List of successful candidates who have been awarded Jawaharlal Nehru

Scholarship for Doctoral Studies for 2019-2020

Category [1) : Indian Nationals

Category [2] : Nationals of other Asian countries


Name of Scholar

Title of the Project


Category [1]

Ecology & Environment


Ms Seema Dahiya

Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University Hisar


Status and evaluation of herbicide resistance in Rumex dentatus L. and its management in wheat


One Year


Mr R K Balaji

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University Coimbatore


Taxonomy of Lymantriinae (Erebidae:Leipdoptera) in Tamil Nadu



Up to July 2020


Mr Abdul Rawoof

Jawaharlal Nehru University New Delhi


Comparative Study of DNA methylation, gene expression and alternative splicing in fruits of different Capsicum species


Two Years


Ms Nongthombam Olivia Devi

Central Agricultural University Umiam

"Characterization of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi and Endophytic Bacillus in Tomato roots and their Antagonism Against Fusarium Wilt"

Up to February 2020


Mr Rajbir Singh

Punjab Agricultural University Ludhiana

In situ Microbial Decomposition of Rice Residue through Integrated Nitrogen Management under Conservation Tillage in Wheat (Triticum aestivum L.)

Up to January 2020


Ms Mithra Mohan

Kerala Agricultural University Trivandrum

Mealybugs of Vegetable Ecosystem and Tritrophic Interactions of Brinjal Mealybugs


Up to July 2020


Ms Mahiya Farooq

Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Science and Technology of Kashmir Srinagar

Understanding cherry shothole interaction to find eco-friendly management strategies

Two Years


Ms Peddi Likhitha

Dr. Panjabrao Deshmukh Krishi Vidyapeeth Akola

Investigation on Pink Bollworm on Bt cotton under Laboratory and field conditions


Up to August 2020


Ms P. Amrutha

Kerala Agricultural University Thrissur


Piriformaspora indica and new generation fungicides for the management of anthracnose incited by Colletotrichum gloeosporiodes (Penz.) Sacc. in vegetable cowpea


Up to August 2020


Ms Arpita Dey

Pondicherry University Puducherry


Green synthesis of metal nanoparticles: The study of their anti-bacterial activity, ecytotoxicity, and photo catalytic efficiency


Up to September 2020


Ms A.R. Priyanka

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University Coimbatore


Genetic and Molecular Dissection of Grain Quality Traits in Rice (Oryza sativa L.)


Up to June 2019


Ms Jasti Srivarsha

Dr. Balasaheb Sawant Konkan Krishi Vidyapeeth Dapoli


Exploitation of hybrid vigour and YVMV resistance by utilising exotic accessions and stability analysis in Okra (Abelmoschus esculentus (L.) Moench)


Up to May 2020


Ms Sukanya Das

Gauhati University Guwahati

Diversity of Soil Yeasts with Potential for Plant Growth Promotion and Biological Control


Two Years

Indian History & Civilization




Ms Tanni Chakraborty

Utkal University Bhubaneswar


Archaeology of Children in India


Up to October 2019


Ms Aditi Singh

Jawaharlal Nehru University New Delhi


Codifying Performances: Sanskrit Sastras and Plays (Circa 2nd -6th Centuries CE)


Up to July 2019


Mr Arka Chowdhury

Jadavpur University Kolkata


The British - Indian military Culture Revisited: Conflict and State Building in Afghanistan 1839-1919 

Two Years





Mr Aniruddha Jena

University of Hyderabad Telangana


The Politics of culture in community media: A study on select community Radio Station (CRS) in rural Odisha

Two Years


Mr Sundaresha D.S

Jawaharlal Nehru University New Delhi

Conflict and Education in a City: A Study of Mangalore, Karnataka


Up to July 2019


Ms Raka Banerjee

Tata Institute of Social Sciences Mumbai

Recreating 'Home': Memory, Culture and Narratives of the Bengali Refugee Women in the Andaman Islands


Two Years

Comparative Studies in Religion and Culture


Ms Kavya Jain

Dayalbagh Educational Institute Agra

Effect of some Indian Ragas on Nervous system and Mental Disorders: An Analytical study

Up to September 2020





Mr Appasmandri S

Banaras Hindu University Varanasi

Analysis of Food consumption pattern and its impact on nutritional security in Tamil Nadu

Up to October 2020

Category [2]

Comparative Studies in Religion and Culture



Ms Haifa Mohammed Ahmed Naji (Yemen)

Dr.Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University Aurangabad


Children's Literature from an Islamic Perspective-Abdul Tawab Yousef a Model


Up to May 2020



Mr Saleem Ahmed Ghaleb Aqlan (Yemen)

Dr.Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University Aurangabad

The Role of Accounting Data and Information in Rationalization of Mangerial Decision in Private Industrial Units in the Republic of Yemen

Up to July 2020