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VAJRA Faculty Scheme Participation of Overseas Faculty/scientists including Non-resident Indians

The Department of Science and Technology (DST) through the Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB) has launched a scheme titled VAJRA (Vising Advanced Joint Research) Faculty to tap the expertise of Overseas Faculty/scientists including Non-resident Indians (NRIs). 

           The Scheme offers adjuct/visiting faculty positions to overseas scientists/faculty/R&D professional including NRIs to Institutions in India.  The Scheme is expected to undertake collaborative research in frontier areas of S&T including the interdisciplinary areas of national priorities such as energy, water, environment, health, security, nutrition, waste processing, advanced materials, high performance computing, cyber-physical systems, smart machines and manufacturing, etc. and stimulate the latent potential of our academic and research sector.

           Applications for the Scheme are open for submission from 1st July 2017 onwards through  The Scheme details/copy of brochure is available at