MINISTRY OF CULTURE  (Government of India)


The Ministry of Culture, Government of India, invites nominations/applications for the award of 45 Fellowships and 75 Scholarships in the Scheme component of Tagore National Fellowship for Cultural Research (TNFCR) under the Scheme of Scholarship and Fellowship for Promotion of Art and Culture. The Scheme is open to both Indian and foreign nationals.

The scheme has two categories of Awards-'Tagore National Fellows' and 'Tagore Research Scholars'. Under the first category selected candidates will be paid an honorarium of Rs. 80,000/- per month. Up to 15 awards are given in a year in this category. The selected candidates of the second category will be paid an honorarium of up to Rs. 50,000/- per month. Under this category up to 25 awards are given in a year. [For the batch year 2017-18, vacancies in the previous two batches - 2015-16 and 2016-17 have been included in order to clear the backlog].

Candidates may submit their application to any one of the Nodal Institutions of his/her choice depending upon the area of research proposed to be undertaken. The List of nodal institutions along with the other relevant details of the Scheme and application form are available on the website of this Ministry - and Nehru Memorial Museum and Library – under the Scheme Head of the website.

The applications should reach the Nodal Institutions on or before 22nd June 2018 (5:30 PM). Applications should not be sent to the Ministry of Culture or Nehru Memorial Museum and Library.

The Asiatic Society of Mumbai is looking for a ‘Web-Portal Administrator’ to act as an interface between the Web Portal users, for its Web Portal called Granth Sanjeevani. (  Graduates in Library and Information Science with good command over English will be preferred.  To begin with, it will be a part time appointment with consolidated remuneration.  Computer savvy retired professionals can also apply.  Rush your CVs to Prof. Vispi Balaporia, Hon. Secretary, The Asiatic Society of Mumbai, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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