Short Term Post Doctoral Fellowship for Women by Indian Institute of Technology, Madras

Short Term Post Doctoral Fellowship for Women  by Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IIT, Madras) An Institute of National Importance

The Indian Institute of Technology, Madras is an autonomous statutory organization functioning within the Institute of Technology Act. All the IITs are administered centrally by the IIT Council, an apex body established by the Government of India. The Minister of Human Resource & Development, Government of India, is the Chairman of the Council. Each Institute has a Board of Governors responsible for its overall administration and control.

Objective: To sustain and nurture the involvement of women with Ph. D. who could not pursue their interest in research due to personal/professional reasons.

Scholarship provider

Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IIT, Madras) An Institute of National Importance

Eligibility criteria

Candidates should have a Ph. D. in the appropriate discipline.

Benefits of scholarship/Award

  1. a) Between Rs.30,000 – Rs.35,000/- (consolidated) per month.
  2. b) For married women PDF, if they are not provided accommodation within the campus, they are eligible for HRA of Rs.9000/- p.m.
  3. c) Return Train Fare by II AC from place of residence in India to IIT Madras.
  4. d) Suitable accommodation as per IIT norms will be offered, if requested and, if available.

Application Procedure

Download the application form. Send the print out/ hard copy of the duly filled in application in an envelope super-scribed as “Short Term Post Doctoral Fellowship of IITM for Women” at the given address.

Frequent Queries

What is the duration of this programme?

The duration of the fellowship will vary from 2 to 6 months, consisting of 2 to 3 visits, each visit not less than two months. After the first visit, the Department at its discretion may extend the fellowship to a maximum total duration limited to ONE YEAR.

Contact details

The Deputy Registrar (Academic)

Indian Institute of Technology Madras

Chennai – 600036, Tamil Nadu

Telephone No : 044-22578100

Fax No. : 044-22570509

E-mail :

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