Announcement Details

Announcement of Postgraduate Thesis Grants 2017

Jul 07 2017

Dear All,

The IADVL Academy, under the aegis of the IADVL EC, has instituted 20 Postgraduate Thesis grants of Rs 50,000 each as a Presidential project. 

Applications, using the attached form, are invited for grant of financial assistance for PG theses to cover costs incurred for consumables, private laboratory investigations and contingencies. No allowance shall be permitted for instruments, patient allowanceor manpower requirement. Primarily isolated drug trials shall not be recommended.The infrastructure required for the proposed thesis study should be available at the institute and the planned investigations already standardized.

Blinded applications will be evaluated by the jury (comprising of members of the PG Thesis Committee and IADVL SIG Dermatology Clinical Trials), primarily on the basis of novelty and strong methodology.

The selected applicants will need to obtain Ethics Committee approval and registerwith the Clinical Trials Registry (for drug trials and interventional studies) within 3 months of selection. They will also have to submit a paper, based on the thesis, for presentation in DERMACON and for publication within one and a half years of completion of the thesis.

Any queries can be directed to  with a copy to

Please apply online at by 30th September 2017 (applications will be accepted  from 1st August, 2017).

Dr. Ameet Valia, Chairperson                         

Dr. K. A. Seetharam, Convenor & Chairperson Designate

Dr. Deepika Pandhi, Convener Designate                          

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