Dr. S. Radharkrishnan Postdoctoral Fellowships in Humanities and Social Sciences, 2016-2017

Applications are invited for Dr. S. Radharkrishnan Postdoctoral Fellowships in Humanities and Social Sciences (Including languages) for the year 20162017. Citizens of India can apply for these fellowships.
The objective of this award is to provide an opportunity to carry out the advanced studies and research in Humanities and Social Sciences including languages in Indian Universities and Colleges recognized under section 2(f) and fit to receive assistance under section 12 (B) of the UGC Act 1956 and Institutes of National Importance established by the Central/State Government.
The University Grants Commission (UGC) of India is a statutory body set up by the Indian Union government in accordance with the UGC Act 1956 under Ministry of Human Resource Development and is charged with coordination, determination, and maintenance of standards of higher education.
Applicants must have minimum 55% of marks at UG level and minimum 60% of marks at PG level.
Course Level: Fellowships are open for full-time Postdoctoral research work to young researchers below 35 years of age (Relaxation of 5 years for SC/ST/OBC/Women candidates).
Study Subject(s): Fellowships are available in the field of Humanities and Social science (including languages).
Scholarship Award:
  • Fellowships valued @Rs.38,800 – 1st year, @Rs.40,300 – 2nd year and @Rs.41,900 – 3rd yearContingency A @Rs.50,000 p.a. for three years
  • Escorts/Reader assistance @Rs.2000/- p.m. (fixed) in the case of physically disabled candidatesHRA : Post-Doctoral Fellowship provided with accommodation in hostel recognized/ maintained by the institutions may be reimbursed the hostel fee, excluding mess, electricity, water charges, etc. A certificate to this effect is to be furnished through the Registrar/Director/Principal (Annexure-II). If Post-Doctoral Fellow makes his/her own arrangements
HRA: Postdoctoral Fellowship provided with accommodation in hostel recognized/ maintained by the institutions may be reimbursed the hostel fee, excluding mess, electricity, water charges, etc. A certificate to this effect is to be furnished through the Registrar/Director/Principal (Annexure-II). If Post-Doctoral Fellow makes his/her own arrangements for accommodation, he/she may be entitled to draw HRA as per categorization of the cities by the Government of India. The postdoctoral Fellow will submit a certificate for this purpose to the UGC for claiming HRA through the concerned University/ Institution/ College
Scholarship can be taken in India
Eligibility: Applicants must meet the following guidelines:
  • The candidate should be unemployed.
  • The fellowship is open for full-time research work to young researchers below 35 years of age as on the last date of submission of online application. Relaxation of 5 years for SC/ST/OBC/Women/PWD (Persons with Disabilities) candidates.
  • For general category, minimum 55% of marks at UG level and minimum 60% of marks at PG level are mandatory. For reserved categories (SC/ST/OBC/PWD) candidates, minimum 50% of marks at UG level and minimum 55% of marks at PG level are required.
  • Candidates applying for PDF must upload the No Objection Certificate from the proposed research centre duly signed by the HOD and Registrar/Principal/Director of the University/College/Institute as per Annexure-I.
  • Transgender candidates are eligible to apply under the scheme. The reservation shall be followed as per the Govt. of India norms
Note:-Candidate must identify a Guide for his/her postdoctoral research work and obtain his /her consent for the guidance.
Nationality: Citizens of India can apply for these fellowships.
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have minimum 55% of marks at UG level and minimum 60% of marks at PG level.
How to Apply: The mode of application is online.
Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 30th June 2016.
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