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Announced: CHANAKYA Fellowship Programme 2023-24

Comprehensive and Holistic Advancement of National Knowledge Yield and Analytics (CHANAKYA) is an initiative under the National Mission on Interdisciplinary Cyber-Physical Systems (NM-ICPS) with a focus on human resources development.

The Technology Innovation Hub, IDEAS (Institute of Data Engineering, Analytics and Science Foundation), is a Section-8 not-for-profit company incorporated at the Indian Statistical Institute Kolkata under a National Mission on Interdisciplinary Cyber Physical Systems (NM-ICPS) of the Government of India. It is an Innovation Hub in the technology vertical “Data Science, Big Data Analytics, and Data Curation" supported by the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Govt. of India.


Following Fellowships / Internships are offered by IDEAS-TIH:

  1. Chanakya UG / PG / Doctoral Fellowships

  2. Chanakya Post-Doctoral / Faculty / Chair Professor Fellowships

  1. Chanakya UG / PG / Doctoral Fellowships

IDEAS-TIH CHANAKYA UG/PG/Doctoral Fellowships are primarily aimed at encouraging in-depth analysis and enriching knowledge in Data Science and related domains, creating new scientific knowledge/ technology solutions, and solving problems of the industry.


Eligibility Criteria

  1. UG/PG/PhD students from Science/Engineering streams at any UGC/AICTE recognised University / Institute can apply for these fellowships

  2. If selected, students should not be receiving or should not apply for any other scholarship/grants/fellowship from Government funds.

  3. Students must be aspiring to work in the areas of “Statistics, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Data Science”

  4. CGPA should be > 8 in under graduate course

* Note:

1. This is a running advertisement. No last date to apply. Applications will be screened once in a month.

2. Official notice / advt for all the fellowship positions can be found in this section

2. Chanakya Post-Doctoral / Faculty / Chair Professor Fellowships

Researchers with Doctoral or equivalent degree from any UGC/AICTE recognised Indian University / Institute, who want to pursue full time research and academic work in the area of Data Science / Artificial Intelligence / Statistics / Machine Learning / Data Analytics / Data Engineering may apply for Chanakya Post-Doctoral / Faculty / Chair Professor fellowships at IDEAS-TIH. Candidates need to submit an innovative research proposal with translational value as per the given format. Selected candidates will be required to pursue their work at the IDEAS-TIH center and participate in the IDEAS-TIH initiatives as directed by the Project Director / CEO of IDEAS-TIH. The detailed guidelines can be found in the notices available here.

Please apply through the following Google Forms:

Chanakya Post Doctoral Fellowship:


Chanakya Faculty Fellowship:


Chanakya Chair Professor Fellowship:

Chankya Fellowship Advertisements
Fellowship Name
Advt No
Chanakya Graduate Internship Fellowship
ADV/ISI/IDEAS-TIH/2023-24/14 dated May 18, 2023
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Call for Chanakya Post-Graduate Fellowship
ADV/ISI/IDEAS-TIH/2023-24/13 dated May 17, 2023
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Chanakya Doctoral Fellowship
ADV/ISI/IDEAS-TIH/2023-24/11 dated May 18, 2023
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Chanakya Post-Doctoral Fellowship
ADV/ISI/IDEAS-TIH/2023-24/12 dated May 18, 2023
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Chanakya Faculty Fellowship
ADV/ISI/IDEAS-TIH/2023-24/15 dated May 18, 2023
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Chanakya Chair Professor Fellowship
ADV/ISI/IDEAS-TIH/2023-24/16 dated May 18, 2023
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