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ABOUT CHAIRS AND FELLOWSHIPS

Endowed Chair positions support our faculty towards work in research and development, promoting excellence and bringing in the most advanced pedagogy in teaching.

They also confer prestige to the holder and the institution. As result, chairs provide IIT Delhi with a valuable tool in recruiting and retaining the best faculty.

Why Endow a Chair or Fellowship?

Endowed Chairs provide benefit to all Stakeholders in many ways -

To IIT Delhi

Helps the institute recruit & retain highest quality faculty, which also attracts brightest students.

To Faculty

Helping support research assistance and create opportunities for faculty to travel & collaborate with peers across the globe.

To Students

With increased grants, more opportunities for paid student researchers and rich exposure, working with peers & experts globally.

To Alumni Donors

Helps Donors support their specific interest areas & convene the brightest minds to focus on problems or advancements in the domain.

Creating an Endowed Chair or Fellowship

An Endowed Chair or fellowship can be instituted by providing a one-time grant or through multi-year pledge payments. The funds provided are invested by IIT Delhi to earn interest or dividends payable at least once each year.

GRANT OPTIONS AMOUNT DETAILS AGE CRITERION
Career Development Fellowship 2 Crore INR Appointment Term : 5 years For attracting/retaining talented young faculty at IIT Delhi Can be given as a top up to existing Fellowship For Faculty < 45 years of age
Post Doctoral Fellowship 3 Crore INR Appointment Term : 3 years To support the cause of research among post-doctoral candidates in specific domains For Post Doctoral candidates < 35 Years of age
Impact Chair 3 Crore INR Appointment Term : 5 years Inflation Supported Chair For Faculty upto 60 Years of age
Distinguished Visiting Faculty Fellowship 5 Crore INR Appointment term : 3 years Minimum 30 Days On Campus, Must be a highly accomplished professor or professional or industry expert Upto 70 years of age
Chairs in numbers:
94
CHAIRS
40
CHAIRS BY ALUMNI DONORS
25
INSTITUTE FUNDED CHAIRS
18
CHAIRS BY CORPORATE DONORS
11
CHAIRS BY PHILANTHROPIC AND GOVERNMENT DONORS
3
CHAIRS FOR YOUNG FACULTY FOR RESEARCH

Chairs endowed by Alumni

Opportunities to Endow Chairs and Fellowships

Schools

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Amar Nath and Shashi Khosla School of Information Technology

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Bharti School of Telecommunication Technology and Management

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Kusuma School of Biological Sciences

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Yardi School of Artificial Intelligence

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School of Interdisciplinary Research

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School of Public Policy

Centres

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Applied Research in Electronics

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Atmospheric Sciences

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Optics and Photonics

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Rural Development and Technology

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Biomedical Engineering

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Automotive Research and Tribology

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National Resource Centre for Value Education in Engineering

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Transportation Research and Injury Preventions

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Sensors, Instrumentation and Cyber-Physical System Engineering

Departments

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Applied Mechanics

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Physics

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Biochemical Engineering & Biotechnology

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Humanities and Social Sciences

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Civil Engineering

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Textile and Fibre Engineering

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Management Studies

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Mechanical Engineering

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Computer Science and Engineering

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Energy Science and Engineering

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Chemistry

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Materials Science and Engineering

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Electrical Engineering

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Chemical Engineering

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Mathematics

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Design

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Email
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