Post Doctoral Fellowship (PDF)

 

KSCSTE is in the process of e-office implementation with effect from 01.08.2017.  Therefore all correspondance/Documents/Proposals/Reports shall be submitted to Director, KSCSTE, Sasthra Bhavan, Pattom, Trivandrum In addition, the soft copy of all correspendance/Documents/Proposals/Reports in the PDF format as a single file (not exceeding 15 MB) shall be forwarded to the email id: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

About the scheme

KSCSTE will notify in the form of advertisements in newspapers inviting application from candidates for the award of Post doctoral Fellowships of the Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment, an autonomous body of Government of Kerala. Post Doctoral Fellowships will be given in science subjects and engineering for those who have acquired a Ph. D degree with high quality research publications in reputed journals. The PDFs will engage in full time research work for 2 years in the relevant subject areas.

Objectives

  • To motivate Ph.D holders to pursue research and to develop career as scientists.
  • To motivate fellows and impart the skills needed for them to become lifelong learners and to develop technical and leadership skills.

Who can apply?

  1. Candidate should be a Keralite by birth / domicile.
  2. Candidates should possess a Ph.D degree in Science or Engineering , at the time of application.
  3. Candidates should have published at least one research paper in a Science Citation Indexed Journal (SCI- journal) or one national patent.
  4. Age should not be more than 40 years as on 1st January of the current year.
 

Features

Each selected Post Doctoral (PD) Fellow will be eligible for a monthly fellowship of Rs.32,000/- for two years. An annual contingent grant of Rs.50,000/- and 10% H.R.A p. m also will be granted to the PD Fellows. The Post Doctoral fellowship can be availed for research in an institution other than the department or institute anywhere in India where the candidate has undergone Ph.D work.

Duration

The period of PDF shall normally be for a period of not exceeding 2 years.

Mode of Selection 
Based on assessment of the PhD work, evaluation of the proposed project and Personal interview.
 

How to apply
Eligible candidates may submit the application in the prescribed format with copies of certificates, training, age, educational qualifications, achievements, publications etc. The application should contain mailing address, contact number and e-mail ID. An undertaking from Head of any of the recognized Research Centres/ Departments/ Institutions stating that research facilities will be extended for the PD fellow or they have no objection to allow the PDF to carry out the programme in the institution. Full detailed application in duplicate should reach The Director, KSCSTE, Sasthra Bhavan, Pattom, Thiruvananthapuram – 695 004 on or before 26 August 2017 extended to 16th September 2017 .

Applications invited for KSCSTE Special Post Doctoral Fellowship 2017  

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  Norms for Submission of SE & UC as per KSCSTE Council(M)OrderNo.144/2017/KSCSTE dated 26-05.2017

For further details Head STPD, 

KERALA STATE COUNCIL FOR SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY AND ENVIRONMENT
Sasthra Bhavan, Pattom,
Thiruvananthapuram 695004
Kerala, INDIA.
Tel: ++91 + 471 2548200,471 2548250
Fax: ++91 + 471 2540085
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