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NCERT launches Doctoral Fellowship Programme For Research In Education

November 8, 2019

NCERT offers Doctoral Fellowships for research with focus on education and other related disciplines.

The NCERT Doctoral Fellowships are intended to enable young scholars to pursue doctoral research in education and other related disciplines. Doctoral Fellows can pursue their work in a recognized university/research institution of their choice.

Objective:-Young scholars from different disciplinary perspectives will be encouraged to research in the field of education

NCERT Doctoral Fellows will assist the Council in developing a body of work which would help in understanding the concerns expressed in the National Curriculum Framework 2005 (NCF 2005).

The NCERT Doctoral Fellow will have to contribute to the RIE teaching programme, field research and/or the curriculum development and textbook development programmes of NCERT for 30 days in a year.

Selection procedure:-

Applications will be screened and short listed candidates will be required to appear for a Presentation-cum-interview.

Fellowship Amount

NCERT Doctoral Fellows will receive a fellowship of Rs.14,000/- per month (for NonNET) and Rs.16,000/- per month ( in case of NET qualified candidates) for a maximum period of three years from the date of permanent Ph.D. registration and date of selection in NCERT. They will also receive a contingency grant of Rs.10,000/- per annum during this period.

No. of fellowship- 10

Education qualification:-

Candidates registered for Ph.D. degree in a recognized university/ or working toward their Ph.D. registration are eligible to apply.

Should have a good academic record with at least 60 per cent marks at both graduate and post graduate level

Maximum age limit:- 35 years as on the last date of receipt of application

How to apply:-

Application should be filled in the prescribed format available online at the NCERT website (

For detail information CLICK HERE

The last date for online application is written 60 days from the publication of advertisement in the newspaper.

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