Post Doctoral Fellowship

Preamble


CHRIST (Deemed to be University), a Deemed to be University under Section 3 of the UGC Act 1956, is determined to promote Research and its Centre for Research established in 2010 has completed several Major Research Projects. In order to initiate and encourage continuing research among young research scholars, to pursue advanced research in their area of specialisation CHRIST (Deemed to be University) will have a scheme for award of Post Doctoral Fellowship to eligible PhD Degree holders duly guided by University Grants Commission (UGC) Guidelines in this regard.

 

Policy

CHRIST (Deemed to be University) will award Post Doctoral Fellowship (PDF) to selected Research Scholars in accordance with its Regulation in this regard. The objective of this award is to provide an opportunity to scholars to carry out advanced studies and research in the fields of Sciences, Engineering, Humanities, Social Sciences, Commerce, Management, Law and Education. The Fellowship will be extended to successful candidates selected by a Selection Committee in consultation with the Departments of relevant discipline on the basis of prescribed selection criteria. Departments may announce every year the number vacancies for the position of Post Doctoral Fellow and the procedure of selection process. The Fellowship assistance may vary
depending on the Research Discipline and will be normally for a period of two years and extendable up to three years. In exceptional cases, the Fellowship tenure may be permitted up to five years depending on the nature of the Research Project. A Post Doctoral Fellow is an individual holding a doctoral degree who is engaged in a temporary period of mentored research and/or scholarly training. PDF awarded by CHRIST (Deemed to be University) will
not lead to any Degree.

 

Regulation for Postdoctoral Fellowship Scheme

 

CHRIST (Deemed to be University) Post Doctoral Fellowship Scheme is intended to provide opportunity to young research scholars to continue with fulltime active research in their respective field of specialization or a related new field or an interdisciplinary field. During the fellowship period, the fellow shall be working under a Supervisor. The Scheme shall be coordinated and
administered by the Centre for Research (PhD) of the University in coordination with the Department concerned.