Call for Proposals-2019 by India-Japan Cooperative Science Programme

Call for Proposals-2019 by India-Japan Cooperative Science Programme

Designation/Position- Call for Proposals-2019  

India-Japan Cooperative Science Programme (IJCSP) invites application for Call for Proposals-2019 from eligible and interested candidates

About-  The Department of Science and Technology (DST), Ministry of Science &
Technology, Government of India, New Delhi and the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) conduct the India-Japan Cooperative Science Programme (IJCSP) to promote bilateral scientific collaboration between Indian and Japanese scientists. Applications are invited from eligible Indian researchers /scientists to submit proposals for Joint Research Projects and Joint Workshops/Seminars under IJCSP. Call for Proposals-2019

Research/Job Area- 

The support is available to the following scientific areas:
[A] Fundamental Sciences: Physical and Chemical Systems
1. Condensed Matter Physics
2. Molecules and Molecular Assembly Science
3. Interface Science and Catalysis
[B] Materials and System Engineering: Man-made Systems
1. Advanced Materials and Nanotechnologies (This keyword includes areas of metal
ceramics, polymer science & engineering and materials processes)
2. Engineering Sciences (This keyword includes areas of manufacturing science and
engineering and synthesis & analysis/optimization & simulation of engineering
processes and systems)
[C] Natural Systems: Life Sciences and Bioengineering
1. Molecular and Chemical Biosciences
2. Biotechnology and Bioengineering
3. Medical Biosciences
4. Cognitive Science
[D] Astronomy, Space, Earth System and Sciences
1. Astronomy, Astrophysics, and Space & Planetary Science
2. Geosciences (Marine, Meteorology, Geology, Paleontology)
3. Geophysics and Geochemistry for Global Issues (Global warming and Natural
[E] Mathematics and Computational Science
1. Mathematical Science

2. Computational Science and Engineering
3. Big Data analytics
4. Machine Learning

Location- India-Japan Cooperative Science Programme (IJCSP)


• The joint application must include one Indian and one Japanese Principal
Investigators, who would be responsible for technical as well as administrative
co-ordination of the project and its periodic scientific and financial reporting to
the DST/ JSPS respectively.

• The Principal Investigator (PI) and other investigators in India should be
scientists/ faculty members working in regular capacity in UGC recognized
Universities/ Deemed Universities/ Academic Institutes and National Research &
Development Laboratories/ Institutes. It is preferred that a member of the project
team may be designated as Co-PI.

• The Japanese PIs must be full time researchers employed at Universities or
other research institutions recognized by JSPS. Further details in respect of
Japanese participants JSPS website ( may be referred to

Please note that on the Indian side applicant already implementing two
projects funded by the International Division of DST is not eligible to submit
the project against this call.

Job/Position Description- 

The duration of the projects would be up to two years. (Visits to be completed within
one year and 10 months)

How to Apply- 

The Indian researchers can download and should submit completed application form and all relevant information. Proposals must be submitted to DST through the e-application system provided at

Indian Applicants are also requested to send three hard copies (1 original + 2 copies) to DST by 4th September 2019 through proper channel.

It should be ensured that application with identical title has been submitted by his / her Japanese counterpart to JSPS by due date.

Proposal submitted only on one side will not be considered.

Proposals should be submitted (hard copies for evaluation) to the following

Dr (Mrs) Ujjwala Tripti Tirkey
Scientist ‘F’/Director,
Room No. 19 B, S&T Block I,
International Cooperation (Bilateral),
Department of Science and Technology,
Technology Bhavan, New Mehrauli Road,
New Delhi 110016
Tel: +91 (0)11 2659 0377; +91 (0)11 2686 4642

• Soft copies of the proposals should be sent to [email protected]

Last Date for Apply–  4 September 2019

See Position Details-

Official Website-

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