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Announcement for PG Thesis Research Grant

May 12 2022

Dear All,

The IADVL Academy, under the aegis of the IADVL EC, will be awarding 15 Postgraduate Thesis grants of Rs 50,000 each.

Applications using the attached form (link) are invited for grant of financial assistance for PG thesis to cover costs incurred for consumables, private laboratory investigations and contingencies. Please note that no allowance shall be permitted for instruments, patient allowance or 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. Further, the postgraduate has to be a Provisional Life Member and the guide a Life Member of IADVL. The guide will not be eligible for 3 years after receiving the grant.

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

The selected applicants will need to obtain Ethics Committee approval and register with 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 in an indexed journal.

 Please apply online at  The link for submission is now open and the last date to apply is 15th June 2022.Any queries can be directed to with a copy to

 Dr Shekhar Nana Pradhan & Dr Ranugha PSS

IADVL Postgraduate Activities Coordinators                                 

Dr. Lalit k Gupta                                          Dr Rashmi Jindal

(Chairperson, IADVL Academy)             (Convener IADVL Academy)

Dr Rashmi Sarkar                                         Dr Dinesh Kumar Devaraj

(President, IADVL)                                    (Hon. Secretary General, IADVL)


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