ICMR-DHR International Fellowships 2020-21, Application, Dates

ICMR-DHR International Fellowships 2020-21, Application, Dates


ICMR-DHR International Fellowships 2020-21 – Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)–DHR invited call for applications for International Fellowships for the year 2020-21 for Indian Biomedical Scientists.


  • One of the major mandates of ICMR and DHR is to augment capacity strengthening of Indian scientists.
  • This ICMR-DHR international fellowship programme is intended to create a pool of talented health research personnel by facilitating advanced training and exposure to the latest advancements in knowledge through interaction with the international scientists in emerging areas of clinical/medicine/health sciences.

Important Dates

  • Last Date for Online Registration for Scholarship is 15th December 2019


  • The applicant should be a citizen of India and working in the country.
  • The applicant should possess an M.D/M.S/Ph.D degree (M.D./ M.S./ M.D.S. or MBBS/BDS/ MVSc./ M.Sc./M.Pharma/M.Tech or equivalent with Ph.D. in health / biomedical research) with at least fifteen years of experience (for availing the fellowship for 15 days) and atleast ten years of experience (for availing the fellowship for 1-3 months) in teaching/research in a recognized Institute after obtaining the requisite qualification.
  • The application should be forwarded by the Employer/Head of the Institution with a statement that the candidate will be considered as a full time employee of the Institution during the period of his/her fellowship.
  • The applicant should submit a letter of acceptance from the host Institute where he/she proposes to work during the fellowship.
  • The applicant should submit a plan of proposed training for availing the fellowship in the prescribed format.
  • The recognition letter from All India Council for Technical Eduction (AICTE) for candidates belonging to Private Colleges/Universities should be submitted.
  • The applicant should not have availed any similar fellowship of duration of one month or above from any of the agency of the GoI/State Govts in the last 3 years.

Selection Criteria

  • Screening of applications will be done by the ICMR-DHR and the short listed candidates will be considered by the Selection Committee for awarding the fellowship.
  • The selection of the candidate will be based on the evaluation of the merit of the candidate and the training needs in the field of medical research by a Committee of eminent scientists.

How to Apply

  • Applications should be submitted online through the website portal of ICMR/DHR: www.icmr.nic.in or www.dhr.gov.in. and guidelines of the Programme are available on ICMR and DHR websites.

Last Date

The last date for application is 15th December 2019.

Contact Details

Indian Council of Medical Research ICMR

  • Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)–Department of Health Research, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare,  Government of India , V. Ramalingaswami Bhawan, P.O. Box No. 4911, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi – 110029, India, Websitewww.icmr.nic.in or www.dhr.gov.in

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