Academia

Institution Funding Details Summary

SERB-Start-up Research Grant

Field: All areas of Science and Engineering

Qualifications: Ph.D. degree in Science or Engineering or M.D. / M.S. / M.D.S. / M.V.Sc. degree.

Age restrictions: up to 42

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The Start-up Research Grant (SRG) scheme aims to assist researchers to initiate their research career in a new institution.

SERB-Core Research Grant

Field: all the areas of Science and Engineering

Qualifications: Ph.D. degree in Science, Mathematics , Engineering or M.D. / M.S. / M.D.S. / M.V.Sc. degree

Age restrictions: upto 55

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The scheme provides core research support to active researchers (in academic institution/research laboratories/R&D organizations) to undertake research and development in frontier areas of Science and Engineering

UGC-Start Up Grant

Field: all the areas of Science and Engineering

Qualifications: Ph.D. with a minimum of five research publications

Age restrictions: Within a year after joining

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This grant is available for early career assistant professors in universities eligible to receive developmental grants from UGC.

UGC-Mid Career Award

Field: all the areas of Science and Engineering

Qualifications: applicant has successfully supervised the Ph.D. dissertation of 10 full-time candidates, 3 of whom are graduated during the preceding 5 years

Age restrictions: The applicant has a minimum 3 years of service left in the University from the date of submission of his/her application.

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This grant is available for associate/full professors in universities eligible to receive developmental grants from UGC.

UGC-BSR Senior Faculty Fellowship

Field: all the areas of Science and Engineering

Qualifications: The applicant has successfully supervised the Ph.D dissertation of 15 (in basic sciences) or 10 (in engineering and technology)

Age restrictions: The application must be submitted within the one year period prior to the date of superannuation of the applicant in the University.

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This grant is available for senior faculties with ressearch experience of more than 15 years In universities eligible to receive developmental grants from UGC.

SERB-Science and Technology Award for Research

Field: all the areas of Science and Engineering

Qualifications: The applicant must hold a regular academic/research position in a recognized academic institution or national laboratories or any other recognized R&D institutions.

Age restrictions: 40-50

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This award is to recognize and reward outstanding performance of Principal Investigators (PIs) of SERB Projects

AICTE-Research and Promotion Scheme

Field: Engineering Sciences

Qualifications: Full time regular faculty with research experience and publications.

Age restrictions: Not available

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The objective of this scheme is to create and update the general research capabilities of the faculty members of the various Technical Institutes.

AICTE-Collaborative Research Scheme

Field: Engineering and Basic Sciences

Qualifications: Full time regular faculty in one of TEQIP institutions

Age restrictions: Not available

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This scheme is under Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme (TEQIP) for faculties who needs collaboration from other TEQIP institute

AICTE-Modernisation and removal of Obsolenscence (MODROBS)

Field: Institution / Laboratory / Department receives this grant

Qualifications: AICTE approved Technical Institutions / University Departments with at least 10 years of existence.

Age restrictions: Not available

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The scheme aims to modernize and remove obsolescence in the Laboratories / Workshops / Computing facilities to enhance the functional efficiency

SERB/DST-Scheme For Funding Industry Relevant R&D

Field: All Science Disciplines

Qualifications: The academic partner must hold a regular academic/research position in an academic institution or national laboratories or recognised R&D institutions and all industries are eligible

Age restrictions: Not available

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The scheme is aimed at supporting ideas that address a well-defined problem of industrial relevance. The proposal, therefore, shall be jointly designed and implemented by the academic partner and industry

BIRAC-Students Innovations For Advancement Of Research Explorations : Gandhian Young Technological Innovation Award Grant

Field: Life Sciences & Biotechnology, Medical Sciences

Qualifications: An Indian Student pursuing Ph.D/Masters* in any discipline is eligible to apply for this award grant

Age restrictions: Not available

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Scheme is aimed at supporting innovative student projects in the area of biotechnology. The scheme’s mandate is to promote and encourage young students for embracing translational research to develop innovative products and technologies addressing unmet needs

BIRAC-Students Innovations For Advancement Of Research Explorations : Appreciation Grant

Field: Life Sciences & Biotechnology, Medical Sciences

Qualifications: Students pursuing Bachelors programme in any discipline, preferably from Tier II/Tier III cities and aspirational districts within India

Age restrictions: Not available

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Residential workshops called as Biotech Innovation Ignition School (BIIS) for undergraduate students are organized to provide hands-on-technical training and mentorship for problem identification in 3-4 weeks duration

SERB-Ramanujan Fellowship

Field: All areas of science and engineering

Qualifications: Ph.D/MD degree

Age restrictions: upto 40

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Ramanujan Fellowship is meant for brilliant Indian scientists and engineers from outside India to take up scientific research positions in India

DBT-Ramalingaswami Re-entry Fellowship

Field: Biotech and lifescience

Qualifications: Ph.D/MD degree with at least three years of post-doctoral research experience

Age restrictions: upto 45

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This fellowship aims to attract highly skilled researchers (Indian Nationals) working overseas in various cutting edge disciplines of Life Sciences

DST-INSPIRE Faculty Fellowship

Field: All areas of science and engineering

Qualifications: PhD

Age restrictions: upto 32

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This Scheme has been designed to provide contractual research positions to young achievers for independent research and emerge as a leader in future science & technology.

DBT-India Alliance Basic Biomedical Research Fellowship

Field: Biomedical science

Qualifications: PhD

Age restrictions: upto 4 years post-PhD

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This scheme has been designed for postdoctoral scientists who wish to undertake high-quality research and establish themselves as independent researchers in India.

DBT-Team Science Grants

Field: All Science Disciplines

Qualifications: A minimum of three investigators should participate, each having PhD/MD/MBBS-MS/MPH or equivalent, with at least 5 years of experience in running an independent research group or lab.

Age restrictions: Not available

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Team Science Grants will fund team of researchers who bring together complementary skills, knowledge, and resources to address an important health challenge for India. These grants will also fund high-risk, high-reward research work.

MEIT-Multiplier Grants Scheme (MGS)

Field: Engineering Sciences

Qualifications: Startup, Incubator/Academia/Accelerator having projects in electronics & information technology

Age restrictions: Not available

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MGS aims to encourage collaborative R&D between industry and academics/ R&D institutions for development of products and packages.

DST-New Generation Innovation And Entrepreneurship Development Centre (NewGen IEDC)

Field: All Science Disciplines

Qualifications: The institution should be a University/Deemed University or a premier Institute/College offering Engineering, Technology, Science courses at degree level or above for at least 5 years.

Age restrictions: Not available

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NewGen IEDC aims to inculcate the spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship amongst the young S&T students, encourage and support start-up creation through guidance, mentorship & support.

DBT-Har Gobind Khorana-Innovative Young Biotechnologist Award

Field: Life Sciences & Biotechnology

Qualifications: The applicant must have a PhD in any branch of Life Sciences, Computational Sciences (applied to Biotechnology, Medicine or Biological Sciences)

Age restrictions: upto 35

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This is a career-oriented award to identify and nurture outstanding young scientists with innovative ideas and desirous of pursuing research in frontier areas of biotechnology.

SERB – POWER Fellowship

Field: All areas of science and engineering

Qualifications: Ph.D. degree in any branch of science and engineering.

Age restrictions: between 35-55 years of age

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This fellowship is designed to identify and reward excellent women researchers in Indian academic institutions and R&D laboratories

SERB – POWER Research Grants

Field: All areas of science and engineering

Qualifications: Applicants [Principal Investigator (PI) and Co-Principal Investigator(s) (Co-PI(s))] should be Indian citizens

Age restrictions: Not available

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This scheme aims to encourage emerging and eminent women researchers for individual-centric and competitive mode of research fundingto undertake R&D activities in frontier areas of science and engineering.

CSIR Young Scientist Awards

Field: 1) Biological Sciences, 2) Chemical Sciences, 3) Earth-Atmosphere-Ocean-Planetary Sciences, 4) Engineering Sciences and 5) Physical Sciences

Qualifications: The nominee should be a regular Scientist (as per CSRAP Rules) of CSIR system

Age restrictions: upto 35

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The Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR) introduced, in 1987, a scheme of Awards for Young Scientists in CSIR system in order to promote excellence in various fields of science and technology.

DBT-MK Bhan Fellowship

Field: Life Sciences/ Biotechnology

Qualifications: The applicant should be Indian National and possess a Ph.D. in any branch of Life Sciences/ Biotechnology/allied areas.

Age restrictions: upto 35

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This fellowship aims to encourage young bright researchers to continue their research in the country after Ph.D. The scheme is to offer an independent research grant to young Post-Doctoral Fellows, so as to enable them to emerge as future leaders and take up cutting edge research focused on issues of national relevance.

DBT-TATA Innovation Fellowship

Field: Life Sciences/ Biotechnology

Qualifications: The applicant should possess a Ph.D degree in Life Sciences, Agriculture, Veterinary Science or a Master’s degree in Medical Sciences, Engineering or an equivalent degree in Biotechnology/ related areas

Age restrictions: upto 55

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This fellowship aims to promote innovation in science, in finding effective solutions to major existing challenges in modern Biology/Biotechnology.

SreePVF-Sree Ramakrishna Paramahamsa Research Grant

Field: Life Sciences/ Biotechnology

Qualifications: PhD/MD/MS or equivalent.

Age restrictions: upto 50

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SreePVF has constituted the Sree Ramakrishna Paramahamsa Research Grants in 2019, to award one three-year research grant (of up to Rs. 3 crores) each year, for individuals and groups engaged in “bench to bedside” translational research.

DAE-Regular Research Project

Field: All areas of science and engineering

Qualifications: PIs of government recognized universities, academic/ research institutions

Age restrictions: Not Available

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supports high quality research & development on advanced concepts of relevance to DAE. Scientists / Engineers working in universities, academic/ research institutions of higher learning, having a regular position in governmentrecognized universities, academic/ research institutions ONLY are eligible to apply.

DAE-Young Scientist’s Research Award

Field: All areas of science and engineering

Qualifications: Individual Scientists/Engineers of the DAE constituent units, as well as those outside DAE, working in public funded institutions are eligible to apply for these awards.

Age restrictions: upto 35

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The main objective of the scheme is to encourage young scientists in the initial years of settling down in their career. Highly qualified young scientists are provided with the necessary grants for research in setting up their first laboratories.

DAE-Scientific Research Council (DAE-SRC) Award

Field: All areas of science and engineering

Qualifications: Individual Scientists/Engineers of the DAE constituent units, as well as those outside DAE, working in public funded institutions are eligible to apply for these awards.

Age restrictions: upto 47

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The award includes a research grant of up to Rs. One Crore spread over a period of five years which shall be used for the sole purpose of pursuing the research project submitted. The Award is tenable only for a maximum period of five years.
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