Visvesvaraya PhD Scheme
Visvesvaraya PhD Scheme was launched by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) in 2014 to promote research in 42 emerging technologies in Electronics System Design and Manufacturing (ESDM) and Information Technology (IT)/Information Technology Enabled Services (ITES). The scheme will boost R&D and innovation in these knowledge-intensive sectors to make India more competitive in the global market.
The second phase of this scheme was launched recently by the Central Government. It will support 1,000 PhD candidates, 150 part time PhD candidates, 50 young faculty research fellowships and 225 Post-Doctoral Fellowships.