IIT Madras Post Doctoral Fellowship for women with Break in career by IIT Madras


A scholarship worth INR 35000

What is IIT Madras Post Doctoral Fellowship for women with Break in career?

IIT Madras Post Doctoral Fellowship is inviting applications from women holding a PhD degree with a break in their career. The fellowship aims at providing them with an opportunity to restart their career in the field of research which they had to leave due to any personal/professional reason.


Who is offering this scholarship?

The fellowship is being offered by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras.


Who can apply for this scholarship?

An applicant must hold a PhD degree in any of the fields of Engineering, Department 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.


What are the benefits?

  • A monthly stipend between INR 30,000-35000 (Consolidated).
  • Married women are eligible for HRA of INR 9,000 per month, in case they are not provided accommodation within the campus.
  • A second-class AC return train ticket.
  • Suitable accommodation will be provided as per the IIT norms.


How can you apply?

Step 1: Click here to download the application form.

Step 2: Fill in the details required in the application form.

Step 3: Once filled, attach the application form with required documents and send it to the address mentioned below.The Deputy Registrar (Academic)Indian Institute of Technology MadrasChennai – 600 036Note: An applicant has to mention “PDF of IITM for women with Break in career” on the envelope.


What are the documents required for the IIT Madras Post Doctoral Fellowship for women with Break in career?

  • Photocopies of the Rank certificates
  • Abstract of the PhD thesis
  • Any other awards/distinctions obtained
  • Caste certificate if belongs to SC/ST/OBC
  • Medical Certificate if physically challenged
  • A two-page write-up on the project work intended at the IIT Madras.


What are the important dates?

The scholarship is open throughout the year and the candidates will be intimated about the availability by the respective departments, once they receive their application.


Terms and Conditions

  • The duration of the fellowship varies from 2 to 6 months.
  • The fellowship will consist of 2 to 3 visits, each visit not less than two months.
  • After the first visit, the respective department at its discretion can extend the fellowship duration to one year.
  • There is no age limit to apply for this fellowship.


Contact details

Indian Institute of Technology Madras

IIT P.O., Chennai 600 036



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Up to INR 35000





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