CSIR in association with The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) offers up to 30 fellowships per year to the scholars from developing countries for conducting PhD / postdoctoral research studies in CSIR Institutes. Two types of fellowships are offered: (a) Doctoral Fellowships (upto 4 years) and b) Postdoctoral Fellowships (upto 1 year). While TWAS meets the cost of international travel, CSIR takes care of the stay of research scholars in India.
Also, CSIR institutes having state-of-the-art training facilities in terms of expertise, vast infrastructure, modern equipment, latest instrumentation, pilot plants and design facilities provide specialized training on request from Indian / foreign institutions/industry. In addition, CSIR institutes offer hundreds of structured training programs every year for foreign nationals under various programs of DST, DBT, SAARC-PTB and MEA-ITEC.