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ICPR Research Fellowships 2017

 

Indian Council of Philosophical Research (ICPR) fellowship for Research in Philosophy

 
The Indian Council of Philosophical Research (ICPR) invites online application for Fellowships from eligible scholars for Research in Philosophy or its allied disciplines for the fellowships for the Batch year 2017-18
 

About the Fellowship

 
The main objective of ICPR Fellowship Scheme is to promote research in philosophy at various levels by providing opportunities to scholars, especially the young scholars, to be engaged on a whole time basis, in research projects on themes of their choice
 
The themes of research generally fall under the major areas of investigation in the field of philosophy and related disciplines as identified by the Council
 
Categories of Fellowships
 
(a) Junior Research Fellowships: The value of the Junior Research Fellowship will be Rs.17600/- p.m. (consolidated) for a full time regular PhD scholar or as revised by the ICPR from time to time
 
A Contingency Grant of Rs.16500/- per annum is admissible for all JRFs, The contingency grant is meant for meeting expenditure incurred in connection with the research work, such as field work, computer use and data processing, and other items admissible for the purpose
 
There is provision for pay protection in this category of fellowship. The fellowship is offered for a period of two years
 
(b) General Fellowships: The fellowship amount in this category is Rs.30,800/- per month and contingency grant is Rs. 22,000/- per annum. The fellowship is offered for a period of two years
 
There is provision for pay protection in this category of fellowship
 
(c) Senior Fellowships: The fellowship carries monthly emolument of Rs.44000/- and a contingency grant of Rs.44000/- per annum. The fellowship is offered for a period of two years
 

Eligibility

 
For Junior Research Fellowships: Candidates who hold a Masters degree of a recognized university in any of philosophy or allied disciplines having secured second class with minimum 55% marks or equivalent grade are eligible to apply
 
For SC/ST candidates a relaxation of five percent is admissible, i.e. having secured second class with minimum 50% marks or the equivalent grade; candidates should not be more than 40 years of age (relaxation in age by 5 years permissible in case of SC/ST candidates) as on 01st July of the year in which the Application is submitted;
 
Candidates must have confirmed PhD registration on the date of Application for award of doctoral fellowship; candidates must be registered for the PhD Program in a Dept. of a Public Funded University/Institute that is recognized for the conduct and award of the Ph.D. degree
 
For General Fellowship: The General Fellowships are awarded to scholars who have shown significant promise and competence in independent research as it is evident from their publications in the form of books and/or research articles
 
The award of this category of fellowship is determined on the basis of quality of the candidates research work produced in the form of published work (books or articles) or even in unpublished form
 
General Fellowship shall be given to those who have already PhD degree as per existing U.G.C. norms; candidates who hold a Master’s degree of a recognized university in any of philosophy or allied discipline having secured second class with minimum 55% marks or equivalent grade are eligible to apply
 
For SC/ST candidates a relaxation of five percent is admissible, i.e. having secured second class with minimum 50% marks or the equivalent grade
 
For Senior Fellowships: Senior Fellowships are usually awarded to the scholars having publications of a very high order to their credit. These fellowships are meant for well-known senior professional scholars in philosophy who have made a significant contribution to philosophy as is evident from publication of their research papers and books
 
A Fellow who has availed of a Fellowship (from the ICPR) will not be eligible for another Fellowship from the ICPR for the next five years from the date of the acceptance of the final report by the Council
 
Defaulters of any previous grant from ICPR under any scheme will not be eligible for consideration until the applicant obtains the clearance from the ICPR
 

Application

 
Details of the fellowship, eligibility criteria, instructions, and online application procedure etc., may be seen on www.icpr.in. Last date for online submission of application is 01st September 2017 from the publication of this advertisement
 
Applicants are required to submit online fees Rs.500/- in the case of General/OBC category whereas SC/ST category candidates are required to pay the fee of Rs.200/- only
 
The Council reserves the right to consider award of fellowship even if one has not applied for the same
 
In case of technical difficulties (online portal) in submission of online form Sh. Ranjan Kumar, 0120-4133935 may be contacted
 
Reg. Fellowship (Academic matters only) ICPR office may be contacted on 011-29901536, 01129901537
 

Important Dates

 
Last Date for Online Submission of Application is 01st September 2017
 

Date of Exam and Interview shall be intimated to shortlisted candidates through their registered email only
 

ICPR New Delhi

 
Indian Council of Philosophical Research, (Govt of India, Ministry of Human Resource Development), Dharshan Bhawan, 36 Tughlakabad Institutional Area, (Near Batra Hospital) M.B Road, New Delhi-110062, Website www.icpr.in
 
For any query,  candidates are requested to check the official website  .
 
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