NEHRU MEMORIAL MUSEUM AND LIBRARY Teen Murti House, New Delhi-110011

Applications are invited by Nehru Memorial Museum and Library for the award of fellowships to scholars to pursue research in the following themes:
(i) India: Recent Historical Trends and Developments
(ii) India in Transition: Issues and Challenges
(iii) India and the Wider World
(iv) Governance and Statecraft: Past and Present.

Details of the position and the selection criteria are as under:

The Fellowships are offered at three levels:Junior Fellow, Fellow and Senior Fellow. The emoluments, including allowances, will correspond to that of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor and Professor of Central Universities, respectively. CPF/GPF facilities will be extended only to scholars having permanent jobs who take up the fellowship after taking leave without pay from their parent institution. All the selected fellows should undertake their research work/project only making NMML as their base. They will be allowed for the study tour only after obtaining approval from the competent authority.


Senior Fellow: Scholars of eminence who have made a significant contribution to the knowledge in their respective fields and preferably have experience of conducting/guiding research and have two published books to their credit.

Fellow: Ph.D. or equivalent with a good academic record, published works and at least five years teaching/post-doctoral research experience.

Junior Fellow: These positions are open to candidates with a good academic record and/or scholarly publications, and preferably a Ph.D. degree.

Duration: Two Years

Interested scholars are required to send their applications after duly filling them along with a write-up of about 2,000 words on the proposed project to be undertaken. The duly filled application form, research proposal and educational as well as professional certificates/ documents must be sent in a single PDF file to the e-mail id: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., failing which the application is liable to be rejected. The last date of the receipt of the applications is 31 July 2021, 11:59 pm. Incomplete and wrong applications will be summarily rejected.

Preference would be given to those applicants who will use the archival records of NMML for their research. The application form may be downloaded from this site. Applications received after the last date will not be considered. Members of the Selection Committee, NMML Society, Executive Council, and NMML staff cannot be a referee.

Application Form(263 KB)

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