Postdoctoral Fellowships

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Every year, NBHM offers Postdoctoral Fellowships (PDF) to selected young mathematicians who have completed their PhD degree in mathematics. The NBHM PDFs are mathematicians below the age of 35 who have a doctoral degree or equivalent published research work. Persons who have submitted their dissertations for a PhD degree are also eligible to apply.

The application should consist of:

  • A duly filled in NBHM PDF Application Form,
  • Synopsis of the thesis, and/or related work (maximum two pages),
  • List of journal publication/s' link (including communicated/accepted) may be sent to NBHM Office through email. No hardcopy of the application is required.
  • The fellowship is tenable for two years in the first instance, and is extendable for a third year after a review by NBHM. Years are to be counted from the date of joining. The Fellowship normally commences from 1st of a calendar month.

NBHM Post-doctoral Fellowship consists of the following:

  1. The Postdoctoral Fellowship will be fixed at one of the three levels (Rs.47,000/- OR 49,000/- OR Rs.54,000/- per month) depending upon the conditions met by the candidate and this shall remain constant throughout the tenure, based on the work experience as a PDF, post receipt of the PhD degree certificate.
  2. Contingency Grant is Rs.40,000/- per annum. The Contingency Grant can be utilized for the following:
    • Purchase of books and stationery items. Books purchased by the scholar, from the contingency grant, are allowed to be retained by him/her.
    • Photographic materials for research work,
    • Computation charges • Reprints / offprints of research papers.
    • Stationery and postal charges.
    • Typing of research papers.
    • Registration fee for attending conferences in India and abroad.
    • Any other purpose specifically authorised by the NBHM / DAE.
    • Stationary items such as Pens, Pencils, Folders, File Covers, Carbon Papers, etc. and Furniture items.
    • N.B. :

    • No expenditure can be incurred for purchase of furniture and office equipment
    • The Contingency Grant cannot be utilized for Foreign Travel or other expenses for Visit Abroad
  3. House Rent Allowance is admissible as per central government rules.
  4. Reader Allowance of Rs.2,000/- per month (for visually handicapped persons only). The Post Doctoral Fellow should be provided hostel/subsidised accommodation wherever available. Where this is not possible, house rent allowance as per government norms will be paid on the basis of a certificate by the competent authority (from the institution) as to non-availability of hostel / subsidised accommodation.

Application Forms for NBHM Post-doctoral Fellowship can be downloaded from the forms section of this website.

A duly filled in form (original) along with enclosures completed in all respect should be sent to NBHM Office by post (address given below). In addition to this, scanned copy of the complete application should sent by email id given below:
Through Email: psmsnbhm@dae.gov.in & nbhmpdf@gmail.com.

However, applications will be considered twice a year with STRICT deadlines of June 30, and December 31 of the year. Proposal received beyond deadline will be considered for the subsequent batch.

The list of Publication and Patent Information(if any) coming out of the NBHM Grants along with the Completion Report,  Utilisation Certificate and Statement of Accounts duly signed by the guide and head of the institution, and a suitable recommendation of further grant, if any, are necessary to be submitted to NBHM (DAE) withinOne Month.

NBHM Postdoc Results

Few OLD Results of NBHM Post-doctoral Fellowship 2022

Sr. Name of PDF Applicant & Place of PhD acquired:

  1. Abhijeet Ghanwat (CMI)
  2. Abhishek Ghosh (IIT, Kanpur)
  3. Anup Kumar Singh (HRI)
  4. Arindam Jana (IIT, Bombay)
  5. Arpita Mal (Jadavpur University)
  6. Arusha C. (IISER, Bhopal)
  7. Debaprasanna Kar (IISER, Pune)
  8. Dwaipayan Mazumder (Belur Mutt)
  9. Haritha Cheriyath (IISER Bhopal)
  10. Hiranya Kishore Dey (IIT Bombay)
  11. Jagadish Pine (CMI)
  12. Kamalesh Saha (IIT Gandhinagar)
  13. Leena Jindal (Chandigarh)
  14. Mainak Ghosh (TIFR)
  15. Nabanita Ray (IMSc)
  16. Navnath Daundkar (CMI)
  17. Neelam Kandhil (IMSc)
  18. Nilanjan Das (IIT Kharagpur)
  19. Plawan Das (CMI)
  20. Prashant Arote (TIFR)
  21. Ramlal Debnath (ISI, Bengaluru)
  22. Rijubrata Kundu (IISER Pune)now
  23. Rudradip Biswas (U. Manchester)
  24. TR Sankar (ISI Bangalore)
  25. Shambhu Nath Maurya (IIT Bombay)
  26. Shyam Swarup Mondal (IIT Guwahati)
  27. Souvik Pal (HRI)
  28. Sugato Mukhopadhayay (ISI Kolkata)
  29. Susmita Das (ISI Kolkata)
  30. VP Anoop (NISER)

Selected Candidates for NBHM Post-Doctoral Fellowship 2022 (Part I):

Sr. Name of PDF Applicant & Place of PhD acquired:

  1. Abdul Gaffar Khan (Delhi Univ)
  2. Anwoy Maitra (IISc)
  3. Ankita Jindal (IIT, Delhi)
  4. Aniruddha Samanta (IIT, Kharagpur)
  5. Bappa Bisai (IIT, Bombay)
  6. Biltu Dan (ISI, Kolkata)
  7. Gurleen Kaur (PU Chandigarh)
  8. GVK Teja (IISc Bangalore)
  9. Ishan Mata (BITS Pilani)
  10. Jyotirmoy Ganguly (IISER Poona)
  11. Kirandeep Kaur (IIT Ropar)
  12. Kumardipta Bose (JU Calcutta)
  13. Md Nurul Molla (ISI, Kolkata).
  14. Oorna Mitra (IMSc).
  15. Pradeep Singh (IIT Delhi).
  16. Rajib Sarkar (IIT Madras).
  17. Richa Sharma (Malviya National Institute of Technology, Jaipur).
  18. Riju Basak (IISER Bhopal).
  19. A. Selvakumar (IIT Madras).
  20. Sruthymurali (IMSc).
  21. Sudip Ranjan Bhuia (IIT Hyderabad).
  22. Sumit Kumar (ISI Kolkata).