Department of Science & Technology: JC Bose National Fellowships

Department of Science & Technology: JC Bose National Fellowships


The fellowship is meant to recognize active scientists and engineers for their outstanding performance and contributions. The Department of Science & Technology will administer this scheme. The fellowships are scientist–specific and very selective.

Important Dates


  1. The fellowship is open to Indian Nationals residing in India who are below the age of 60 years.
  2. The applicant should possess a higher degree or equivalent: namely Ph.D. in Science/Engineering, Masters in Engineering or Technology/MD in Medicine, etc. and must have carried out several years of work in the specific area.
  3. These Fellowships are meant for those who have a proven track–record as evident from their research publications and recognitions.
  4. The candidate must have a regular position in an Institute /Organization and should be engaged in research. If he /she is availing any other fellowship, he/she will have to opt for only one of the fellowships.

How to Apply

Candidates can apply online. Thenomination form is available throughout the year on the official website:

All the nomination in original form and 4 photocopies duly filled and signed by the head of the host institute need to be sent to the following address:
Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), 5 and 5A Lower ground floor Vasant Square Mall, Sector -B Pocket-5, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi – 110070

Last Date

The last date for application is

Contact Details

Science and Engineering Research Board 
5 & 5A, Lower Ground Floor
Vasant Square Mall
Sector-B, Pocket-5
Vasant Kunj
New Delhi – 110 070 

For General Enquiries
Telephone: +91-11-40000358 

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