Age and Technical/Scientific Abilities of Fellows
Fellows must generally be young and should have an excellent academic record.
They must speak, read and write English to an acceptable good standard.
They must be genuinely interested in furthering the professions in Food Science and
Technology and must be associated with a Research Institute / University in the area of
Each Fellow is assigned a Supervisor, who is one of CFTRI's scientific staff.
The Supervisor is responsible for guiding and advising the Fellow on all aspects of
his or her academic work at CFTRI. Fellows on research projects usually work
individually with their Supervisor and a team appointed by the Director, CFTRI.
Each Fellow is required to present the results of his or her work at CFTRI to the
staff and other Fellows in the form of internal seminars. In addition, Fellows may
be asked to give brief presentations on the work they did before coming to CFTRI during
the finalisation of their programme at CFTRI.
Fellows are required to produce a technical report during their Fellowship,
the final version of which must be approved by the Fellow's Supervisor and Director CFTRI
before it can become an official Report. Only persons who have made real
contribution to the completion of the paper can be listed as its co-authors.
Fellows may submit technical papers on their work at CFTRI at conferences and scientific
journals provided this is approved in advance by Director, CFTRI.
Intellectual Property Rights
Usually all results, including data, collected by the Inventor are assigned to
CFTRI. Any patent filed in or outside India, the assignee will be CSIR, India and
should pass through the protocols laid down by CFTRI through its patent law and