MAKAIAS Kolkata Fellowships for the Senior and Eminent Researchers-2019


(An Autonomous Body under the Ministry of Culture, Government of India) AZAD BHAVAN, IB-166, Sector-Ill, Salt Lake City, Kolkata-700106

Applications are invited for the position of Maulana Azad Fellow (3 Fellowships) at the Maulana Abul KaJam Azad Institute of Asian Studies, Kolkata. The Fellowships are for the senior and eminent researchers who have outstanding contributions in research works and publications to their credit,

Maulana Azad Fellows are expected to undertake a programme of research that will lead to a substantial publication at the end of their tenure. Maulana Azad Fellows are also required to give academic leadership to programs linked to the Institute’s main areas of interest Asian affairs from the mid-19* century onwards with special emphasis on their links with India, and preferably working on Maulana Azad’s life, thought, political philosophy and his vision.

Maulana Azad Fellows will make themselves available at the Institute regularly. They are expected to be persons of distinction with a considerable record of publication and/or substantial experience of teaching and research.

The duration of the Maulana Azad Fellowship is for three years with no provision for extension. The date of commencement of the Fellowship will be when the Fellow submits a joining report to the Director, MAKAIAS.

The Maulana Azad Fellowship provides a consolidated stipend of Rs. 50,000.00 (Rupees Fifty thousand only) per month (Taxable),

Applicants for the Fellowships should submit their applications on plain paper, enclosing a Curriculum Vitae as well as details of their outstanding contributions in research works and publications to their credit.

Applicants are to consult the website of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies ( in order to apprise themselves of the aims and research thrust of the Institute.

Applications should reach the Director, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies, IB-166, Sector-Ill, Salt Lake City, Kolkata – 700 106, on or before 26.03.2019 (last date of receipt of applications at MAKAIAS),

The Institute reserves the right to reject any or all the applications without assigning any reason whatsoever. The choice of the Selection Committee may not be confined to applicants. Prescribed qualifications may be relaxed by the Selection Committee in a suitable case.

Last date to apply: 26.03.2019

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