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Madras Institute of Development Studies

[An interdisciplinary Social Science Research Institute within the framework of the ICSSR and with a research focus on development studies]

Invites application for the positions indicated below

 [Preference will be given for those who have field of specialisation in the areas of public finance, macroeconomics, industry, agriculture, or urban development].

Professor: ONE [UR - UNRESERVED] - Pay Band Rs. 37400-67000 + AGP Rs.10000 [Based on 6th Pay Commission]


Assistant Professor: FOUR [ONE POST FOR OBC, ONE POST FOR SC AND TWO POSTS FOR UR - UNRESERVED] - Pay Band Rs.15600-39100 + AGP Rs.6000 [Based on 6th Pay Commission]




[a] Professor


A scholar with proven record of research, with a doctoral degree in Social Sciences or any other discipline relevant to the work of MIDS, with at least 10 published papers in reputed national/international journals/edited books or equivalent thereof and at least 10 years of experience of research/teaching at University/National level research institutions in regular position, including experience of guiding doctoral research.




An outstanding scholar with established reputation who has made outstanding contribution to Knowledge.


[b] Assistant Professor 


A doctoral degree in Social Sciences or any other discipline relevant to the work of MIDS and demonstrated ability to undertake independent research.




  1. The Selection Committee is free to consider other Scholars in Social Sciences who have made outstanding contributions to social science, who may not have applied and their names may be forwarded by the Chairperson subject to the procedures prescribed in the MIDS rules.

  2. Applications from Indian nationals abroad will also be considered.  If short listed, interviews may be held in such case via video conferencing on the same day as in the other cases for the specified post.

  3. A minimum of 55% of marks in the post graduate degree is essential. For applicants belonging to SC/ST/OBC communities, the minimum marks in post graduate degree would be 50%.

  4. Applications from women and other disadvantaged sections of the society are encouraged

  5. The last date for receipt of application including names of referees will be 13.06.2017.

  6. The application form in the specified format and instructions are available at for downloading or on request from at The filled in application along with supporting documents as per the instructions, should be sent to the "The Director, Madras Institute of Development Studies, 79, Second Main Road, Gandhi Nagar, Adyar, Chennai 600 020" in a sealed envelope superscribing, "Application for the post of ..................." and a soft copy of the same should be sent through email to

79, Second Main Road, Gandhinagar, Adyar, Chennai - 600020, Tamil Nadu, INDIA

Phone: 0091-44-2441289 2411574 24412295 24419771. Fax: 0091-44-24910872. E-mail: