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Post Doctoral Fellowship To Women Candidates

Post Doctoral
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The UGC has initiated a scheme of “Post Doctoral Fellowship for Women” to those candidates, who are unemployed holding Ph.D. degrees in their respective subject areas with an aim to accelerate the talented instincts of the women candidates to carry out the advanced studies and research. The total duration of the fellowship is five years with no provision for further extension. The number of slots available under the scheme is 100 per year.
The objective of this award is to provide an opportunity to carry out advanced studies and research in Science, Engineering and Technology, Humanities, and Social Sciences in Indian Universities/Colleges/Institutions as indicated below:
  1. Universities/Institutions/Colleges included under section 2(f) and 12(b) of UGC Act, 1956.
  2. Deemed to be Universities under section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956 which are eligible to receive grant in aid from UGC.
  3. Universities/Institutions/Colleges funded by Central/ State Govt.
  4. Institutes of National Importance.
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