- The applicant should possess a PhD, MD, M.Tech., M.V.Sc. or equivalent degree with an outstanding track record as reflected in publications and other recognitions and with at least three Years of post-doctoral research experience of which last two years should be from an overseas laboratory. Only candidates (Indian nationals) working overseas are eligible to apply. Those who have already returned to India within one year of the closing date of this advertisement are also eligible.
- Researcher’s upto 55 years of age as determined on closing date of application are eligible to apply
- The scheme provides a consolidated monthly remuneration of Rs. 85,000/- p.m. In addition, a House Rent Allowance of Rs. 7,500/- p.m. is given to fellows. In case host institute provides accommodation to the fellow, no house rent allowance is admissible.
- Fellows will receive a research/contingency grant of Rs. 10 lakh for the 1st year; Rs. 7.5 lakh for the 2nd year; Rs. 5 lakh for subsequent 3 years for purchase of consumables, minor equipment, international and domestic travel, engaging manpower and other contingent expenditure to be incurred for the implementation of research proposal.
How to apply
Applications may be sent as per proforma downloadable from DBT website (www.dbtindia.nic.in ) and duly forwarded by the competent authority to Dr. Meenakshi Munshi, Director, Department of Biotechnology, Block-2, 7th Floor, CGO Complex, Lodhi Road, New Delhi -110 003.
Last date: 28th February, 2015
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