Indian Council of Historical Research Senior Academic Fellowships 2014-15


Applications are invited in the prescribed form so as to reach the undersigned on or before 31.01.2014 from candidates for the award of Senior Academic Fellowships (SAF) of the value of Rs. 40000/- p.m. with a contingency grant of Rs.40000/- p.a.
A. The term of the Fellowship shall be for a maximum period of 2 years, extendable by 1 more year in special circumstances, if recommended by the Research Projects Committee.
B. The maximum number of Senior Academic Fellowships (SAF) available for the year 2014-2015 is 10 (ten) only.

1 Senior scholars* are invited to submit research proposals which will be refereed by experts appointed by the ICHR.
2 On the basis of the experts’ assessment, selected candidates shall be required to make a presentation for half an hour on the proposed subject of research.
3 The award of the Fellowship will be decided by a Committee of specialists, on the basis of the experts’ evaluation of the proposal and the presentation made by the candidate.
4 The presentation by the applicant will be held at the ICHR’s office at New Delhi.
5 Second class railway or bus fare chargeable by the shortest routes from Railway Station / Bus Stand nearest to their normal place of residence or from where they actually perform the journey, whichever is nearer to the venue of presentation, will be reimbursed to eligible candidates on production of ticket(s), provided the distance traveled is not less than 30 kms.

Application form can be downloaded from the website of the ICHR:

*Minimum Eligibility:
1. A Ph.D Degree is desirable
2. Publications in referred journals/ authorship of referred monographs.

Eligible and interested scholars may apply along with self attested copies of the requisite documents mentioned in the checklist by post to the Member Secretary, Indian Council of Historical Research, 35, Ferozeshah Road, New Delhi- 110 001.

The last date for submission of the application form, along with self attested requisite documents is 31.01.2014.

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