INSA Visiting Scientist Programme

INSA Visiting Scientist Programme 2020 – Applications Invited

The official notification for the Indian National Academy of Science (INSA) Visiting Scientist Programme 2020 has been released. INSA Visiting Scientist Programme 2020 notification. Check out all of the details on the objective, eligibility criteria, important dates and application procedure below:

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Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg, New Delhi-110 002, INDIA
Call for Visiting Scientist Programme 2020

INSA welcomes applications from scientists/faculty of less endowed institutions to conduct research as well as training in advanced research Institutions/Laboratories within India under Visiting Scientist Programme 2020. The main goal of the program is to assist scientists/faculty to enhance their research capabilities with training in specific techniques or through utilizing facilities not available in their own institution. The scientists/faculty holding a regular position in R&D Organizations including Universities or Affiliated Colleges in India are eligible to apply under the programme. The fellowship duration varies from one month to six months depending upon the proposed work or purpose.

Application and also various other detailed information including qualification requirements are offered on the INSA web site: Full application in the prescribed format endorsed by

the Head of the Institution should reach INSA, Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg, New Delhi– 110002, latest by 31.01.2020.

Applications are welcomed for the following year from Indian citizens for the awards of INSA Visiting Fellowship for conducting advanced research or undergoing specialized training at Indian Research Institutes/Laboratories.

Details of Awards:

These Fellowships will be granted on a competitive basis to the scientists/faculty for
furtherance of their research and/or research capabilities for carrying out collaborative research, undergoing training in specific techniques, or making use of facilities not available in their own institutions. The Fellowship will be for a minimum duration of one month to a maximum of 6 months in a laboratory or research institutions of his/her choice anywhere within India. Fellowships to be awarded every year will be a maximum of 120 man-months per annum.


During the fellowship period, awardees will be paid a consolidated amount of Rs.30,000/-.
(maximum) monthly to cover their expenses associated with boarding, lodging, travelling etc.

Application Procedure:

Applications will be welcomed yearly. The candidates would be needed to provide a concise account of their plan of work/ study besides their bio-data highlighting their achievements. It would be desirable that the applicant must have approached the host institution as well as the scientist concerned to ascertain their concurrence to accept him/ her.

The applicant must be a Scientist/Faculty in any R&D organisation consisting of Universities or Affiliated Colleges in India. Applicants ought to not have actually availed INSA Visiting Fellowship in last one year.

Candidates need to submit their application (Two Sets) on prescribed application offered in.
the Academy via a proper channel to the Deputy Executive Director-I (Scientific), Indian National Science Academy, Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg, New Delhi – 110002. The decision of the Academy will be communicated during April/ May in the following year.

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