The Mina – M.S. Swaminathan Doctoral Fellowship Program 2019 in Life Sciences

M.S. Swaminathan Research Foundation 
Third Cross Street, Institutional Area, 
Chennai 600 113, Tamil Nadu 

Applications are invited for ‘The Mina – M.S. Swaminathan Doctoral Fellowship Programme’ – offers the opportunity for young PGs in Agriculture and related field who wish to work on problems of sustainable development to pursue doctoral studies. The fellowship encourages research that fosters science–society interactions. 

Job Code MMSSF23519 

Desirable qualification and age criteria Postgraduate degree in Agriculture/Animal Sciences/Botany/ Fisheries/Environmental Sciences/Economics with a good academic record. 

Demonstrated interest in ‘science–society’ interface to address problems of sustainable rural and agricultural development. 

Aspiring candidates should be within the age group of 24–28 years with age relaxation up to three years for women candidates and SC/ST candidates. 

Remuneration, duration and location Consolidated amount of Rs 25,000 per month (annual assessment is mandatory to continue the benefits during the fellowship period). 

The fellowship shall be awarded for three years. Chennai. 

Application should include full bio-data providing complete communication details, complete academic record stating areas of specialization, academic achievement, publications, nature and duration of experience. Application must clearly indicate the Job Code. 

Incomplete applications will be rejected. Please send the duly filled in application by e-mail ( on or before 15 July 2019. For further details kindly visit ‘Careers’ in the website: MSSRF is a woman friendly organization. 

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