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Associateship For Young Scientists,Fellowship For Young Indian ScientistsAssociateship For Young Scientists

The Department of Biotechnology has introduced a programme on specialized training in niche areas of Biotechnology. Those areas are:

  1. Medical Genetics
  2. Stem cell research
  3. Nano Biotechnology
  4. Transgenic animal models
  5. Agriculture Biotechnology
  6. Bio Engineering (Tissue Engineering, Biosensors, Bio materials, medical devices and implants)
  7. Seri Biotechnology

The duration of the award would be entitled to monthly associateship of US$.2,400 or its equivalent in the country of study and preparatory allowance of Rs.12,000 (one time grant) as also cost of the air package in economy class by Air India for joining the overseas laboratory and back. Selected candidates may receive salary and continuance of other service benefits by the institutions to which they belong.


Young Indian nationals, below 40 years of age with PhD / MD degree in the area related to Life Sciences / Biotecnology or medicine with an excellent record of research contribution in his / her field of research. Candidates should hold regular / permanent positions in government recognized research and academic institutions or Universities and should be actively engaged in research in the above mentioned areas.

Application can be submitted through e-mail to the following ID: