CSIR (Council of Scientific & Industrial Research), India, a premier national R&D Organisation, is among the world’s largest publicly funded R&D Organisation.

CSIR provides Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) to those who qualify the CSIR-UGC Joint Entrance Test for Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) and Eligibility for Lectureship (LS) i.e. National Eligibility Test (NET) is conducted by CSIR twice a year. The EMR Division under Human Resource and Development (HRD) Group of CSIR provide CSIR Research Fellowship to bright young men and women for training in methods of research under the expert guidance of faculty members /scientists working in University Departments/ National Laboratories and Institutes in various fields of Science & Technology and Medical Sciences. The CSIR Fellowships are only tenable in India.