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Research Award under Post Doctoral Fellowship

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The University Grants Commission invites applications every alternate year for 100 slots
of “Research Award under Post Doctoral Fellowship” in Humanities and Social
Sciences ; Sciences and Engineering & Technology,.

The objectives of the scheme are to provide opportunities to regularly appointed
permanent teachers of Universities/Institutions/Colleges to pursue research in their
area(s) of specialization for a period of two years (extendable by one year in exceptional
cases) without undertaking any research guidance.
ELIGIBILIGY: Applicant possessing Ph.D degree should be a regularly appointed
permanent teacher of Universities/Institutions/Colleges recognized under section 2(f) and
12 B of the UGC Act, 1956 and should not be more than 45 years of age at the time of
submission of the application form. In case of Women, SC/ST/OBC (non creamy
layer)/Physically Handicapped, Minorities, the age limit shall be 50 years.
REMUNERATION AND RESEARCH GRANT: The Commission will reimburse to
the University/Institution/College full salary and allowances of the Awardee together
with a research grant to the tune of Rs. 2.00 lakh for Humanities and Social Sciences ;
and Rs. Rs. 3.00 lakh for Sciences/Natural Sciences and Engineering & Technology to
meet his/her contingency expenditure.
The application in the prescribed format (Annexure-I) alongwith Proforma (to be
attached on the top of the application) in two sets duly completed in all respects and
recommended by the parent University/Institution/College where the candidate intends to
work may be sent to the DEPUTY SECRETARY (SELECTION & AWARDS
month from the date of publication of the advertisement in National Dailies.
Applications not routed through proper channel, incomplete in any respect and received
after the due date, will not be entertained. The Commission reserves the right to cancel
or withdraw the Post Doctoral research award without assigning any reason.
The selection will be made on the basis of merit and on the recommendations of the
Selection Committee constituted by the Commission. The decision of the Commission
shall be final. Canvassing in any form will be treated as disqualification. The application
and other terms and conditions for the scheme may also be downloaded from the
University Grants Commission website:- www.ugc.ac.in.

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