Training for Scholarship Awardees

Training for Scholarship Awardees


  • Under this category candidates getting scholarships / selected / nominated from some of the prestigious institutions are provided training. The training comprise of both lectures and practical by our scientists and technical staff.



  • 1. Indian Academy of Sciences, INSA-IASc-NASI Summer Research Fellowship


    Indian Academy of Sciences, Banglore, Indian National Science Academy, New Delhi and the National Academy of Sciences, India Allahabad facilitates Summer Research Fellowship for eight weeks during summer. Selected scholarship holders are exempt from training fee however; they have to pay towards the shared accommodation if availed.


  • Selection of candidates

    Training of candidate is decided by the Indian Academy of Sciences, INSA-IASc-NASI and candidates, consent of guide is taken thereafter letter is issued to the prospective trainees.


  • Award of Certificate

    Certificate will be awarded to those candidates having at least 75% attendance and have recommendation of successful completion from the Supervisor/Nodal Person.


  • Training Fee

    Scholarship awardees are exempt from training fee however they have to pay towards the shared accommodation @ 50/- per day for the duration facility availed.


  • Documents Required

    • Candidate has to produce letter issued by Indian Academy of Sciences, INSA-IASc-NASI towards the fellowship at the time of joining.
    • Two colour photographs of passport size.
    • Copy of Aadhar Card



  • 2. INSPIRE Fellowship

    INSPIRE (Innovation in Science Pursuit for Inspired Research) is an innovative programme sponsored and managed by the Department of Science & Technology for attraction of talent to Science. The basic objective of INSPIRE is to communicate to the youth of the country the excitements of creative pursuit of science, attract talent to the study of science at an early age and thus build the required critical human resource pool for strengthening and expanding the Science & Technology system and R & D base. Scholarship for Higher Education (SHE) aims to enhance rates of attachment of talented youth to undertake higher education in science intensive programmes, by providing scholarships and mentorship. The scheme offers 10,000 Scholarship every year at Rs 0.80 lakh per year for the talented youth in the age group 17-22 years, for undertaking bachelor and masters level education in natural sciences. The main feature of the scheme is the mentorship support provided to every scholar.


  • Selection of candidates

    Selection of candidate is decided by the Department of Science & Technology and candidates are issued letter in this regard. Candidates can submit their applications along with fellowship letter, CV, bonafide certificate issued by the college/institution according to the fellowship duration, which is usually for 2 months.


  • Training Fee

    Candidate has to pay Rs. 10,000/- fee for 2 months towards the training beside this they have to pay@ 50/- per day towards the shared accommodation for the duration they avail the facility. Receipt will be issued in this regard so that candidate can claim reimbursement.


  • Documents Required

    • Candidate has to produce letter issued by DST towards the fellowship at the time of joining.
    • Bonafide certificate issued by the college/institution according to the fellowship duration.
    • Demand draft towards the tuition fee in the favour of Director, CDRI Lucknow payable at Lucknow.
    • Two colour photograph of passport size.
    • Copy of Adhar Card


  • 3. UPCST Fellowship:

    Council of Science & Technology, U.P. provides summer research fellowships for two months to bright students of M.Sc. studying in Uttar Pradesh. Approximately 80 such fellowships are awarded every year with a monthly stipend of Rs. 25000/-. to work with renowned Professors/Scientists at the premier institutes of India.


  • Selection of candidates

    Selection of candidate is decided by UPCST and candidates are issued letter in this regard. Candidates can submit their applications along with fellowship letter, CV, bonafide certificate issued by the college/institution according to the fellowship duration, which is usually for 2 months.


  • Training Fee

    Candidate has to pay Rs. 10,000/- fee for two months towards the training beside this they have to pay@ 50/- per day towards the shared accommodation for the duration they avail the facility. Receipt will be issued in this regard so that candidate can claim reimbursement.


  • Documents Required

    • Candidate has to produce letter issued by UPCST towards the fellowship at the time of joining.
    • Demand draft towards the tuition fee in the favour of Director, CDRI Lucknow payable at Lucknow.
    • Two colour photograph of passport size.
    • Copy of Aadhar Card


  • 4. AcSIR – Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Summer Training Program

    Summer Training Program at AcSIR provides an opportunity to spend summers working at premier research Laboratories of CSIR with some of the leading scientists in India, in an environment which promotes trans-disciplinary research. The program is supported/ funded by AcSIR through its AcSIR-Kalam Fellowship.


  • Selection Process

    • Screening will be primarily based on a Research Proposal and other screening criteria decided by the Committee.
    • An applicant can give five preferences of CSIR Labs/Institutes.
    • Shortlisted applicants will be intimated electronically.
    • Selection Interview will be held at a central location. Appearance at the interview is mandatory for consideration.
    • Applicant may be allowed to participate through electronic media for interview (Skype etc.) under specific request.
    • Selection is purely based on merit/ performance at the selection interview.
    • Food and lodging arrangements shall be made for applicants called for interview only.


  • Fellowship Details

    • Total number of Fellowships : 20 (Reservation shall be applicable as per GoI rules)
    • Duration: Two months; Between the months of May and August
    • Amount of Fellowship: Rs. 25,000 per student for the duration of the program.
    • Travel allowance to the selected student: Reimbursable to a maximum of Rs. 5,000 per selected student.
    • This is a compulsorily residential program where the selected students would be required to stay on campus of the respective CSIR Labs on charge basis.


  • Who Can Apply

    • First year of M.Sc program or equivalent: minimum first-class at pre-M.Sc degree level • Third to pre-final year of Integrated M.Sc program or equivalent: GPA 6.0 on a scale of 10 (upto IV Sem) • First year of M.E/M.Tech program or equivalent: GPA 8.0 on a scale of 10 OR GPA 7.0 on a scale of 10 for CFTIs at B.E/B.Tech level or GATE Score ≥600 or NET (Engineering) Rank from 1 to 100 • Third year of B.E/ B.Tech program or equivalent: GPA 8.0 on a scale of 10 OR GPA 7.0 on a scale of 10 for CFTIs (upto IV Sem) • Third to pre-final year of Integrated M.E/M.Tech program or equivalent: GPA 8.0 on a scale of 10 OR GPA 7.0 on a scale of 10 for CFTIs (upto IV Sem) or GATE Score ≥600 or NET (Engineering) Rank from 1 to 100



  • Contact Person

    For all kind of training, please send completely filled in and duly signed application (in the form of Hard copy only) to:

  • Head,
    HRD & Knowledge Resource Centre
    CSIR-Central Drug Research Institute
    Sec-10, Jankipuram Extension, Sitapur Road
    Lucknow 226031 (Uttar Pradesh)
    E-mail ID: sdp@cdri.res.in
    Contact No: 0522 – 2772471

    For any queries, please write to sdp@cdri.res.in or may contact
    Mr. Susheel Lohani Mo: 9696723226
    Ms. Savita Tripathi Mo: 08840652817
    Mr. Surendra Kumar Mo: 7505162263