Indian Council of Historical Research

ICHR – Indian Council of Historical Research

ICHR Stands for Indian Council of Historical Research, an autonomous body of the Ministry of Human Resource Development. It was established under the Ministry of Education. The source of funds are released to the researches and also to the Foreign scholars is issued by the applications towards the fellowships, grants from MHRD and also from the Department of Higher Education(DHE).

Indian council of Historical Research

Objectives of ICHR

Similarly, The objectives of ICHR are clearly mentioned by the Departement of Higher Education.

In Bringing of historians together and provide a forum for the exchange of views between them.

Firstly, promote, accelerate and also coordinate research in history.

Secondly, promote and coordinate a balanced distribution of research effort over different areas.

lastly, support and recognition for historical research from all concerned and also make ensure the necessary dissemination and use of results

Members of ICHR

The members of the ICHR are appointed by the MHRD

Library and Documentation Centre

Books and also Journals are the Resources for the Documentation in ICHR


List of Current Journals are:

  • E-Resources
  • online Journals
  • Thesis and also Dissertations
  • Microfilm and Microfiches

MoU’s with Foreign Institutions

ICHR also conducts Memorandum of Understanding(MoU’s) with the Foreign Institutions

  1. Indo-Japan –  MoU has been signed in August 22, 2014 between the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science(JSPS) and the  Indian Council of Historical Research.
  2. Indo-UK – signed on October 14,  2014, between the Arts and Humanities Research council(AHRC) and ICHR.
  3. Indo-Taiwan – MoU has been signed between Academia Sinica and ICHR.

Recruitment in ICHR

ICHR recruits the members by the notifications issued in the Online and also conducts exams for the applied member.


Notifications regarding the ICHR events as well as programs and also the Exams dates will be clearly mentioned on the website. Even the students can easily download the admit cards for exams.

The following are Fellowships and Grants of ICHR

Fellowships in the ICHR have no deadline, anyone can apply throughout the year. Some of the Fellowships and even the Grants issued by ICHR are:


Firstly, JRF – Junior Research Fellowship

Publication Subsidy

National Fellowship

Research Project

General (Post-Doctoral) Fellowship

Contingency (Study-cum-Travel) Grant

Senior Research Fellowship

Foreign Travel Grant

Publication Subsidy

Seminar/Workshop/Conference Grant

Grant for holding Seminar and Conferences.

Lastly, Senior Academic Fellowship

Tenders of ICHR

ICHR gives an invitation for the Tenders on various aspects every year and also Anyone can apply for the Tender through the official website of ICHR.

Contact us

Address: Ferozeshah Road 35,
pin code: New Delhi-110001
phone: +91 11 23382321, +91 11 23386973,
Fax: +91 11 23383421

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