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NCERT Doctoral Fellowships 2011 Date Application Form Eligibility

NCERT Doctoral Fellowships 2011

National Council of Educational Research and Training
Sri Aurobindo Marg, New Delhi-110 016.

NCERT Doctoral Fellowships 2011

Applications are invited for the award of 10 NCERT Doctoral Fellowships in the field of education and other disciplines directly related to education. The fellowships are intended for young aspirants to pursue doctoral work in a recognized university/ research institution of their choice. Young scholars from different disciplinary perspectives will be encouraged to enter and research the field of education.

Objectives of the Scheme:
(a) To provide opportunities to young scholars to research the field of education from different disciplinary perspectives.
(b) To build the knowledge base of education in the contemporary context.

Scope of the Scheme
The NCERT Doctoral Fellowships are intended to enable young scholars to pursue doctoral research in education and other related disciplines. Doctoral Fellows can pursue their work in a recognized university/ research institution of their choice. The NCERT encourages original thinking in conceptualization of the problem and use of innovative methodology in conduct of the research related to school education.

1. Good Academic record with at least 55% marks at the Master’s degree level.
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. Short listed 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.

Reservation of Seats
The statutory provisions for reservation of seats will be available to the candidates belonging to different categories.

Fellowship Amount
NCERT Doctoral Fellows will receive a fellowship of Rs. 12,000/- per month (equivalent to UGC Junior Research Fellows) for a maximum period of three years during the period of registration. They will also receive a contingency grant of Rs. 10,000/- per annum during this period. The fellowship will commence from the date of joining by the candidate after completing the registration formalities for Ph.D. and terminate at the end of three years from the date of joining or with the submission of the doctoral thesis which ever is earlier.

Application Procedure
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, and (d) potential contribution of the study. Attested copies of all mark sheets/certificates and proof of Ph.D. registration (if already registered) should also be sent with the application at the following address.

Department of Educational Research and Policy Perspectives
National Council of Educational Research and Training
Sri Aurobindo Marg
New Delhi – 110 016.

The last date of receiving completed application is one month from the publication of the advertisement.

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The National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) is an apex resource organization set up by the Government of India, with headquarters at New Delhi, to assist and advise the Central and State Governments on academic matters related to school was Established in the year of 1961. 

Functions of NCERT includes Research, Development, Training, Extension, Publication and Dissemination and Exchange Programmes. The NCERT also drafts, publishes and recommends school text books (from Class I to Class XII) of various subjects based on the recommendations of knowledgeable faculty in the subject.

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