Post Doctoral Fellowship

The Institute offers Post Doctoral Fellowships (PDF) with a view to providing an opportunity for competent researchers to do independent research work in an advanced area of science and technology.

The award carries a monthly fellowship at a rate which is fixed on the basis of the qualification and experience of the candidate. Online applications for PDF are open throughout the year and advertised here.

The Fellow will be attached to a Department/Centre/School and be engaged in full time research and teaching in an area approved by the respective Department/Centre/School.


Post Doctoral Fellowships are awarded to persons who have a PhD degree with excellent academic record and have published research papers /patents to their credit.

Fellowships are available to Indian as well as foreign nationals.

The Fellowship is intended for candidates below 35 years of age. However, for persons from teaching institutions recognized by AICTE/UGC or persons sponsored by DSIR-recognized industrial organizations, the upper age limit shall be 45 years.



The Post Doctoral Fellowship awarded to a research worker will be for a total period of three years, renewable on a yearly basis.

Contact Information

Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur
Kharagpur - 721302
West Bengal
Email : asregpgr@adm.iitkgp.ac.in