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National Centre for Disease Control under the Directorate General of Health Services,Union Ministry of Health and Family welfarehas invited applications for admission to the India Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) training programme, a 2-year programme in Applied Epidemiology based at the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Delhi.
The programme is modelled after the EIS program at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and is implemented in collaboration with CDC.
India EIS trains officers to develop public health skills while working with various public health agencies/programmes in the country.
Selected applicants become known as EIS officers during their training. EIS officers are assigned to a state/central public health agency for two years under the guidance of a mentor and supervisor. EIS officers provide service to their assigned agency while completing the Core Activities of Learning (CALs). Completion of all CALs is required for successful completion of the programme. CALs include field investigation such as outbreak investigations, evaluation of a surveillance system, in-depth epidemiologic data analysis, scientific abstracts, oral presentations, and manuscript writing. While the EIS officers spend most of their time working at their placement sites, short courses, weekly seminars, and an annual conference are also conducted. Officers are obligated to work in public health for a prescribed period of time after completion of the two-year training.
Eligibility: Applicants can be self-sponsored or Sponsored (Regular employees of central/state health service or equivalent (local autonomous bodies)).
Applicant should hold one of the following qualifications (i) MD (Public Health/Preventive and Social Medicine/Community Medicine) (ii) MD (Clinical or Para-Clinical) with 2 years' experience (service) (iii) MBBS with Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical, Para-clinical, or Public Health with 3 years' of public health experience from any recognized institution (iv) MBBS from any recognized institution with five years minimum work experience in public health.
Applicant should not be over 45 years as of the last date of application (30 September 2019)
Government sponsored candidates should be presently working in central or state government/PSUs such as ESI, railways, state or municipal corporations, local bodies, defence, para-military forces, medical colleges, autonomous bodies, etc.
Applications: Applications can be downloaded from https://ncdc.gov.in/.
The electronic application has to be send as an email to email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org. The paper application form has to be send to Strategic Alliance Management Services P Ltd., 1/1B (Ground Floor), Choudhary Hetram House, Bharat Nagar, New Friends Colony, New Delhi -110 025'.
Last date for receipt of filled applications is 30th September, 2019.
For details, visit https://ncdc.gov.in/.
National Power Training Institute, Ministry of Power, Government of India, Badarpur, New Delhi-110044, has invited applications for admission to the Post Graduate Diploma Course in Transmission andDistribution, 2019-20.
This is a modular course of 26 weeks duration. Formal coaching will be held at Regional Institute of NPTI located at Badarpur, New Delhi. Simulator training will be held at Bengaluru. Regular visits to nearby Power Stations/Sub Stations/LDCs and other related industries are also undertaken during the programme.
Eligibility: B.E./B. Tech. or equivalent in Electrical/Electrical & Electronics/Power Engg.
Selection: Selection will be based on the percentage marks in BE/B.Tech
Seats: There are 60 seats for the course. Reservation for OBC, SC/ST, Specially-abled will be as per Govt. of India Norms.
Course fee: Course fee is Rs. 1.45 lakhs. The cost of transportation to local industries/utilities will be Rs. 7030/-. GST will be applicable on both.
Application: Applications can be submitted at http://npti.gov.in/npti_badarpur/, latest by October 4, 2019. Application fee is Rs.500/-.
Counselling list will be announced in the website on 9 October 2019. Classes commence on 14 October 2019.
For details, visit http://npti.gov.in/npti_badarpur/
Department of Management Studies (DoMS), Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras, Chennai - 600 036, has invited applications for admission to the Executive- Master of Business Administration (EMBA) of 2-years duration, being offered at the Department.
The Program enables the participants to learn the arts and science of managing an organization. The EMBA program equips mid-career working professionals with (i) Deep functional and broad industrial domain knowledge (ii) Integrative perspective of boundary-spanning business decisions and (iii) Leadership traits to contribute in a global business setup.
EMBA Program prepares participants with business competencies, enriches them with multidimensional perspective and empowers participants with the strategic ability to enact leadership roles.
EMBA is designed for blended weekend learning and enables working professionals to make strategic investment in their careers while they continue to meet their job demands. Classes are held mostly over alternate weekends. The curriculum provides a three-pronged learning approach. The curriculum includes experiential and integrated courses and projects (blended learning). The students also get access to academic and non-academic world-class infrastructure of IIT Madras.
The 24 Months Degree Program will have 30 courses and will be conducted in 8 quarters with classes at weekends.
Eligibility: Applicant should hold a First Class Bachelor's degree in any discipline with a minimum of 60% marks and also should have minimum three years of industry experience.
Selection: Selection will be through DoMS entrance exam and personal interview. The entrance exam will comprise of multiple choice questions on quantitative aptitude, logical reasoning, verbal ability, and business aptitude.
Results will be announced in November 2019 and the classes will commence in January 2020.
Course Fee: The course fee for theEMBAprogram is Rs.12 lakhs. The fee can be paid in four instalments (Rs. 3 lakhs per semester) at the beginning of each semester. Bank of Baroda provides educational loan for the program.
A few seats are available for company sponsored candidates who are required to produce sponsorship letters in the prescribed format(to be downloaded from https://doms.iitm.ac.in/emba) from their respective employers.
Applications can be submitted online, latest by October 21, 2019 at https://doms.iitm.ac.in/emba
For more details and the Admission Brochure, visit https://doms.iitm.ac.in/emba
National Testing Agency (NTA) will hold the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) Entrance examination for admission to MBA (International Business Degree Programme)-Session 2020- 22 at its Campuses in New Delhi, Kolkata and Kakinada (AP).
This is a six-trimester general management programme with a focus on International Business for developing competent cadre of business executives to meet the country's growing requirements for trained personnel in the field of International Business Management.
Eligibility: Applicant should hold a recognized Bachelor's degree of minimum 3 years' duration in any discipline with 50% marks in Graduation (45% for SC/ST/PWD candidates). Those appearing in the final year examination of Graduation can also apply. There is no age limit.
Admission of any candidate who joins the programme on provisional basis but fails to obtain minimum percentage in the Bachelors degree examination will be automatically cancelled forthwith. Such candidates should immediately inform the Institute on declaration of his/her results. Admission of candidates who do not inform the Institute of such a situation will automatically stand cancelled on the 7th October 2020. No request for extension of time for re-evaluation, etc. will be entertained.
Mode of Test: The test will be a Computer Based Test of 2 hours duration and will be held from 10 am to 12 noon on 1st December 2019 (Sunday), in selected cities across India. The Cities where the IIFT MBA (IB)-2020 entrance test will be conducted are given in Appendix-IV of the Information Bulletin that can be downloaded from https://iift.nta.nic.in/.While applying, candidates have to select any four cities of their choice.
The medium of examination will be in English and it will have multiple choice objective type questions covering English Grammar, Vocabulary and Comprehension, General Knowledge andCurrent Affairs, Logical Reasoning, Data Interpretation and Quantitative Analysis.
Application & Application Fee: Online submission of application form can be done up to 11.50 pm on 25 October 2019 (Friday) at https://iift.nta.nic.in/
Application fee is Rs 2000/- for General/Gen-EWS/ OBC(NCL) and Rs 1000/- for SC/ST/PwD/Transgender. Application fee is US$ 150 / Rs.9,500/- for Foreign Nationals/NRIs. Application Fee can be paid online till 11.50 pm on 26 October2019. Payment can be made by Debit/Credit Card/Net Banking/PAYTM/UPI Service. Applicants are not required to send/submit any document(s) including Confirmation page to NTA.
Correction in particulars can be done online during 1 November 2019 (Friday) to 7 November2019(Thursday). Admit Cards can be printed from NTA's website from 11 November2019 (Monday). Result is likely to be declared on 11 December 2019 (Wednesday).
After the Entrance examinations, the NTA will display provisional Answer Keys & Question Paper attempted by the candidate on the NTA's website https://iift.nta.nic.in/. The date for the same will be displayed on the NTA's website. Candidates will be able to challenge provisional answer keys online only through the link to be made available at https://iift.nta.nic.in/ on payment of a non-refundable processing fee of Rs.1000/- per question. The fee can be paid by credit/debit card/Net banking/ PAYTM/UPI services. The NTA's decision on the challenges shall be final and no further communication will be entertained. The subject experts will examine all the challenges received and then a final answer key will be declared.
Result is likely to be declared on 11 December 2019 (Wednesday).
Last Date to apply online and submission of GMAT Score for Foreign Nationals and NRIs is 15th February, 2020.
Reservations: Seats are reserved as per Government of India rules. Seats are reserved for Foreign Nationals & NRIs and their admission is considered on the basis of GMAT score and Interview.
For details, visit https://iift.nta.nic.in/
National Productivity Council (NPC), under Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Govt. of India; Dr. Ambedkar Institute of Productivity, 6, Aavin Diary Road, Ambattur Industrial Estate (North), Ambattur, Chennai-600 050, has invited applications for admission to theIndustry Oriented, One Year, Post Graduate Certificate Programme in Energy Management, 2019-20, to be held at the Institute from 8 November 2019.
The objective of NPC is to stimulate productivity consciousness in the country and to provide productivity services with a view to maximizing the utilization of available resources of men, machines, materials and power, to wage war against waste, and to help secure for the people of the country a better and higher standard of living.
The programme is practice-oriented and aims to (i) fully equip and develop the trainees for taking up challenging assignments as energy managers in industries, central/state energy development agency, Energy consulting firms, Energy Management centers, etc. (ii) evolve suitable strategy for efficient energy management (iii) develop the ability to carry out energy audits and work out suitable action plans for effecting energy savings and their implementation (iv) take up macro level energy surveys, prepare data base and work out models and programme for wide application, awareness etc.
Eligibility: Applicant should possess a Bachelor's Degree in any branch of Engineering/Technology and must have excellent analytical and creative bent of mind and aptitude for applied work. There is no age restriction. Those appearing in the final degree examination can also apply, but must produce cumulative mark sheets of the entire course during the time of Interview.
Selection: After screening the applications received, the selected candidates will be called to appear for an interview, at their own cost, on a date at one of the centers, which would be intimated. The final selection would be based on the marks scored in the U.G. degree exam and performance of the candidate in the interview.
Curriculum: Selected candidates will undergo intensive, comprehensive and industry oriented programme at the institute (AIP) for a year. The curriculum prescribed for the course is the outcome of blending experience of training and consultancy work that NPC has accumulated for over forty years. The broad coverage of subjects is given at the website. The Syllabus and details about Lab facility available are given in the Prospectus.
The programme would be conducted through class-room lectures, hands on practical sessions in the CETEE facility, case studies, group discussions, business games, role plays, group learning methods, etc. The training would be imparted through presentations and lectures using audio visual aids like LCD projectors, white board, flipcharts, etc.
Application: Application form is available at http://www.npcindia.gov.in/. A printout of the same may be taken, filled and submitted along with copies of proofs of educational qualifications, mark sheets of the qualifying (B.E/ B.Tech) exam, date of birth and caste certificate (if applicable). The last date for receipt of the filled in application form is 4October 2019.
Course Fee: The fee for the entire programme is Rs. 2,50,000/-. The candidate has to pay an amount of Rs. 25000/-, at the time of admission, which is non-refundable. The balance amount of Rs. 2,25,000/- is to be paid in two instalments of Rs. 1,12,500/- each. All payments are to be made by way of Demand Draft payable in favour of 'National Productivity Council', payable at New Delhi.
Boarding and lodging has to be arranged by the candidate at his/her own cost.
Award of Certificate: Those who qualify in the prescribed examinations, project and other evaluations will be awarded a Postgraduate Certificate in Energy Management.
For details, visit http://www.npcindia.gov.in/
Space Technology Students' Society, IIT Kharagpur, has invited entries for the National Students' Space Challenge Programme, a quiz based on space science and space technology aimed to provide a challenging atmosphere and also to inculcate an interest in the field of space and astronomy.
Thye first stage of the NSSC Programme is an online quiz to be held between 5 pm and 5.30 pm on 22 September 2019.
The top six teams of the online quiz competition will get direct entry to thesecond roundof 'Quiz' which will be held offline duringNSSC 19 at IIT Kharagpurfrom1st to 3rd November, 2019. The offline Round 1 of Space Quiz will be held on 3rd November, 2019 from 10 am onwards. The qualifiers will proceed to second round at 4 pm on 3rd November, 2019. The students selected in the Online Quiz and the quiz conducted in colleges will get direct entry to the second round.
The quiz is open to anyone interested. A team of a maximum of 3 members across institutes can be formed. However, they need not belong to the same institute/college/university. A person cannot be a part of more than one team.
The quiz consists of 25 questions to be answered in 30 minutes. There will be only one correct answer for each question. The format and structure may change, subject to the requirement of the event. Prize money worth 10,000 INR will be distributed to the winning teams.
Registration can be done till 5 pm on 22 September 2019 at http://nssc.in/event/quiz.php.
For full details, visit http://nssc.in/event/quiz.php
Adobe, focusing on bringing together the most intelligent, driven, diverse set of individuals; giving them the freedom to nurture their intellectual curiosity & providing them with the necessary resources and support to shape their ideas into tangible results, have invited applications for the Adobe India Women-in-Technology Scholarship.
Through the scheme, Adobe is striving towards creating gender equality in science, technology and engineering domains by encouraging women to showcase their excellence in computing and technology and become future leaders and role models in the field.
Scholarship Details: The Scholarship will cover (i) Fund toward tuition fees for the remainder of the award recipient's university education ending in academic year 2020-21 (ii) Opportunity for Summer Internship at Adobe India in 2020 (subject to conditions) (iii) Mentoring by a senior technology leader from Adobe (iv) Travel to Grace Hopper Conference India, including participation fees.
Eligibility: Applicants must be (i) Indian female citizen student (ii) enrolled as a full time student in a formal technology 4 year BE / B.Tech education program or an Integrated ME/MS/MTech program at an Indian University or Institute at the time of applying and should be completing the program in Academic year 2020-21 (iii) pursuing a Major or Minor in the following streams: Computer Science/Engineering, Information Science, Data Science, Electrical/Electronics Engineering, Math and Computing
One can apply to only one of the following two Scholarships (i) Adobe India Women-In-Technology Scholarship OR (ii) the Adobe Global Women In Technology Scholarship.
Anyone who is a 'related party' to an Adobe employee is not eligible to apply.
Application: Applications must be submitted ONLINE at the link for application given at the 'Scholarships' link at https://research.adobe.com/ by 5 pm on September 22nd, 2019.
Applications must include: Essays (expected to answer short essay type questions); Resume; Letter of Recommendation from a Professor with whom applicant has taken a college course; Academic transcripts from applicant's current and past institutions. More details on this are available at the application portal.
Applications will be assessed on Intellectual and analytic strengths; Technical skills; Ability to think creatively; Ambition and initiative; Ability to work on a team etc.
Internship, if selected, will be offered at Adobe India office. Terms & conditions of internships for India interns will apply. If selected for the scholarship, the winner will not be eligible for any other scholarships from Adobe for the same year.
For details, see the Notification at the 'Scholarships' link at https://research.adobe.com/
New Delhi: A massive fully-funded PhD fellowship programme at IITs for students from ASEAN countries was on Monday launched by Extremal Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, who hoped the platform will help in generating "new business ideas" and "exciting technological breakthroughs".
The programme billed as "the largest of its kind" will select 1,000 students in three phases.
Jaishankar inaugurated the programme at the Jawaharlal Nehru Bhawan here and also launched a portal for receiving applications from students.
The government will spend Rs 300 crore on this fully-funded PhD fellowship programme for students from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), a senior official of the Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry said.
IIT-Delhi is the coordinating agency for this programme which will select 1,000 students in the next three years.
"This year 250 students will be selected, 300 the year after and 450 in the subsequent year," Secretary, HRD Ministry, R Subrahmanyam, said.
ASEAN is an intergovernmental organisation in Southeast Asia. Its 10 member countries are Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.
A senior MEA official said the programme is fully-funded by the HRD Ministry and the External Affairs Ministry is a partner in it to popularise it through outreach to ASEAN countries.
"This is the launch of a platform for the largest capacity building programme in the ASEAN-India partnership so far. Through the launch of this portal, we open our celebrated Indian institutions, the IITs, to a 1,000 brilliant students from ASEAN partner countries for doctoral research," Jaishankar said.
The external affairs minister also said, besides mutually benefitting ASEAN countries and India, this programme will also "enhance the global reputation of IITs".
"Through this fellowship programme, we hope these bright students will help transform the world by doing research in cutting-edge areas such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, smart materials, advanced manufacturing, target drugs and bio-engineering," he said.
"We expect that next generation of new business ideas and exciting new technological breakthroughs will be launched by the platform provided by this fellowship enabling further research by ASEAN and India together," Jaishankar added.
The fellowship was announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi last year at the 25th anniversary commemorative ASEAN-India Summit here.
Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal said he was delighted that the Indian government launched the fellowship that will also enhance cultural and technological bonds between ASEAN and India.
"We have 23 IITs which are the top institutes and today, with this programme, it will lend a big strength for ASEAN countries and take our generations a long way ahead," he said.
In his address, he asserted that, "Through this fellowship, we will polish these students like diamonds and give it back to you".
The programme was also attended by Thailand Ambassador Chutintorn Gongsakdi, Vietnam Ambassador Pham Sanh Chau, Envoy of Indonesia Sidharto Suryodipuro and other diplomats from various ASEAN countries.
Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala Public Service Commission is ready to conduct the exams in Malayalam language, said chairman M K Sakeer after the meeting with chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan here today. The meeting was held in connection with the demand of making PSC question papers available in Malayalam. A statewide hunger strike was observed by pro-Malayalam outfits demanding the PSC to conduct all its examinations in the language.
PSC chairman informed in the meeting with the CM that it is ready to conduct all exams that comes under PSC in Malayalam. A decision to set up a committee to study about the practical issues was arrived and members of the committee will include university teachers.
PSC has withdrawn the excuses over conducting the exam in Malayalam. With this, it is examined that the protest staged by Aikya Malayalam Prasthanamdemanding to conduct PSC exams in Malayalam language wassuccessful. Earlier, many noted personalities also joined the protest.
Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad, has invited applications for admission to the Ph.D. Programme in Management. The Ph.D. Programme of IIMA provides an opportunity for those interested in a career that offers life-long learning and growth.
The programme is offered in the following areas of high levels of specialization: Business Policy, Economics, Finance & Accounting, Food & Agri-business, Human Resource Management, Information Systems, Innovation & Management in Education, Marketing, Organizational Behaviour, Production & Quantitative Methods, and Public Systems
Eligibility: Applicant must hold Master's or Post Graduate Diploma of 2 years, or should hold a Professional qualification like CA/ ICWA/CS with B.Com/Degree. The minimum period for completing PhD for those with these eligibilities, is 3 years. Those with B.Tech/ 4 year Degree with 6.5 CGPA or equivalent can also apply. The minimum period for completion of PhD by them is 4 years.
Those who are in the final year of their Masters/Bachelors Programmes that would make them eligible, can also apply subject to the conditions specified.
Selection: Applicants are required to take the Common Admission Test (CAT) or a standard test in lieu of CAT. Scores of CAT 2017, 2018 and 2019 are considered valid for application in 2020. The standard test in lieu of CAT varies depending on the specialization opted by the applicant. For NRIs and Foreign students, the standard test is the Graduate Management Aptitude Test (GMAT).
Standard Test Score not required if an applicant is a PGP Alumni of any IIM - PGPX/PGP-PMP Alumni of any IIM where such courses are offered. Part-time/evening/week-end/Distance Learning programmes of IIM are not considered.
Detailed eligibility is given at www.iima.ac.in
Application fee is Rs.500/-, which can be paid through IIMA gate way.
Application Form and Brochure will be available online. An applicant is eligible to apply for a maximum of three areas of high levels of specialization.
Last date for applying online is January 23, 2020.
Interviews will be held in March/April and admission decisions made by last week of April.
For details, visit www.iima.ac.in
CSIR - Central Building Research Institute, Roorkee-247667, a constituent establishment of CSIR, New Delhi, has notified a Walk-In-Interview from 16 September 2019 to 20 September 2019 and 23 September 2019 to recruit dynamic young Indian Nationals as temporary manpower to work in Plan-CSIR Funded/External FundedProjects.
Panel of suitable candidates will also be made, which will be operative for a maximum period of one year from the date of interview or till another interview to be conducted by the Institute for recruitment of similar positions in future, whichever is earlier.
There are 56 positions of Project Assistants (Level-I, II and III) including one position of JRF and one position of Research Associate-I for specific duration on the fixed stipend Rs. 15,000/- Rs. 25,000/-, Rs. 28,000/-and Rs. 36,000/- p.m.
The recruitment will be through Walk-in-Interview. The requisite areas / qualifications are as follows: Diploma (Civil/Mechanical Engg.); BE/B. Tech. (Civil/Chemical/Information Technology/Computer Science/MCA/Mechanical / Geotechnical Engg.); B.Sc. (PCM) with Computer/M.Sc. (Inorganic Chemistry / Multi Media/Mass Communication with A.V production/Energy Studies)/ M. Tech (Civil/ Chemical / Computer Science / Structures and or Geotechnical / Electrical/ Geotech/ Structure / Mechanical/Energy Science & Engg./ Thermal Engg.) / B. Arch./M.Arch. (Architecture and / or Conservation) / Ph.D. (Chemistry / Chemical).
The positions of Project Staff are purely temporary which will be coterminous with the date mentioned in appointment letter or expiry of the Project and does not confer any right, explicitly or implicitly for regular absorption in the Institute / CSIR or in the sponsoring organization.
For details visit www.cbri.res.in
The National Testing Agency (NTA), established by Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) as an independent/autonomous, self-reliant and self-sustained premier testing organization, will conduct the next UGC-NET examination between 2nd and 6th December 2019, for the award of Junior Research Fellowship and for determining the eligibility for Assistant Professor.
The eligibility for 'Assistant Professor' or for 'Junior Research Fellowship and Assistant Professor' will depend on the performance of the candidate in both the papers of UGC-NET in aggregate.
Those who qualify for the award of JRF are eligible to pursue research in the subject of their post-graduation or in a related subject and are also eligible for Assistant Professor. The universities, institutions, IITs and other national organizations may select the JRF awardees for full time research work in accordance with the procedure prescribed by them. They will be eligible to receive fellowship of UGC under various schemes, subject to their finding placement in universities/IITs/Institutions. The validity period of the offer will be three years w.e.f. the date of issue of JRF Award Letter. However, for those candidates who have already joined M. Phil. / Ph.D., the date of commencement of Fellowship shall be from the date of declaration of NET result or date of their joining, whichever is later.
Those qualifying exclusively for Assistant Professor will be governed by the rules and regulations for recruitment of Assistant Professor of the concerned universities/colleges/State governments, as the case may be. They will not be considered for the award of JRF.
Applicant should select in the Application Form whether they are applying for 'Assistant Professor' or 'Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) and Assistant Professor'.
NET Papers: List of 81 subject papers in which NET will be conducted is given as Annexure-III of the Information Bulletin available at https://ugcnet.nta.nic.in/. Applicants may appear in the subject of their Post Graduation only. The list of subjects at Post Graduation level is given as Annexure IV and V of the Information Bulletin. Those, whose Post Graduation subject is not covered in the list of NET subjects, may appear in a related subject.
NET Structure: The Test that will be conducted as Computer Based Test (CBT) only. The examination of 3 hours duration will have two papers; carrying 50 (Paper-I) and 100 marks (Paper-II) respectively, with Objective type multiple choice questions. There will not be any break between the 2 papers. The Test will be held in 2 shifts, between 9.30 am and 12.30 pm and 2.30 pm to 5.30 pm. Questions in Paper-I will assess the teaching/ research aptitude of the candidate. It will primarily be designed to test reasoning ability, reading comprehension, divergent thinking and general awareness of the candidate. Paper II will be based on the subject selected by the candidate and will assess domain knowledge. All questions in both papers are compulsory. Each correct response will fetch 2 marks. There is no negative marking for incorrect response.
Updated syllabi for all NET subjects can be downloaded from https://www.ugcnetonline.in/syllabus-new.php.
Eligibility: Applicant should have a Master's Degree or should have passed an equivalent examination in Humanities and Social Science (including languages), Computer Science and Applications, Electronic Science etc. securing (without rounding off) 55% marks in case of General/Unreserved/General-EWS categories and 50% marks in case of OBC/SC/ST/PwD/Transgender categories.
Those pursuing their Master's degree or equivalent course; those who have appeared for their qualifying Master's degree (final year) examination and whose result is still awaited; those whose qualifying examinations have been delayed may also apply for this test. However, such candidates will be admitted provisionally. They shall be considered eligible for award of JRF/eligibility for Assistant Professor only after they pass their Master's Degree or equivalent examination with the prescribed marks. Such candidates must complete their Master degree or equivalent examination within two years from the date of NET result with required percentage of marks, failing which they shall be treated as disqualified.
Ph.D. degree holders whose Master's level examination has been completed by 19 September 1991 (irrespective of date of declaration of result) shall be eligible for a relaxation of 5% in aggregate marks (i.e. from 55% to 50%) for appearing in NET.
Age Limit and Relaxation: For JRF, applicant should not be more than 30 years as on 01.12.2019. A relaxation of upto 5 years is provided to those belonging to OBC-NCL/SC/ST/PwD/Transgender categories and to women applicants. Relaxation will also be provided to the candidates with research experience, limited to the period spent on research in the relevant/related subject of post graduation degree, subject to a maximum of 5 years, on production of a certificate from appropriate authority. Three years relaxation in age will be permissible to the candidates with L.L.M. degree. A relaxation of upto 5 years is provided to the candidates who have served in the armed forces subject to the length of service in the armed forces upto the first day of the month in which the concerned UGC-NET is to be held. Total age relaxation on the above ground(s) shall not exceed five years under any circumstances.
There is no upper age limit in applying for UGC-NET for Assistant Professor.
Exemption (Eligibility for Assistant Professor): NET/SET/SLET shall remain the minimum eligibility condition for recruitment and appointment of Assistant Professors in Universities/Colleges/ Institutions. In this regard, exemption from NET/SET/SLET will be governed by UGC regulations and amendments notified in the Gazette of India from time to time. The candidates who have passed the UGC/CSIR/ JRF examination prior to 1989 are also exempted from appearing in NET.
For SET Candidates: Those who have cleared the States Eligibility Test (SET) accredited by UGC for Assistant Professor held prior to 1st December 2002, are exempted from appearing in NET, and are eligible to apply for Assistant Professor anywhere in India. For SET held from 1st December 2002 onwards, the qualified candidates are eligible to apply for the post of Assistant Professor only in the universities/colleges situated in the State from where they have cleared their SET.
Application: Applications are to be submitted online at https://ugcnet.nta.nic.in/ by 11.50 pm on 9th October, 2019. List of Cities for Centres of UGC-NET December, 2019 is given in the Information Bulletin.
Application Fee: Application fee is Rs. 1000/- for General/Unreserved; Rs. 500/- for Gen-EWS/ OBC-NCL and Rs. 250/- for SC/ST/PwD/ Transgender applicants. The Application Fees can be paid up to 11.50 pm on 10 October, 2019 using Credit Card/Debit Card/Net-Banking/Paytm.
Applicants are neither required to send any certificates/documents in support of their eligibility nor printout of their Application Form or Confirmation Page to NTA.
Correction in particulars of Application Form can be made on website only, during 18th October to 25th October 2019. Admit Cards can be downloaded from NTA website from 9th November, 2019.
Results are likely to be declared on NTA website by 31st December 2019.
For details, visit https://ugcnet.nta.nic.in/
The National Testing Agency (NTA), will hold the next CSIR-UGC National Eligibility Test (CSIR-UGC NET) in December, 2019 for award of Junior Research Fellowship and for determining the eligibility for Lecturership (LS)/Assistant Professorship in Life Sciences; Physical Sciences; Chemical Sciences; Earth Sciences and Mathematical Sciences.
CSIR and UGC provide Research Fellowships for training in methods of research under expert guidance of faculty members/scientists working in University Department/ National Laboratories and Institutions in various fields of Science. CSIR-UGC NET Fellowships are tenable in Universities/IITs/Post Graduate Colleges/Govt. Research Establishments including those of the CSIR, Research & Development establishments of recognized public or private sector industrial firms and other recognized institutions. Only bonafide Indian Citizens are eligible for the test. CSIR-UGC NET Fellowship is tenable in India. The programme is aimed at National Science & Technology Human Resource Development.
A large number of JRFs are awarded each year by CSIR to those holding BS-4 years program/ BE/B.Tech./B. Pharma/MBBS/ Integrated BS-MS/M.Sc. or Equivalent degree/B.Sc. (Hons) or equivalent degree holders or students enrolled in integrated MS-Ph.D. program with at least 55% marks for General/General-EWS & OBC (50% for SC/ST candidates and Persons with Disability) after qualifying the Test conducted by CSIR twice a year in June and December.
This test also determines the eligibility of candidates for Lectureship/Assistant Professorship in Indian University/Colleges.
Those who qualify for JRF are eligible for Lectureship/Assistant Professorship also, subject to fulfilling the eligibility criteria laid down by UGC. Some aspirants are declared successful in eligibility for Lectureship/Assistant Professorship only based on their performance in the test.
The award of CSIR-UGC NET Fellowship is for a fixed tenure and does not imply any assurance or guarantee for subsequent employment by CSIR-UGC NET to the beneficiary.
A candidate may apply either for 'Junior Research Fellowship (JRF)' or 'Lectureship/Assistant Professorship'. He/she may indicate his/her preference in the Online Application, as the case may be. If a candidate applies for JRF and fulfils the laid down eligibility criteria for Lectureship/Assistant Professorship also, such a candidate will be considered for both JRF & LS/Assistant Professorship. Option/preference given by the candidate in his/her application form is final and request for change will not be entertained at any later stage. The total number of candidates who will qualify depends on the number of fellowships available and performance in the test, subject to the condition that they fulfill the laid down eligibility criteria.
Test structure: The test will be held on 15th December 2019 in two different shifts of 3 hours duration with Shift-1 from 9.30 am and 12.30 pm and shift-2 from 2.30 pm to 5.30 pm, as a Computer Based Test (CBT).
Pattern of Examination: The Test will consist of three parts. There will be no break between papers. The subject-wise scheme of examination is given in the information bulletin available at https://csirnet.nta.nic.in/. Syllabus andScheme of Examination of the MCQ Paper may be seen at CSIR HRDG website, www.csirhrdg.res.in.
Educational Qualifications: Applicant should have M.Sc. or equivalent degree/ Integrated BS-MS/BS-4 years/BE/B. Tech/B. Pharma/MBBS with at least 55% marks for General (UR)/General-EWS and OBC candidates and 50% for SC/ST, Persons with Disability (PwD) candidates. Those enrolled for M.Sc or having completed 10+2+3 years of the above qualifying examination as on the closing date of online submission of Application Form, are also eligible to apply in the above subject under the Result Awaited (RA) category on the condition that they complete the qualifying degree with requisite percentage of marks within the validity period of two years to avail the fellowship.
B.Sc (Hons) or equivalent degree holders or students enrolled in Integrated MS-PhD program with at least 55% marks for General (UR)/General-EWS and OBC candidates; 50% marks for SC/ST, Persons with Disability (PwD) candidates are also eligible to apply. Candidates with Bachelor's degree will be eligible for CSIR fellowship only after getting registered/enrolled for Ph.D/Integrated Ph.D program within the validity period of two years. Candidates possessing only Bachelor's degree are eligible to apply only for Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) and not for Lectureship (LS)/ Associate Professorship.
The eligibility for Lectureship/Assistant Professorship of NET qualified candidates will be subject to fulfilling the criteria laid down by UGC. Ph.D degree holders who have passed Master's degree prior to 19th September, 1991 with at least 50% marks are eligible to apply for Lectureship/Assistant Professorship only.
Upper Age limit: For JRF, upper age limit will be 28 years as on 1 July 2019. Upper age limit may be relaxable up to 5 years in case of SC/ST/Persons with Disability(PwD)/ female applicants and 3 years in case of OBC (Non Creamy Layer) applicants. For Lectureship (LS)/ Assistant Professorship, there is no upper age limit.
Application: Applications are to be submitted online at https://csirnet.nta.nic.in/ by 11.50 pm on 9th October, 2019. List of test Cities is given in the Information Bulletin.
Application Fee: Application fee is Rs. 1000/- for General/ Gen-EWS; Rs. 500/- for OBC-NCL and Rs. 250/- for SC/ST/PwD. The Application Fees can be paid up to 11.50 pm on 10th October, 2019 using Credit Card/Debit Card/Net-Banking/Paytm.
Applicants are neither required to send any certificates/documents in support of their eligibility nor printout of their Application Form or Confirmation Page to NTA.
Correction in particulars of Application Form can be made on website only, during 18th October to 25th October 2019. Admit Cards can be downloaded from NTA website from 9th November, 2019.
Results are likely to be declared on NTA website by 31st December 2019.
For details, visit https://csirnet.nta.nic.in/
National School of Drama, New Delhi, an autonomous Institution of Ministry of Culture, Govt. of India, has invited applications for the 30 days-long National Tribal Production Oriented Residential Theatre workshop to be held in collaboration with Indira Gandhi National Tribal University, Amarkantak, M.P, from 29th September to 4th November, 2019 in IGNTU, Amarkantak, Madhya Pradesh.
The workshop is organised under a scheme 'Tribal sub-plan' of Ministry of Culture, Govt.of India and will be conducted by eminent theatre persons.
Applicants should be of Tribal Communities only from across the country who have passed 12th Class exam in any stream from any recognized Board of a State Govt and in the age group of 18 to 30 years as on 1 July 2019. Applicant must have participated in some theatre production / workshop before or must have studied theatre at some stage.
The selection will be done through an audition cum interview at IGNTU Campus, the date for which will be intimated to shortlisted candidates.
Applicants selected will have to stay on the campus of IGNTU during the entire period of the 30 days workshop. They will be provided boarding and lodging facilities in IGNTU campus.
Those interested may submit their resume along with two passport size photographs mentioning mobile number of two persons who have seen their works and are known names in the field of theatre.
Applications complete in all respects must reach 'Extension Programme Deptt; National School of Drama, Bahawalpur House, Bhagwandas Road, New Delhi-110001', latest by 18September 2019 (email: email@example.com)
The notification is available at https://nsd.gov.in/
Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences andTechnology (SCTIMST), Trivandrum-695011, an Institution of National Importance under Govt. of India, as invited applications for admission to various Programmes offered at the Institute for the Academic Session, January 2020.
The following are the academic programs of the Institute in the January 2020 session. (i) DM/M.Ch-Cardiology, Neurology, Neuroimaging and Interventional Neuroradiology, Cardiovascular imaging and vascular interventional radiology, Cardiothoracic & Vascular Anaesthesia, Neuroanaesthesia, Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery, Neurosurgery, Vascular Surgery (ii) Post Doctoral Certificate Course-Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anaesthesia, Neuroanaesthesia, Diagnostic Neuroradiology, Vascular Surgery (iii) Post Doctoral Fellowship-(PDF-after DM/M.Ch/DNB) (iv) Ph.D- Physical Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Biological Sciences, Bioengineering, Biomaterial Science and Technology, Medical Sciences, Health Sciences (Part time PhD is available only in Health Sciences) (v) M.D (Transfusion Medicine) (vi) Specialty Nursing Courses (vii) PG Diploma/Diploma (viii) Advanced Certificate program -Physiotherapy
Details of the eligibility for each Programmes, admission criteria and the details related to the Programme are available at https://sctimst.ac.in/
Applications can be submitted online at the related link at https://sctimst.ac.in/, latest by 5 pm on, 5.10.2019.
For details and Prospectus, visit https://sctimst.ac.in/
National Institute of Design (NID), an 'Institute of National Importance', with Centres at Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar and Banglaore, under the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT), Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India, has invited applications for admission to the second batch of Full time (3 years) and Part time (5 years) PhD Programme in Design for 2019-20.
The PhD programme in Design shall include the priority areas, Design Education (e.g. pedagogy, design for schools), Design Innovation (e.g. in railways), Social Innovation, Design for Craft & culture and Design Practice.
Research Scholars with full fellowship as well as Research Scholars sponsored by Industry, Government and recognised non-Governmental organisations who shall not be eligible for any financial support from the Institute, will be considered for Full-time Research.
Financial support for full-time PhD: Those enrolled in the full-time PhD programme will be eligible for a research fellowship or a stipend, limited to three years. Candidates enrolled in the full-time PhD programme (with fellowship) will have to take up teaching assignments at the Institute and its campuses, based on the recommendation of their guides. Researchers enrolled in the full time PhD programme may seek sponsorship from their employer/ any other organisation for the duration of the programme, provided that the sponsoring organisation shall bear all expenses related to the programme.
Part-time PhD Programme: The part-time PhD programme shall ordinarily be of five years' duration. Candidates enrolled in the part-time PhD programme will not be entitled to any fellowship or teaching assistantship.
Eligibility: Applicant should hold Master's degree in Design or Post Graduate Diploma Programme in Design from the National Institute of Design, Advanced Entry Programme or five-five and a half year School Leavers' Professional Education Programme Diploma in Design from the National Institute of Design OR Master's degree in Architecture or Fine Arts or Applied Arts with 55 % aggregate marks/equivalent grade B in the UGC 7 point scale or Bachelor's degree in Design from National Institute of Design or National Institute of Design's Graduate Diploma Programme in Design with three years' of professional or teaching experience or both or Four and a half year School Leavers' Professional Education Programme Diploma in Design with three years of professional or teaching experience or both OR Master' s degree in Philosophy (in Design) with 55 % marks in aggregate/equivalent grade B in the UGC 7 point scale. Individuals who have successfully completed a Faculty Development Programme in Design having two years or more duration from the National Institute of Design or any other recognised University can also apply.
Those who are scheduled to complete the final year of their qualifying examinations and are awaiting results are also eligible to apply provisionally. Confirmation of selection shall be subject to successful completion of the qualifying exams and securing minimum grade/marks in their qualifying examination and submission of results to the Institute before the commencement of the programme.
Selection: Admission to the programme will be on the basis of a three-stage selection process. The process will assess the design thinking, research ability, knowledge base, and creative skills of the candidates. Final selection will be based on the quality of proposals and suitability of topics to NID's research priorities.
PhD Proposal: An applicant will have to submit a PhD Proposal with the application. The proposal should explain how the research is relevant and how it could make an original contribution to the field of design. The Research Proposal should be approximately 2000-3000 words in length.
In Stage of the selection process, applicants will be shortlisted on the basis of the eligibility criteria and the proposal submitted. Only shortlisted candidates shall proceed to the next stage.
Stage 2 is the Design Research Test (DRT) to be conducted at NID Ahmedabad or Gandhinagar Campus. DRT primarily evaluates each candidate on General Awareness, Design Aptitude, Research Ability, Basic numeric abilities and Design abilities.
Those shortlisted after the DRT will be invited to appear for an interview and make presentations to a committee at NID, which will be the 3rd stage of selection.
Application Fee: The application fee is Rs.5000/-. For SC/ST and PH categories, it will be Rs.2500/-. Application fee should be paid via a demand draft in favour of 'National Institute of Design' payable at Ahmedabad.
Application: Applications can be submitted at www.phdadmissions.nid.edu, latest by 6 pm on 30th September, 2019.
The demand draft and a printout of the application form along with self attested physical copies of all supporting documents along with one recent passport size photographs should be sent in a single envelope with the entry 'PhD Application' on the envelope, by speed-post, registered post or courier, to reach 'PhD Admissions, National Institute of Design, Paldi, Ahmedabad-380 007', latest by 6 pm on 7th October 2019. Documents to be attached include (i) Research proposal of 2000-3000 words as a hard copy (ii) Recommendation letter from three referees (iii) No Objection Certificate (NOC) from the employer, if applicable.
Admit Cards for Design Research Test (DRT) can be downloaded from www.phdadmissions.nid.edu, form 4 pm on 11th November, 2019.
Design Research Test (DRT) will be held from 1000 hours to 1800 hours on 18th November, 2019.
Interviews and presentations by selected candidates will be during 1000hrs to 1700 hours on 25th, 26th and 27th November, 2019.
Results will be declared on website at 6 pm on 29th November, 2019 on the website.
For details, visit www.phdadmissions.nid.edu
West Zone Cultural Centre, Ministry of Culture, Govt. of India; Bagore Ki Haveli, Gangaur Ghat, Udaipur, Rajasthan -313001, has invited applications for the 'Dr. Komal Kothari Smriti(Life Time Achievement) Lok Kala Puruskar' for 2019-20.
Individuals or institutions that have served with distinction and acquired achievement in the preservation, protection, propagation and dissemination of folk arts of member states-Rajasthan, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Goa, Daman, Diu and Dadra& Nagar Haveli, will be considered for the award.
Individuals who have attained the age of 45 years; Indian citizen or institutions, who are actively contributing in the creative field especially in folk arts in Member States at least for ten years shall only be considered for Awards.
The awardee will get an amount of Rs. 2.51 Lakhs along with shawl and silver plaque. The award amount will be equally divided in case two or more persons are selected for the award.
Applications can be submitted by individuals and registered institutions. Cultural Institutions/eminent personalities may also nominate individuals/institutions in this category.
Application forms and other particulars can be downloaded from Centres website http://www.wzccindia.com.
Complete applications with requisite documents must reach 'The Office of Director, West Zone Cultural Centre, Bagore Ki Haveli, Gangaur Ghat, Udaipur, Rajasthan -313001, latest by 30th September 2019.
For details, visit http://www.wzccindia.com
National Power Training Institute (NPTI), Ministry of Power, Government of India; Badarpur, New Delhi-110044; has invited applications for admission to the 52 weeks long Post Diploma In Power Plant Engineering for the 2019-20 session.
Eligibility: Applicant should hold Diploma or equivalent in Mechanical/Electrical/Electrical & Electronics Engineering.
Selection: Selection will be based on the percentage of marks in diploma or equivalent.
Course fee: Rs. 1,45,000/- + 18% GST.
Application: Online application can be submitted at www.npti.gov.in or directly at the link, http://npti.gov.in/post-diploma-course-power-plant-engineering-0?ctype=YmFkYXJwdXI=.
Application Fee is Rs.500/-.
Last date of receipt of application is 13 September 2019. Classes will commence on 16 September 2019.
For details, visit www.npti.gov.in
K.R. Narayanan National Institute of Visual Science and Arts (KRNNIVSA), the film school established by Government of Kerala at Thekkumthala in Kottayam District, conceived as an innovative venture in professional film / audio-visual training and a research centre of international standards, has invited applications for admission to the various Diploma/Post Graduate Diploma Programmes offered at the Institute for 2019.
Diploma programme is offered in Acting while Post Graduate Diploma Programmes are offered in Script Writing & Direction, Editing, Cinematography, Audiography, Animation and Visual Effects. These are full-time courses and residential. Duration of the Courses is three years for Post Graduate Diploma Programmes and two years for Diploma Programme.
There are 50 seats for Post Graduate Diploma Programmes, with 10 seats in each programme. For Diploma there are 10 seats.
Eligibility: Only Indian citizens are eligible unless otherwise specified. Persons of Indian Origin (PIO)/ Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) will also be treated at par with Indian citizens for the limited purpose of admission. However PIO/OCI candidates will not be eligible for any kind of reservation.
For admission to Post Graduate Diploma Programme, applicant should have a Degree from any University approved by UGC/Government of Kerala.
For Diploma Programme, applicant should have passed the Plus Two course/Higher Secondary/equivalent.
Those who have appeared for the final examination and are awaiting results may also apply, subject to submission of certificate or mark-sheet of the qualifying exam at the time of admission. An applicant can apply for only one programme of his/her choice at a time. There is no upper age limit.
Selection: Eligible applicants have to undergo a two stage screening. The first is a preliminary entrance examination to be held at Thiruvananthapuram, Kochi and Kozhikode, and at Chennai, Mumbai and New Delhi on 13 October 2019 (tentative).
Those who are shortlisted in the written test will be called for an orientation programme and interview. Admission to the course will be based on the performance in the orientation programme and interview.
The preliminary Entrance examination will have 2 parts. Part I of 1 hour duration and carrying 50 marks will be General Awareness which will have 50 objective type questions carrying 1 mark. There is no negative marking for incorrect answers. The test is designed to assess the candidate's awareness of general development and trends in the fields of visual arts and science, events of current and historical interest and the broad aptitude and appreciation of the applicant of arts and aesthetics and proficiency in English language. Part II is the Special Aptitude Test of 2 hours duration carrying 100 marks. It will have descriptive type questions intended to assess the candidate's understanding of cinema through descriptive questions and visual assisted questions based on the subject specialization.
The special Aptitude test will focus on the candidate's ability to relate his or her own appreciation of visual arts and science into creative problem solving, deductive reasoning and to find solutions to short problems that require quick, creative and intelligent responses. There will be essay questions that probe into the candidate's creative thinking on topics presented through documents, pictures etc. There will be 10-15 short questions and 2-3 essay type questions.
The entrance for PG Diploma will have questions of the Degree level and that for Diploma course, questions of Plus 2 level.
Application Fee: Application fee is Rs. 2000/- for General candidates and Rs.1000/- for SC/ST candidates. Application fee can be remitted online while submitting the online application using Net banking or Credit/Debit card.
Application: Application can be submitted only online through the website at www.krnnivsa.edu.in latest by 5 pm on 23 September 2019. Prospectus can also be downloaded from this site. Online Payment of application fee can be done by Registered Candidates, up to 5 pm on 25 September 2019.
Applicants are not required to send the printout of application form/other documents to KRNNIVSA. They may keep a copy for future reference.
Admit card for the examination can be downloaded from the website from 5 October 2019.
The annual tuition fee for the PG Diploma courses is Rs. 65000/- and that for the Diploma course is Rs. 45000/-. Other fees also have to be paid. The total amount to be remitted at the time of admission will be Rs.123000/- for PG Diploma and Rs. 103000/- for Diploma course.
For details, visit www.krnnivsa.edu.in
Scholarship Division, Ministry of Tribal Affairs (MoTA), Government of India, Shastri Bhawan, New Delhi-110001, has invited applications for the National Fellowship for ST candidates for the selection year 2019-20, under the scheme of 'National Fellowship and Scholarship for Higher Education of ST Students'.
The Fellowship is awarded to students selected for pursuing M.Phil/Ph.D after completing Post Graduation, on regular and full time basis. Those who have already taken admission/joined for M.Phil/Ph.D programme would be considered for the Fellowships. Relaxation may be considered in respect of meritorious students who are in the process of taking admission for PhD/MPhil in AIIMs, IITs, NITs, ICAR, IIMs.
Applicant should be an Indian Citizen belonging to Scheduled Tribe community. Applicant should have taken full time admission/joined for M.Phil/Ph.D programme in the university/Institutes/colleges which covers under the following category (i) Universities/institutions/Colleges included under section 2(f) or 12(B) or 2(f) and 12(B) of UGC Act (ii) Deemed to be Universities included under Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956 and eligible to receive grants-in-aid from UGC (iii) Universities/ Institutions/ Colleges funded by Central/ State Government (iv) Institutes of National Importance.
ST students once considered eligible for the Fellowship shall not be entitled for any other scholarship of the Centre or State Government the same study. In order to qualify for Senior Research Fellowship a candidate will have to fulfil the UGC/ICAR norms prescribed in this regard.
The total number of fresh fellowships each year will be 750. In case of non-availability of adequate number of Scheduled Tribe candidates, the number of fellowships not availed during a year will be carried forward to the next academic session. There is no State/University wise ceiling on number of slots.
In case the number of candidates exceeds the number of available awards, the MoTA will select the candidates based on a criterion of marks obtained in the last passed examination. Slots will be provided to sub-categories in the following priority- (i) Person with Disability (PWD) WD- 3% of total slots (ii) Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Group PVTG (List at Annexure-VIII at the revised guidelines document at https://tribal.nic.in/Schemes.aspx)- 50 slots (iii) BPL- 50 slots (iv) Female- 30% of total slots. In case of adequate number of application is not received for the above sub-category, then slots will be allotted to eligible ST candidates on the basis of inter-se merit based on last passed examination.
The maximum duration for which the fellowships are available will be 2 years for enrolment of M.Phil and 5 years, exclusively for Ph.D. For enrollment of Ph.D after completion of M.Phil, it will be 2 years for M.Phil and 3 years for Ph.D.
Financial Assistance for Fellowship: For MPhil, the fellowship amount will be Rs.25000/- p.m. Contingency will be Rs.10000/- per year for Humanities & Social Sciences; Rs.12000/-per year for Science, Engineering Technology. For Ph.D, monthly fellowship will be Rs.28000/- p.m. Contingency will be Rs.20500/- per year for Humanities & Social Sciences and Rs.25000/- per year for Science, Engineering Technology. HRA will be as per rules of the University/Institutions/Colleges. Escorts/Reader Assistance of Rs.2000/-p.m will be given in case of physically handicapped and blind candidates for all the subjects.
Payment of the Fellowship amount of the scheme for STs would be made through the system of Direct Benefit Transfer through the Aadhaar Payment Bridge into the Aadhaar seeded bank a/c of the beneficiaries from the Ministry of Tribal Affairs.
Applications can be submitted at https://tribal.nic.in/nfs.aspx, latest by 30 September 2019.
For more details visit https://tribal.nic.in/Schemes.aspx