Award of Biotechnology Overseas Associateship by Department of Biotechnology (DBT)

Award of Biotechnology Overseas Associateship by Department of Biotechnology (DBT) Ministry of Science & Technology Government of India

These Associateships are meant for Indian Nationals working as Scientists in any of the North-Eastern States of India, under the special programme for the north-east for conducting research or training in overseas research laboratories in different areas of Biotechnology.

Scholarship provider

Department of Biotechnology (DBT) Ministry of Science & Technology Government of India

Eligibility criteria

  1. Applicants should hold a Ph. D degree or equivalent degree in the area of life sciences, biotechnology or biopharmaceuticals or M.D. in medicine/ M. Pharma or M.Tech with good research contribution and 3 years research experience.
  2. b) Applicants should hold regular/ permanent positions in Government recognized research and academic institutions / universities and should be actively engaged in biotechnology or related R&D work. Note: Applications from persons working on temporary positions (e.g. Research fellows or associates etc.) will not be considered.
  3. c) Age: Up to 55 years (as on last date of submission)
  4. d) Proposed area of work should be among the above mentioned areas or related to life science or biotechnology field in general.
  5. e) Host institute should be internationally recognized academic/research institution and should be willing to accept and extend necessary support to candidate for the proposed research work. [Consent letter to be enclosed].

 

Benefits of scholarship/Award

Long Term: US $ 2000/- per month

Preparatory allowance of Rs. 12,000/- one time grant.

Cost of air passage in economy class by Air India

Short Term: US $ 2400/- per month.

Preparatory Allowance of Rs.10,000/- one time grant.

Cost of air passage in economy class by Air India.

Application Procedure

Candidates should submit their applications through proper channel, (one hard copy) as per the format which is available on the website.

Frequent Queries

What about Age Limit?

Long Term 40 years, Short Term 50 years.

Contact details

Dr. T. Madhan Mohan, Adviser

Department of Biotechnology

Ministry of Science & Technology

Block 2, CGO Complex, Lodi Road

New Delhi – 110003, Delhi

E-mail : madhan.dbt@nic.in

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