DBT-RA Program


Documents / Information to be kept ready before completing the online DBT-RA application

  1. Active Email ID.
  2. Self-attested pdf copy of DOB certificate (eg, X Marks card).
  3. Active mobile number.
  4. Self-attested pdf copies of degree certificates.
  5. If PhD/MD/MS (Medical) degree certificate is not available, a pdf copy of provisional award certificate/proof of thesis submission certificate from Registrar/Controller of Examinations is required. Certificate issued from any other authority in this regard is not acceptable.
  6. PhD Supervisor's Email ID.
  7. PhD Supervisor's Mobile number.
  8. Brief Synopsis of PhD/MD/MS Thesis (250 words maximum).
  9. List of Research Publications with Impact Factor (ISI only).
  10. PDF copies of 2 best Publications.
  11. List of Patents, if available.
  12. If employed, pdf copy of “NO Objection certificate” from the current Employer.
  13. Title of the Proposed Research work.
  14. Summary of the Proposed research work with background, rationale of the study, hypothesis, and objectives (500 words maximum).
  15. Proposed Mentor’s Designation.
  16. Proposed Mentor’s Email ID.
  17. Proposed Mentor’s Mobile number.
  18. Name and date of joining of DBT-RA currently working with your proposed Mentor, if any.
  19. PDF copy of Consent Letter from the proposed Mentor in this format.
  20. PDF copies of 2 letters of recommendation (one should be from the thesis supervisor) from Professors or Employers with whom you've had a close working relationship.
  21. No hard copy of the application is required.
  22. Candidates in the NE-stream are those whose permanent residences are located in the NER, and they can work anywhere in the country.
  23. Candidates in the N-stream are those whose permanent residences are located in rest of the country, and they can work anywhere in the country.