17th March, 2018

SERB-National Post-Doctoral Fellowship


The SERB-National Post-Doctoral Fellowship (N-PDF) aims to support Indian researchers for doing research in science and engineering under a mentor to help provide a platform for development as an independent researcher.

Nature of Scholarship

  • Fellowship amount of Rs. 55,000/- per month and Rs. 35,000/ p.m for selected who have already submitted their thesis but not awarded degree yet
  • A grant of Rs. 2,00,000/- every year with overheads worth Rs. 1,00,000/- per annum
  • Grants are permitted to purchase minor equipments and consumables and for travelling within India.

Documents required/Eligibility

  • The candidate needs to be an Indian citizen
  • A Ph.D. degree in Science or Engineering or a M.D or M.S degree in any area of medicine has to be availed by the applicants, from a recognized University
  • Should have acquired the Ph.D. or M.D. or M.S. within two years before the date of application
  • Students who have submitted PhD/M.D/M.S thesis but awaiting award of degree can also apply
  • Candidates should be of 35 years o younger with a relaxation of 5years for SC/ST/OBC/Physically Challenged & Women candidates.

 How to apply

Applicants need to register into the online at (url:http://serbonline.in/SERB/Registration.do) and fill all the mandatory fields under the Profile Detail section filling in with Bio-data, Photo, Institute Address etc. Details of the application are given online.


Website: http://serbonline.in

Documents to be submitted at: http://serbonline.in/SERB/Registration.do

Contact: Science and Engineering Research Board,

5 & 5A, Lower Ground Floor,

Vasant Square Mall, Sector-B,

Pocket-5, Vasant Kunj,

New Delhi - 110 070

For online portal related issues contact the following person:  Ms. Itti Maheshwari, 011-40000310, info@serbonline.in

For more details please refer to the Website/URL: http://serbonline.in/SERB/npdf