Research Grants - Individual

Early Career Research (ECR) Award

Early Career Research(ECR) Award scheme aims to provide quick research support to the young researchers in their early career for pursuing research in frontier areas of science and engineering.The applicant should be an Indian citizen and hold Ph.D. degree in Science or Engineering or M.D or M.S degree in any area of medicine.The applicant must hold a regular academic/research position in a recognized academic institution/ or national laboratories or any other recognized R&D institutions. The upper age limit for the ECR award is fixed at 37 years, SC/ST/OBC /Physically challenged and women candidates can apply upto 40 years.

Ministry: Department of Science & Technology (DST), Govt of India

Funding Agency: Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), Department of Science and Technology (DST), Govt. of India

Area: All Science Disciplines

Funding Cycle: The Call for applications is made twice a year (January and July)

Purpose: Research