Clinical Research Training Program Fellowship

DBT/Wellcome Trust India Alliance


Applications are invited from eligible candidates for the Clinical Research Training Program Fellowship” in the DBT/​Wellcome Trust India Alliance supported clinical research centre Scaling-up The Competency of Primary Care Workers to Manage Epilepsy by Task-Sharing (STOP-Epilepsy)”. This fellowship program is initiated with an emphasis on public health aspects of neurological and mental health disorders, with a focus on epilepsy. This program would be jointly carried out at the Dayanand Medical College & Hospital, Ludhiana, The George Institute for Global Health India, New Delhi, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, and University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad. Each fellow will be primarily placed in one of four institutes.

The programme would fund mentored research training fellowships for medical graduates (MBBS) and post-graduates (MD/​MS/​MPH/​equivalent):

  • To integrate basic and clinical research focusing on public health research and neurological and mental disorders, with a specific focus on epilepsy
  • To provide research experience in clinical and public health with advanced training in areas such as research design, research ethics, health informatics, clinical trials, and statistical analysis through mentored research training
  • To provide knowledge and skills to prepare clinician trainees for careers in public health research. The CRTP fellows will work in various studies conducted within the STOP-Epilepsy project.


MBBS or MPH or MPH-PhD or MBBS-PhD or MD/​MS/​Equivalent qualification from a recognized University / Institution. Applicants who do not have a doctoral degree will be required to enrol in a PhD program if selected.

To Apply

Eligible candidates fulfilling the criteria, may apply as follows:

  • Complete the google form available here:…
  • Please note that only one entry will be accepted per applicant.
  • Applicants will be required to upload the following in the google form:
  1. Copies of proof of age document, certificates of academic qualifications, and experience.
  2. A cover letter.
  3. CV in recommended format.
  4. At least two Letters of Support” from supervisors/​guides under whom the candidate has earlier worked/​studied.
  5. A letter of commitment for at least 3.5 years.
  6. Those candidates who are working, should forward the application through the competent authority along with No-Objection Certificate stating that the candidate will be relieved in the event of being selected for the fellowship.
  7. A research proposal not more than 750 words based on public health and epilepsy covering the following — Background, Aims/​hypothesis, Methods, Primary and secondary outcomes, Public health impact

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