Source: Yougle Bhaskar (Dainik Bhaskar-28-Dec-2018)

INSA Visiting Scientist Programme-Indian National Science Academy

INSA Visiting Scientist Programme

To conduct advanced research for undergoing specialised training in Indian research institutes/laboratories other than one’s own institution, Academy has instituted this Visiting Scientists Programme since 1991.

Name of the Programme:

The programme shall be called ‘INSA-Visiting Scientist Programme’ and the awardee shall be designated: ‘INSA Visiting Scientist’.


Acquiring furtherance of research capabilities for undergoing training in specific techniques, or utilising facilities not available in their own institutions. Book writing is not permitted under this programme.

Number of Awards:

The number of INSA-Visiting Scientist positions to be awarded each year will be a maximum of 120 man-months per annum.


During the fellowship period, awardees will be paid consolidated amount of Rs.30,000/- (maximum) per month to cover their expenses related to boarding, lodging, travel etc.

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