The Indian Council of Social Science Research, an autonomous organization under the Ministry of Human Resource Development, invites applications for centrally administered doctoral fellowships for the year 2008-2009 in the prescribed format as given below:
A. Centrally Administered Doctoral Fellowships
(1) Open category 40 seats
The broad disciplines recognized for such support are: Economics, Commerce, Education, Management, Business Administration, Psychology, Political Science, International Relations, Public Administration, Sociology, Social Work, Criminology and Social Science aspects of Anthropology, Demography, Geography, Law and Linguistics. The priority areas for consideration are: (Health, Education, Environment and Sustainable Development, Information/Communication Technology, Library Science, Gender Studies, Centre-State Relations and National Security).
Centrally administered Doctoral Fellowships are awarded by the ICSSR on the basis of selection through an interview to be held at the office of the ICSSR, New Delhi.
1. Postgraduate in Social Sciences with at least 55% marks
2. The candidate should have cleared National Eligibility Test
(NET for JRF/Lecturership)/ M.Phil/or two research articles published in reputed social sciences journals (reprints to be attached)
3. The applicant must be registered for Ph.D. Those who are
not registered need not apply.For more Details: