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Particulars of organisation, functions and duties

Council of Scientific and Industrial Research


To promote and foster the upgradation of the stock of well qualified, highly specialized scientists, engineers and technologists for R&D in all disciplines of Science & Technology in the country

To have an integrated approach to National Human Resource Development for Science, Engineering & Technology by encouraging and promoting research in the Universities and Institutes of higher learning

To invest in basic and interdisciplinary research that is harbinger of the ‘high-tech’ and technology of tomorrow.

Major Programmes

Awards & Prizes:
Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prizes (SSB), CSIR Young Scientist Awards (YSA) and G N Ramachandran Gold Medal

Junior Research Fellowships (JRF) through National Eligibility Test (NET); Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Fellowships (SPMF), JRF to GATE/GPAT qualified candidates, Senior Research Fellowships (SRF),  Research Associateship (RA) and Senior Research Associateship (SRA);  CSIR-Nehru Science Postdoctoral Research Fellowships

Funding of Extra Mural Research (EMR) schemes at universities/ R&D organizations; Emeritus Scientist Scheme for superannuated scientists.

Partial Travel grants to research scholars and Financial Assistance to organize national/internation Conference/Symposium in India;


Contact Person
Head (HRDG)
CSIR Complex
Library Avenue, Pusa, New Delhi, 110 012
Phone: 011-25841585
Fax: 011-25840887