This programme was initiated by the Academy in 1983 to identify and encourage promising young scientists. The Associateship is tenable for a maximum period of 5 years until the age of 35 or a minimum period of 3 years. During this period Associates can attend meetings of the Academy and receive two of the Academy journals of their choice. They are not required to pay any dues to the Academy. The total number of Associates is limited to 100.
Information about nomination to the Associateship
Nominations proposing candidates below the age of 35 years can be submitted by Fellows to reach the Academy office by 30 April. Starting 2017, with a view of expanding the scope of the Associateship programme, nominations shall also be solicited from Heads of institutions of national importance such as IITs, NITs, IISERs, CSIR laboratories, Central University departments (limited to pure/applied sciences only).
For selection to the Associateship during 2018, candidates born after 31-12-1983 and pursuing research in India are eligible to be nominated. Online submission of nomination is mandatory. Apart from online submission, one set of hard copy containing nomination form (with original signature) along with a brief write-up, curriculum vitae, list of publications, a brief statement highlighting the research contributions and reprints of the five most important papers of the candidate. Nomination Form is not made available on the Academy website. Validity of the nomination is one year.
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