Sir Radhanath Sikdar Research Fellowship Program

Background

The Radhanath Sikdar Institute of Geospatial Science and Technology (RSIGST) is proud to announce the Sir Radhanath Sikdar Research Fellowship Program. This prestigious program is named in honor of Sir Radhanath Sikdar, a pioneering Indian mathematician and surveyor known for his significant contributions to geospatial science and technology, particularly his work in calculating the height of Mount Everest.The Sir Radhanath Sikdar Research Fellowship Program by RSIGST is a unique opportunity for researchers to contribute to the cutting-edge field of geospatial science and technology. By supporting innovative research and fostering academic excellence, the program aims to advance knowledge, drive technological progress, and address critical societal challenges.

Objectives

The Radhanath Sikdar Institute of Geospatial Science and Technology (RSIGST) is proud to announce the Sir Radhanath Sikdar Research Fellowship Program. This prestigious program is named in honor of Sir Radhanath Sikdar, a pioneering Indian mathematician and surveyor known for his significant contributions to geospatial science and technology, particularly his work in calculating the height of Mount Everest.

Key Aspects

  • Eligibility:

    Open to national and international researchers with a Master’s or Ph.D. degree in geospatial science, geography, environmental science, urban planning, or related fields.

    Candidates must demonstrate a strong academic record and a clear research proposal aligned with the fellowship’s objectives.

    Duration:

    The fellowship program spans 12 to 24 months, depending on the scope and nature of the research project.

    Application Process:

    Submission of a detailed research proposal outlining objectives, methodology, and expected outcomes, and potential impact.

    Curriculum vitae (CV) and academic transcripts.

    Letters of recommendation from academic or professional references.

    A personal statement explaining the candidate’s motivation and alignment with the fellowship’s goals.

    Evaluation and Selection:

    Proposals will be evaluated by a panel of experts based on originality, feasibility, and potential impact.

    Shortlisted candidates may be invited for an interview or presentation.

    Final selection will be based on the overall merit of the proposal and the candidate’s qualifications.