Clinical Research Training Program Fellowship in Neuroscience and Public Health Research [4 Positions; INR 50 L]: Apply by Oct 10

Applications are invited from eligible candidates for the Clinical Research Training Program Fellowship in Neuroscience and Public Health Research for the year 2022. The last date of application is 10 October 2022.

About the Fellowship

Applications are invited from eligible candidates for the “Clinical Research Training Program Fellowship” in the DBT/Wellcome Trust India Alliance supported clinical research centre “Scaling-up The Competency of Primary Care Workers to Manage Epilepsy by Task-Sharing (STOP-Epilepsy)”.

This fellowship program is initiated with an emphasis on public health aspects of neurological and mental health disorders, with a focus on epilepsy.

This program would be jointly carried out at the Dayanand Medical College & Hospital, Ludhiana, George Institute for Global Health India, New Delhi, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, and University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad. Each fellow will be primarily placed in one of four institutes.

The programme would fund mentored research training fellowships for medical graduates (MBBS) and post-graduates (MD/MS/MPH/equivalent):

  • To integrate basic and clinical research focusing on public health research and neurological and mental disorders, with a specific focus on epilepsy,
  • To provide research experience in clinical and public health with advanced training in areas such as research design, research ethics, health informatics, clinical trials, and statistical analysis through mentored research training,
  • To provide knowledge and skills to prepare clinician trainees for careers in public health research. The CRTP fellows will work in various studies conducted within the STOP-Epilepsy project.

Eligibility Criteria

  • MBBS or MPH or MPH-PhD or MBBS-PhD or MD/MS/Equivalent qualification from a recognized University / Institution,
  • Applicants who do not have a doctoral degree will be required to enrol in a PhD program if selected.
  • Upper age limit: 45 years.

Fellowship Provisions

  • INR 50 lakhs will include personal support and training costs for the complete duration of the fellowship.
  • Personal support will be as per institutional guidelines and commensurate with the applicant’s qualifications and experience.

Number of Fellowships


How to Apply?

Interested applicants can apply for the fellowship through this link.

Duration of Fellowship

3.5 years extendable up to 4 years (It is mandatory for the fellows to complete the objectives of the training program to be eligible for fellowship certificate).

Application Deadline

October 10, 2022.

Click here to view the official notification of the Clinical Research Training Program Fellowship.


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