Junior Fellowships to Outstanding Persons In The Field Of Culture 2023: Only Online Applications will be entertained. Please go through the Scheme and instructions carefully before in the Application Form.
CCRT under the Ministry of Culture invites on-line applications from Indian Nationals for the award of Junior Fellowships to Outstanding Persons in the field of Culture for the year 2022-23.
These Fellowships rewarded for undertaking research-oriented projects. While both academic research and performance-related research are encouraged the applicant should provide evidence of her capabilities in undertaking the project. It may be noted that these Fellowships are not intended for the port-based award.
Last date: 16 October 2023 is the last date for receipt of applications online Age: Age will be reckoned as on 1 April 2020 for the year 2020-21.
No. of Fellowships: 200 Junior Fellowships for the financial year 2022-23 having a value of Rs.10,000/- per month for artists in the age group of 25-40 years will be awarded for a maximum period of two years. Hence applications are invited for 200 Fellowships (Two Hundred). An applicant for the Junior Fellowship should never have availed of Junior Fellowship in any of the fields earlier
Qualification: Graduation is the minimum educational qualification for applicants in the fields/areas listed in para (b) of the Scheme (but not for the fields/areas listed in parallel (al of the Scheme)
Application Procedure of Junior Fellowships to Outstanding Persons:
Applications will be accepted online only. Please read the instructions carefully before filling up the online form.
In case, where final and six-monthly Project Reports are proposed to be submitted in a language other than English Hindi the applicants may give the 500 words project synopsis in English/Hindi translation.
Or send a print out of the application form along with project synopsis in the chosen language to the Director, CCRT. 15A Sector Dwarka, New Delhi-110075 & Each successful application will be allotted a unique enrollment number by the system. Candidates may refer to this number in all their future correspondence with the CCRT and/or Ministry of Culture Govindia
Applicants are advised to keep a print out of the filled in the application form which they will be required to bring at the time of interview/personal along with their detailed project proposal Other documents that the candidates will have to bring at the time of interview/personal talk will be separately notified to the shortlisted candidates.
The applicant can access Ns/her application by quoting his/her evolvement number or his/her name and View or print the details of the application, it may be noted that applicants will not get any further opportunity to edit the details after submitting the application form.
At the time of interview, the shortlisted applicants who are employed must also bring NOC/Consent Letter from their employer The applicants are employed in the Central/ State Government Departments/institutions Undertaking University, etc., they will have to take leave for a period of two years, it selected for the grant of Fellowship.
At the time of the interview, they should also submit a written assurance from their Head of the Department/ institution/ Undertaking University, etc. that is the case the fellowship sanctioned, the candidate would be granted leave for the duration of the Fellowship. The first installment of Fellowship amount will be released on production of proof of leave sanctioned, in addition to fulfillment of other conditions as applicable
In case of any technical difficulties in submission of application online please contact NIC Cell Me Culture through firstname.lastname@example.org. In case of any query related to eligibility et, please contact CCRT, through email at fellowship.certnic.in
Selection Procedure Responsibilities of the Selected Fellows Incomplete applications in any respect will be rejected summarily Expert Committee comprising experts in different fields constituted by the Ministry of Culture, Government of India, will evaluate all the applicants on the basis of their applications and project proposals and shortlist the most meritorious among them.
Shortlisted candidates for Junior Fellowship will be called for an interview/personal talk by the Expert Committee which will select a maximum of 200 candidates for the award of Junior Fellowships, for the financial year(2022-23) in different fields/areas taken together.
The total number of Junior Fellowship for the year 2022-23 is 200 All the shortlisted candidates will be informed about the date and venue of the interview/personal talk on the email address provided by them in their application. The candidates are required to remember their e-mail, password and Project Title.
The names of the candidates finally selected for the award of Junior Fellowship under this Scheme will be posted on the website of SORT & Ministry of Culture after the selection process is completed and the selection is approved by the Ministry of Culture. The list of selected candidates will be posted on CORT’s website www.ccrtindia.co.in & Ministre. If a candidate who is awarded Fellowship is found ineligible for it at any later stage, the Fellowship so awarded to him/her will be canceled & money released to him/her will be recovered.
The awardees will submit six-monthly progress reports. In cases where such reports are not received on time, further releases of the Fellowship amount will be withheld The selected candidates will have to undertake academic or application-oriented research work on projects for which they have been awarded the Fellowship.
They will complete their projects within two years and submit the same to CCR Ministre Extension of time for mimum of the months will be permissible with the approval of the Ministry of Culture and without any additional financial ability to the Government.
Amidorm review/assment of the progress in each case will be carried out after one year and further continuance of Fellowship will depend on such review assessment In the event of any legal dispute proceedings concerning this project/scheme takes place, the matter will be dealt within the jurisdiction of Delhi High Court only.
All awards sanctioned under the scheme shall be disbursed at present by the Ministry of Culture, Govt. of India directly to the Awardees. Notes Ministry of Culture (MC) reserves the right to reject select the applications on the basis of screening and evaluations.