Basic Biomedical Research Fellowships

Early Career Fellowships
For excellent postdoctoral scientists to undertake high-quality research and establish themselves as independent researchers in India.

Intermediate Fellowship
For researchers who wish to establish an independent laboratory with a high-quality research programme in India.

Senior Fellowships
For researchers who have demonstrated their ability to lead an independent research project and group, to expand their research programme in India.


Overview of different Fellowship schemes:

Criteria Early Career  Intermediate  Senior

Eligibility

-1–4 years post-PhD

*4 – 15 years post-PhD

*4 – 15 years post-PhD

Duration

5 years

5 years

5 years

Consumable expenses

Yes

Yes

Yes

Major Equipment

No

Yes

Yes

International research

Up to 2 years
USD 3000 / month
Up to 1 year
USD 3000 / month

Per need

Support Staff

1 Technical staff 

Yes
Up to 2, including postdocs

Yes
Up to 4, including postdocs

Travel to meetings

1.5 lakhs / year

1.5 lakhs/ year
Research Staff 1 lakh / year

2 lakhs/year
Research Staff 1 lakh / year

Contingency

2.5 lakhs

7.5 lakhs

10 lakhs

Time Commitment
(total research time to IA project)
100% if not with faculty position
90% if having a faculty position
80% 70%

 

Note: The above indicators are for comparison purposes only; the actual criteria and amounts are subject to change. For a detailed description, please carefully read each individual scheme to identify the one that best fits

* updated eligibility criteria