IITM Institute Research & Development Awards (IRDA) - Mid Career Level R&D Awards

In order to encourage excellence in research, a scheme of Research & Development Awards for faculty members was introduced in 2013-14. These awards are known as "Institute Research & Development Awards (IRDA)".

The salient features of the Institute Research & Development Awards for Mid-Career level are given below:

The award carries a grant of Rs 40 lakhs, to be operated as a project through IC&SR. The duration of the project will be for 3 years.

This amount can be utilized during the project period for:
  • Professional activity (such as equipment purchase, consumables and contingency, travel within India, inviting collaborators, etc.)
  • Two international conference attendances.
  • One Post Doctoral Fellow.
  • Cost of two professional society memberships.
  • A citation and a memento at the Institute Day function.
  • The Awardee will be deemed eligible for Institutional nomination to suitable prestigious national / international recognition.


Awardees of IITM Institute Research & Development Awards (IRDA) - Mid Career Level R&D Awards from CSE Department


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