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Ministry Of Science And Technology

Swarnajayanti Fellowships Scheme

Young Scientist
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The Government of India had instituted a scheme "Swarnajayanti Fellowships Scheme" to commemorate India's fiftieth year of Independence. Under this scheme, a selected number of young scientists, with a proven track record, are provided special assistance and support to enable them to pursue basic research in frontier areas of science and technology. Scientists selected for the award will be allowed to pursue unfettered research with freedom and flexibility in terms of expenditure as approved in the research plan. The project should contain innovative research ideas and it should have the potential of making an impact on R&D in the discipline. The fellowships are scientist-specific and not institution-specific, very selective, and have close academic monitoring.
Duration of Fellowship:
The duration of the fellowship will be for a period not exceeding five years.
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