JNCASR Bangalore invites application for Visiting Fellowships Programme 2016

JNCASR Bangalore announces Visiting Fellowships Programme 2016-17

Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR), Bangalore, is offering Visiting Fellowships, 2016-17 to research scientists working in educational institutions and R&D laboratories in India.


To foster collaborations with the Centre’s faculty and to provide research opportunities, the Centre offers Visiting Fellowships to research scientists working in educational institutions and R&D laboratories in India. Visiting fellows are associated with faculty of the Centre, and the research work is carried out at the host institution

Research Areas

Visiting fellows are associated with faculty and honorary faculty of the Centre, and the research work is carried out in the host institution in the broad areas of Life Sciences (including molecular and developmental biology, chronobiology, genetics, ecology, behaviour); Materials Sciences (including nanoscience); Chemical Sciences (including solid-state chemistry, theoretical/computational chemistry, and inorganic, physical and organic chemistry); Physical Sciences (including experimental and theoretical condensed-matter and materials physics, statistical physics, organic electronics and experimental nanobiotechnology);Engineering Sciences (including fluid dynamics, nonlinear dynamics, and thermal and chemical engineering); and Atmospheric Sciences

Duration & Fellowship

The fellowship is tenable for a minimum uninterrupted period of sixty days and maximum of 3 months and valid for one year from the date of the offer letter; the timing of the visit may be decided according to mutual convenience

The fellowship carries an honorarium of Rs 25000 per month


Research scientists or engineers with a Ph.D., who have permanent positions in educational institutions or R&D laboratories are invited to apply. Individuals who have applied for or utilizsed this Visiting Fellowship Programme earlier, need not apply

Application Procedure

Application form may be downloaded from www.jncasr.ac.in

Completed application must include a certificate from the Head of the candidate’s parent institute permitting continuous leave for the duration of the fellowship

The completed application and supporting documents should be sent as a single PDF file by email to [email protected]in and also in hard copy by post to “The Academic Coordinator, JNCASR, Jakkur, Bangalore-560064”

Email subject line and envelope containing hard copy should be clearly marked ‘Application for Visiting Fellowship Programme 2016-17

Incomplete applications will be rejected and no further correspondence will be entertained in this regard

Important Dates

Awardees will be notified by 30th September 2016

Last Date for Receipt of Completed Application Form: 29th August 2016

JNCASR, Bangalore

Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (A Deemed University), Jakkur, Bangalore-560064, Website www.jncasr.ac.in


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