The University has Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme with an aim to identify active researchers and to provide them a platform to carry out research in frontier areas. This is a full-time programme, where the selected Fellows work under a mentor for a minimum duration of one year. The tenure can be extended based on the progress of the candidate and the recommendations by the Research Progress Committee. The Fellows get monthly fellowship and annual contingency grant.
For admission to the Postdoctoral Fellowship Programmes, the University invites the applications through advertisement in newspapers, social media and the University website.
The candidates have to apply in a format prescribed by the University and also have to submit necessary copies of certificates, biodata, list of publications, detailed Research Proposal, etc.
The Research Proposal should include the Research Project Title, Research Objectives, Project Summary, Expected Outcomes of the proposed Research, Requirement of Infrastructure/Equipment/Software, Timeline of the Research, etc.
The candidate would make a presentation of Research Proposal before the Selection Committee. Followed by the presentation, there will be personal interview of the candidate.
The Selection Committee makes its recommendations on the basis of the biodata, publications of the candidates, presentation by the candidate, novelty of the research proposal and personal interview.
The fellowship is purely a temporary assignment. In the first instance, it will be tenable for the period of one year.
The tenure can be extended based on the progress of the candidate and the recommendations by the Research Progress Committee. The maximum duration of the programme should not exceed three years.