Research Grants - Individual

DAE-Regular Research Project (RP)

Board of Research in Nuclear Sciences (BRNS) supports high quality research & development on advanced concepts of relevance to DAE. The Board of Research in Nuclear Sciences (BRNS) is an advisory body of the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) to recommend financial assistance to universities, academic institutions and national laboratories. The key objective is to encourage and promote scientific research in areas of relevance to the mandate of DAE in research groups outside DAE to derive benefits from their expertise.

Eligibility: Scientists / Engineers working in universities, academic/ research institutions of higher learning, having a regular position in government-recognized universities, academic/ research institutions ONLY are eligible to apply. Researchers associated with government-recognized incubation center and DSIR (Department of Scientific and Industrial Research) recognized R&D organizations of Private Industry can also be considered for funding. Those working in DAE units, NGO,s and scientific societies should not apply.

Ministry: Department of Atomic Energy (DAE), Govt of India

Funding Agency: Board of Research in Nuclear Sciences (BRNS), Department of Atomic Energy, Govt of India

Funding Cycle: Overhead charges are 15% of the total cost of the project, excluding the ‘Contingency’ head, subject to a ceiling of Rs 2 lakh for R&D Laboratories and Rs 6 lakh for all other Institutions/ Universities, etc. 

Purpose: Research