Selection proces

All research proposals should be submitted online on the fellowship website in the prescribed format. The online application portal for the CDRI Fellowship Programme will remain open from 15 July 2021 to 30 September 2021 (23:59 hrs, IST) Each application, after initial scrutiny, will be evaluated by a panel of experts.

Key parameters for the assessment of the research proposals include, but are not limited to:

  • Criticality and relevance of the research problem for DRI
  • Novelty of the proposed methodology, experiments, etc., and proposed solutions
  • Feasibility of implementation of the solution in the real world
  • Replicability/scalability of the proposed solutions or product development
  • Overall impact of the proposed solution