Postdoctoral Fellowship 2017 at KSCSTE, Eligibility, Application, Date

KSCSTE Postdoctoral Fellowship 2017 | Post Doctoral Fellowships

KSCSTE has invited application from applicants for the award of Post Doctoral Fellowships of the Kerala State Council for Science, Technology, and Environment, an autonomous body of Government of Kerala.

Post Doctoral Fellowships will be given in science subjects and engineering for those who have acquired a PhD Degree with high-quality research publications in reputed journals. The PDFs will engage in full-time research work for 2 years in the relevant subject areas.

Postdoctoral Fellowship Eligibility 2017

Applicant should be a Keralite by birth/domicile.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Science or Engineering, at the time of application.

Applicants should have published at least one research paper in a Science Citation Indexed Journal (SCI – journal) or one national patent.

Age should not be more than 40 years as on 1st January of the current year.


Each selected Post Doctoral (PD) Fellow will be eligible for a monthly fellowship of Rs.32000/- for two years.

An annual contingent grant of Rs.50000/- and 10% H.R.A p. m also will be granted to the PD Fellows.

The Post Doctoral fellowship can be availed for research in an institution other than the department or institute anywhere in India where the applicant has undergone PhD work.

Duration: The period of PDF shall normally be for a period of not exceeding 2 years.

Selection Mode: Based on an assessment of the PhD work, evaluation of the proposed project and Personal interview.

Postdoctoral Fellowship Application Form 2017

Eligible applicants may submit the application in the prescribed format with copies of certificates, training, age, educational qualifications, achievements, publications etc.

The application must contain a mailing address, contact number, and e-mail ID. An undertaking from Head of any of the recognized Research Centres/Departments/Institutions stating that research facilities will be extended for the PD fellow or they has no objection to allowing the PDF to carry out the program in the institution.

Full detailed application in duplicate should reach The Director, KSCSTE, Sasthra Bhavan, Pattom, Thiruvananthapuram-695004 on or before August 26th, 2017.

KSCSTE Post Doctoral Fellowship Date 2017

Last Date for Receipt of Application August 26th, 2017

Postdoctoral Fellowship 2017 at KSCSTE, Eligibility, Application, Date
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