C V Raman International Fellowship for African Researchers

The Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce & Industry (FICCI), invites applications from African researchers for the C V Raman Fellowship for conducting research in Indian institutions across all areas of science and technology.

Department of Science and Technology (DST) and Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), Government of India (GoI), through the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI), have launched the C V Raman Fellowship for African Researchers programme under the India-Africa Forum Summit to promote human capacity building through scientific and technological cooperation between Africa and India.

The objective of this Fellowship is to provide an opportunity for African researchers to conduct collaborative research in various areas of science and technology in different Indian universities and R&D institutions under the guidance of host scientists in India. This prestigious fellowship is aimed to further strengthen the bond between India and African nations in the fields of science and technology.

Duration: 6 months.


Sustenance Allowance covers:

  • Food
  • Accommodation
  • transportation

Contingency Grant to cover unforeseen expenses relating to;

  • lab/field research,
  • books,
  • stationeries,
  • medicines and
  • other miscellaneous expenses, if any


The applicant should be actively engaged in research at a university or research institution in the African country and should meet the following eligibility criteria for each of the three categories:

  • Completed / Pursuing PhD in any recognized university or research institution in Africa
  • Ph.D / M.Tech / M.Sc. (Engg / Technical) or 4 to 6 years research / teaching experience
  • Senior Experts / Scientists / Professors

Application Process

To apply for the C V Raman Fellowship for African Researchers, click here.

Deadline: October 30, 2022.

For more information C V Raman International Fellowship for African Researchers, visit the official site.

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