IIT Gandhinagar Early-Career Fellowship


The IIT Gandhinagar Early-Career Fellowship (IITGN-ECF) offers young scholars the opportunity to work on exciting challenges or research problems in a creative and interdisciplinary ecosystem. Fellows in the program will have access not only to their assigned department, but to the entire research infrastructure and facility of the Institute, which prizes interdisciplinarity. This fellowship strives to empower exceptional researcher and thought leader in their academic pursuits.

The Early-Career Fellowship Programme invites applications from scholars with a consistently outstanding academic track record. Fellows are expected to pursue research with significant impact, expand their networks for collaborative research, student mentoring, external grant writing, engage in transformative projects and missions, pursue entrepreneurial endeavours, etc.


The fellowship is for applicants with aspirations for an academic career. The applicants should have successfully defended the doctoral thesis from an institution in India or abroad on or after 1st January 2023 and their research work should be rated highly with supporting scholarly publications. Candidates who have already submitted their doctoral thesis or are planning to submit their thesis in the next couple of months are also welcome to apply. Indian Citizens or Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) cardholders are eligible.

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