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Date extended: ICSSR Institutional Doctoral Fellowships for the year 2017-2018 in Economics and Sociology

Publish Date: September 26, 2017


                                                                                 INSTITUTE OF ECONOMIC GROWTH


University of Delhi Enclave, North Campus, Delhi-110 007
Tel No. 27667101, 27667365, 27667424
ICSSR Institutional Doctoral Fellowships for the year 2017-2018 in Economics and Sociology
Applications are invited in the prescribed form for award of six ICSSR Institutional Doctoral Fellowships in Economics and Sociology only for the year 2017-2018.
·        The candidates must have confirmed Ph.D. registration (Research Degree Committee (RDC) approved) at any of the institutions on the last date of application from UGC recognized Indian university including deemed university/college having University approved Ph.D. programme with requisite infrastructure/institutes of national importance and ICSSR Research Institutes, to pursue and complete their doctoral research in Economics and Sociology.
·        Minimum 50% marks in Graduation and 55% in Post-Graduation or equivalent grades in any social science disciplines. Five per cent (5%) relaxation of marks will be given to the SC/ST candidates;
·        NET/SLET/M Phil from a recognized university or the candidates who are registered after qualifying Research Entrance Test (RET) conducted by a university; 
·        The scholar should not be more than 40 years of age on the last date of application. There shall be an age relaxation of 5 years for SC/ST candidates;
·        Candidates who have already availed of UGC Junior Research Fellowship (JRF)/Rajiv Gandhi Doctoral Fellowship (RGDF)/Maulana Azad Doctoral Fellowship (MADF) are not eligible to apply. 
Value and duration:
a)      Doctoral Fellowship is a full time research work.
b)      The scholar has to join fellowship within one month of the date of the award letter by submitting the required documents. This may be extended by the Institute up to six months in deserving cases.
c)      The selected candidates will be paid a fellowship amount of Rs.16,000/- per month  plus Rs.15,000/- per annum as contingency grant. 
d)      Duration of the fellowship is strictly for two years.
Only short listed candidates will be called for interview.
The Institute reserves the right to reject any application without assigning any reason.  The Institute is also not responsible for any postal loss/delays in communications.
The fellowships will be guided by rules and regulations of ICSSR as notified by them on their website.
 Applicants are requested to submit their applications along with the proposed Research Proposal and other enclosures latest by October 16, 2017 to the Academic Programmes Officer, Institute of Economic Growth, University of Delhi Enclave, North Campus, Delhi-110007.
Application form is available in the Academic Section, Room No. 116 of the Institute on all working days.  Application form may be downloaded on link "Click here for detail" below this advertisement.



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