity to SC/ST candidates to undertake Postdoctoral research in Sciences, Engineering & Technology, Humanities and Social Sciences in Indian Universities/Institutions/Colleges.

COURSE AND ELIGIBILITY

ELIGIBILITY: I. The candidate must have a doctorate degree in the relevant subject preferably with published research work to their credit. II. The upper age limit for male applicants is 50 years as on 1st July of the year of application, and 55 years in the case of female candidates. In exceptional cases, the age may be relaxed. III. Selection will be made on the basis of merit through Interface Mode by an Expert Committee constituted especially for the purpose.

CAREER PROSPECTS

NATURE OF ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE UNDER THE SCHEME: The number of slots available under the scheme are 100 per year The tenure of the award is two years with no provision for further extension The financial assistance available under the scheme is as follows: Srno Item Rate of Fellowship(Pre-revised) Rate of Fellowship (Revised w. e. f. 01.04.2009) Tenure of Award 1 Fellowship @ Rs. 16,000/- p.m @ Rs. 25,000/- p.m. for first 2 years & Rs.30,000/-p.m. from third years onwards. Five Years 2 Contingency @Rs.30,000/-p.a. @Rs.50,000/-p.a. 3 Departmental Assistance 10% of the Post Doctoral Fellowship to the host Institution. *Not applicable. 4 Escorts/Reader /Assistance @ Rs. 2,000/- p.m. (fixed) in cases of physically disabled & blind Candidate. @ Rs. 2,000/- p.m. (fixed) in cases of physically disabled & blind Candidate. 5 HRA As per University/Institution rules. As per University/Institution rules.

PAY PACKAGE

HRA: Post Doctoral Fellowship provided with accommodation in hostel recognized/ maintained by the institutions may be reimbursed the hostel fee, excluding mess, electricity, water charges, etc. A certificate to this effect is to be furnished through the Registrar/Director/Principal (Annexure-II). If Post Doctoral Fellow makes his/her own arrangements of accommodation, he/she may be entitled to draw HRA as per categorization of the cities by the Government of India. The Post Doctoral Fellow will submit a certificate for this purpose to the UGC for claiming HRA through the concerned University/Institution/College.
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