ICSSR Institutional Doctoral Fellowships at Gulati Institute
The Gulati Institute of Finance and Taxation (GIFT), Thiruvananthapuram, has invited applications for the award of 5 ICSSR Institutional Doctoral Fellowships in the domain of Public Economics for specialization in one or more of (i) Resource mobilization and expenditure (ii) Fiscal Federalism (iii) Interstate trade and Goods and Services Tax (iv) Local Self Government Institutions and Governance.
Each fellowships carries a monthly payment of Rs. 16,000/- and an annual contingency grant of Rs. 18000/- and will be available for 2 years (ICSSR), which is extendable by two more years by the Institute.
Eligibility: Applicant should have a minimum of 50% marks in Graduation and 55% in Post-Graduation or should have equivalent grades in any Social Science discipline. There will be a 5% relaxation in marks to SC/ST candidates. Applicant should have NET/SLET/M Phil from a recognized university or the applicant should have been registered after qualifying the research Entrance Test (RET) conducted by a University.
Scholar should not be more than 40 years of age on the last date of application. There shall be an age relaxation of 5 years for SC/ST candidates.
Those who have already availed of UGC Junior Research Fellowship (JRF)/Rajiv Gandhi Doctoral Fellowship (RGDF)/Maulana Azad Doctoral Fellowship (MADF) are not eligible to apply.
Application: Application format is available in the Notification given at http://gift.res.in/inviting-applications-for-doctoral-research-icssr/
Each application should be accompanied by the detailed Research Proposal (about 1300 words) in the format as indicated in the guidelines; One page academic CV mentioning the educational qualifications (Graduation/M.A/M.Phil), list of publications, if any, with bibliographical details; details of scholarship received etc.; Self-attested SC/ST certificate or certificate of disability issued by the competent authority (if applicable), Self-attested Matriculation Certificate and Graduation/Post-Graduation/M Phil mark sheets etc.
Filled application form has to be emailed to email@example.com. Application can be also be submitted in hard copy to reach ‘Registrar, Gulati Institute of Finance and Taxation, Chavadimukku, Sreekaryam P.O, Thiruvananthapuram - 695017’, on or before 16 Match 2018.
Those short listed for the fellowships will be invited for an interview to be held on 24 March 2018.