(a) The applicant should be Indian citizen, residing in India, and be a Postdoc and/or a scientist/faculty member working in a regular capacity in an UGC (University Grants Commission) recognized University/Deemed University/Academic Institute or National Research & Development Laboratory/Institute and actively engaged in research work in the related areas.
(b) Applicants must have been awarded their Ph.D. degree and should be less than 40 years of age as on the last date of submission.
(c) Applicants should not have availed any overseas fellowship in previous 3 years.
(d) The applicant should have been accepted to work in an institute/laboratory in Japan to be visited. Such acceptance should be supported by a letter of invitation from the host Institution(s) commenting on the proposed collaboration.
(e) The applicant should submit a detailed programme of his/her collaborative research work to be conducted in consultation with the host scientist(s) in Japan.
(f) All applications should be forwarded through proper channel by the employer/Head of the Institution.
(g) Selected candidate are required to sign Service Bond (Format‑6) to the parent institute for a period of three (3) years. Candidate should check detail with their parent institute/university before applying.