BIRAC Innovation Fellowships are highly competitive and prestigious. Under each University Innovation Clusters there are two Post-Doctoral and four Post Masters position.

Stipend / Fellowship (consolidated)
Post-doctoral = Rs 50,000 per month
Post Masters = Rs 30,000 per month.

Duration of Fellowships:
Both Post-Doctoral and Post-Masters fellowships are for two years extendable to one more year depending on the progress of the project and decision of the technical committee.

The University Innovation Clusters established at the five Universities have their broad scientific areas under which BIRAC Innovation Fellows will be selected. The qualification and eligibility of each UIC has been mentioned below.

Who can apply?
BIRAC along with five UICs invites research proposals from:

 Applicants who have completed their Master/ Ph.D. on and after 1st January 2014 for
Post Masters and Post-Doctoral BIRAC Innovation Fellowships

Applicants will have to submit an online application in the prescribed format. Each application will be reviewed by an expert committee at each UIC, which applicant has chosen. Applications will be identified on the identified criteria. Selected applicants will be called for a detailed project presentation and personal interview in front of an expert committee for final selection of the BIRAC Innovation Fellows.

Mere fulfilling the eligibility criterion does not entitle applicants to be called for interview.

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