The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) invites applications for thirty Netaji Subhas-ICAR international fellowships for 2016-2017. These fellowships are available for pursuing a doctoral degree in agriculture and allied sciences at the recognised agricultural universities/ institutions in India and abroad.
The objective is to develop competent human resource that is trained in the identified best laboratories in the world (for Indian candidates) and similarly exposes overseas candidates to the best Indian Agricultural Universities.
Course Level: The NS-ICAR IFs are available for pursuing a doctoral degree at the recognised agricultural universities/ institutions in India and abroad.
Study Subject: Fellowships are available in frontier areas of Agriculture and allied sciences.
List of Subjects: The identified priority areas are: Crop Sciences, Horticulture, Animal Sciences, Natural Resource Management, Agricultural Engineering and Fisheries.
Worth of Award
Amount payable to the International fellowship candidates:
Indian fellows going abroad- US$ 2,000/- per month (Amount not exceeding)- US $ 1,000/- per year (Lump-sum payments towards contingent and preparatory expenses)
Overseas fellows in India- INR 40,000/- per month(Amount not exceeding)- INR 25,000/- per year (Lump-sum payments towards contingent and preparatory expenses)
The Bench fee-The institutional bench fee prescribed by the Institute/University where the admission has been sought restricted to 25% of the total amount will be reimbursed by the ICAR while the remaining 75% has to be borne by the candidate availing International Fellowships.
Eligibility: Applicants must meet the following guidelines:
Nationality: Both Indian and overseas candidates can apply for these fellowships.
How to Apply: Application should be submitted (two hard copies by post and one soft copy on-line).
Deadline: The application deadline is June 30, 2016.