Indian Council of Historical Research National Fellowship

Introduction

The Indian Council of Historical Research National Fellowships will be granted to reputed and outstandind historians who are interested in doing further research work. ICHR that came into existence in 1972 is an independent organization, which is a society under the Indian Societies Registration Act, 1860.

Eligibility for the ICHR National Fellowships

The National Research Fellowships granted by the Indian Council of Historical Research are generally provided to:

  • Reputed and established historians in universities, colleges and other institutions already experienced in research work having the potential for further career advancement However, in certain cases, the national fellow may not have to be associated with such educational institutes and in such cases he or she will receive the grants directly.

  • Those historians who are already employed in either college, university or any other institute.

Duration of the National Fellowships

The Indian Council of Historical Research National Fellowships will be awarded for a maximum time period of 2 years which can be streched by another one year in some certain cases which are exceptional.

Application Procedure

Printed application form, published along with the notification, should be submitted, complete in all respects to the Indian Council of Historical Research 35, Ferozeshah Road, New Delhi 110001, within the prescribed date. Applications should be routed through the university, college or institute where the applicant is employed. The application along with the documents quoted below:

  • 5 copies of exhaustive note on the research plan.

  • Curriculum Vitae of the applicant.

Value of Scholarships

  • A monthly allowance of Rs. 25, 000/-per month, with a yearly contingency allowance of around Rs. 50, 000/-. In case of National Fellowship, which is given to a scholar already in service, the fellowship will keep his salary and allowances secure. Council also gives for his leave allowance as well as contribution pertaining to pension fund.

Address

Indian Council of Historical Research

  • 35, Ferozeshah Road, New Delhi 110001
  • Phone: + 91 11 23382321, + 91 11 23386973
  • Fax: + 91 11 23383421
  • Email:support@ichrindia.org
  • Chairman: Phone- + 91 11 23386033 + 91 11 23384869
  • Fax: + 91 11 23383421
  • Member Secretary: Phone: + 91 11 23387877
  • Fax: + 91 11 23387829
  • Link: www.ichrindia.org