The Reserve Bank of
India established a Chair in applied research in
regional economics in the Institute in 1985 for five
years. In 1991 the RBI extended support to this Unit
on a continuing basis subject to periodic review.
Since 1993 the RBI has been granting fellowships to
Ph.D. scholars, not exceeding four at a time.
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. The successful candidate will have
to be registered under the supervision of one of the
faculty members of the Institute.
Area of Research: Economics / Econometrics
Duration: The duration of the fellowship will
be for a maximum period of 3 years.
Value of the Fellowship: The value of the
fellowship is Rs. 12,000 per month and a contingency
grant of Rs 10,000/= per annum.