Amrita Center for International Programs is pleased to announce the SERB Overseas Postdoctoral fellowship program. Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB) in partnership with the bi-national Indo-US Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF) announces the SERB–Indo-US Postdoctoral Fellowships for Indian Researchers in USA as an initiative under the SERB Overseas Postdoctoral fellowship Scheme (SERB-OPDF) with the objective to build national capacity in frontier areas of Science and Engineering, which are of interest to India.The individual availing this fellowship would be called as SERB-Indo-US Research Fellow.

Eligibility Criteria

  • PhD degree in Science and Engineering or Medicine
  • Offer letter from the US host institute

Focus Area:

Advanced Manufacturing, Big Data, Bio-energy, Cognitive Science, Complex systems, Cyber security, Encryption and decryption, Energy, Genetic to Physiology, High Performance Computation in Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics, Humanoid Robotics, Materials, Mechanobiology / Physical Biology, Mechnotronics, Mental Health, Modeling, Imaging, Algorithms and Combinatorial Optimizations, Petroleum and Petro-Chemical Engineering, Quantum Computing and Spintronics, Science of Climate Change, Glaciology, Sustainable Chemistry, Theoretical Mathematical Science

Place of work:

The fellow should be accepted and hosted by the U.S scientific/technological institution

Fellowship Benefits:

  • Monthly Stipend
  • Contingency / Preparatory Allowances
  • Return Air fare
  • Fellowship 


12 months, extendable to one more year subject to performance evaluation by SERB/IUSSTF

Deadline to apply:

31st January 2016

Completed Application should be submitted electronically to: Indo-US Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF) and