The Embassy is pleased to announce about the "Call for Applications from researchers of ASEAN countries including Thailand for ASEAN India Research Training Fellowship (AIRTF) programme" for the Academic Session 2022-23.

The AIRTF programme is being implemented by Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) under the aegis of Department of Science & Technology (DST), Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India. The programme enables young researchers from ASEAN Member States to carry out research at an Indian host research/academic Institution. This flagship programme is a fully funded scheme, under which fifty (50) ASEAN researchers are selected every year to undertake a research project for a period of two (02) to six (06) months at an Indian Institute in all areas of Science and Technology. During 2018-21, 139 ASEAN young researchers have been awarded these fellowships. AIRTF programme will be highly beneficial for the young researchers who wish to carry out a part of their research in Indian institutes.

The Call for Applications for the year 2022-23 is now open and the last date for applying for this cycle is 30th October 2022.

For more information. In case, you require any further information, you may kindly logon to the AIRTF website: or in case of any query please contact Mr. Gaurav Vats, Director (ASEAN, Oceanic, East Asia, North America and Indo-Pacific) of FICCI through Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The AIRTF Programme Brochure\\