IIM Ranchi Emeritus Fellowship 2020 for Superannuated Professors applications opens

Interested to apply for the Emeritus Fellowship 2020 for superannuated professors conducted by IIM Ranchi? If yes, read this article to know the structure, duration of fellowship, eligibility, honorarium, application procedure and important dates.

About Fellowship

IIM Ranchi has issued an official notification and invited applications from qualified and experienced candidates for the emeritus fellowship 2020. In this scheme highly qualified and experienced superannuated professors undertake independent research and guide fellow programme research scholars in collaboration with the regular faculty at institutions /colleges /universities. Professionally active superannuating professors who are doing excellent work would be valuable in stimulating and achieving excellence in research and teaching activities of the institute.


The main objective of the fellowship scheme is to utilize the services of highly qualified and experienced superannuated professors for research at institutions /colleges /universities. In this fellowship, service of highly qualified and capable superannuating professors will be utilized who are in good health and are capable of more productive work even after superannuation. By the help of this scheme shortage of experiences persons can be fulfilled.

Research Areas of Specialization

A candidate can apply in any of the research areas of his choice. Fellows will be engaged in academic research either independently or jointly with a resident faculty. Following areas of specialization in research are available:

Structure of Fellowship Member

  1. They will be free to choose and conduct research in their area of specialization.
  2. The outcome of the research will be to publish in top journals of international repute.
  3. Emeritus fellows will have to give about 20% of the total time for giving impetus to consultancy, research, redesigning of courses, industry-institute- interaction, formulation of research projects.
  4. An Emeritus fellow will have to participate in sponsored research and consultancy activities in association with regular faculty members.
  5. An Emeritus fellow will not be a sole supervisor of any project or sole guide of any student.
  6. An Emeritus fellow will work as research mentor for internal residential faculty and research scholars.

Duration of Fellowship

Fellowship will be given to recent superannuated professors for a period of two years. The Emeritus Fellow will submit feedback on his work at the end of every year to the Director.
Note: It may be further extended for a period of one more year depending upon the satisfactory performance in annual evaluation.


During this fellowship, an honorarium of Rs 50,000 per month and an annual contingency grant of Rs 50,000 per annum will be given to Emeritus Fellows.
Note: During this period any administrative responsibility will not be handled by them.


Only the superannuating professor having expertise in their field of his/her specialization is eligible to apply for this fellowship. They must be actively engaged in teaching and research in the preceding five years.

How to Apply

  1. Candidates can apply for the fellowship on the website of IIM Ranchi Emeritus Fellowship.
  2. All necessary documents including credential certificates and mark sheets are to be submitted online with application.
  3. Candidate must bring these documents at the time of selection interview.

Important date

The last date to apply is 22.03.2020.

For Queries and Clarification

For any doubts regarding this fellowship program, contact:
  • Phone Number: +91 651 2280113
  • Email ID: office.fpm@iimranchi.ac.in


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