Ramanujan Fellowship (Science and Engineering Research Board) 2016 meant for brilliant scientists and engineers from all over the world to take up scientific research positions in India, i.e. for those scientists who want to return to India from abroad. The fellowships are scientist-specific and very selective. The Ramanujan Fellows could work in any of the scientific institutions and universities in the country and they would be eligible for receiving regular research grants through the extramural funding schemes of various S and T agencies of the Government of India.

Following are the eligibility criteria for applying for Ramanujan Fellowship:

  1. The fellowship is open to brilliant scientists and engineers from all over the world who are below the age of 60 years
  2. The applicant should possess a higher degree or equivalent, such as Ph.D. in Science/Engineering, Masters in Engineering or Technology/MD in Medicine, etc. and have adequate professional experience.
  3. These Fellowships are very selective and only those who have a proven/outstanding tract-record as evident from their research publications and recognitions would be eligible.
  4. The candidate has to opt for either this fellowship or his present position/fellowship, if any.

An eligible candidate can submit the Ramanujan Fellowship application in the prescribed format and then approach an Institute to host the Ramanujan Fellowship. The application should be forwarded by the Head of the host Institute.

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