Raman-Charpak Fellowship for Ph.D. Students

The Raman-Charpak Fellowship is the only Indo-French bilateral Fellowship programme jointly funded by the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India and the Service for Science and Technology (SST), French Embassy in India, Ministry for Europe & Foreign Affairs, Government of France.

This programme implemented by the Indo French Centre for Promotion of Advanced Research (IFCPAR/ CEFIPRA) aims at improving the doctoral skills of Indian and French students by providing them an opportunity to carry out part of their research work in a University / Research Institute based in France or India respectively.

The scheme also provides an exposure and experience about the current research methods and trends in France/India, while discovering each another’s cultural context. Since the year 2013, 57 Raman-Charpak Fellows have been supported under this programme.

Duration – 2 to 6 months


Applicants from India must be Indian citizens residing in India and have registered for a Ph.D. in a recognized university or research institution in India


Maximum 30 years

Fellowship Support

Fellowship Support of 1500 Euros per month for daily expenses, local travel, accommodation charges plus Social Security charges. One return airfare ticket in economy class between India and France. Insurance coverage (travel & health) wherever is required. Any administrative costs for Visa and Registration, if any.

The applications are launched in April, the deadline will be the end of May/June. The results will be announced by the end of August/September.

For more details visit the following link: http://www.cefipra.org/Raman_Charpak.aspx


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