To mitigate gender disparity in science and engineering research funding in various S&T programs in Indian academic institutions and R&D Laboratories.
National Science Chair
To recognise active eminent senior resident Indian superannuated scientists for their outstanding contributions both nationally and internationally, in the area of Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) and Medicine.
Intensification of Research in High Priority Areas (IRHPA)
Supports proposals in high priority areas where multidisciplinary / multi-institutional expertise is required which will put our nation in international science map in that particular discipline.
SERB Women Excellence Award
To reward young women scientists (below age 40) who have excelled in science and got recognition from National Science Academies in India
SERB Science and Technology Award for Research
SERB Science and Technology Award for Research (SERB-STAR) is a prestigious award instituted by SERB to recognize and reward outstanding performance of Principal Investigators (PIs) of SERB Projects. SERB has been supporting basic research in frontier areas of science and engineering through its various programs and schemes. The number of researchers under the ambit of SERB has increased over the years and they contribute significantly towards the progress of science and engineering in the country through their research endeavour.
Scientific and Useful Profound Research Advancement (SUPRA)
Seeks to explore new scientific breakthroughs, with long-term impact on our fundamental scientific understanding, and offer disruptive technologies at the cutting edge.
Start-up Research Grant (SRG)
This scheme aims to assist researchers to initiate their research career in a new institution for pursuing exciting and innovative research in frontier areas of science and engineering.
Impacting Research Innovation and Technology (IMPRINT-IIC)
To promote and support translation of innovative ideas and knowledge in engineering derived from fundamental or applied research conducted in academic institutions under MHRD into pilot scale operation, field deployment or viable technology development within a short time frame.
Teachers Associateship For Research Excellence (TARE)
This scheme aims to facilitate mobility of faculty members working in a regular capacity in State Universities / Colleges and in private Academic Institutions
International Travel Support (ITS)
International Travel Support (ITS) Scheme provides financial assistance to Indian researchers for presenting a research paper in an international scientific event (conference, seminar, workshop etc.) held abroad.
Visiting Advanced Joint Research Faculty Scheme (VAJRA)
VAJRA Faculty Scheme is to bring a strong international connect to the R&D ecosystem of India. The scheme offers adjunct / visiting faculty assignments to overseas scientists, faculty members and R&D professionals.
Core Research Grant
Individual centric competitive mode of funding will be provided under the CRG, SERB supports potential scientists for undertaking reserach in frontier areas of S&T in Life Sciences, Physical Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Engineering Sciences, Earth & Atmospheric Sciences & Mathematical Sciences
National Post Doctoral Fellowship (N-PDF)
To identify motivated young researchers and provide them support for doing research in frontier areas of science and engineering. The fellows will work under a mentor, and it is hoped that this training will provide them a platform to develop as an independent researcher.
Empowerment and Equity Opportunities for Excellence in Science
This scheme drives special programs to ensure enhanced participation of people from the marginalized sections of the society in the research and development field.
Financial Assistance for Seminar/Symposia
The primary focus of the scheme is to support events having strong orientation towards scientific research in the areas of basic sciences, engineering, technology, agriculture & medicines.
J C Bose National Fellowship
The fellowship is meant to recognize active scientists and engineers for their outstanding performance and contributions. The fellowships are scientist-specific and very selective.
The fellowship is meant for brilliant scientists and engineers from all over the world to take up scientific research positions in India, especially those scientists who want to return to India from abroad.