Ramalingaswami Re-entry Fellowship

Department of Biotechnology


Applications are solicited from Indian nationals working in overseas research institutions for the Ramalingaswami Re-entry Fellowship”, a Re-entry scheme of the Department ofBiotechnology (DBT), Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India.

The scheme is conceptualized with the aim of attracting highly skilled researchers (IndianNationals) working overseas in various cutting edge disciplines of biotechnology (agriculture, health sciences, bio-engineering, energy, environment, bioinformatics and other related areas), by providing them an attractive avenue to pursue their R&D interests in Indian institutions.


The applicant should possess a Ph.D., /M.D., or equivalent degree with an outstanding track record as reflected in publications and other recognition and with at least three years of postdoctoral research experience of which last two years should be from overseas laboratory.

Only candidates (Indian nationals) working overseas are eligible to apply. Those who havealready returned to India within one year of the closing date of this advertisement but without a job are also eligible.

Researcher’s upto 45 years of age as determined on closing date of application are eligible to apply.

To Apply

Applications may be sent as per proforma downloadable from DBT website (www​.dbtin​dia​.nic​.in) and duly forwarded by the competent authority to Dr. Meenakshi Munshi, Adviser/​Scientist G” Department of Biotechnology, Block‑2, 7th Floor, CGO
Complex, Lodhi Road, New Delhi ‑110 003, both as a hard copy as well as Soft copy. The applications not forwarded by the host institution will not be considered. 

Soft copy to be mailed at Email :- rlsfellowship.​dbt@​nic.​in only as a single pdf file latest by 15th May, 2018)

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