TCS Research Fellowship Scheme

TCS Research Fellowship Scheme

Conducted By : TCS
December 15 2018   Fellowship   Post Graduate, Doctorate (PhD)   Global
 About TCS Research Fellowship Scheme
  • The TCS Research Fellowship Scheme is open for those students who are eligible for a PhD, and it is only valid for those students applying for a fresh PhD program and not for those who have already been admitted.
  • Applications for the TCS Research Fellowship Scheme are received two times in a year the deadlines being July 2017 and December 2017.
  • TCS will annually sponsor 40 research students for a PhD program in computing science, across India, for five years.
  • Duration: For a maximum period of four years or the submission of the PhD thesis, whichever is earlier
  • Nationality: People of all Nationalities are eligible to participate
  • Age: 28 years
  • Academic Qualification: The student should have secured a first class in all examinations since school.
  • The scheme is only applicable to the following study areas:
    • Computer Engineering
    • Computer Science
    • Information Systems
    • Information Technology
    • Software Engineering
  • Candidate should have been registered as full-time students in the institute/college where the PhD admission is being sought.
  • This fellowship may be taken in addition to the PhD scholarship that the student receives from other sources.
 Reward Description

TCS Research Fellowship Scheme 2017 Reward:

  • Stipend: A stipend of Rs. 18,000 per month will be paid by TCS for the first two years and Rs.20,000 per month for the next two years of the scholarship.
  • Support for the TCS Research Scholar: The Scholar gets a chance to participate in one International Refereed Conference, held outside India, during the four-year period.
  • Support for the guide of the TCS Research Scholar: The Guide gets a chance to participate in one International Refereed Conference, held outside India, during the four-year period.
  • Support for the scholar to participate in two International / National Refereed Conferences, held in India, during the four-year period
  • Contingency Grant: A one-time contingency grant of Rs. 1,00,000 to the Institute for every student enrolled as a TCS Research Scholar in order to meet any incidental expenses.
  • Visit(s) & Interaction(s) of TCS Research Scholar to TCS Innovation Laboratories based on project’s needs.
 Application Process

TCS Research Fellowship Scheme 2017 Application Process:

  • Applications for the scheme should be routed through the institute in the format mentioned below.

Enclosures to be sent along with the Application Form:

  • Letter of application from the student 
  • Letter of support by the Institute 
  • The research area write-up, which should include a short review, broad problem statement, proposed scope, and focus 
  • Student’s CV
  • CV of the proposed guide

Submission of the Application Form:

  • Applications should be sent by email to
 Selection Process

TCS Research Fellowship Scheme 2017 Selection Process:

The key elements for selection: 

  • Candidate’s credentials 
  • Institute’s credentials for the selected field of study 
  • TCS’ interest in the selected field of study 
  • Academic research guide’s credentials

The Results are announced within one month

 Contact Details
  • Address: Tata Consultancy services
  • Phone:  1800-209-3111