Visiting Fellowships

Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research


To foster collaborations with the Centre’s faculty and to provide research opportunities, the Centre offers Visiting Fellowships to faculty working in Central Universities and R&D laboratories in India. Visiting fellows are associated with faculty of JNCASR, and the research work is carried out at JNCASR.

Research areas are listed below:

Life Sciences (including molecular and developmental biology, chronobiology, genetics, ecology, behavior, neurobiology); Materials Sciences (including nanoscience); Chemical Sciences (including chemical biology, interfaces of chemical science with materials, solid-state chemistry, theoretical/​computational chemistry, inorganic, physical and organic chemistry); Physical Sciences (including experimental and theoretical condensed-matter and materials physics, statistical physics, organic electronics and experimental nanobiotechnology); Engineering Sciences (including fluid dynamics, nonlinear dynamics, and thermal and chemical engineering); and Atmospheric Sciences.


Faculty or engineers with a Ph.D., who have permanent positions in Central Universities or R&D laboratories are invited to apply. Individuals who have applied for or utilized this Visiting Fellowship Programme earlier, need not apply.

To Apply

Application form may be downloaded from http://​www​.jncasr​.ac​.in/fe. Completed application must include a certificate from the Head of the candidate’s parent institute permitting continuous leave for the duration of the fellowship. The completed application and supporting documents should be sent as a single PDF file by email to fellowships@​jncasr.​ac.​in and also in hard copy by post to:-

The Academic Coordinator,
JNCASR, Jakkur,
Bangalore ‑560 064.

Email subject line and envelope containing hard copy should be clearly marked Application for Visiting Fellowship Programme 2017−2018’. Incomplete applications will be rejected and no further correspondence will be entertained in this regard.

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