September 24, 2017

Sreekanth B

Birbal Sahni Research Scholarships Scheme

Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeosciences announces Birbal Sahni Research Scholarships (BSRSs) 2017, for students with Master's degree (M.Sc./M.Tech. or equivalent) in Life Sciences / Earth Sciences or an allied subject, with first division (at least 60% marks) both at graduate and post-graduate levels. Preference will be given to CSIR/UGC/NET qualified candidates.

Birbal Sahni Research Scholarships 2017

  •     Only the Indian citizens normally residing in India are eligible for Research Scholarship.
  •     Applicants should be at least 28 years old as on 25 September, 2017.
  •     In the case of applicants belonging to SC/ST/OBC, an age relaxation up to 5 years may be allowed.
  •     A relaxation of age-limit up to 3 years may be considered by the Competent Authority in the case of applicants who are suitably qualified and have some research training/ experience in a relevant discipline.
  •     For PH candidates, the age relaxation will be applicable as per Government of India rules.
  •     No research scholar will be allowed to discontinue his/her scholarship without prior approval of the Institute.
Variable Awards

Contact Details 
 Director, Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeosciences, 53 University Road, Lucknow - 226007, India. Telephone: +91- 0522 - 2740439, 2742903, 2740399 , TelFax : +91-0522 -2740485,2740098 E-Mail:;

Last Date: Sep 25, 2017

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Award Details:
  •     The tenure of the BSRSs is two years. They shall be entitled to a scholarship amount of INR 16,000 per month during the first and second year. After two years, the progress report of the research scholars will be assessed by a Committee and, if found satisfactory, they will be allowed to continue for the third year with a scholarship amount of INR 18,000 per month.
  •     Candidates with CSIR/UGC/NET qualification will be entitled to a scholarship amount of INR 25,000 per month for the first two years and INR 28,000 per month during the third year.
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