External Fellowships : NPDF/CSIR RA

PRL encourages applications for NPDF/CSIR RA. Those who wish to apply for an externally funded Post Doctoral Fellowships (NPDF/CSIR RA) through a mentor in PRL should send their application (i.e., research proposal, list of publication) to the Director, PRL ( director[AT]prl[DOT]res[DOT]in ), at least three weeks before the last date of application. The Director will forward the application to the review committee. The review committee will evaluate the application and then interact with the candidate in person or through video conference mode in the presence of the proposed mentor and communicate their recommendation to the Director, PRL, for approval.

The terms and conditions for externally funded PDFs/RAs will be as per their funding agency, but to the extent as per PRL & DOS rules and regulations. In case of any conflict of regulations between the PDF/RA funding agency and PRL, the rules & regulations of PRL/DOS will take precedence.

NPDFs/CSIR RAs/ can avail the First aid medical facilities provided at PRL Dispensary. No medicines shall be issued, nor PRL shall entertain any hospital bills.

Externally funded PDFs will not be provided hostel/PDF accommodation by PRL.

Existing PDFs who wish to continue at PRL with external fellowship would have to vacate the PRL accommodation.