Saturday, April 16, 2011

Part time PhD (Agri Economics, Education) @ ISEC

The Institute for Social and Economic Change (ISEC) is an All India Institute for Interdisciplinary Research and Training in the Social Sciences, established in 1972 by the late Professor V K R V Rao.

Applications invited for admission to full time (residential) and part-time (non-residential) Ph.D programmes of academic year 2011-12

Institute: Institute for Social and Economic Change (ISEC), Bangalore,

Programme: Ph.D. Admissions 2011-2012

·        Agricultural Economics or Rural Development
·        Development Studies
·        Economics
·        Education
·        Environmental Economics/Ecological Economics/ Natural Resource Economics
·        Political Science/International Relations/Public Administration
·        Population/Demographic Studies viii.Sociology/ Social Anthropology

Eligibility: Master's degree or equivalent in any of the above disciplines with at least 55% marks in the aggregate (50% in case of SC/ST applicants);
A pass in UGC-NET or JRF or SLET or M Phil is desirable;
Age limit for ICSSR fellowships - below 35 years, 40 years in case of teachers and members of professional staff in Research Institutes.
There is no age limit for ISEC Fellowship, Part-time or External PhD Programme.

Other Discipline-wise Eligibility Requirements:
·        Candidates applying in Agricultural Economics/ Rural Development should have a Master’s Degree in Economics, Statistics, Agricultural Economics or Rural Development.
·        Candidates applying in Economics should have a Master’s Degree in Economics/Statistics/Econometrics.
·        Candidates applying in Environmental/Ecological Economics/Natural Resource Economics should have a Master’s Degree in Economics or other relevant disciplines including Biological Sciences and engineering.
·        Candidates applying in Education should have a Master’s Degree in Education preferably with specialisation in Economics of Education/Sociology of Education/Educational Planning and Management.
·        Candidates applying in Political Science/International Relations/Public Administration should have a Master’s Degree in Political Science/International Relations/Public Administration.
·        Candidates applying in Population/Demographic Studies should have Master’s Degree in Demography/Population Studies or Economics/Statistics/Sociology or Anthropology or Geography, preferably with specialisation in Population Studies.
·        Candidates applying in Sociology/Social Anthropology should have Master’s Degree in Sociology/Anthropology (Social Anthropology).
·        Candidates applying in Development Studies should have Master’s Degree in any of the Social Sciences, MBA or acceptable Master’s degree by IDS, Mysore.

How to apply: Click  to download application form The duly filled-in application form with all the relevant enclosures should be submitted along with the application fee of Rs.500/- (Rs.150/- in case of SC/STs) in the form of a Demand Draft drawn in favour of the Registrar, ISEC, Bangalore. Candidates who are awaiting their final year PG results may also apply. However, it is mandatory to produce the proof of final PG examination results at the time of the admission test. The Pre-PhD Coursework begins in the first week of August 2011 Completed application with requisite attachments should reach the following address : Registrar, Institute for Social and Economic Change, Professor V K R V Rao Road, Nagarabhavi P.O., Bangalore-560 072, (Karnataka).

Application deadline: May 16, 2011

Institute for Social and Economic Change
Professor V K R V Rao Road
Nagarabhavi P.O., Bangalore-560 072, (Karnataka).


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