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CSIR Young Sccientist Awards

This award is given to Young Scientists in CSIR system in order to promote excellence in various fields of science and technology. These Awards are known as “CSIR Young Scientist Awards"

Programme Type: Research and Development

Ministry / Department: Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR)

Focus Area: Biological Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Earth, Atmosphere, Ocean and Planetary Sciences, Engineering Sciences, Physical Sciences

Target Audience: Researchers, Scientist

Funding Agency: Council Of Scientific And Industrial Research (CSIR), Govt. of India

Eligibility: Any scientist, engaged in research work in any of the CSIR laboratories/ institutes, who is not more than 35 years of age, as reckoned on 26 September (CSIR Foundation Day) of the preceding year, is eligible for the Award. Nominee should be a regular scientific staff of CSIR system and should have joined the CSIR laboratory on or prior to 26 September of the previous year.

Purpose: Innovations, Research

Duration: 5 Years

Fellowship / Financial Assistance: Rs 5 lakh per annum

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