Govt. of India

Dr.S. Radharkrishnan Post Doctoral Fellowship in Humanities and Social Sciences

The Dr. S. Radharkrishnan Post Doctoral Fellowship in Humanities and Social Sciences including languages is started by central government (University Grants Commission) for postdoctoral research. The objective of this award is to provide an opportunity to carry out the advanced studies and research in humanities and social sciences including languages in Indian universities and colleges

Benefits of Dr. S. Radharkrishnan Post Doctoral Fellowship in Humanities and Social Sciences:

  • The Dr. S. Radharkrishnan Post Doctoral Fellowship in Humanities and Social Sciences provides benefits in terms of financial assistance to students who want to research after postdoctoral
  • Duration of fellowship is three years and no provision for extension of duration
  • Post-Doctoral Fellowship provided with accommodation in hostel recognized/ maintained by the institutions may be reimbursed the hostel fee, excluding mess, electricity, water charges, etc
  • Leave for maximum period of 30 days in a year in addition to public holidays may be taken by the postdoctoral fellow with the approval of the Head of Department and women candidates are eligible for maternity leave
  • Fellowship: Rs. 25, 000 to 27,000 per month with an annual increase of Rs. 1000 per annum. Note this fellowship amount keep varying so please check while applying
  • Contingency: Rs. 50,000 per annum for three years
  • Escorts/Reader assistance: Rs. 2000/ per month (fixed) in case of physically disabled candidates

Required eligibility and conditions for applying Dr. S. Radharkrishnan Post Doctoral Fellowship in Humanities and Social Sciences:

  1. The candidate must have a doctorate degree in the relevant subject
  2. General/open category, 55% marks at UG level and 60% of marks at PG level required for getting eligible
  3. For reserved categories (SC/ST/OBC/ PH) candidates, 50% at UG level and 55% at PG level
  4. The fellowship is open for full-time research work to young researchers below 35 years of age (Relaxation of 5 years for SC/ST/OBC/Women candidates)

Application procedure and documents required for applying Dr.S. Radharkrishnan Post Doctoral Fellowship in Humanities and Social Sciences:

  1. Passport size photos
  2. Graduate and postgraduate degree certificates
  3. Caste certificate
  4. Cast validity if required
  5. Aadhar card
  6. Identity proof e.g. voter ID, Driving license
  7. Previous year Marksheet
  8. Bank details, account holder name, account number, IFSC code, MICR code

Application procedure:

  1. Willing and eligible candidates can apply for this scheme by visiting the official website i.e. www.ugc.ac.in
  2. Check the “For Students” section on the bottom of the home page
  3. Press on “Scholarships & Fellowships” option from the list
  4. After that, search and select the link according to your suitable scheme
  5. Now, press on “Apply Now” button and fill the details in the form
  6. Submit this form within the given time period and take a print out of it for future reference

Whom to contact and where to contact:

  1. Note: The candidate has to apply online through official website of UGC that’s why candidate need to contact anywhere

References & details:

  1. For more detail information related documents and all please visit official website: http://www.ugc.ac.in
  2. http://www.ugc.ac.in/pdfnews/9246425_XII-Plan-guidelines-Radhakrishnan.pdf
  3. http://www.ugc.ac.in/dsrpdfhs
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