Integrated M.Phil.-Ph.D. and Ph.D. Programmes at NIEPA; Apply by May 15
National Institute of Educational Planning and Administration (NIEPA), 17-B Sri Aurobindo Marg, New Delhi-110016 has invited applications for admission to (i) Integrated M.Phil.-Ph.D. Programme (ii) Ph.D. (Full-time) Programme and (iii) Ph. D. (Part-time) Programmes in Educational Policy, Planning and Administration from a broader inter-disciplinary social science perspective for 2021-22.
Eligibility for admissions: For admission to the Integrated M. Phil. - Ph.D Programme, the applicant should hold a Master's Degree in Social Sciences/allied disciplines with 55% marks (50% for SC/ST/OBC/Persons with Disabilities)/equivalent grade. Those possessing Master's degree in other areas may also be considered if he/she has teaching experience or experience of working in the area of educational policy, planning and administration. Preference will be given to those who are NET qualified and awarded Junior Research Fellowships by the UGC. Those who are yet to clear their final examination at the Master's level are also eligible to apply.
Ph. D. Programme: For admission to the Full-time/Part-time PhD Programme, the applicant should satisfy the eligibility conditions for admissions to the Integrated MPhil-PhD Programme. For full-time Programme, in addition, the applicant should hold M.Phil. Degree in educational policy, planning and administration. Those with M.Phil. in social sciences/allied areas having publications of high standard are also considered for admission in Ph.D.
For Part-time Ph. D. Programme applicant should be a senior level educational functionary with a minimum of five years’ work experience in teaching/research or in educational policy, planning and administration. Applicant should be eligible for at least one year leave from his/her organization to do the course work.
Selection: Applicants will be shortlisted on the basis of the eligibility criteria. Short-listed candidates will be required to appear for a written test and those qualifying in the written test will be subjected to a personal interview.
Application: Application can be submitted online in the prescribed Google form for admission at http://www.niepa.ac.in/adm_form.aspx. Application fee of Rs. 400/-(Rs. 200/- for SC/ST and EWS candidates) has to be paid online. The prospectus is also available on the website.
A print of the filled-in Google form along with the required documents, online payment receipt and three copies of the brief write-up on any one of the proposed area (s) or research in around 2500 words within the broad areas of educational policy, planning administration and finance as per the outline given in the Prospectus should reach Registrar, NIEPA, 17-B, Sri Aurobindo Marg, New Delhi-110016 in person/by post by 15th May 2021. Those who are in employment must send their application through proper channel.
Fellowships: All selected for the integrated M.Phil- Ph.D and Ph.D (Full-time) shall be offered NIEPA fellowship. NET qualified candidates, who have been awarded Junior Research Fellowship by the UGC and who fulfil the required qualifications, are encouraged to apply for UGC fellowship. Part-time Ph.D. candidates are not given any fellowship. For more details, visit www.niepa.ac.in