The internationally renowned Institutions in technical education, the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are inviting scholars from ASEAN countries to apply for PhD fellowships to strengthen the deep and historical relations between India and ASEAN.
The institution thrives for its quality education and strict selection criteria. When selected, you will be able to complete your Ph.D. with funding from the Government of India. The funding includes a monthly stipend and an annual research grant for up to 5 years of their Ph.D. program.
On 25th January 2018, at the 25th anniversary of the ASEAN-India Commemorative Summit in New Delhi, the Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi, in the presence of the leaders of all 10 ASEAN countries announced the Doctoral fellowship in India for ASEAN. Under this Programme, 1000 fellowships will be provided to ASEAN citizens to pursue an integrated Ph.D. at the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology of their choice.
The programme covers ten ASEAN countries exclusively.
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(Selected candidates will receive the offer letters from their respective IITs.)
The selected candidates can contact their respective IITs for further assistance. See “Contact Us” for the same.
Satisfying the eligibility criteria guarantees neither interview nor admission. For additional eligibility criteria, please check the individual IIT’s preview page under the “Explore IITs” tab.
The maximum term for each fellowship is of 5 years
You will receive a monthly stipend - INR 31,000/- for the first two years, INR 35,000/- for the next three years
Study grant up to INR 170,000/- is provided for research expenses such as travel, books, contingency expenses
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