CHANAKYA UG / PG / Ph.D. Fellowships Program

Scholars at various levels of education including undergraduate (UG), postgraduate (PG) and Ph.D. can benefit from the CHANAKYA (Comprehensive and Holistic Advancement of National Knowledge Yield and Analytics) Fellowship Programs.

CHANAKYA Undergraduate (UG) Fellowship Program

Students registered in any UG program in India can be nominated by their respective institutes to apply for the fellowship. An institute can nominate a maximum of 5 proposals. Each entry may comprise a team of a maximum of 3 students. One faculty mentor needs to be associated with each proposal.

Students will earn a fellowship amount of INR 5,000 per student per month for a maximum of 6 months.

The provision of project extension exists based on requirements and outcomes.

Higher fellowships may also be available for certain industry sponsored ideas/projects.

Development grant of INR 1 Lac (per selected proposal) to the host institute/university.

Opportunity to showcase the respective product/solution to industry experts.

IPR filing support and technology development.

Ideas with potential may be considered further for start-up and incubation through IITI DRISHTI CPS Foundation.

Certificate of recognition for selected student teams, mentors, and host institute.

Opportunity for the host institute to partner with IITI DRISHTI CPS Foundation as spoke.

Download Brochure (Click here)

Please refer to FAQs before submission (click here)

Apply now : https://bit.ly/Drishti-fellowships

Currently UG/PG/Ph.D. fellowships programs are open on a rolling basis. Applications will be reviewed on first cum first serve basis and decisions will be informed to the respective host institutes/students as soon as possible.

CHANAKYA Postgraduate (PG) Fellowship Program
  1. Student registered in any PG program in India can apply for the fellowship.

    PG project should be supervised by at least one supervisor (faculty member from the host institute).

Students will earn a fellowship amount of INR 12,400 per month for a maximum of 12 months. The provision of project extension exists based on requirements and outcomes. Higher fellowships may also be available for certain industry sponsored ideas/projects or based on the performance of the candidate.

On reimbursement basis, INR. 2 lac per selected proposal to meet the partial need of the project work in terms of minor equipment grant, consumable, or contingency, after proper justification.

Opportunity to showcase the respective product/solution to industry experts.

IPR filing support and technology development.

Ideas with potential may be considered further for start-up and incubation through IITI DRISHTI CPS Foundation.

Opportunity for the host institute to partner with IITI DRISHTI CPS Foundation as spoke.

Download Brochure (Click here)

Submission:

Important: Please refer to FAQs before submission (click here)

Apply now: https://bit.ly/Drishti-fellowships

 

 

Currently UG/PG/Ph.D. fellowships programs are open on a rolling basis. Applications will be reviewed on first cum first serve basis and decisions will be informed to the respective host institutes/students as soon as possible.

CHANAKYA Ph.D. Fellowship Program

Student registered in any doctoral program in India can apply for the fellowship.

Doctoral research work should be supervised by at least one supervisor(faculty member from the host institute). The application may be submitted only with the endorsement of the Head of the Department.

Students will earn a fellowship amount of INR 31,000 per month to INR 35,000 per month plus HRA as per applicable. Higher fellowships may also be available for certain industry sponsored ideas/projects or based on the performance of the candidate.

On reimbursement basis, INR 2 lakh may be provided for consumable, or minor research infrastructure after proper justification.

Opportunity to showcase the respective product/solution to industry experts.

IPR filing support and technology development.

Ideas with potential may be considered further for start-up and incubation through IITI DRISHTI CPS Foundation.

Opportunity for the host institute to partner with IITI DRISHTI CPS Foundation as spoke.

Download Brochure (Click here)

Submission:

Important: Please refer to FAQs before submission (click here)

Apply now: https://bit.ly/Drishti-fellowships

Currently UG/PG/Ph.D. fellowships programs are open on a rolling basis. Applications will be reviewed on first cum first serve basis and decisions will be informed to the respective host institutes/students as soon as possible.

For any query related to this program please contact our program manager at

fellowships.drishticps@iiti.ac.in