Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE) and Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), Department of Science and Technology (DST) announce the launch of the INAE-SERB, DST Abdul Kalam Technology Innovation National Fellowship to recognize, encourage and support translational research by Indian Nationals working in various capacities of engineering profession, in public funded institutions in the country.
The nominee should have a minimum of 5 years’ service left in the parent organization. The Fellowship amount is Rs 25,000/- per month in addition to salary being drawn. A Research Grant of Rs.15.00 lakh per annum, which can be utilized for engineering research and innovation activity including hiring of manpower, consumables, national and international travel for research purposes, chemicals, equipment, etc will also be provided. A Maximum of 10 Fellowships will be awarded per year. The duration of the Fellowship will be initially for three years, extendable by upto two more years depending on the performance and the Fellowship can be held for a maximum of 5 years.
Nominations are accepted for the Fellowship throughout the year. In addition, two calls for nominations are announced in each Financial Year. A soft copy of the nomination is required to be forwarded to INAE through email, followed by one ink signed original hard copy to be sent to INAE Office, Gurgaon through Speed Post/Courier.
The first call for nominations to be considered for the subject Fellowship, during the Financial Year 2019-2020 is now announced. All nominees who had applied in previous Financial Years are eligible to apply again once in response to either the first call or second call for nominations announced for the Financial Year 2019 – 2020. As per guidelines, a nominee may also apply again once in each subsequent Financial Year till he/she has a residual service of five years left in his/her parent organization.
The last date for the receipt of nominations to be considered in response to the first call for nominations for the Financial Year 2019- 2020 is August 10, 2019.
For more details & Eligibility, Terms and Conditions please refer the Fellowship Publisher Website