Unemployed candidates from the deprived section of the society with Ph.D. Degree awarded and aptitude for research.

(i) The candidate must have a doctorate degree in the relevant subject preferably with published research work to their credit. (Provisional degree certificate may be accepted if degree is not awarded)
(ii) Only Ph.D. awarded unemployed candidates will be eligible for the award of Post Doctoral Fellowship.
(iii)The upper age limit for male applicants is 50 years as on last date of receipt of online applications and 55 years in the case of female candidates.
(iv)The candidates of SC/ST categories having 50% marks at UG level and 55% marks at PG level are eligible to apply under the Scheme.
(v) The candidate must upload the No Objection Certificate from the proposed research place duly forwarded by Head of Department and Registrar / Director / Principal in the online application. (Annexure –I).
(vi) Transgender candidates are eligible to apply under the scheme. The reservation shall be followed as per government of India norms.