Important Instructions before Applying

Before filling up the application form Candidates are requested to read the guidelines,eligibility creteria thoroughly provided in "Guidelines for ADF 2020-21"

  1. Important Instructions to Applicants: "Click here ".

  2. Candidates are requested to ensure that they fulfill the eligibility criteria before filling up the form.

  3. The detailed criteria for the award of fellowship are as follows:

          1. The candidate must have secured minimum cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 7.5 on the scale of 10 (or minimum 75% marks) or equivalent at both Bachelors and Masters. In addition to above, the candidate should have qualified GATE/GPAT/NET during the last 5 years. For SC/ST/PH candidates, CGPA requirement will be 7.0 on the scale of 10 (or 70% marks) or equivalent.

          2. The candidate should be less than 30 years of age as on date of admission in respective Technical University. However, age relaxation of 5 years would be applicable to candidates belonging to SC/ST, women and physically challenged category in succession.

  4. Application fees : The candidate should pay an application fee (online)as mentioned below:

          1. Rs. 3000 (Open category)

          2. Rs. 2000 (SC/ST/OBC category)

          3. Rs. 1500 (Differently abled (PH) candidates )

Note:- Candidate is required to pay the bank charges as applicable in addition to above mentioned fees.

  1. MODE OF PAYMENT: Online Fees Payment through PayU Money. (Make a Note of the Reference Number)

  2. Candidates will get a confirmation email from the ADF wing of PEC, if the application is in order.

  3. Detection of any information wrongly provided at any time during the process may lead to cancellation of admission.

Step-1 : Complete the Payment of Application Fees.

Save the copy of Payment Reference with transaction Number after you complete the Payment.

For Open Category - Rs. 3000

For SC/ST/OBC - Rs. 2000

For Differently abled (PH)- Rs. 1500

Step-2 : Prepare the Softcopy of the Necessary Documents

  1. PDF copy of the Payment Reference

  2. Single PDF file of the following Softcopies

a. Aadhar Card

b. PAN Card

c. B. E. / B. Tech. Mark-sheet

d. B. E. / B. Tech. Degree Certificate

e. M. E. / M. Tech. Mark-sheet

f. M. E. / M. Tech. Degree Certificate

g. GATE/ PET/ GPAT Score Card

h. Cast Certificate (If Applicable)

i. Cast Validity Certificate (If Applicable)

j. Non-Creamy Layer Certificate (If Applicable)

  1. Single PDF file of the following Softcopies

a. Experience

b. Selected Publications

  1. Softcopy of Passport Size Photo

  2. Soft copy of Signature

Step-3 : Complete the Registration

Step-4 : Email Confirmation

  1. Upon successful registration, the candidates will get confirmation Email from the from the AICTE Doctoral Fellowship wing, if the application is fully in order .

  2. There is no need for sending any Hardcopy by the applicants.