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Submission of Research Proposal

An individual or group(s) of scientists / engineers affiliated to any academic institution/autonomous R&D institutions and/or faculty members of recognised academic institutions and universities may submit proposals. The Principal Investigator(s) should be full-time employee(s) of the concerned institution. The Head of the academic institution must forward proposals with application for research grants. Proposals from individuals not affiliated to any recognized institution will not be considered.

The proposals should preferably be submitted in the areas of Space Science, Space Technology and Space Application. There is no last date for submitting proposals. Each proposal must name a Principal investigator who is a domain expert in the area to which the proposal belongs and who is a full time employee/faculty of the institution forwarding the application. There may also be co-investigator(s) from the same/different institutions working on the project. But satisfactory completion of a project will be the responsibility of the Principal Investigator and her/his institution. Each proposal should provide the following information as:

  • Detailed bio-data of all the investigators (Age also to be indicated) including publications/awards & recognition received.
  • Contact details: address, email id, telephone/fax numbers of investigators and head of the institution forwarding the proposal
  • Brief description of the research proposed including the objectives and the scientific/application merits of the work.
  • Description of the research methodology or technique to be used for the proposed projected.
  • The extent of financial support needed from ISRO for executing the work within the shortest possible time.
  • A list of research projects related to the proposal undertaken or carried out through funding by other Agencies.
  • Name and address of the Scientist/Engineer with whom the PI had co-ordinated.

Seven copies of the proposal on standard A4 size paper (297mmX210mm) should be prepared in the format attached to this brochure (Annexure). Please note that all the Forms - "Form-A", "Form-B", "Form-C" and the "Proposal Format needs to filled appropriately.

Five copies of the proposal, in the respective areas given below should be sent to one of the following ISRO Centers :

Space Sciences Director
Physical Research Laboratory
Navarangapura, Ahmedabad 380 009.
e-mail : director@prl.res.in
Atmospheric Sciences

Director
National Atmospheric Research Laboratory
Gadanki, Pakala Mandal Pin-517 112
Andra Pradesh
e-mail : jayaraman@narl.gov.in

Rockets, launch vehicles
and space technology
including Avionics

Director
Vikram Sarabai Space Centre
ISRO P.O.
Thrivananthapuram 695 022
e-mail : director@vssc.gov.in

Remote Sensing

Director
National Remote Sensing Centre
Deptartment of Space, ISRO
Balanagar,
Hyderabad - 500 625(A.P.) INDIA.
e-mail : director@nrsc.gov.in

Space Applications
Space communications,
Remote sensing and meteorology.
 

Director
Space Applications Centre
Jodhpur Tekra
Ahmedabad 380 015.
e-mail : director@sac.gov.in

Satellite Technology

Director
ISRO Satellite Centre
P.O. No. 1795, HAL Airport Road
Vimanpura Post
Bangalore 560 017
e-mail : director@isac.gov.in

Systems studies related to tracking, telemetry, telecommand and other ground instrumentation for satellites and launch vehicles

Director
Satish Dhawan Space Centre, SHAR
Sriharikota P.O. 524 124
Nellore District. Andhra Pradesh
e-mail : director@shar.gov.in

Propulsion

Director
Liquid Propulsion System Center
Valiamala P.O
Thrivananthapuram 695 547
e-mail : director@lpsc.gov.in

Two copies of all proposals must be sent to :

Scientific Secretary,
ISRO Head Quarters,
Department of Space,
Antariksh Bhavan,
New BEL Road,
Bangalore 560 231
E-mail : scientificsecretary@isro.gov.in

Proposals will be evaluated by domain experts (internal and/or external) for its novelty, usefulness to Indian Space Programme and other Scientific/ technical merits. The proposal may call for changes based on review and the PI will have to re-submit the proposal incorporating the recommended changes. Proposers are informed about the outcome of the evaluation of their research proposals.

 

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