SERB National Post Doctoral Fellowship 2023 N-PDF Details

By | August 7, 2023

SERB National Post Doctoral Fellowship

The Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB) proudly presents the SERB National Post Doctoral Fellowship (N-PDF) 2023. SERB is an esteemed statutory body under the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India. They initiate this prestigious fellowship to provide unparalleled support for exploring frontier areas in Science and Engineering. If you’re an aspiring researcher, this is an excellent chance to propel your career to greater heights.

Eligibility Criteria for Doctoral Fellowship

To avail benefits of the SERB National Post Doctoral Fellowship 2023, applicants must meet the following eligibility criteria:

  1. Applicant must be an Indian Citizenship.
  2. The age limit of the applicant must be within 35 years.
  3. Aspiring fellows must hold a Ph.D., M.D., or M.S. degree from a recognized university.  

Rewards and Benefits of SERB Fellowship

The selected SERB National Post Doctoral Fellowship fellows will get the following rewards and benefits:

  1. Fellows will receive a generous monthly stipend of INR 55,000.
  2. The university will award a SERB Fellowship of INR 35,000 to candidates who have submitted their thesis but are yet to be awarded a degree.
  3. Fellows will receive an annual research grant of INR 2,00,000.
  4. Overheads Allowance of INR 1,00,000 per annum to cover overhead expenses related to their research.

Focus Points:

  • Minor Equipment, Consumables, Contingencies and Domestic Travel can be done through Research Grant.
  • The fellows are expected to undertake the research objectives by themselves during the entire duration of the fellowship.
  • During the tenure of the fellowship, recipients are not eligible to receive any other fellowship from either governmental or non-governmental sources.
  • The fellows must seek the consent of SERB if they intend to be away from the implementing institute (except for field work related to the project) continuously for a period of more than 8 weeks.
  • There is no provision for providing research personnel support.  

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Documents Required for Doctoral Fellowship

  • Biodata
  • Age Proof Certificate
  • Qualification Certificate
  • Category Certificate (if applicable for age relaxation)
  • Undertaking Certificate by the Applicant
  • Endorsement Certificate from the Mentor & Host Institute
  • Short Curriculum Vitae (CV) of the Mentor
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV) of the Applicant
  • Plagiarism Undertaking
Application Procedure for SERB National Post Doctoral Fellowship

 1: Click ‘Apply Now’: Begin the process by clicking on the ‘Apply Now‘ button, initiating your journey towards excellence.

 2: Register or Log in: If you’re a new user, click ‘Register’ and provide the required details. For existing users, log in using Gmail/Mobile number/Email ID.

3: Complete Profile Detail: After registration, fill in the mandatory fields in the Profile Detail section under User Profile. Upload the necessary documents and submit the online application.

Important Note: Ensure that your research proposal is compiled into a single PDF file, not exceeding 10 MB, along with other technical documents (OTD).

The Last Date to Submit the Application Form is 10th August 2023.

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