[Job Post]: Ph.D. Programmes Jobs at Institute for Social and Economic Change(ISEC) in Bangalore. Last Date to apply: 15 Jul 2020
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. It is registered as a Society under the Karnataka Societies Registration Act, 1960, to create a blend of field-oriented empirical research and advances in social science theories leading to better public policy formulation.
Institute for Social and Economic Change (ISEC) – Job Description
Doctoral Research Programme 2020-21
ISEC offers two categories of Ph.D. Programme – (a) full time (residential) for students and (b) part-time (non-residential) for those already in service. The hallmark of our Ph.D. Programme is its bi-annual seminars and doctoral committees.
Doctoral Committee meets periodically and provides inputs to the Ph.D. Students besides monitoring the progress of their thesis work. Every PhD student is required to make a presentation in the bi-annual seminars of the Institute in June and December after obtaining inputs from DC members. All Ph.D. students have to compulsorily abide by ISEC PhD Rules as applicable.
- Full Time (Residential)
Full-time residential Ph.D. Programme at ISEC normally takes about four years to complete from the date of joining. During the first 10 months, Students are provided rigorous training through a Ph.D., Foundation Course Work followed by the dissertation work. The doctoral students admitted under this Programme are paid a nominal scholarship during the first ten months of the course work period and full fellowship thereafter as per ICSSR/UGC/ISEC Rules. Candidates are required to pay fees and comply with other requirements of affiliated universities where they would be registered and in addition, pay an annual fee of Rs. 2,500/- (Rupees Two Thousand Five Hundred) to ISEC. Institute has 9 fellowships from ICSSR and 4 internal fellowships from ISEC which shall be granted based on merit in the written exam and interview process.
- Part-Time (Non-Residential)
This Programme is open to in-service persons to pursue a Ph.D. on a part-time basis. Preference is given to those working in the Universities and Institutions of higher learning and ISEC employees under the Faculty Improvement Programme. Eligibility requirements and selection criteria are similar as in the case of the full-time Ph.D. Programme mentioned above except that of age, which is relaxable. Part-time candidates should pass the pre-PhD course work. They are welcome to attend the classes, though attendance is not compulsory.
The part-time Ph.D. students do not get any form of financial assistance from ISEC. Candidates are required to pay fees according to University norms and an annual fee of Rs. 3000 (Rupees three thousand, only) to ISEC. The part-time Ph.D. Students must adhere to all the conditions and regulations stipulated by the University/Institute
Fellowship: Candidates who have passed UGC JRF are paid the fellowship as per the UGC norms, upon receipt of a fellowship grant from UGC. These fellowship holders should comply with all the requirements of the UGC, from time to time.
The candidates selected for ICSSR/ISEC fellowship are paid a scholarship of Rs.10,000/- p.m. without any contingency for the first ten months of Ph.D. Foundation Course Work. Thereafter, the fellowship is extendable to a further period of two years at the rate of Rs.20,000/- p.m. and a contingency of Rs.20,000/- per annum as per ICSSR fellowship norms. For the fourth year, Institute shall be paying Rs. 10,000/- p.m. from internal sources without any contingency for one year. The Fellowship holders should comply with all the Ph.D. Programme requirements of ICSSR/ISEC, from time to time.
Employment Type: Full Time
Role Category: Government Jobs, Scholarships
Interview Process: Face to Face Interview
Step by Step instructions on how to apply
Institute for Social and Economic Change – Completed application with requisite enclosures should reach the Registrar, Institute for Social and Economic Change, Professor V K R V Rao Road, Nagarabhavi P.O., Bengaluru-560 072, (Karnataka) on or before July 15, 2020.
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