DST: Science, Technology and Innovation Policy Postdoctoral Fellowship

Posted: April 22, 2017 in Apr-Jun Deadline, Asia, Asians, Engineering and Technology, Health, India, Natural Sciences, Post Doc, Social Sciences
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Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India offers Science, Technology and Innovation Policy Postdoctoral Fellowship. The fellowship programme was started with the comprehensive objective of augmenting human resources that can engage with and contribute to the STI policy domain and improve the knowledge base, think tank, and evidence based policy making.

Subject areas:

  • Natural Science
  • Medicine
  • Engineering
  • Policy Research
  • Social Science

Duration: 2 years with a possible extension of one more year (depending upon performance)

Remuneration: as per applicable rules, of DST

Number Postdoctoral Fellowships: 8


  • Applicant may be from any discipline like Science/medicine/engineering/ social science (with a background of STI policy)
  • Applicant must be academic scholars, STI policy researchers, with good academic record
  • Applicant must hold PhD degree (within the last three years)
  • Applicants must be capable of doing independent research work and have published at least 3 research papers in peer reviewed journals.
  • Applicant must not exceed 35 years of age.


Following documents are to be submitted (in English):

  • Research Proposal (maximum 5 pages)
  • CV
  • 2 Recommendation letters

How to apply:

  • Applicants are required to submit a copy of application in prescribed format available at DST website 
  • The envelope to be superscribed with “DST-STI-PFP Application 2017”.
  • Applications to be sent to Dr. Akhilesh Mishra, Scientist D, Department of Science and Technology, Technology Bhawan, New Mehrauli Road, New Delhi-110016 by speed post.
  • A soft copy of proposal should also be mailed at akhilesh.mishra@nic.in.
————–Quick Overview————-
Organization Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India
Fellowship Level Postdoctoral
Country India
Subject areas Natural Science, Engineering, Medicine. Social Science
Fellowship amount As per rules
Eligibility Open to Indian nationals
Deadline 30th May, 2017


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