Grants Commission of Bangladesh
Research Support &Publication Division
UGC Post-Doctoral Fellowship
Applications are invited in the prescribed
form from the teachers of public universities
in Bangladesh for the UGC Post-Doctoral Fellowship
Programme under the following terms and Conditions:
(a)The candidate must be a
teacher of a public University in Bangladesh,
and s/he should not below the rank of an Assistant
(b) S/he should have a Ph.
(c) Age of the applicant must
not be more than 50 years.
(d) Fellowships are meant
for the full-time researcher and the applicant
must be granted study leave/deputation by
the respective authority if s/he is selected
by the University Grants Commission for the
(e) The amount of fellowship
is Tk. 15,000/- per month.
(f) The tenure of the fellowship
in one year.
(g) After completion of the
programme every fellow shall have to return
to their respective university. In case, s/he,
for any reason, discontinues his/her research
work without any valid cause acceptable to
the UGC, s/he will have to refund the amount
so far received by him/her from the UGC.
Prescribed application forms
and Post Doctoral Fellowship guidelines may
be obtained from the Research Support &
Publication Division of the University Grants
Commission of Bangladesh or UGC’s website
must be submitted to the Director, Research
Support & Publication Division, University
Grants Commission of Bangladesh through proper
channel along with necessary documents by
November 25, 2011.
( Md. Omar Faruque)
Research Support & Publication Division
Phone : 8122755
University Grants Commission of Bangladesh
Terms and Conditions for UGC Post-Doctoral
1. Objective: The main objective of the post-doctoral
fellowship is to promote and expand the quality
of higher education and research in Bangladesh.
2. Eligibility: The candidate must be at least
an Assistant Professor of a public university
in Bangladesh, and he/she should have a Ph.
3. Age Limit: The candidate should be less
than 50 years of age.
Tenure of Fellowship and its Number: The tenure
of the fellowship will be one year, effecting
from the date the fellow joins the programme.
A maximum of five fellowship will be offered
in one academic year.
5. Fellowship Amount: The
amount of fellowship is Tk 15,000.00 (Fifteen
thousand) per month.
6. Fringe Benefits:
a. A maximum amount of Tk 10,000.00 (Ten thousand)
may be paid for computing, printing and binding
b. A maximum amount of Tk
20,000.00 (Twenty thousand) may be granted
for procurement of raw materials, data collections
and logistic support.
7. Other Conditions:
a. Candidates must be on study leave/deputation
from their respective university on full-time
b. The fellow will pursue
his/her research with supervisory consultation
of a senior professor in the relevant field
of the university, where he/she will carry
out the research.
c. The fellow must mention the name of the
university, name of the department/institute/recognized
research organization, and name of the Supervisory
d. The fellow also should obtain a letter
of permission from the university where he/she
intends to carry out his/her research.
e. A detailed plan of study,
clearly describing the objectives, methodology
and the significance of the research, shall
have to be submitted to the UGC.
f. A three-member evaluation
committee headed by a full-time Member of
the UGC will assess the final report. The
fellow will have to rewrite the report as
per recommendations of the committee, if required.
If the fellow fails to incorporate the recommendations,
he/she will have to refund the amount received.
g. External members of the evaluation committee
will receive an amount of Tk . 3,000 (three
thousand) as honorarium.
h. During the tenure of fellowship the researcher
shall remain debarred from extra-financial
i. On completion of the research
the fellow will have to submit a final report
to the University Grants Commission of Bangladesh.
j. The fellow may publish the research findings
with the prior approval of the UGC, and should
acknowledge UGC’s involvement.
k. The payment against the
fellowship will be made in two installments,
the first disbursement will be made on his/her
joining as fellow, and the second installment
will be paid after submission of the half-yearly
l. The amount earmarked as fringe benefits
shall be reimbursed after the acceptance of
the final report. The fellow will have to
produce necessary vouchers in support of his/her
claim for these expenditure.
m. The fellow shall not be
allowed to discontinue his/her research without
prior permission of the UGC, and if he/she
fails to comply with this, he/she shall have
to pay back the money received against the
n. If during the tenure of the fellowship
the researcher needs to go abroad for more
than one month, he/she will have to take prior
permission of the UGC.
o. An honorarium of taka 5,000/- (five thousand)
will be paid to the supervisory consultant,
on acceptance of the final report.
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