TWAS-DBT Postdoctoral Fellowships are tenable at key biotechnology research institutions in India for a minimum period of 12 months to a maximum period of 18 months.To help candidates in their choice of a suitable host institution a list of biotechnology institutes in India is available here: List_Biotechn_India.pdf. However, candidates are free to choose an Indian biotechnology institution that does not appear on the list. DBT will provide a monthly stipend to cover for living costs, food and health insurance. The monthly stipend will not be convertible into foreign currency. In addition, the fellowship holder will receive a house rent allowance.
-Be a maximum age of 45 years on 31 December of the application year. -Be nationals of a developing country (other than India). must not hold any visa for temporary or permanent residency in India or any developed country. -Hold a PhD degree in bioscience or biotechnology. -Be regularly employed in a developing country and hold a research assignment there. -Be accepted at a biotechnology institution in India (see sample Acceptance Letter included in the application form). -Provide evidence of proficiency in English.