Fellowships PhD


  1. Limited numbers of TDU Fellowships are available for transdisciplinary research that interfaces Indian Systems of Medicine with other trans-disciplinary knowledge domains.
  2. All fellowships will be for a period of 4 years starting from the date of issue of the Provisional Registration into the PhD Program at TDU to the time of submission of the thesis for public defence.
  3. For the academic year 2016-17, the following fellowships are available.
    • Fellowship from TATA Trust
    • Fellowship from Ministry of AYUSH, Govt. of India

Selection Criteria for all Fellowships

Being an innovative trans-disciplinary research University, the GRC will follow a rigorous selection process for the award of all Fellowships at TDU. The selection criteria will be broadly based on;

  1. Students overall academic performance including academic, co-curricular and extra-curricular activities,
  2. The research work is in the thematic areas of interest to the sponsoring body,
  3. A crisp, achievable statement of purpose that is trans-disciplinary in nature,
  4. A good presentation and discussion of the statement of purpose with the admission committee as part of the student’s personal interview and
  5. A recommendation from the admission committee to offer the student a place in TDU’s PhD Program.