ASEAN-India Research Training Fellowship (AI-RTF) 2022: Apply Online

ASEAN-India Research Training Fellowship (AI-RTF) 2022 is a fellowship program announced for young scientists. In this article today we are going to provide you with detailed information about the fellowship which includes the application process, important dates, documents required, eligibility conditions, and much other related information. Scientists from the ASEAN member countries who desire to conduct research work in India can apply for this fellowship program. Must read this article carefully to know the information in detail about the fellowship before applying. 

ASEAN-India Research Training Fellowship 2022

This fellowship has been started by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI), New Delhi, and the Department of Science & Technology to provide support to the young scientists of ASEAN member countries to carry out research in India.  Under the ASEAN-India Research, Training Fellowship beneficiaries will get a fellowship amount along with a one-time research contingency. There are only 50 fellowships available every year for the duration of 6 months.

ASEAN-India Research Training Fellowship (AI-RTF)

Highlights Of ASEAN-India Research Training Fellowship

  • Name of the scheme: ASEAN-India Research Training Fellowship
  • Launched by: ASEAN-India Science, Technology & Innovation Cooperation
  • Department: Department of Science & Technology
  • Managed by: Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI), New Delhi
  • Ministry: Ministry of External Affairs
  • Launched for: young scientists
  • No of fellowship: 50 per year
  • Benefits: Monetary and other  
  • Mode of application: online
  • Official site: aistic.gov.in

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Fellowship Fields 

  • Agricultural Sciences
  • Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Chemical Sciences & Engineering
  • Computer Science & Engineering
  • Engineering Sciences
  • Materials, Minerals and Metallurgy
  • Ocean, Earth & Atmospheric Sciences
  • Physical Sciences and Mathematics
  • Science Policy / IPR Management / Technology Transfer & Commercialisation
  • Other multi-disciplinary areas of Science, Technology, and Innovation in alignment with APASTI.

Objective Of ASEAN-India Research Training Fellowship

The main objective of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI), New Delhi, and the Department of Science & Technology behind the ASEAN-India Research Training Fellowship are

  • Promote scientific cooperation
  • Capacity building
  • Encourage scientist for knowledge sharing
  • Facilitate networking for research collaboration

Benefits Of ASEAN-India Research Training Fellowship

  • Round trip international airfare, visa fees, overseas medical insurance, etc.
  • Fellowship amount of INR 50000/- per month for accommodation, meals, and other miscellaneous
  • A one-time grant of INR 40,000/- for research contingency expenses, airport transfers, domestic travel (by road) for attending scientific /events and field trips within India, 
  • One-time Institutional overhead charges @ Rs. 2,500/- per month.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicant should be a resident of ASEAN member countries
  • Applicants must hold at least a Masters’s Degree in any Natural Sciences or an equivalent degree in Technology / Engineering / Medicine / allied disciplines.
  • The candidate’s age should not be more than 45 years
  • Must be working in a national R&D or academic institute in the home country
  • Fluency in the English language is mandatory for the applicants
  • Any applicant who availed any of the fellowship from the government of India in the previous 5 years is not eligible

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Documents Required

  • C.V. of Applicant
  • C.V. of Indian host
  • Copy of relevant pages of valid Passport
  • Copy of the acceptance letter from any Indian scientist/ institution for hosting the applicant
  • Copy of the endorsement letter from present employer 

Documents Required After Fellowship Approval

  • Itinerary options (Tickets to be booked by AI-RTF Secretariat)
  • Joining notification (By Indian Host Institution)
  • Letter of acceptance by Parent Institute 
  • Letter of consent by Indian Host Institute 
  • RTGS details of Indian Host Institute (Endorsed by Institute)

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Important Dates

The last date of submission of the application wi be updated soon

ASEAN-India Research Training Fellowship (AI-RTF) 2022 Application Procedure

  • To apply you have to go to the official website of ASEAN-India Science, Technology & Innovation Cooperation
ASEAN-India Research Training Fellowship (AI-RTF) 2021-22 Application Procedure
  • From home page you have to select “fellowship- ASEAN India Research Training Fellowship” and a new page will open
  • Read the details available on the screen and select “Apply now” button
  • Login window will open on the screen choose “New User” option
ASEAN-India Research Training Fellowship (AI-RTF) 2021-22 Application Procedure
  • Complete the application form by entering your email id, password, name, date of birth, gender and more
  • Enter the captcha code and agree to the terms & privacy policy
  • Hit the submit button to open the further application form 
  • Fill in the rest details in the application and upload the documents
  • Submit the application and take a printout of it for further use

Find Your Indian Host

  • Go to the official website of ASEAN-India Science, Technology & Innovation Cooperation
  • From the home page you have to select “fellowship- ASEAN India Research Training Fellowship” and a new page will open
  • Read the details available on the screen and select the “Find Your Indian Host button
  • A new page will open on the screen.
Find Your Indian Host
  • Select the Subject area and click on the View List option.

Important links

Helpline

  • Telefax: +91-11-26537976
  • Email: Sharma_rk [at] nic [dot] in or ritika [dot] kishore [at] ficci [dot] com
  • Intercom: 560

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