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Doctoral Fellowships @ NCERT


  1. Good Academic record with at least 60% marks at both Graduate and Post Graduate Levels.
  2. Candidates should not be more than 35 years of age as on the last date of receipt of applications.
  3. Candidates registered for Ph.D. degree in a recognized university/ or working toward their Ph.D. registration are eligible to apply.
Selection Procedure: The procedure for short listing of applicants will be designed by NCERT. Shortlisted candidates will be required to appear for an interview, which may also include presentation of the proposals. Candidates will be paid second (sleeper) class train fare by the shortest route for attending the interview-cum-seminar.

Fellowship amount: NCERT Doctoral fellows will be given Rs 12, 000 per month (non-NET), Rs 16, 000 per month (NET qualified) for a period of three years.

How to Apply: Application should be made in the prescribed format, which along with the information brochure can be downloaded from the NCERT website or can be obtained by post. Completed application forms should be accompanied by a concept paper of about 1500 words on the theme of the proposed research, which should contain statements about
(a) Rationale and objectives of the study,
(b) Conceptual framework,
(c) Proposed methodology,
(d) Potential contribution of the study. An attested copy of all mark sheets/certificates and proof of PhD registration (if already registered) should also be sent with the application at the following address:
Head Division of Educational Research,
Zakir Husain Block,
National Council of Educational Research and Training,
Sri Aurobindo Marg,
New Delhi – 110016.

Last Date: 20.10.2014

For more details, please visit: http://www.ncert.nic.in


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