Post Doctoral Fellowship: Part Time

Universities in India offers post doctoral fellowships for faculty and researchers every year. This fellowship is awarded for specializations such as Engineering, Science, Biomedical, Mathematics and Social Science.

  • SERB National Post Doctoral Fellowship

The SERB-National Post Doctoral Fellowship (N-PDF) aims to identify young researchers in frontier areas of science and engineering. The applicant must have Ph.D./M.D./M.S. degree from a recognized university. The selected candidates will be offered lower fellowship amount during the course time.

  • CSSR Post-Doctoral Fellowship

CSSR Post Doctoral Fellowship is to encourage young Indian Social Science scholars who possess PhD degree in any of the social science disciplines


Commerce, Cultural Studies, Diaspora Studies, Education, Environmental Studies, Economics, Gender Studies ,Health Studies, International Studies ,Legal Studies, Library Science Management ,Modern Social Theory, Media Studies ,National Security And Strategic Studies, Political Science ,Public Administration, Sociology, Social Work, Social Anthropology, Socio-Sanskrit Studies, Socio-Philosophical Studies, Social Linguistics, Social Psychology , Social Geography.

Fulbright-Nehru Postdoctoral Research Fellowships

This fellowship is given to the talented faculty and researchers in the listed fields to strengthen their research capacities. The applicant should have a Ph.D or a DM degree within the past four years.

  • Fields

Agricultural Sciences, Anthropology, Artificial Intelligence, Bioengineering ,Climate Change Sciences, Computer Science Including But not Limited to Cyber Security; Digital Economy; Quantum Computing; Machine Learning, Big Data Analytics. Economics ,Education Policy and Planning, Energy Studies, History ,International Law, International Security and Strategic Studies, Materials Science With Emphasis On Environmental Applications, Mathematical Sciences, Neurosciences, Performing Arts, Physical Sciences, Public Health, Public Policy Sociology ,Urban and Regional Planning With Emphasis On Smart Cities and Waste ,Visual Arts and Women’s and Gender Studies.

UGC D. S. Kothari Fellowships

Dr. D. S. Kothari Postdoctoral Fellowship (DSKPDF) Scheme was introduced by the University Grants Commission (UGC) in year 2007 on the recommendation of the Empowered Committee (EC) chaired by Professor M. M. Sharma.

Candidates below 35 years of age (Up to 3, 5 and 10 years of age relaxation for OBC, SC/ST/Women and physically handicapped respectively is admissible), who are awarded a Ph. D. degree under science faculty are eligible to apply.

IGIDR Post Doctoral Fellowship

This fellowship is awarded by IGIDR to support high quality research by scholars. Applicants should be resident Indians, under 40 years of age, secured a minimum of 55% aggregate marks or equivalent in the Masters degree, and should have obtained a Ph.D degree in the broad areas of Economics or Energy and Environment Policy. The fellowships are granted for an initial period of one year, which can be extended by a maximum of one more year.

Raman Post Doctoral Fellowship (IISc)

The Indian Institute of Science (IISc) has been recognised as an Institution of Eminence (IoE) by the Government of India. As a part of the IoE initiative, IISc has created the Raman Post-Doc Program. The Institute invites applications for intensely motivated individuals with an established record of high quality research for the positions of Raman Post-Docs. Overseas Citizens of India (OCI), Persons of Indian Origin (PIO), and foreign nationals below 32 years of age and with Ph.D with First Class or equivalent are also eligible to apply.

  • Department:

Biological Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Electrical, Electronics, and Computer Sciences (EECS), Interdisciplinary Research and Other Interdisciplinary Centers, Mechanical Sciences, Physical and Mathematical Sciences.