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VISITING ADVANCED JOINT RESEARCH FACULTY SCHEME

  • An opportunity to do research with the fastest growing major economy
  • An opportunity for accomplished researchers worldwide
  • An opportunity to work with talented Indian researchers

About VAJRA

VAJRA (Visiting Advanced Joint Research) Faculty Scheme is a dedicated program exclusively for overseas scientists and academicians with emphasis on Non-resident Indians (NRI) and Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) / Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) to work as adjunct / visiting faculty for a specific period of time in Indian Public funded academic and research institutions. The Scheme recognizes the value of collaborative research as a crucial element for information sharing among researchers for updating and acquiring knowledge and skills, and also to draw different perspectives to solve a shared problem. SERB welcomes accomplished Overseas Scientists to take up challenging research problems in the Indian setting.

 

Online submission of application

News

  • VAJRA initiative launched

  • VAJRA initiative welcomed by leading Indian institutes

  • Foreign researchers see the VAJRA initiative as a gateway to meaningful research in an environment full of opportunity