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Centre for International Co-operation in Science(CICS)

Grant amount: Unspecified amount

Deadline: Rolling

Applicant type: Individuals

Funding uses: Conference

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: Anywhere in the world

Location of citizenship: India

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CICS provides financial support towards partial travel/ registration to scientists/researchers in various disciplines such as Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics, Medicine, Engineering, Space Science & Technology, Computer Science and Engineering and other related areas to attend international scientific conferences, seminars and workshops abroad. Highly meritorious candidates will be provided enhanced support. The selection committee consisting of eminent scientists, meets six times a year to scrutinize and recommend award of travel grants.

This scheme is jointly sponsored by the Indian National Science Academy (INSA)/ Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)/ Department of Atomic Energy (DAE)/ Board of Research in Nuclear Sciences(BRNS) and CICS. 

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  • Must be an Indian national (Domicile of India).
  • Must have  already been  accepted to present (oral or poster) at the meeting. 
  • Must be traveling abroad for the meeting.


  • All conditions being satisfied, applicants meeting the following criteria will be given preference over others.
    • Applicants whose work exhibits innovation and novelty in the results obtained.
    • Applicants who have been successful in obtaining partial assistance from other sources.
    • Young scientists.


  • Regarding rejections, candidates who have availed travel grant from CICS/CCSTDS are eligible to apply only after completing 3 years.