Call for Proposals


Call for Applications for Raman-Charpak Fellowship 2017 (Last date for submission extended till 30th June, 2017 only for French PhD students)
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Call for TDB-CEFIPRA-Bpifrance Programme
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Annexure-I (Click here to download)

Annexure-II (Click here to download)

1. Call for Collaborative Research Programme
(Last date for submission: July 15, 2017)
(Online Submission)

2. Call for Seminars/Workshops/Training Schools
(Last date for submission: July 15, 2017)
(Online Submission)

1. Call for Industry-Academia Research & Development Programme
(Last date for submission: July 1, 2017)
(Online Submission)

2. Call for Industry-Academia Seminars/Workshops
(Last date for submission: July 1, 2017)
(Online Submission)


International Yoga Day 2017: ERC project contributing to better understanding of yoga (Click here)

Marie Curie Fellowship for Post-Docs (Click here)

Alumni Job Fair Bengaluru 8th July - 2 to 6 PM (Click here)

3rd Annual International Patent Drafting Competition (IPDC)-2017 (Click here)

Announcement of Results for CEFIPRA-ESONN Fellowship 2017

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June, 2017
Recruitments for the post of Manager(Admn. & Accounts) and Scientific Associate

(Manager(Admn. & Accounts))

(Scientific Associate)

Indo-French Workshop on "Microwave Nanotechnologies (MiNa)" July 3 - 4, 2017 at Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

Seminar on "Plasticity, Rheology and Nonlinear response in Driven Amorphous Solids" June 19 – 23, 2017 at Université Joseph Fourier, Grenoble, France
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Delegation of the European Union to India announces Research & Innovation Cooperation between Department of Biotechnology and the European Union under HORIZON 2020

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PTI Science Service

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Dr. Harsh Vardhan

Hon'ble Union Minister for Science & Technology and Earth Sciences

“Feel privileged to visit this place-am really proud of all of you. Your efforts shall certainly strengthen our relationship with France in the field of S&T to greatest heights. My good wishes to everyone at all levels in CEFIPRA.”

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Mme. Anne GRILLO

Co-Chair, CEFIPRA & Directrice, Directorate General of Globalization of Culture, Education and International Development, Directorate of Culture, Education and Research Network, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development, Government of France

“It is an honour for me to come for the first time in the CEFIPRA office. We can be proud of the work accomplished over more than 28 years. Thanks to the CEFIPRA team. Science, Technology and Innovation is high on the political agenda between our two countries to enhance our cooperation. Longue vie au CEFIPRA!”

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Prof. Ashutosh Sharma

Co-Chair, CEFIPRA & Secretary of Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India

"It is my privilege & honour to be associated with this unique bilateral model in the form of IFCPAR/CEFIPRA. I consider that the success of CEFIPRA is largely been due to the mutual trust, understanding and friendship between the two countries with strong desire to collaborate between the Indo-French scientific communities. I wish them all the best and look forward for a successful collaborations in S, T & I between India and France."

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Dr. Mukesh Kumar

Director, Indo-French Centre for the Promotion of Advanced Research (IFCPAR/CEFIPRA)

"The unique arrangement between the two countries in the form of IFCPAR/CEFIPRA is willing to support the scientifically and technically sound projects through a well-established mechanism. The results can develop a new strategy and road map to be used by the mankind to solve the related problems as an outcome.
I extend support for developing Indo-French collaboration and convey our greetings to all the stakeholders from India and France."


Dr. Mukesh Kumar
Indo-French Centre for the Promotion of Advanced Research (IFCPAR/ CEFIPRA)

Brief Profile


Indo-French Centre for the Promotion of Advanced Research (IFCPAR/CEFIPRA), a bilateral organisation set up by Government of India and Government of France is a model for international collaborative research in advanced areas of Science &Technology. The Centre was established in 1987 and is being supported by Department of Science & Technology, Government of India and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development, Government of France.

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Indo-French Centre for the Promotion of Advanced Research (IFCPAR/CEFIPRA)
5B, Ground Floor,
India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road,
New Delhi - 110003
PBAX lines: (+91-11) 2468 2251 /2463 3567
Fax: (+91-11) 2464 8632
(Entry from Gate No.2)