Raman–Charpak Fellowship 2022: Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India and the French Institute in India (IFI), French Embassy in India, Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs, Government of France

Raman–Charpak Fellowship 2022: Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India and the French Institute in India (IFI), French Embassy in India, Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs, Government of France.

ABOUT THE PROGRAMME:

The Raman–Charpak Fellowship programme is in honour of two Nobel Laureates in Physics, Prof C.V. Raman, Indian Nobel Laureate (1930) and Prof Georges Charpak, French Nobel Laureate (1992). From 2013 to 2022, 162 fellows supported (134 Indian PhD, 22 French PhD & 6 French Masters’) by CEFIPRA.

The Fellowship was launched during the State visit of the President of France to India during in February, 2013. The Raman-Charpak Fellowship is the only Indo-French bilateral Fellowship programme jointly funded by the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India and the French Institute in India (IFI), French Embassy in India, Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs, Government of France.

This programme implemented by the Indo French Centre for Promotion of Advanced Research (IFCPAR/ CEFIPRA). The aim is to facilitate the exchange of doctoral students between the two countries, in order to broaden the scope and depth of future engagements in Science, Technology and Innovation.

The fellowship is targeted to improve the doctoral skills of Indian and French students by providing them an opportunity to carry out part of their research work in a University / Research & Development Institute based in France or India respectively.

TARGET GROUP: Raman–Charpak Fellowship Programme

 PhD students registered in an Indian or French Research Institute / University

 Master Students from France

DURATION: Raman–Charpak Fellowship 2022

Students can avail the fellowship from 2 months to 6 months for their research cooperation in Indian/French University/Research Institute. It can be availed from September, 2022 onwards till March, 2023

BROAD AREAS:

 Atmospheric Sciences, Earth Sciences and Environmental Sciences

 Materials Sciences, Physical Sciences, Chemical Sciences,

 Engineering Sciences

 Biological Sciences, Life and Medical Sciences

 Mathematical and Computational Sciences

ELIGIBILITY: Raman–Charpak Fellowship

 Applicants from India must be Indian citizens residing in India and have registered for a PhD in a recognized university or research institution in India

 Applicants from France must be residing in France and have registered for a PhD/ Master’s degree in a recognized university or research institution in France

Age: Maximum 30 years as on 1st April, 2022

 Pre-authorization or prior consent from his/her Institute / University to apply for a foreign fellowship programme

 Letter for agreement/recommendation from Host supervisor/Institution (For further details, please visit www.cefipra.org)

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Raman–Charpak Fellowship

Applications are submitted through online submission system (http://www.cefipra.org/proposal/index.aspx). For details on application procedure and documents required, kindly visit www.cefipra.org

FUNDING SUPPORT FROM CEFIPRA: Raman–Charpak Fellowship 2022

Indian Fellow French Fellow Euros 1500 per month for daily expenses, local travel, accommodation charges plus Social Security charges Rs. 40,000 per month for daily expenses, local travel, etc. plus accommodation charges not exceeding Rs. 45,000 per month

 One return airfare ticket in economy class between India and France

 Insurance coverage (travel & health) wherever is required

 Administrative costs for Visa and Registration (if any)

 Carte de Sejour/ official residency card in France when having long stay visa (if any)

 Additional support (up to Euro 500 or equivalent for participating in a Seminar/Workshop during term of fellowship)

Last Date to Apply: 15th May, 2022

About CEFIPRA: Raman–Charpak Fellowship 2022

Indo-French Centre for the Promotion of Advanced Research (IFCPAR/CEFIPRA) is a model for international collaborative research in advanced areas of Science & Technology. The Centre was established in 1987 and is being supported by Department of Science & Technology, Government of India and the Ministry for Europe & Foreign Affairs, Government of France .

CEFIPRA is actively involved in supporting Indo-French Science, Technology & Innovation (ST&I) system through various activities. Scientific Collaborative Research Programme focuses on academia-to-academia collaborations between Indian and French academic collaborators in various domains. Industry Academia Research & Development Programme emphasizes to develop the linkage between Industry and Academia from France and India.

Dedicated mobility support programmes of CEFIPRA provide exposure to young researchers of the working, social and cultural environment of the partnering country. Targeted Programmes of CEFIPRA provide platform for Indian and French National Funding Agencies to implement a programmes for specific areas.

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