Tcs Research Fellowship Scheme 2016-17 Application Process

Discussion in 'Latest Scholarships and Fellowships' started by OnlineScholarship, Dec 6, 2016.

  1. OnlineScholarship

    OnlineScholarship Administrator Staff Member

    The application for TCS Research Fellowship Scheme for the year 2017 is on the floor, which is started by N Chandrasekaran, TCS’ CEO & MD at Sangam in the year 2009 for the candidates for PhD. The candidates who are applying for a fresh PhD programme are eligible for this fellowship scheme. The candidates who have already been admitted are not eligible for this scholarship scheme.

    Annually TCS sponsor 40 research students for a PhD program in computing Science, across India. The duration of fellowship is maximum 4 years. An extension of fellowship for the fifth year for exceptional cases.

    The selected candidates will get monthly stipend of Rs. 18000 per month for 2 years and for another 2 years, they will get Rs. 20000/-

    Last Date : 15th December, 2016

    Study Areas :

    Computer Engineering

    Computer Science

    Information Systems

    Information Technology

    Software Engineering

    Eligibility Criteria :

    =>> To be a part of this scholarship scheme, student should not be more than 28 years of age

    =>> The student should have secured a first class in all examinations since school.

    =>> The scheme is open for those students who are eligible for a PhD, and it is only valid for those students applying for a fresh PhD program and not for those who have already been admitted.

    =>> Students have to be registered as full-time students in the institute/ college where the PhD registration is sought.

    Benefits Provided :

    {$#} Rs.18,000 per month as a stipend for the first two years and Rs. 20,000 per month for the next two years.

    {$#} The selected scholars will get a chance to participate in one International Refereed Conference, held outside India, during the four-year period.

    {$#} Support for the scholar to participate in two International / National Refereed Conferences, held in India, during the four-year period, where he/she has a paper to present, and he/she is one of the authors of the paper.

    {$#} One Time Contingency Grant of Rs. One Lac (1,00,000) will be given to the Institute for every student enrolled as a TCS Research Scholar.

    Application process :

    Applications for the scheme should be routed through the institute in along with the below mentioned documents:

    Required Documents :

    * Letter of application from the student

    * Letter of support by the institute

    * The research area write-up, which should include a short review, broad problem statement, proposed scope and focus

    * Student’s CV

    * CV of the proposed guide

    Submission :

    The application for fellowship should be submitted by E-mail to -


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