Tata Innovation Fellowship 2021-22

Tata Innovation Fellowship 2021-22 – Biological, Life Sciences & Biotechnology

Tata Innovation Fellowship 2021-22 – Biological, Life Sciences & Biotechnology. Interested and eligible applicants can check out all of the details on the same below:

The last date extended 15/12/2021

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Applications are invited for “Tata Innovation Fellowship”, a highly competitive
scheme instituted by the Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology,
Govt. of India to recognize and reward scientists with an outstanding track record in Biological sciences/Biotechnology to find innovative solutions to major problems in health care, agriculture, environment and other allied areas related to life sciences and Biotechnology.


  1. The fellowship is open to Indian Nationals residing in India who are below the age of 55
    years as on the closing date of the application. The fellowship is a co-terminus with the
    superannuation of a fellow in his/her organization.
  2. The applicant should possess a PhD degree in Life Sciences, Agriculture, Veterinary
    Science or a Master’s degree in Medical Sciences, Engineering or an equivalent degree in
    Biotechnology/ related areas. The applicant must have outstanding contributions and
    publications in the specific area.
  3. The candidate must have a regular/ permanent position in a University/ Institute/ Organization and should be engaged in research and development. If he/she is availing of any other fellowship, he/she will have to opt for only one of the
  4. The applicant should have spent at least 5 years in India before applying for the
  5. Evidence of outstanding track record and a deep commitment to finding innovative solutions to major problems in health care, agriculture and other areas related to life sciences and biotechnology.


  1. The amount of the fellowship is Rs. 25,000/- per month in addition to the regular salary from the host institute. If an awardee is receiving a salary from an international organization, he/she will be entitled to a research grant i.e. contingency only.
  2. In addition, each Fellow will receive a contingency grant of Rs. 6.00 lakh per annum for meeting the expenses on consumables, equipment, international and domestic travel, manpower and other contingent expenditure to be incurred in connection with the
    implementation of an ongoing research project under the fellowship.

NUMBER – Five per year.


For application format and submission details, please visit the DBT website
(http://www.dbtindia.gov.in) Application (one hard copy) duly forwarded by the competent authority of the host Institute should be sent to Dr Deo Prakash Chaturvedi, Scientist-C, Room No 814, Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology, Floor, Block-2, CGO Complex, Lodhi Road, New Delhi -110003, no later than November 30, 2021. A soft copy of the application in the prescribed proforma should be mandatorily submitted online through the DBT ePromis portal (url: http://www.dbtepromis.gov.in or http://www.dbtepromis.nic.in) on or before 30th November 2021.

Last Date of Submission of Nomination – 30th November 2021. The last date extended 15/12/2021

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