SERB IRHPA 2023: Online Application, Research Areas, Benefits, Eligibility

The science and engineering research board has taken various initiatives to support scientists in their research work. Today we are here with another initiative of SERB called The Intensification of Research in High Priority Area. You might have queries in your mind related to the SERB IRHPA. In this article today we will provide detailed information related to the SERB IRHPA including the application process, research areas, benefits, eligibility, and more. 


What Is SERB IRHPA 2023?  

Online application forms are invited from the scientist who made the eligibility condition set by the science and engineering research board for the SERB IRHPA (The Intensification of Research in High Priority Area). Under the skin, the board is going to provide support to the proposals in higher priority areas where multi-disciplinary/ multi-institutional experts are required. The scheme has been started to provide financial support for research in a few selected areas. You may read the to know more details.

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Highlights Of Scheme

  • Name of the scheme: SERB IRHPA (The Intensification Of Research In High Priority Area)
  • Launched by: Science and Engineering Research Board
  • Launched for: scientist
  • Benefits: grant
  • Mode of application: online
  • Official site:

Area of Research

  • SERB Centre for Energy Transformation and Storage 
  • SERB Centres on AI-based Earth Systems Modeling 
  • SERB Centres for Antibody Engineering 
  • SERB-IRHPA National Biosafety Level (BSL 3 / ABSL 3) Facilities

Benefits Of SERB IRHPA

  • The component of the grant is similar to other projects
  • The duration of the project is of 5 years
  • The amount of the grant is quite higher than the regular project

The Intensification of Research in High Priority Area Eligibility Criteria

  • The applicant should be a scientist
  • The application should be an Indian
  • Applicant must be in regular services in any academic and Research Institute
  • Applicants must wish to pursue their research in specified areas
  • You may check the call for proposal notification for detailed information related to the specified areas.

Documents Required

  • Biodata
  • Certificate from a principal investigator
  •  Endorsement letter from the head of the institute
  • OTD is available for IRHPA
  • Plagiarism undertaking
Selection Procedure

Selection of the candidates for the intensification of research in higher priority areas will be made on the basis of the proposal submitted. The final decision of selection will be taken by the program advisory committee.

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SERB IRHPA 2023 Application Procedure

  • To apply for the intensification of research in high priority areas, you have to visit the SERB website of the Science and Engineering Research Board
SERB IRHPA 2022 Application Procedure
SERB IRHPA Official Website
  • From the homepage of the portal, choose the login option
  • If not registered then register first by hitting the new user option 
SERB IRHPA 2022 Application Procedure
New User
  • An application form will open on the computer screen enter the details like
    • Email ID
    • Password
    • Confirm password
    • Name
    • Date of birth
    • Mobile number
    • Category
    • Gender
    • Nationality
    • Identity proof detail
  • Enter the capture code and then hit submit button 
  • If already registered then log in by using your login credentials
  • The user dashboard will open, you have to look for the announcement for SERB IRHPA 2023
  • Click apply button and the firm will open on the screen
  • Fill the rest information in the form
  • Upload all the significant documents in the prescribed format
  • Submit the application form and take a printout at last for further use

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