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Thursday , November 29 , 2012
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Prime Ministerís fellowship scheme

• Last Date:December 10

The Prime Ministerís Fellowship Scheme for Doctoral Research jointly promoted by Science and Engineering Research Board (Serb) and Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) invites applications from already registered PhD fellows in science, technology, engineering, agriculture and medicine from any recognised Indian university or institute or research laboratory in India, for the academic year 2012.

Eligibility: Only those who have already registered for PhD in 2012 with a recognised university or institution or research laboratory will be eligible to apply. Candidates should also have identified an industry partner who is willing to sponsor their research. There are 100 fellowships every year, starting from 2012. The duration of fellowships is four years. To apply, visit

Contact: S.S. Kohli, scientist ďFĒ, department of science and technology, Technology Bhavan, New Mehrauli Road, New Delhi-110016; phone:(011)26590499; email: Or one may contact Shalini S. Sharma, head - higher education, Confederation of Indian Industry, third floor, IGSSS Building, 28, Institutional Area, Lodi Road, New Delhi-110003; phone: (011)45772009; email:

Nimhans, Bangalore

• Last Date: December 14

National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences (Nimhans), invites applications for PhD, MPhil, MSc and MD programmes.

Eligibility: The qualifying degrees for all the above mentioned courses should be from a university recognised by Nimhans.

To qualify for the medical course, the degree should be recognised by the Medical Council of India.

Candidates should have obtained not less than 55 per cent of marks in the aggregate in masters degree for non-medical courses.

For medical course, the candidates should have completed compulsory rotation internship of one year after MBBS or its equivalent degree.

Candidates applying for the MD in psychiatry and diploma in psychiatry, MPhil / PhD in clinical psychology, MPhil / PhD in psychiatric social or or MSc in psychiatric nursing work can take the online entrance test from any of the eight listed cities.

Contact: National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences, Hosur Road, Bangalore-560029; website: