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In this blog, AISEE– a national merit-based scholarship platform that provides the scholarship for engineering and medical scholarships for students in India, gives you complete details about the BIRAC Innovation Fellowship 2019. Find out the eligibility, benefits of the scholarship, how to apply, terms and conditions and more.


About BIRAC Innovation Fellowship 2019:

University Innovation Cluster (UIC), Centre for Converging Technologies, University of Rajasthan invites applications for BIRAC Innovation Fellowship 2019. The fellowship supports candidates in pursuing post-graduate and post-doctoral studies. Highly competitive and exceptionally motivated students who have an eye for innovation and drive for start-ups will be selected for this fellowship. The fellowship recipients will be incubated and mentored for carrying out innovative research. The selected candidates will also receive up to INR 50,000 per month as stipend along with annual grants.


UIC is a BIRAC initiative launched jointly with Biotech Industries. At the University of Rajasthan, the focus area of UIC is Converging Technologies.



BIRAC Innovation Fellowship 2019 Eligibility Criteria:

To be eligible, an applicant must:

  • Have completed his/her PhD degree (for Post-Doctoral Fellowship) OR
  • Have completed his/her Masters/B.Tech/B.Pharma/B.E degree on or after 1st January 2017 (for Post-Graduate Fellowship)



Awards and benefits:

BIRAC Innovation Fellowships are for high-level innovation and application research in the biotechnology sector. The selected fellows will receive the following benefits:

  • Post-Doctoral fellows will receive INR 50,000 per month with an annual research grant of INR 5 lakhs.
  • Post-Graduate fellows will receive INR 30,000 per month with an annual research grant of INR 2 lakhs.
  • Fellows will also receive mentoring support and project monitoring by UIC, BIRAC and partner industries.



How to apply for BIRAC Innovation Fellowship 2019?

Follow the steps below to apply for the fellowship:
Step 1: Download the application form.
Step 2: Fill the form with the relevant details including personal details, educational details, work experience, project details, etc.
Step 3: Attach a passport size photograph and self-attested copies of relevant documents.
Step 4: Send the application form along with relevant documents by post to the below address-

Chief Coordinator,
University Innovation Cluster, CCT,
University of Rajasthan,
JLN Marg, Jaipur- 302004


BIRAC Innovation Fellowship 2019 Important dates:

  • Proposal submission opens: 20th May 2019
  • Proposal submission closes: 30th June 2019


Terms and Conditions:

  • The fellowship is for a period of 18 months with a provision of 6-month extension for deserving cases.
  • The BIRAC Innovation Fellows will be selected under the following broad scientific areas-
    • Cellular Therapeutics
    • Bioactive drugs
    • Value-added food products
    • Bioinformatics
    • Nanotechnology


Contact details:

UICB Chief Coordinator
Centre for Converging Technologies
University of Rajasthan, Jaipur 302004


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