Tuesday, July 19, 2011


Applications are invited for admission to the full-time Ph.D. programme of the Institute
with Government of India fellowship for the academic session 2011-2012. Applications are also invited from eligible UGC-JRF or any population fellowship holders for being considered for full-time admission.


No. of GOI Fellowships: SIX (General 3, SC 1, ST 1 & OBC 1; Seats likely to increase) In
addition, UGC-JRF and other fellowship holders will also be considered for admission as per
availability of seats.

Eligibility: Candidates having M.Phil/Master's degree in Population Studies of a recognised
university with atleast 55% of marks.

Fellowship: The selected Indian students will be awarded a Government of India fellowship
initially for one year only and is extendable on yearly basis as per rules of the Institute. Each
eligible candidate with NET qualification for lecturership only either in Population Studies or its interdisciplinary subjects will be awarded the Government of India fellowship @ ` 12,000/- per month for first and second years and ` 14,000/- per month for the third year respectively. Each fellowship carries a contingency grant of ` 10,000/- for the first two years and ` 20,500/- for the third year. However, the candidates without NET qualification for lecturership shall be awarded the Government of India fellowship @ ` 6,250/- p.m. for first and second years and ` 7,000/- p.m. for third year respectively with an annual contingency grant of ` 10,000/-.

The completed application form along with necessary enclosures (including e-mail ID &
telephone number) and a non-refundable processing fee of ` 400/- (exempted for SC/ST and PH candidates) by Demand Draft, drawn from any nationalised Bank in favour of the Director, IIPS, Mumbai should reach the Assistant Registrar (Academic) on or before 1st August, 2011. The processing fee may also be paid by cash at the cash counter and the cash receipt should be attached along with the completed application set.

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