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Two scholarships are offered to Indian nationals for advanced research.

Fields of Study: (a) Micro Electronics (b) Computer Science (c) Biotechnology (d) Economics (e) Mass Communication (f) Management


(a) Post-Doctoral: For those undertaking Post-Doctoral Research, Scholarships are granted for one year initially, but may be extended, with justification, at the discretion of the Governors.

(b) Ph.D. In the case of those candidates wishing to study for a Ph.D. scholarships are awarded initially for one year and are normally extended for a second and third year subject to satisfactory annual reports from the supervisor.

Minimum Qualifications:

(a) Uniformly brilliant academic record, preferably Ph.D. degree, intending to do Doctoral or Post-Doctoral studies in the subject related to the chosen field, or published work of equivalent merit. Those having a Master's degree should have two years experience of Research/Teaching higher classes as on 15 February.

(b) Candidates must produce evidence of their capacity for intensive Scientific lnvestigation/ research or other specialised work.

(c) Only those candidates should apply who have already secured admission at a British University or Advanced Research Establishment. They should produce the necessary documentary evidence,

(d) A minimum of two exemplary character references are to be forwarded at the time of application. Age: Not more than 30 years of age on the 31st January (Relaxable by two years in the case of Scheduled Casts/Tribe candidates).

Marital Status: The value of the scholarship is on a scale appropriate for unmarried/single candidates.
Passage Cost: Cost of passage from India to the United Kingdom and back is provided by the Government of India.

Important Instructions: Refer to the General Information

Last date: March 15

The Secretary, Department of Education
External Scholarship Division
A-1/W.3, Curzon Road, Barracks
Kasturba Gandhi Marg, New Delhi 110 001.

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