IIT Madras Post Doctoral Fellowship For Women With Break-In Career

IIT Madras Post Doctoral Fellowship Program for Women with Break in Career

IIT Madras Post Doctoral Fellowship for Women With Break-in Career

IIT Madras offers Post Doctoral Fellowship for women with a Break in a career with Ph.D. with an objective to sustain and nurture the involvement of women with a Ph.D. who could not pursue their research due to personal/ professional reasons. In other words, the scheme merely focuses on research advancement by maintaining awareness and interest in high-quality academic research in the engineering departments of Aerospace, Applied Mechanics, Biotechnology, Chemical, Civil, Computer Science & Engineering, Electrical, Engineering Design, Mechanical, Metallurgical & Materials, and Ocean and in the departments of Chemistry, Humanities & Social Sciences, Management Studies, Mathematics, and Physics.


  • Candidates should have a Ph.D in the appropriate discipline.
  • There is no age limit prescribed.
  • Candidates already employed are not eligible to apply.

Benefits of IIT Madras Post Doctoral Fellowship for Women With Break-in Career

  1. Between Rs.30,000 – Rs.35,000/- (consolidated) per month.
  2. For married women, they are eligible for HRA of Rs.9000/- p.m. if they’re not provided accommodation within the campus,
  3. Return fare by II AC from the place of residence in India to IIT Madras.
  4. Suitable accommodation as per IIT norms is going to be offered if requested or if available.

How to Apply ?

To apply for IIT Madras Post Doctoral Fellowship

STEP 1: Candidates need to download the Application form here.

STEP 2: Candidates should take the print out / hard copy of the duly filled-in application

STEP 3: Candidates should be sent the application to the following address: The Deputy Registrar (Academic)
Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM)
Chennai-600036, Tamil Nadu, India

Documents Required For The IIT Madras Post Doctoral Fellowship For Women with Break-in Career

  1. Photocopies of the Rank certificates,
  2. Abstract of the Ph.D thesis,
  3. Any other awards/distinctions obtained,
  4. Caste certificate if belongs to SC/ST/OBC,
  5. Medical Certificate if Physically Challenged etc.
  6. A two page write-up on the intended project work at IITM.

Important Dates

Candidates can apply throughout the year and candidates will be informed about the availability by the respective departments, once they receive the application.

Application Form

Official Website

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