National Doctoral Fellowship Scheme

Admission under NDF scheme for full time PhD is offered under AICTE recognized selected minor QIP centres in some specific departments. The candidate will be provided the fellowship of Rs. 28,000/- per month + House rent allowance wherever the hostel accommodation/Institute accommodation is not available as per the rates of Ph.D. Scholarship notified by Ministry of Human Resource Development, Department of Higher Education (Technical Section-I) vide F. Number 17-2/2014- TS.I dated 18.02.2015.Contingency grant will be admissible at the rate of Rs.15,000/- per annum.

Important Dates

Date for On-line Registration of application by candidates May 12, 2018
Last Date of receipt of online application June 10, 2018

Eligibility Criteria:

(a) The fellowship/contingency will be granted to research scholars admitted in research institute of AICTE. National Nodal Centre will augment the process for selecting candidates as per the eligibility criteria for grant of National Doctoral Fellowship.

(b) The candidate must have secured cumulative grade point average of 7.5 on the scale of 10 or equivalent at both B.E/B.Tech/B.Pharm and M.E/M.Tech/M.Pharm. In addition to above the candidate should have qualified GATE/GPAT during the last 5 years. For SC/ST/PH candidates CGPA requirement will be 7.0 on the scale of 10 or equivalent or general candidate must have secured 75% marks or above & 70% marks for candidates of reserved categories.

(c) The candidate should be less than 30 years of age as on 31st August of year of application however age relaxation of 5 years would be applicable to candidates belonging to SC/ST, women and physically challenged category.