Thursday, February 15, 2018

Post Doctoral Fellowships @ ICHR


POST-DOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP, 2018-2019

Applications are invited from the eligible candidates for the Post Doctoral Fellowships of ICHR. Duly filled application forms should reach the undersigned on or before 13.03.2018. The selected fellows will be awarded fellowship of Rs.30800/- per month and contingency grant of Rs.22000/- per annum for a period of two years. 

A. The maximum number of Post-Doctoral Fellowships (PDF) available for the year 2018- 2019 are 10 (ten) only, applying the usual reservation for SC, ST& PwD.

B. The Fellowship shall be a whole-time engagement for research work and cannot be combined with any other whole-time or part-time work (for details see Terms and Conditions in the ICHR Research Funding Rules booklet, 'Chapter-II- Fellowships' which is available in our official website (i.e. www.ichr.ac.in)

C. The period of the Fellowship shall be for a maximum period of Two years only.

D. The award of PDF will be through presentation-cum-interview.

ELIGIBILITY:
Scholars who have shown significant competence in research work, having been awarded their PhD or have done equivalent research work of merit in History or its allied subjects, and desire to work on approved research themes at recognized Institutions of Research or Universities under the guidance of a senior scholar. The applicants for the Fellowship should be affiliated with a University or a research institute of repute.

For more details & Eligibility, Terms and Conditions please refer the Website : http://ichr.ac.in/

Advertisement/Notification : http://ichr.ac.in/PDF%202018-2019%20Notification.pdf

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

LAMP Fellowship 2018-19

 
The Legislative Assistants to Members of Parliament (LAMP) Fellowship provides an opportunity for young Indians to be mentored by a Member of Parliament for a period of 10-11 months, subject to the Parliamentary calendar. The LAMP Fellows work full time with the assigned MP, from the beginning of the Monsoon session to the end of the Budget session of Parliament. Throughout the eleven months, the LAMP Fellow works closely with the MP, providing extensive research support for his/her parliamentary work.
The primary role of a LAMP Fellow is to provide research inputs to help the MPs fulfill their parliamentary duties such as asking questions, raising matters of public importance, participating in debates, writing speeches, drafting private member Bills, among others. The Fellows will be based in Delhi during the Fellowship Period. LAMP Fellows will also engage with policy makers and experts from diverse sectors through participation in workshops on important policy and development issues. During the intersession period, workshops are conducted on subjects like Health, Education, Infrastructure, Public Finance, etc
After the Fellowship, several LAMP Fellows have pursued advanced degrees in institutions like ISB, IIMs, Yale University, Columbia University, Oxford and LSE. Others have chosen to work in areas such as policy research, political consulting, public relations and the development sector. Some Fellows have continued to work with MPs.
 Please click here to apply

For more details visit: http://lamp.prsindia.org/thefellowship

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Visiting Students' Research Programme (VSRP-2018) @ TIFR



The Visiting Students' Research Programme (VSRP-2018) will be held at TIFR, Mumbai during the period May 7 to July 4, 2018.
VSRP for Mathematics will be held from June 4 - July 4, 2018.  For details, please also see School of Mathematics website.

Eligibility:  
Physics/Chemistry/Biology/Mathematics/ Computer & Systems Sciences :
1) Two years of undergraduate course work in an academic institution.
2) Should not have particpated in VSRP before.
Please note that the VSRP programme is for students currently enrolled in a Bachelor's or Master's programme and not for PhD students or faculty members.
 

Selection:  
Selection is purely based on the academic performance of the student, submitted write-up and referee reports.  There is no selection test/interview.

Stipend/Accommodation:  
Selected students are paid a monthly stipend @ Rs 7000/- per month and to and fro travel re-imbursement from the place of their residence.  Also, free shared accomodation on- or off- campus is provided.

 
How to apply

Students are encouraged to apply online.

1. Registration includes two steps : First complete basic registration step by clicking the "Apply Online" button given below.

2. During the basic registration, "Prefered Subject" indicates TIFR subject area you are applying for (Physics / Chemistry / Biology / Mathematics / Computer & Systems Sciences).

3. After completing basic registration, an email will be sent to you with a link for advanced registration.  Before proceeding to advanced registration, please keep the following ready :

a) Scanned photo (.jpg file of size not exceeding 100kb ) of your passport size photograph.

b) Students can select upto 2 departments, and for each department, they can fill in two areas of interest from the options available in the menu. Please read the
Information Brochure before you fill this section.

c) A write-up of up to 400 words, describing your interest in the most preferred field of study has to be provided in the appropriate box. The write up should not contain special characters. In particular, use of equations in write-ups is strongly discouraged.

d) Names, Affiliation, Designation, Contact address (both e-mail and physical address) and contact phone number of  two referees who would be filling referee reports for you. They should be teachers or persons with whom you have interacted academically.

The link for filling up the Referee Report Form online will be sent by email to both Referees after complete registration.
 
Students from remote areas who do not have access to internet can send a request for application form along with a self-addressed stamped envelope of Rs 20/- to :

Superscribed (VSRP-2018)

The Assistant Registrar (Academic)
Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
Homi Bhabha Road, Colaba
Mumbai 400005.
Last date for application : 
For Maths - February 28, 2018
For all other subjects - January 31, 2018
To Apply Online Click Here.