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JNCASR DST Overseas Visiting Fellowship in Nano-Science & Technology 2019

Organisation : Jawaharlal Nehru Centre For Advanced Scientific Research JNCASR
Fellowship Name : DST Overseas Visiting Fellowship in Nano-Science & Technology 2019
Applicable For : Indian Researchers
Application Last Date : April 6, 2019
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JNCASR DST Overseas Visiting Fellowship

Applications are invited for the award of “Nano-Science & Technology Overseas Visiting Fellowships” for pursuing post-doctoral research in frontier areas of Nano-Science & Technology.

Related : DST WOS-C 2019 Women Scientist Scheme-C :


1. To build national capacity in the frontier areas of Nano-science and Technology which are of interest to India.
2. To tap the expertise gained by these young scientists to strengthen/initiate national programmes in their domain knowledge.


** The Scheme is open to Indian nationals who have completed their Ph.D. in India only.

** The applicant should have completed a Ph.D. degree in science and engineering not earlier than five preceding years from recognized institutions in India, those who have submitted their thesis are also eligible to apply.

Note : Preference will be given to those who have not availed any postdoctoral position abroad.

Fellowship Duration

The duration of the Fellowship is one year. No bond needs to be furnished by the candidates. The selected candidates need not be regular employees in Indian institutions.

How to Apply?

Just follow the below steps to apply for the DST Nano-Science & Technology Overseas Visiting Fellowship 2019.

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

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Step 3 : The candidate will be required to submit a concise research proposal in the area of Nano-Science and Technology that he/she would be undertaking in the postdoctoral study.

Step 4 : The applications should be accompanied by an offer/invitation letter from the host institution and acceptance from the prospective adviser.

The letter must mention that the host has reviewed the research proposal and is willing to provide all infrastructural support without any overhead cost, in addition to extending all support for visa in respect of the selected candidates.

Step 5 : The candidates should request three referees including Ph.D. Supervisor to send or email their letter with confidential evaluation directly to the address given below.

Step 6 : The candidates may send the soft copy of the complete application and enclosures to dstcoord [AT] addressed to The Administrative Officer, DST Overseas Visiting Fellowship in NST, Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, Jakkur P.O., Bangalore 560 064.

Documents Required

a) Filled in application (Annexure – I)
b) Bio-data of the candidate
c) Letter of acceptance from host institution/advisor
d) Letter of acceptance of research plan by the host advisor
e) Statement from the employer (For employed applicant)
f) Summary of the applicant

Fellowship Amount

Selected Fellow will be provided a monthly fellowship of US $ 3000 for one year and one-time contingency allowance of Rs.60,000/- (subject to actual) to cover visa fee, airport transfer charges, medical insurance etc.

They will also be provided the shortest route economy-class airfare from their place in India to the place of host institution and back.

Notification :

Application Last Date

Applications will be received until two months from the date of publication of this advertisement i.e. April 6, 2019

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  1. When the results will be declared for this fellowship?

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