CCSTDS Research Fellowships in Science and Engineering

The Centre for Co-operation in Science and Technology among Developing Societies (CCSTDS) strives to promote research linked training to bright and young researchers and students to choose scientific research for their career.

CCSTDS has launched a RTF programme in collaboration with Department of Science & Technology, Government of India.

This progamme is intended for developing country scientists who have aptitude for research and would be willing to work in an Indian research laboratory and who wish to equip themselves with research and complementary skills to improve their pursuit of Ph.D study or diversify their research capabilities.

This is facilitated through training for a period of 3 – 12 Months at Indian research/ academic institutions.

Host Institution(s):

Indian Research and Academic Institutions

Field of study:

Science, Engineering, and Allied disciplines

Number of Awards:

20 Fellowships per year will be supported.

Target group:

Scientists from developing countries

Scholarship value/inclusions:

  • Each fellowship shall be for a minimum of 3 months up to a maximum of 12 months. Fellowship will consist of the following:
  • Return international air fare by shortest route and economy/excursion class between place of work in their home country and place of work in India.
  • Boarding and lodging
  • One time Grant to support exposure to research related events within India and access to scientific literature


  • Candidates with Postgraduate Degrees in science, engineering and allied disciplines from a developing country and of age up to 40 years
  • Candidates with aptitude for research and interested in acquiring expertise in research related tools at Indian location.
  • Candidates preferably attached to a national research /academic institution in their home country
  • Candidates possessing valid passport.

    Application Deadline; March 15 and September 15, each year

    For More Information and Application, Please Visit; CCSTDS Research Fellowships in Science and Engineering Website