Science and Engineering Research Board

One of the most notable developments in the S&T sector in the XI Plan has been the setting up of the Science and Engineering Res earch Board (SERB) through an Act of Parliament, viz. the Science and Engineering Research Board Act, 2008. Promoting basic research in Science and Engineering and to provide financial assistance to persons engaged in such research, academic institutions, research and development laboratories, industrial concerns and other agencies for such research and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto are the primary and distinctive mandate of the Board.

Science and Engineering Research Board New Delhi, Delhi, India
Feb 14, 2018
Scholarship - General
The JC Bose fellowship is awarded to active scientists in recognition for their outstanding performance. The fellowship is scientist-specific and very selective.  Eligibility Should be an active scientist with a record of outstanding performance apparent from the award of SS Bhatnagar prize and/or fellowship of science academies (including engineering, agriculture and medicine). The scientist should be in service at the time of nomination to this fellowship. The nominee should be an Indian national working in institutions/Universities in India. Duration The duration of the fellowship will be initially for five years. In case, the fellow superannuates during the term of the fellowship, the fellowship can be continued if a host institution is willing to host the fellowship The tenure of the fellowship may be extended for subsequent term of 5 years based on rigorous assessment of research performance during the tenure of the fellowship. A minimum of 25% of the applicants seeking extension will not be granted extension. The fellowship can be availed up to 68 years of age. Nature of Support The fellowship amount is Rs. 25,000 per month in addition to regular income. Research grant of Rs. 15.00 lakh per annum. Overhead of Rs.1.00 lakh per annum to the host institute. Nomination The nominations can be sent by the Heads of the Institutions; JC Bose Fellows and Presidents of National science academies. The nominations are received throughout the year. Selection Selection of JC Bose Fellows will be made periodically (normally twice a year) by a Search-cum-Selection Committee specially constituted for the purpose, as per the broad guidelines of the fellowship scheme Documents required (in PDF) should be in prescribed format: Recommendation Letter Contact person Details:   The contact details of Programme Officers are given below: Dr. Pravakar Mohanty , Scientist 'C' Science and Engineering Research Board  5 & 5A, Lower Ground Floor,  Vasant Square Mall,Plot No. A, Community Centre, Sector-5, Pocket-5, Vasant Kunj  New Delhi-110070 Tel:  +91-11-40000382 Email: