(Notification) UGC : Raman Fellowship for Post Doctoral Research for Indian Scholars in United States of America, 2013-14



University Grants Commission

Raman Fellowship for Post Doctoral Research for Indian Scholars in United States of America (2013-14)

The objective of the Post Doctoral Fellowships for the year 2012 to be awarded by University Grants Commission, India for the young Indian scholars is to provide them an opportunity to have international collaborative research opportunities, training in advanced techniques and technologies in emerging fields, thereby furthering their research capacity and ability to contribute to higher education with global perspective and forging long-term relationships with distinguished experts in these fields in USA.

Post Doctoral Fellowships

Total : 300

Salary : “The Fellow will be entitled to fellowship amount of US $ 3000 per month.” The minimum period of the fellowship would be 6 months and maximum period of fellowship would be 12 months.


  • The applicant should be a permanent teacher in a university/institution recognized by UGC under 2(f) and 12B of UGC Act.

  • The applicant should possess at least 60 per cent marks or equivalent in the post-graduate degree.

  • The applicant should possess a Ph.D. degree in respective academic discipline (Humanities, Social Sciences, Natural Science, Engineering, Technology, Agricultural Sciences) or MD/MS/Ph.D. in Medical Sciences.

  • The Applicant must provide proof of having carried out independent research work published in peer reviewed journals preferably indexed.

  • The applicant should be of age up to 40 years as on 31 December 2012.

  • The reservation will be available in accordance with the national norms.

Mandatory attachments required during submission of online application:

Applicant will be required to upload scanned copies of the following documents while applying online:

  • Caste Certificate. (in Case of SC/ST/OBC)

  • Physical Disability Certificate (if applicable)

  • Proof of Age Certificate. (i.e. Xth certificate, School Leaving Certificate etc)

  • PG Certificate.

  • Ph.D/D.Litt/D.Sc. Certificate.

  • Copy of correspondence with the host institute in USA.

How To Apply:

Steps to fill-in the online form:

Step-1: Personal Information A candidate registration id is generated on completion of step 1 that can be used for generating a pdf file once submission process is completed.

Step-2: Qualification & Career Information

Step-3: Award & Research Information

Step-4: Publication Information including Paper published details.

Step-5: Declaration

Last Date: 30 September, 2013

Courtesy : UGC