Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research Post-Doctoral Fellowship 2019

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Last updated on: 29-Jul-2019
AwardINR 70,000

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About the Program

Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research is inviting applications for its Post-Doctoral Fellowship 2019. The main objective of the fellowship is to provide support for high-quality research of the selected candidates.

  • Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research Post-Doctoral Fellowship 2019 DeadlineClosed

    To be eligible, an applicant must:

    • Be a resident and citizen of India
    • Have obtained a PhD degree in the fields of Economics or Energy and Environment Policy
    • Be under 40 years of age
    • Have obtained at least 55% marks or equivalent in his/her Master's degree

    Note: Applicants having completed PhD thesis within last 2 year and/or working as junior faculty in educational institutions and/or have strong publication records will be given preference.

    • The selected students will get a fellowship amount of INR 70,000 per month for one year.
    • The fellowship can be extended to another year if the researcher's progress is satisfactory.
    • Working scholars/junior faculty, who will be joining the fellowship on a leave from their job and earning more than the fellowship amount, can get salary protection up to the scale of lecturer/assistant professor, subject to the discretion of the Director.
    • On-campus accommodation.

    The following documents are required for application:

    • Research details/synopsis of PhD thesis
    • CV
    • List of publications (if any)
    • A proposed plan of post-doctoral work at IGIDR (not exceeding three pages)
    • Writing Sample (articles/scholarly papers published in academic journals/extracts of past academic works)
    • Recommendations (two)
    • PhD Degree Certificate (photocopy)
    • Approval from the parent institution of the candidates (if applicable)
    How can you apply?

    Follow the step mentioned below to apply:

    Step 1: Click here and visit the application page.
    Step 2: Fill in your email ID and click Log in.
    Step 3: Sign in with your Login ID.
    Step 4: Fill in all the details and click "Next".
    Step 5: Upload research details, CV, proposed plan of post-doctoral work at IGIDR, writing sample, recommendations and PhD degree certificate.
    Step 6: Finally submit the form.

Important Dates
  • Last date for online application: August 12, 2019
  • Notification for shortlisted applicants for interview: August 26, 2019 
  • Interview date: Second/third week of September (shortlisted candidates will be notified by email)
  • Notification of final selection of candidates: Last week of September 2019 
  • Joining date: October 7, 2019
Selection Criteria

The selection will be made on the basis of the quality of application, proposal and the interview which will be conducted at IGIDR.

Terms and Conditions
  • Applicants need to keep logged into their Gmail account to apply.
  • All documents are to be submitted in PDF format.
  • Maximum file size to be uploaded is 10 MB.


Contact Us

Ms. Martha Lobo

Post-Doctoral Fellowship Programme
Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR)
Gen. A. K. Vaidya Marg, Goregaon East,
Mumbai 400065

Tel: +91-22-28416585


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