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CSIR Travel Grant Scheme 2019 : Council of Scientific & Industrial Research

Organisation : Council of Scientific & Industrial Research
Fellowship Name : CSIR Travel Grant Scheme 2019
Applicable For : Young Indian Researcher
Applicable State/UTs : All India
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CSIR Travel Grant Scheme

Council of Scientific & Industrial Research invites applications for CSIR Travel Grant Scheme 2019.

Related :
CSIR Symposia Grant Scheme 2019 :

CSIR Partial Financial Assistance PFA Scheme 2019 :


The Scheme is aimed at providing financial assistance to Young Indian Researchers (Ph.D. Students, Research Associates, resident Doctors, etc.), Emeritus Scientists and non-regular researchers for participation / presenting their research papers in international Scientific Events such as conferences/ Seminars/ Symposia/ Workshops/ Short-term School/ courses/ training programs.

Travel Grant Eligibility

i. Applicant should be an active Young Indian Researcher (Ph.D. Student, Research Associate, resident Doctor, etc.) and Emeritus Scientist / other non-regular researcher engaged in research and development.

ii. Minimum educational qualification should be Post Graduate in Science or Bachelor degree in Engineering/Technology/ medicine or equivalent qualification from recognized university / institution.

iii. The Applicant should not have availed financial assistance for travel support from CSIR in the last 3 years.
iv. Applicant should have published paper(s) in refereed journals.

v. Applicant should have an accepted paper for presentation as a single or lead author or has received invitation to chair a session or as a Keynote Speaker at the event.

vi. Application form must reach CSIR-HRDG at least 2 months in advance but not more than 4 months in advance.

Travel Grant Application Procedure

Just follow the below steps to apply for the CSIR Travel Grant Scheme 2019.

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

Download Application Form :

Step 3 : Fill the application form with the required details and upload the necessary documents
Step 4 : The completed application is to be handed over to the office of the concerned Head of the Department.

Note :
Incomplete applications will be rejected without notice to the applicant.

Documents To Be Submitted

Pre-Sanction Stage

i. Summary Sheet (Form-CSIR/TG/19/SUM) and Application form (Form-CSIR/TG/19/MAIN, placed at Annexure 1 and 2 respectively, complete in all respects and duly forwarded through proper channel,

ii. Letter of Acceptance / invitation from organizers,
iii. NOC / Permission from Institute (Place of work) for duration of stay abroad,

iv. Copy of Brochure/Announcement of the conference/Seminar/Symposia/Workshop, etc.,
v. Abstract of the paper accepted for presentation, with details & affiliations of all co-authors, if any,

vi. In case the applicant is not the lead author, a certificate from the lead author indicating the circumstances of deputing the applicant to present the paper,

vii. Memo / Estimate of air fare by economy/excursion class by shortest route from Air India / Government approved travel agent,

viii. A copy of letter regarding commitment from any other national or international agency for any financial assistance, full or partial for travel, registration, per diem etc, if any, and

ix. Certificate from the applicant that he/she has not availed travel support from CSIR in the last 3 years.

For Reimbursement

The sanctioned amount, subject to actual as per rules, will be reimbursed to institute’s account post completion of event, subject to receipt of following documents
i. Grant-in-Aid (form CSIR/TG/19/GA) placed at Annexure 3
ii. Tour report (Form-CSIR/TG/19/TR) placed at Annexure 4

iii. Ticket / e-ticket with boarding passes. Please note that the claim bill will be admitted for reimbursement only if air ticket is booked through Air-India/ government approved travel agents mentioned in Information and Instructions

iv. A Certificate of participation at the scientific event from the organizers.
v. Copy of sanction / approval letter related to travel support received for the trip from other organization, if any.

vi. NEFT form (duly verified and attested) giving bank details of your organization – Name as per bank records, bank name, branch name and address, account no, nature of account, IFSC code and MICR Code (Form-CSIR/TG/19/NEFT placed at Annexure 5).

Declaration Of Results

CSIR shall notify the result on its website ( and also send the sanction letter to the selected candidates at the Communication address specified in the application form.

In the event, the candidate does not receive sanction letter within 10 days of declaration of results, s/he may write to tgsm[at]csirhrdg[dot]res[dot]in requesting for a copy of sanction letter.

Contact Us :
All communication may be addressed to –
In-charge, Symposia and Travel Grant Unit,
CSIR Human Resource Development Group,
Room 302, CSIR Complex, (Opposite Institute of Hotel Management),
Library Avenue, Pusa,
New Delhi – 110012, India
Email : tgsm[at]csirhrdg[dot]res[dot]in

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