Indian Institute of Advanced Study invites applications for the award of Fellowships for advanced research


The Indian Institute of Advanced Study (IIAS) aims at a free and creative inquiry into the themes and problems of life and thought, as a residential centre for research.

It invites applications for the award of Fellowships for advanced research in the following areas -

  • Social, political and economic philosophy
  • Comparative Indian literature (including ancient, medieval, modern folk and tribal)
  • Comparative studies in philosophy and religion
  • Comparative studies in history (including historiography and philosophy of history)
  • Education, culture, arts including performing arts and crafts
  • Fundamental concepts and problems of logic and mathematics
  • Fundamental concepts and problems of natural and life sciences
  • Studies in environment
  • Indian civilization in the context of Asian neighbours
  • Problems of contemporary India in the context of national integration and nation-building.

Screening by September 2011

Selection meeting in October 2011

Applications can be submitted online using the online form available. Click here.  

The application on the prescribed form may be sent to the -

Secretary, Indian Institute of Advanced Study,
Rashtrapati Nivas, Shimla 171005

The prescribed application form can be downloaded from this website and can also be obtained from the Institute by sending a self-addressed envelop (5x11") with postage stamp of Rs.10 affixed.

For details please visit IIAS website:  

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