Applications are invited from CSIR institutes for the award of Raman Research Fellowships during the year 2013-2014. It is tenable at foreign institutions / R&D Centres of excellence. The entire cost is met by CSIR HQs.They are expected to possess general awareness about our country, its culture, history and present day socio-economic and geo-political issues.The selection will be made through a mechanism of interview by the duly constituted Selection Committee. The interviews are expected to be held in CSIR HQs., New Delhi sometimes during November/December 2012.
The Raman Research Fellowships are granted to the CSIR researchers for carrying out research in the emerging / high priority areas. It would be appreciated if the number of applicants from each institute is restricted to a maximum of two only. Regular Scientists of CSIR with high academic qualifications (Post graduate in Engineering and PhD in Engineering) and research experience, presently working in high priority areas, who have completed minimum 5 years of service in CSIR on the last date for receipt of the applications. The applicant must have made commendable contribution to research / innovation in the proposed area, which should be of international level. Fellowship should not be sought for training or to carry out tests, etc. using facilities in the host institute. The RRF must be sought to further enhance the skills/capability. The candidate should not be more than 45 year of age as on Nov 1, 2012.