Indian Council of Historical Research Doctoral Fellowship

Introduction

Indian Council of Historical Research Doctoral Fellowships are awarded by the Indian Council of Historical Research, an organization formed under the Societies Registration Act in 1972.

The main focus of the Indian Council of Historical Research is to bring historians together and establish a forum for exchange of views between them by providing fellowships and financial help to young teachers in colleges, universities and registered research organizations as well as extending help to senior scholars who are in need of financial support for carrying out various different research activities.

A number of research projects are undertaken by the Indian Council of Historical Research every year to this effect. Indian Council of Historical Research Doctoral Fellowships are awarded to scholars who have registered for the degree of PHD or equivalent thereof at an Indian university. No Fellowships are awarded to students studying for M. Phil degree.

Details of Indian Council of Historical Research Doctoral Fellowship

Indian Council of Historical Research Doctoral Fellowships are awarded under the head of Junior Research Fellowships for a period of two years, to candidates who have registered for the degree of PhD or equivalent thereof at an Indian university. Housewives who are exceptionally outstanding scholars and are not able to take up a regular career are also eligible for the Junior Research Fellowships. For non-NET candidates the Fellowship carries an amount or Rupees Five thousand (Rs. 5000) per month with a contingency grant of Rupees twelve thousand (Rs. 12, 000) per annum for a period of two years. For candidates qualifying the NET Examination, the Fellowship carries an amount or Rupees six thousand (Rs. 6000) per month with a contingency grant of Rupees twelve thousand (Rs. 12, 000) per annum for a period of two years.

Eligibility criteria

Doctoral Fellowships at Indian Council of Historical Research are open to scholars who have registered for the degree of PhD or equivalent thereof at an Indian university only. Qualifying in the NET Examination is not a must for such candidates. Applications for Junior Research Fellowships should be routed through the institutions where the candidate has registered for PHD.

Duration of Indian Council of Historical Research Doctoral Fellowship

Doctoral Fellowships at Indian Council of Historical Research are basically provided for a time period of two years. Fellowships may be extended for a maximum period of 6 months to one tear in extraordinary circumstances.

Application for Indian Council of Historical Research Doctoral Fellowship

Applications for Indian Council of Historical Research Doctoral Fellowships are to be made as per the proforma given by the ICHR. Such applications should normally be routed through the institutions where the candidate has registered for PHD.

Address

  • Indian Council of Historical Research, 35 Ferozeshah Road, New Delhi 110 001, India.
  • Phone: + 91 11 23382321, + 91 11 23386973
  • Fax: + 91 11 23383421
  • Link: www.ichrindia.org