Applications of the employed (Permanent/Temporary) candidates from outside CSIR system will only be considered provided that:
1. Director of the sponsoring laboratory recommends the application, citing the reasons of mutually benefitting the research in the CSIR laboratory vis-à-vis the organization of the applicant where he/she is a permanent/temporary employee.
2. Undertaking from organization where employed that Extraordinary Leave (EoL) without pay will be granted for the entire tenure of the CSIR-Nehru Science Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, if selected. Selections to the “CSIR-Nehru Science Postdoctoral Research Fellowships” will be made based on the presentation of the proposed research project followed by interview of short listed candidates by specially constituted Committees. Applicants from abroad may also be considered in absentia, if eligible. Selection of foreign nationals will be subjected to clearance by ISTADS, CSIR. Accommodation and other benefits: Accommodation may be provided by CSIR laboratories if available. CSIR rules on leased accommodation are being reviewed in the light of “Sixth Pay Commission” recommendations and will be made applicable as and when approved. CSIR Nehru Science Postdoctoral Fellows will be entitled for Medical benefits as per the CSIR rules for Research Associates.
Other relevant information:
(i) Candidates who have worked for their PhD from a particular CSIR laboratory will not be eligible for becoming a PDF in the same CSIR laboratory under this scheme.
(ii) Appointing CSIR laboratory will bear 20% of the annual expenditure from its internal resources.
(iii) 20% of the fellowship amount will be paid as lump sum at the end of completion of 1 st and 2nd year, respectively.
(iv) Selected candidates are expected to join within four months of effective date of award. All other rules and regulations will be as applicable to CSIR Research Associates (can be seen at www.csirhrdg.res.in). Further, in all matters, the decision of CSIR shall be final. List of CSIR laboratories and their R&D activities can be seen at www.csir.res.in. For more information about CSIR labs, please visit the website of the individual laboratory.
Please read the instructions, given at Annexure‑I, carefully before filling the Application Form. The Application Proforma is given as Annexure-II. Application received without attestation of the Director of the Sponsoring CSIR laboratory will be rejected..
Applications duly filled in the prescribed format and complete in all respect should be sent to:
Mr. S.A. Hasan, Senior Scientist Human Resource Development Group (HRDG),
(Council of Scientific & Industrial Research) CSIR Complex, Library Avenue, Pusa,
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Tel : 011 – 25842534
“Application for CSIR-Nehru Science Postdoctoral Research Fellowship” should clearly be written on top of the envelope containing application form.