TCS | Advertisement for Research Scholar Program, Apply ASAP!

TCS | Advertisement for Research Scholar Program, Apply ASAP!


TCS is inviting applications for the Research Scholar Program. Interested ones can apply.




  • Rapid technological and intellectual advancement has spurred the need for research talent in India. This calls for quality multidisciplinary research activities in areas ranging from computer engineering and science, to information systems and technology, software engineering, and other disciplines that utilize computing.

  • To address these requirements, we, at Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), have devised the TCS Research Scholar Program to improve the research talent base in the country. We facilitate knowledge exchange between research scholars and qualified researchers from TCS during the scholarship tenure. Our Research Scholar Program thus promotes development and innovation to contribute towards boosting the country’s technology landscape and Intellectual Capability.



Scholarship Details:

  • Period: A scholar who is selected for the scholarship will be given a stipend for a maximum of four years, or submission of thesis for PhD, whichever is earlier.

  • Stipend: A stipend of Rs. 70,000 per month for the first and second year and 97,500 per month for the third year and fourth year. Stipend of a total of Rs. 90,000 for sabbatical to foreign universities to eligible scholars for up to six months.



Eligibility Conditions:

  • Upper Age Limit – 28 years as on admission into fellowship

  • The scholar should have a first-class education career right from SSC.

  • The scheme is open for scholars who are eligible for admission to PhD in an institute. The scheme is open only for fresh Ph.D. scholar admissions (completed 2 semesters and currently in the second year).

  • Scholars must be registered as full-time scholars in the institute/college where the PhD registration is sought.

  • The scholarship can be terminated by TCS, with one month's notice, based on the performance review report and for any violation of any operational rules applicable to all the research scholars at the institute.

  • The institute will intimate TCS on the date of filing of any patent related to any invention by the TCS Research Scholar under this program. TCS would be given a license on reasonable and non-discriminatory terms for any such patent which has been granted, on mutually agreed terms. The institute is free to publish any work developed by TCS Research Scholar provided it sends TCS a written intimation along with the work that will be published 30 days before such publication.

  • TCS Innovation Laboratory could look for opportunities for collaborations with the TCS Research scholar/institute, even beyond the period of internship.



Applications format:

  • Letter of application from the scholar

  • Letter of application from the institute

  • Research area write-up – should include a short review, problem statement, proposed scope, and focus

  • CV of the scholar – education, grades obtained, honors, publication list, and work experience (if any)

  • CV of the proposed guide f. 3-minute video presentation by the scholar



Selection of candidates:

Select institutes invited for the program will send a list of eligible scholar applications. TCS may select some scholars from the list sent by the institute. The selected scholars will be offered the scholarship through the institute. The key elements for the selection of a scholar are:

  •  Candidate’s credentials

  • Research Proposal and Articulation

  •  Academic Research Guide’s credentials


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