Ph.D in Development Studies at Centre for Economic and Social Studies; Apply by July 19
Centre for Economic and Social Studies (CESS), an autonomous research institution supported by the Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR), New Delhi and the Government of Telangana, has invited applications for admission to the PhD Programmes in Development Studies for the academic year 2020-2021, offered by it in collaboration with Telangana University, Nizamabad.
The Centre’s research revolves around issues related to the economy, polity and society with a special emphasis on India and the state of Telangana among others.
The Programme is offered in the disciplines of (i) Economics (ii) Sociology / Anthropology / Social Work (iii) Development Statistics (iv) Political Science / Public Administration (v) Commerce / Business Management [Related to Research Areas of CESS] and (vi) Geography.
The above disciplines include allied subjects, as following: Economics-Agricultural Economics (M.Sc. Agriculture); Development Statistics- Statistics (M.A), Statistics (M.Sc), Mathematics (M.Sc); Commerce-Master of Business Administration (MBA); and Geography-Geography (M.A), Geography (M.Sc). The candidates from these subjects can also apply, provided they fulfill the eligibility criteria, but the Degree shall be awarded only in the six categories of subjects mentioned above.
Eligibility: Applicant should hold a Post-Graduate Degree with at least 55 percent marks or its equivalent Grade [50 percent marks for SC/ST/ Differently-Abled categories] in the concerned subject from any recognized university or hold an M.Phil Degree in the subject concerned from any recognized university.
Applicant should be qualified in the National level tests in UGC-NET, for JRF, State Level Eligibility Test (SLET) or should be Candidates in UGC – FDP (Faculty Development Programme) and Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship holders.
Applicant should be below 30 years in case of General Category-OC and 35 years in case 0f SC, ST & Differently Abled as on the date of the Admission Notification.
Application: Application can be submitted online at the link given in the detailed Notification available at https://cess.ac.in/ latest by 19th July, 2020. Application fee is Rs.1000/-
Application can also be submitted in the prescribed format that can be downloaded along with the detailed Guidelines, along with Copies of documents/certificates as mentioned. The filled application forms along with self-attested copies of the documents should reach ‘The Dean, Division Of Graduate Studies, Centre For Economic and Social Studies, Nizamiah Observatory Campus, Begumpet, Hyderabad-500016’, latest by 19th July 2020.
Selection: As part of the selection Process, an entrance test will be conducted Online/Offline by the Centre on 3rd August 2020 at CESS, Hyderabad.
For details, visit https://cess.ac.in/