Research Officer | AIIMS

Applications are invited for eligible candidates for the following post of Research Officer in a DBT funded Research Project

Salary : Rs. 16,000+30% HRA Qualification: M.Sc (Life Sciences) with NET/GATE

Qualified Candidate should have an experience in nanomedicine, electron microscopy, analytical techniques, tissue engineering and cell culture techniques.

Project duration: 2 Months

Interested candidates should submit their CV: Room No. 1059, Renal Path Lab Dept. of Pathology, AIIMS .

Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview.

DBT Supported Upcoming Events

Innovation in Pharmaceutical and Biologicals through Biotechnology
Dates: 01 – 01 September 2015

National Level Research Scholars Workshop on e-resources and Data Analysis
Organized By: Loyola College
Dates: 02 September 2015 – 01 January 1970
Venue: Loyola College, Nungambakkam., Chennai, Tamil Nadu

Drug Discovery and Nano Biotechnology:Challenges and Opportunities (DDNBCO’S 15)
Dates: 03 – 04 September 2015

3rd International symposium on Phytophthora: Taxonomy, Genomics, Pathogenicity, Resistance and Disease Management
Organized By: Central Plantation Crops Research Institute
Dates: 09 – 12 September 2015
Venue: Indian Institute of Horticultural Research, Bangalore, Karnataka

Dates: 10 – 11 September 2015

National conference on developmental challenges of carbon nanotubes as a vaccine delivery.
Dates: 19 – 19 September 2015
Venue: Opposite J L Nahru Agriculture Research Centre,Bhopal Road, Sagar, Madhya Pradesh

“Reasserting Microbial Biotechnology to Deflate Global Disease Burden- RMBT ’15”
Dates: 24 – 25 September 2015
Venue: Microbial Biotechnology Laboratory Department of Biotechnology Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, TIRUNELVELI, Tamil Nadu

Innovations in Product Design
Organized By: Indian Institute of Information Technology Design and Manufacturing
Dates: 11 – 13 October 2015
Venue: IIITDM Dumna Airport Road, Khamaria, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh

Microbes in Extreme Environment: Diversity and Translational Applications
Organized By: HNB Garhwal University (A Central University)
Dates: 30 – 31 October 2015
Venue: Manmanthan Auditorium, Chauras Campus, HNBGU,, Srinagar Garhwal, Uttarakhand

International Conference on “Ethnic Fermented Foods and Beverages: Microbiology and Health Benefits”
Organized By: Sikkim University
Dates: 20 – 21 November 2015
Venue: Department of Microbiology, Sikkim University, Gangtok 737102, Gangtok, Sikkim

Recent Developments in Medical Biotechnology and Structure Based Drug Designing
Organized By: Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati
Dates: 06 – 07 December 2015
Venue: IIT Guwahati, Guwahati, Assam

Last minute revision for National Level Post Graduate Entrance Examination

Gujarat State Biotechnology Mission

Live Broadcasting: Last minute revision by Eminent Faculties for National Level Post Graduate Entrance Examination in Biotechnology

Date: 12/05/2015

Time: 10:00 AM Onwards

More Info :

Speaker : Dr. Amit Ballani – NVPAS, Vallabh Vidyanagar, Anand | Dr. Urvish Chhaya – NVPAS, Vallabh Vidyanagar, Anand


The State Government of Gujarat, in its resolve and continued endeavors for socio-economic up-liftment of society, has identified Biotechnology as most potential tool for development. The State intends to promote biotechnology sector by building appropriate image, encouraging entrepreneurship, strengthening organizational colorations and forecasting business partnerships. For facilitating the development of biotechnology in the State, Government of Gujarat has constituted Gujarat State Biotechnology Mission, under the aegis of Department of Science and Technology.

IIT Indore| Postdoctoral Position

Applications are invited from motivated and eligible candidates for a postdoctoral position in the research project “Development of New Synthetic Route to Functionalized Indole Scaffolds and Their Applications for Anti-Cancer Drugs”.

Brief Description of the Project

The objectives that we intend to pursue will focus on the development of a new catalytic system (either metal or metal-free) which will be applicable for the synthesis of a wide range of both natural and synthetic N-heterocycles (preferably indole derivatives) from easily available raw materials in a practical manner. Moreover, all synthesized compounds will be thoroughly screened for their biological activities to discover molecules with useful anti-cancer properties.


Ph.D. in Synthetic Organic and Medicinal Chemistry. Please note that you should have defended your Ph.D. dissertation.


Postdoctoral Fellow will be paid consolidated salary based on the following salary structure of the DST for Research Associate.
Category Emoluments per month
Research Associate-I Rs. 36,000/-
Research Associate-II Rs. 38,000/-
Research Associate-III Rs. 40,000/-

The category will decided/recommended by the selection committee based on the qualification/Experience/Performance in the interview of the candidate.

Service conditions

(i) DA: Postdoctoral Fellow will not be entitled to DA.
(ii) House Rent Allowance (HRA): All Postdoctoral Fellow may be provided accommodation based on availability and those residing in accommodation provided by the institute will not be eligible for drawing HRA. Wherever provision of hostel accommodation is not possible, HRA may be allowed to Postdoctoral Fellow as per Government norms applicable in the city/location where they are working. The fellowship amount may be taken as basic for calculating the HRA.
(iii) Medical Benefits: The Postdoctoral Fellow will be entitled for medical allowance as per institute policy.
(iv) The travel entitlement for Postdoctoral Fellow for participation in scientific events/workshops in India will continue to be as per institute norms.


The appointment is for one year.

Interested candidates are requested to submit a detailed CV to Dr. Sampak Samanta via email: ; by 20th May 2015.

Only shortlisted candidates will be intimated by email for an interview. NoTA/DA will be paid
for appearing in the interview.

IIT Indore| Walk in Interview| Project Assistant

Applications are invited from eligible candidates to appear for walk in interview to work as Project Assistant in a DST funded Research Project entitled ” Integration of biodiesel production with wastewater treatment using cyanobacterial species”.

Eligibility: Academically good Master degree in Biotechnology/Environmental Sciences/Biochemistry. Candidate with ICMR/CSIR/UGC-JRF or valid GATE Score will be given preference.

Stipend: Rs. 12,000/- consolidated per month.

Duration: Initially for one year.

Interested candidates are requested to attend walk in interview on 13th May, 2015.

The candidates should bring Detailed Curriculum Vitae along with valid photographic identity card, Original and attested photocopies of all documents (10th class onwards) at the time of interview:

Time and date of walk-in interview: 10:00 hrs on May 13th, 2015 (Wednesday).
Venue: IIT Indore, PACL Campus, Survey No. 113/2-B (Opposite Veterinary College),
Mhow Road, Village Harnia Khedi, Tehsil Mhow, District-Indore, Pin code 453441,
Madhya Pradesh.

Candidates may also email a copy of their detailed CV to Dr. Kiran Bala at

The appointment is purely temporary and co-terminus with the project. No TA & DA will be paid for attending the interview. Candidates should make their own arrangements for stay in Indore.

National Centre for Biological Sciences – Summer Internship

The National Centre for Biological Sciences, or NCBS for short, is a premier institute in biological research, known especially for its excellence in the field of research. A part of the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), the main purpose of NCBS, is the conducting of fundamental research in the frontier areas of biology. The particular research fields range from single molecule studies to ecology and evolution studies.

NCBS is part of the Bangalore bio-cluster, along with inSTEM and C-CAMP, this association helps bring together fundamental research, translational studies and technological development.

NCBS runs a number of academia-related programmes;


  • Post-doctoral programme
  • PhD programme
  • Integrated PhD programme
  • MSc programme
  • NCBS Max Planck Lipid Centre
  • Meetings and Workshop
  • Science and Society


The internship/training programme run by the institute is coveted by all students pursuing degrees in biological sciences. This training programme provides the right mix of expertise enhancement and exposure to general work environment, that is very much required by everyone. Whether they are aiming to make a career in research or looking to enter the job sector.

 NCBS accepts applications for internships all year round. It is open for interested and motivated students, who generally happen to be doing their M.Sc. Some students do their 6 month degree project at NCBS as well. Students from engineering and medical backgrounds can also apply for internships.

 The individual faculty members choose the candidate they would like to accommodate in their laboratory.


6th World Congress on Biotechnology

The 6th Edition of the World Congress on Biotechnology, will be held in New Delhi, India, over the period of three days, from October 05 to October 07, 2015.  The World Congress, serves as a platform for the decision-makers of biotech industries, academic institutions and pharmaceutical and healthcare institutes from around the nation and the globe, to exchange ideas and thoughts, not only for the dissemination of knowledge, but also allows biotech professionals and scientists to build up a professional and scientific network. This year’s World Congress on Biotechnology – 2015, is based on the theme:-

Biotechnology: Meeting The Needs of A Changing World“.

This conference is committed to the idea of spreading knowledge and awareness about biotechnology and its uses for peaceful purposes.

Dr. Mukesh Verma, apart from heading the Organizing Committee for this event, will be conducting a workshop, titled                      “NIH Resources in Biotechnology” ; for the purpose of discussing future research fields and prospects in biotechnology

There are also opportunities for those, who want to give presentations; the available scientific tracts range from the basic applications of biotechnology to advanced research in Agriculture, Food, Healthcare and allied areas. They can submit their abstracts at the official website of the World Congress on Biotechnology- 2015.

The scientist and/or professionals, who would like to give a talk on their particular area of expertise, may submit their abstracts at

Important registration dates, are given as follows:

The last date for:-

Early-bird Registration: 24th April, 2015

Standard Registration: 01st August, 2015

On-spot Registration: 05th October, 2015

The registration fees are:


Students and Research Scholars (Poster presentation): Rs 3500

Research scholars – Young Research Forum (Oral presentation): Rs 4000

Faculty – Scientists: Rs 5000

Industrial Professionals: Rs 7000

Registration, for all purposes related to the event can be done online at the official website of the 6th World Congress on Biotechnology.

The event is being organized by OMICS Group Conferences, which has been holding this annual event for some time now. The World Congress on Biotechnology, has become a platform for the meeting and exchanging of ideas and knowledge, and the generation of solutions and strategies to complex problems, being faced by the global community, through the peaceful persuasion of biotechnology.




Major Biotech Events in India in 2015

These are few of the events in the field of Biotechnology, that will be happening in this year:

Recent developments in Medical Biotechnology and Structure-Based Drug Designing

The conference is being organised from 6th to 7th December, by the Department of Bio-sciences and Bio-engineering, IIT Guwahati. There will be lectures from renowned scientists and academicians. And both oral and poster presentations by participating students.

The conference will cover lectures on communicable and non-communicable diseases as well as Structure-based Drug Designing (SBDD). SBDD is the most preferred tool in the technique of rational drug designing.

There is also a call for submission of abstracts for poster presentation. A hard copy of the abstract needs to submitted with the registration form, and a soft copy as a word file needs to be emailed to .

The abstracts will be reviewed and selected by the Scientific Committee. The authors, whose abstracts get accepted, will need to prepare a poster having size of 3 ft x 4 ft (width x height), to be put up at the venue. The best three will be selected for Best Poster Awards 

This conference is open to faculty, scientists, PhD scholars, M.Tech and M.Sc, M.Pharma and B.Pharma, MBBS and B.Tech students. The Registration fees is given as follows

Early registration:

For faculties and scientists: Rs. 2000/-
For PhD students: Rs. 1300/-
For others: Rs. 1000/-
Last Date: 15-June 2015

Standard registration: For faculties and scientists: Rs.3000/-
For PhD students: Rs. 1500/-
For others: Rs. 1200/-
Last Date: 15-October 2015
On-spot registration: No updates as of yet

For more information, visit the official website of IIT, Guwahati.

2nd Workshop on ‘Mechanical Manipulations and Responses at the Scale of The Cell and Beyond’ and Indian Cell Mechanics

 This event is jointly organised by International Centre for Theoretical Sciences (ICTS); Raman Research Institute (RRI, Bangalore); and National Centre for Biological Sciences, (NCBS, Bangalore). This is the second such workshop/conference being held, with NCBS, Bangalore and RRI, Bangalore being the host institutes.

The new and increased understanding of biology at the cellular and sub-cellular level, has been mainly due to the technical advancements made in microscopy. The ability of mechanically manipulate single molecules and multi-molecular cell components, has let scientists study the reaction of living organisms, to mechanical stimuli. This workshop is being conducted for the sole purpose, of introducing the new technical advancements, made in the instruments, used to study biological matter at all levels, to upcoming scientists, PhD scholars and postdoctoral candidates. Also, how biological matter react to mechanical stimuli, and how physics has a role to in the interaction of living matter with mechanical information.

The event will be held from 24th April, 2015 to 7th May, 2015

 There are two parts to this workshop; i) Advanced School and ii) Discussion Meeting

i) Advanced School – This is the practical part of the workshop. Aimed mainly at Ph.D scholars and Postdoctoral candidates. There are three out of eight modules to choose from. Each module comprises of a set of basic lectures, hands-on practical sessions and research talks.

ii) Discussion Meeting – The advance school is preceded by a discussion meeting over a period of three days. This meeting brings together the Indian and the global cell mechanics community, for the presentation of current research ideas, and also the possible areas of research in the future.

International Conference on New Horizons in Biotechnology

 It is an annual international conference which focuses on recent and innovative developments, at the frontier of Biotechnology. This conference helps bring together scientists, engineers and other experts in this field. The discussions are  mainly focused on the global implications of Industrial, Environmental, Food and Agriculture Biotechnology.

The event this year will be held in Trivandrum, Kerala from 22nd to 25th November, and a number of active researchers will be taking part in this conference.

 The global conference this year, is being organised and hosted  by two institutions/entities, namely, National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science and Technology(NIST) – CSIR, Trivandrum, Kerala, India; and Biotech Research Society of India (BRSI)

 This conference also coincides with the 13th Convention of the Biotech Research Society of India (BRSI)

 To register for this event, the fees and deadlines are given as follows:

Indian Delegates

Category Fee before October, 2015 Fee after October, 2015
Students (BRSI members) Rs 4000 Rs 4500
Students (non-BRSI members) Rs 5000 Rs 5500
Full Delegates (BRSI members) Rs 6000 Rs 6500
Full Delegates (non-BRSI members) Rs 7000 Rs 7500
Accompanying Person Rs 4000 Rs 4500


For Overseas Delegates 

Category Fee before October, 2015 Fee After October, 2015
Students $100 $125
Full Delegates $150 $175
Accompanying Person $100 $125


The payment of the fees can be done in two ways, either via bank transfer or by drawing up a bank draft, in favour of NIIST, Trivandrum

The registration is on a first-come-first-serve basis, till the participation number reaches maximum, which is about 450.

Registered delegates, are entitled to be admitted into open sessions, all scientific sessions and social programmes

On cancellation of registration, the refunding fees will be:

Before 31st October, 2015 50% fee refund
After 31st October, 2015 No refund


The following are important dates with respect to the schedule:


  • 31st August, 2015 ⇒ Last date for abstract submission


  • 15th September, 2015 ⇒ Acceptance Notification


  • 15th October, 2015 ⇒ Registration at normal rate


  • 15th October, 2015 ⇒ Book of Accommodation


  • 31st October, 2015 ⇒ Last date of refundable cancellation

FKCCI Green Energy Summit 2015 –

The Green Summit 2015, is being held at the White Orchid Convention Centre, Bengaluru, Karnataka. The Federation of Karnataka Chamber of Commerce and Industry is hosting this event in partnership with MM Activ.

 The event will be held over the course of 3 days from 23rd April to 25th April, 2015.

 The Global Renewable Energy (GREEN) Summit, is an annual conference on renewable sources of energy, supported by the Government of Karnataka. India’s large energy requirements, growing population, and growing economy, reduction of Carbon footprint, all of these factors, point towards considering renewable energy as a key strategic goal. India already has one of the world’s largest renewable energy programmes and the GREEN Summit serves as a platform to showcase the immense business opportunities in the renewable energy sector, in all segments,

 This Summit brings together global experts, industry leaders, policy makers, investors, and other stakeholders to deliberate on important issues with respect to renewable energy as the driving force of the future.

 The sessions that will be taking place, are outlined as follows:

  • Focus on Renewable Energy to combat electricity shortages
  • Renewable Energy: Current Industry Scenario and plan by Planning Commission
  • Secretaries conclave
  • CEO Conclave
  • The Game Changer: Solar Revolution
  • India’s Changing Windscape: New Business Opportunities
  • Brightness and Light from Solar power to build a Better India: Innovative Trends and New Prospects
  • Offshore Winds- A New Frontier: Innovative Trends and New Prospects
  • Green Building and Energy Conservation
  • Electricity Act to Implement the Renewable Energy
  • RE Finance & Funding Challenges
  • B2B and B2G Meets
  • Grand Challenge

Online registrations are now closed, those wishing to register still, can do so on the spot, at the GREEN Summit venue, i.e., The White Orchid Convention Centre

 The programme plan in brief is given in the following link:

Funding for Indians to Study Biotechnology Abroad

Following are some of the best scholarships available for Indian students who want to pursue higher studies in Biotechnology and other related fields:-


To study in Asia


HM King’s and HM Queen’s Scholarships for Asian students in Thailand:

Scholarships provided by the Thai government, for Indian students to pursue a master’s level within engineering and technology or environment and development, among other disciplines  at the Asian Institute of Technology.


To study in Australia


University of Adelaide Ashok Khurana Scholarship for Indian students:

Scholarships provided by the university, for Indians to undertake postgraduate studies, in subjects like Agriculture, Medical biotech, Clean Technology and Environment. The scholarship can amount to $25,000 for one year, payable towards recipient’s airfare, tuition fees and living expenses. Successful candidate are also offered a 50% discount on their tuition fees. Only those candidates are eligible for the scholarship, who have already received an unconditional offer, to study at the University of Adelaide before applying for the scholarship. Applicants also need to demonstrate leadership qualities, and expressa desire to improve or enhance India. Selection is mainly on merit, but the applicant’s personal statement is taken into account as well


University of Queensland Postgraduate Coursework Scholarships:

The University invites, outstanding students of Indian origin to apply for scholarships which cover 50% of the tuition fees, to undertake Master’s degree in biotech, molecular biology or bioinformatics. THe value of the scholarship is approximately AUD $ 16,080 per year.       Upto 6 scholarships are awarded each year.


To study in Europe


United Kingdom and Ireland –


Imperial College India Foundation Post-graduate Scholarships:

These are scholarships, for funding Indian students, exclusively, studying in the Imperial College, for select subjects and courses. The eligibility criteria for a candidate:

– Applied to pursue  Master’s programme in Engineering, Natural Sciences through the main application process.

– Dislay intellectual and leadership qualities.and is committed to give bck to India on their return.

–  Deemed in need of financial support to pursue higher education

– Having a minimum score of 6.5 in IELTs

– Have intention to return to India within three years of completing the degree at the college.


The scholarship includes maintainace and arrival allowances and one return flight to India.

Intersted andidates can apply through the standard application process. They can also apply via the online form available on the official website.

For any further queries, email can be sent to


King’s College London Emerald MSc. Studentship:

This scholarship is available for only the member countries of the EMERALD Project, Uganda, South Africa, Nigeria, Nepal, India, Ethiopia. Students looking to obtain this scholarship, also have to commit, to working  in the country, after finishing their Master’s. This is especially meant for students, looking to pursue, higher degrees in global mental health. A candidate with a overall good to very good score in a health-related under-graduate degree. Required english skills is rated as; 7.0 overall IELTs score, 7.0 for written english, and 6.0 for oher skills  The overall value of this scholarship, including fees and living expenses is approx. $53,503.


London Metropolitan University Mahatma Gandhi Scholarship for Indians:

      Named in honour of Mahatma Gandhi, this is merit-based scholarship, for covering the tuition costs of a single student, to undertake postgraduate studies in London’s Met University. The eligibility criteria include:

– have an unconditional offer to study at London Met on one of its Master’s courses

– 80% or above in Class 10

– 80% or above in Class 12

– have a First Class Honours Bachelor’s Degree from a good Indian University

– be a national of India

The online application can be found on the official website of London Met, the last date being April 30th for the September 2015 batch.


Oxford and Cambridge Society of India (OSCI) Scholarships:

     These scholarships are open to Indian students to study any stubject at any degree level in either Oxford University or the University of Cambridge, in the UK. The Oxbridge Scholarship, as it is commonly known awards atleast one bright Indian student, though the number can vary from year to year. An OSCI scholar, can also find it easier to apply and obtain other scholarships as well. The eligibility criteria being;

– must be a citizen and resident of India

– be not more than 30yrs of age, as on September 1 2015.

– be a graduate from a recognised Indian university (students in their final year are also eligible)

– have applied under the level of study, already mentioned.

Interested candidates can apply through the online application form, available at the official website of OSCI

The value of the scholarship is:

  • INR 4,00,000 – One scolarship tenable at the University of Oxford and Cambridge. One scholarship
  • INR 1,00,000 – One scolarship tenable at Emmanuel College, University of Cambridge. One scholarship
  • INR 1,00,000 – One scolarship tenable at St. Hilda’s College, University of Oxford.

All applications must reach the OCSI offices by 30th April. The application form can be downloaded from the OCSI official website.

Saltire Scholarships:

             This scholarship is only provided to students from Canada, India, the US and    China, to pursue their undergraduate and postgraduate studies in any accredited institution in Scotland, primarily in the fields of life sciences, and technology, renewable and clean energy production. The value of the scholarship is GBP 2000/- towards tuition fees, only. Around 200 scholarships are awarded every year. The primary aim of the scholarship is the promotion of Scotland as a science and education nation. The one main eligibility criteria, is that, a candidate must have, unconditionally or conditionally, been offered and accpeted a place at a recognised college/university in Scotland.

Sussex India Scholarships for Master’s Students:

            This scholarship is an initiative by the University of Sussex, to open up funding for meritorious Indian students, to be able to undertake their postgraduate studies at the University. The eligibility criteria being; the applicant must be self-financed and must have already accepted a master’s position on a full-time basis at the University of Sussex, for the September, 2015 session. The value of the scholarship being GBP 3000

 Interested students, can apply through the University’s official PG Apply online application system for the September, 2015 session, and the deadline is 1st August, 2015


UCD Global Graduate Scholarships for Indian students in Ireland:

            The scholarships are for Indian students for a one-year Master’s course at the University College Dublin. These scholarships give high funding and is sought after.

5 scholasrships each worth 50% of tuition fees, termed as the Global Excellence Tuition Fee Scholarships,

100 scholaships each worth 3,000 Euros, Tuition Free scholarships, this is for anyone who accepts a position for Master’s, on a ‘first-come-first-serve’ basis.


UCL Global Excellence Scholarships for International students:

          These scholarships are provided to Indian students to pursue their postgraduate studies or higher, on any program under the University College of London. The scholarships are worth GBP 5,000 each. Students must already have received an offer of a place, in the desired department, to be eligible to apply. Any subject course, taught at the postgraduate level at the University COllege, london, can be chosen. The scholarships are based on academic excellence, achievements and potential. The financial situation is not considered. If students have applied through UCL postgraduate studies portal, their application will be considered.  


British Council GREAT Scholarships for Indian Students:

           These scholarships are co-funded by the British Council, for Indian students, wanting to study in the UK, in both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. With a value of over 1.5 million pounds, and the number of scholarships available, standing at 400. This is the largest scholarship programme awarded in India. 83 UG courses and 318 PG courses at 57 UK institutions across all the member countries of the UK. Eligibility criteria does vary from one college/university to another, though high working proficiency in English, is a must desired quality in any of these institutions

Westminster International Partnership Scholarships:

            These scholarships are for Indian as well as other International students, who want to pursue their graduation or postgraduation degrees at the University of Westminster. The scholarship allows any student, having an offer for a ful-time Master’s degree at the university, to study any of the postgraduate courses. The scolarship covers 50% of tution fees. The selection criteria is generally based on both academic merit, as well as financial need.


UWE Undergraduate Excellence Scholarships:

        UWE Bristol University, offers a number of scholarships at the undergraduate level to students from different nationalities. The scholarships are available for both undergraduate and postgraduate studies, and there are 8 seperate scholarships that are awarded.

2 scholarships, amounting to 50% of tuition fees, and

6 scholarships amountinf to a discount of upto GBP 2,000 on tuition fees

Eligibility criteria includes:

– Candidate must have an unconditional or conditional offer from the Bristol University

– Is a new student, or classed as oversease student for fee purposes

– Is not sponsored or has accepted another separate scholarship

– Must no have previously studies in th UK

The last date to apply for the current session is June14, 2015. For any queries, email may be sent to


University of Oxford Felix Scholarships for Indian Students:

             These scholarships are for funding graduate-level studies in any subject exclusively for Indian students studying in Oxford University, UK. Indian students, who hold a first class bachelor’s degree from a recognised institution, and come from a poor financial background, are eligible to apply. About 20 academic scholarships are awarded every year, to gifted students, to pursue their PG courses at some of the most prestifious institutions in the world


University of Edinburgh Principal’s Indian Master’s Scholarships:

            12 scholarships are provided to Indian students, to do their master’s studies at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland. Only students who have been accepted to join on a full-time basis, are eligible. The criteria is merit-based, and must attain the UK equivlent of a first class honours degree.


DCU International Student Scholarships for Indian Students in Ireland:

The Dublin City University offers scholarships for doing undergraduate and post-graduate studies, on a full time basis at its campus in Dublin, Ireland. The scholarship amounts to a full fee waiver, and a 10,000 Euros stipend for expenses. The Master’s program is for one year only, and for fee purposes, student s are registered as non-EU students. The required criteria being;

– the applicant must be first-time entrant into DCU, and must have applied from his/her home country.

– must have accepted an unconditional offer for a full-time one year Master’s programme at the DCU.

– Must have permanent residency in home country.


Universitas 21 Alumni Scholarship:

All graduates of Delhi University are guaranteed a place to undertake their postgraduation studies at the University College Dublin. The scholarship is worth 3,000 Euros, and only those students are eligible, who have already been offered a position to pursue their Master’s course. 

UCD V.V. Giri Global Excellence Graduate Scholarship:

In honour of V.V. Giri, this scholarship is open to Indian students only, who want to pursue their Master’s degree at the University College Dublin. Four scholarships covering up to the entirity of the tuition fees are awarded to students who have already accpeted to do their Master’s studies at the University. For more information, query mails can be sent to


To Study in The USA:



Fulbright-Nehru Research Scholarships:

Funding is offered to outstanding students of Indian origin, who wish to pursue their studies at any degree level at any accredited institution in the US, especially in the fields of Environmental Sciences and Studies, Public health studies and Gender Studies. The eligibility criteria , candidate need to fulfil:

– Have atleast a Bachelor’s degree with 55% marks.

– Have a full fledged Master’s degree is Bachelor’s degree is less than standard time period

– Have 3yrs of work experience in the field, they are interested in pursuing

– Demonstrate leadership qualities and tendency towards community service

– Must not already possess a degree from an US university, or is enrolled into one.

– If currently employed, an Employer’s Endorsement Form is essntially required

– After selection of applications is done, the candidates are required to take the TOEFL exam, those who haven’t already.

Online applications are preferred, the deadline for which is 1st July, 2015


S.N. Bose Scholars Student Exchange Program for Indian students:

Started in 2000, under the an agreement between the governments of India and the US, this exchange program provides opportunities for budding researchers in the postgraduate level or higher, to opt for studying a selected program in any institution in the US. Indian students doing their UG and PG studies at a recognised institution of higher education. Students form the field of Earth Sciences and Biophysics are eligiblie. Though accomodation and airfare is provided, the exact stipend amount has not yet been disclosed.

Application must be made through email, as no hard copy is accepted.

The other required documents include:
The latest marksheet

Two letters of recommendation form faculty member/advisor

NOC from Parent institution

And scanned copy of the front and back page of Passport

All e-applications must be .pdf format.

For more detail, queries can be sent to