DST Postdoctoral Fellowships in Nano Science & Technology

Department of Science and Technology


Applications are invited for the award of DST-Nano Mission Postdoctoral Fellowship” for pursuing research in frontier areas of Nano Science & Technology. This highly prestigious fellowship is tenable in Research Institutions/​Universities including non-profit R & D institutions anywhere in India.The fellowships are awarded under the Mission on Nano Science & Technology (Nano Mission) of the Department of Science & Technology, Government of India. 


The applicants should either hold a Ph.D degree in Science or Engineering or should have submitted the Ph D thesis with research interests in Nano Science and Technology and a very good academic record.They should be below 40 years of age and have evident capabilities of becoming future leaders of Indian science. This fellowship is meant for working in new areas and laboratories in order to expand their research capabilities, other than the one where the candidate obtained the doctorate degree from. 

To Apply

Candidates may submit their application on plain paper along with biodata, list of publications (attach reprints of 2 important papers), copies of certificates (B.Sc., M.Sc., M.Tech,Ph.D), one page synopsis of Ph.Dthesis, and enclose a short write up (1000 words) on the proposed research which must be compatible with the ongoing research of the proposed supervisor. The candidate should request three referees to send their confidential evaluation directly to the address given below.The applicant is advised to propose his/​her place of work, name of the supervisor and his/​her consent of accepting the candidate.

Applications superscribed with Application for DST Postdoctoral Fellowship in Nano Science and Technology” should be addressed to: 

The Senior Administrative Officer
DST Postdoctoral Fellowship in NST
Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research
Jakkur P.O.
Bangalore 560 064

There is no last date for application and applications will be received throughout the year.Selection will be made on a periodic basis. 

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