Ramalingaswami Re-Entry Fellowship


Applications are invited from Indian Nationals working in overseas research institutions for taking up scientific research in India under the Ramalingaswami Reentry Fellowship (DBT-RRF), prestigious Re-Entry Scheme of the Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India. Initiated in the year 2006 – 2007, DBT-RLS programme has been instrumental in creating a pool of highly-skilled and trained researchers working on cutting-edge technologies in Indian universities and institutions as well as building a critical mass of science leaders aimed at competence building in biotechnology.

The scheme has been conceptualized with the aim of attracting highly-skilled researchers (Indian Nationals) working overseas in various cutting-edge disciplines of any area of life sciences & biotechnology, bio-engineering, healthcare (human and animal), agriculture and veterinary biotechnology, bio-energy and allied areas by providing them an attractive avenue to pursue their scientific R&D interests in Indian universities/​institutions.


Applicant should possess a Ph.D./M.D. degree or equivalent in life sciences/​agriculture, bioinformatics and allied areas or M.Tech. in Biotechnology / allied areas/​medicine etc. with at least three years of postdoctoral research experience in overseas research laboratories. Applicants should have a proven/​outstanding track record as evident from research publications and recognitions.

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