Every year the
Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR)
is sponsoring four students for carrying out their
Ph.D. degree in Social Sciences.
Eligibility: Doctoral fellowships are open to
persons preferably below the age of 35 (relaxable by
5 years in case of SC/ST), who have a Master's
degree of a recognised University with a first or
high second class with 55% of marks in Social
Science Degree. Candidates must have cleared the
National Education Test (NET) of the UGC [or] M Phil
[or] Two years of research experience with
publications. Candidates who got JRF from UGC can
also apply. They have to apply for fellowship
directly to UGC. Reservation as per UGC norms. The
successful candidate will have to be registered
under the supervision of one of the faculty members
of the Institute.
Area of Research: Economics / Sociology /
Duration: The duration of the fellowships for
student category will be for a maximum period of 3
years and for teaching scholar will be of 2 years.
Value of the Fellowship: As approved by ICSSR
(Students) the value of the fellowship amount for
the first two years will be of Rs. 16,000/= per
month with a contingency of Rs. 15,000/= per year.
Duration of the fellowship is two years and
extendable by one year.
Salary protection fellowship will be given for
teaching scholars for a maximum duration of two
years and will not be extended under any