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Organization : Science & Engineering Research Board SERB
Fellowship Name : SERB Women Excellence Award 2019
Applicable For : Women Scientists
Applicable States : All India
Application Last Date : February 28, 2019
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SERB Women Excellence Award

Science & Engineering Research Board invites applications for Women Excellence Award for the year 2019

Related : CLP India Scholarship Scheme 2019 :

SERB Women Excellence Award is a one-time award given to women scientists below 40 years of age and who have received recognition from any one or more of the following national academies such as Young Scientist Medal, Young Associate etc.

** Indian National Science Academy, New Delhi
** Indian Academy of Science, Bangalore
** National Academy of Science, Allahabad
** Indian National Academy of Engineering, New Delhi
** National Academy of Medical Sciences, New Delhi
** National Academy of Agricultural Sciences, New Delhi

How to Apply?

Just follow the below steps to apply for the SERB Women Excellence Award 2019.

Steps :
Step 1 : Go to the official website of SERB provided above.
Step 2 : Then download the application form from the official website or you can directly download it below mentioned link.

Download Application Form :

Step 3 : Fill the application form with the required details and he applications (two hard copies) in the format given below may be sent to the following address on or before the last date

The Secretary,
SERB (Attention: Dr Shilpi Paul- Programme Officer,
SERB Women Excellence Award Scheme)
(A statutory body of the Government of India)
5 &5A, Vasant Square Mall,
Sector -B, Pocket-5 Vasant Kunj
New Delhi-110070

Step 4 : A copy of the proposal (in one file in PDF) may also be sent by email to shilpipaul [AT]

Note :
Women Scientists who have received the award earlier are not eligible to apply again.

Application Format

Fill the application with the following details,
1. Project title
2. Broad subject area
3. Sub area
4. Name of the applicant
5. Designation

6. Department
7. Institute’s name
8. Address
9. Date of birth
10. Age as on 31/03/2019

11. Telephone/fax/email
12. Name of the academy (ies) & year (s) in which recognition was received
13. Project summary (Maximum150 words)
14. Key words (maximum 6 words)

15. Technical details (not more than 2 pages)
15.1. Introduction
15.2. Origin of the proposal
15.3. Definition of the problem

16. Objectives – (not more than 6 bullet points)
17. Review of status of research and development in the subject
17.1. International status – (not more than 1 page)
17.2. National status – (not more than 1 page)

18. Importance of the proposed project in the context of Current status. (half page)
19. Review of expertise available with proposed investigating group/institution in the subject of the project. (half page)

20. Patent details (domestic and international)
21. Work plan (not more than 2 pages)
21.1. Methodology
22. Organisation of work element

23. Suggested plan of action for utilization of research outcome expected from the project (150 words)
24. Novelty of the proposed work/How it is different from the previous work done in this area (not more than 50 words)
25. Potential for innovation in brief (not more than 50 words)

Budget Summary :

  Items – General (In Rupees)
A. General – A:

Research grant for 3 years (36 months) @ Rs.5,00,000/- per year, (for manpower, consumables, contingencies and travel (including international travel)

B. General – B:

As per norms of SERB

As per norms

Documents Required

Enclosures :
(i) Certificate from the applicant
(ii) Endorsement from the Head of the institution
(iii) Award certificate(s) from academies
(iv) DOB certificate
(v) Biodata of applicant (to be attached)

Notification :


These women researchers will be supported with a research grant of Rs.5.00 lakh per annum for a period of 3 years.

Last Date

Last date for submission of application is February 28, 2019.

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