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  • Online Application For ICPR Fellowship 2017-18.

  • Indian Council of Philosophical Research

    Darshan Bhawan, 36 Tughlakabad Institutional Area
    M. B. Road, New Delhi – 110062
    Applications are invited for ICPR Fellowship 2017 -18

    The Indian Council of Philosophical Research (ICPR) invites online application for Fellowships from eligible scholars for Research in Philosophy or its allied disciplines for the fellowships for the Batch / Year 2017-18. Details of the fellowship, eligibility criteria, instructions, and online application procedure etc., may be seen on http://www.icpr.in Last date for online submission of application is 21 days from the publication of this advertisement. Applicants are required to submit online fees Rs. 500 in the case of General/OBC category whereas SC/ST category candidates are required to pay the fee of Rs. 200 only. The Council reserves the right to consider award of fellowship even if one has not applied for the same.



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JNMF Scholarships


The scholarships are available for Ph.D. study in India to the following categories of students:

  • Indian Nationals
  • Nationals of other Asian countries


A candidate may apply for scholarship in any one of the following areas of specialisation:

  • Indian History and Civilization
  • Sociology
  • Comparative Studies in Religion & Culture
  • Economics
  • Geography
  • Philosophy
  • Ecology & Environment


At the time of making the application for scholarship, a candidate should

  • Hold a FIRST Class Post-graduate degree with a minimum 60% marks in aggregate in both graduate and post graduate level,
  • Already be registered/admitted for Ph.D. degree with a recognized University/Institution in India. Those who have applied for registration and have not yet been registered at the time of submission of application, are not eligible to apply,
  • Not be above 35 years of age,
  • Be a full-time Ph.D. Scholar


up to 2 years.


  • Maintenance allowance including Tuition fee – Rs.18,000 per month
  • Contingent expenses for study tours within India, purchase of books, stationery, etc. – Rs.15,000 per annum

Last date: 31 May 2017.

email: jnmf1964@gmail.com

website: jnmf.in


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The United States-India Educational Foundation (USIEF) promotes mutual understanding between the people of the United States and India through academic and cultural exchange. Since 1950, the Fulbright Program has sponsored Indians from all walks of life to gain a greater understanding of U.S. society, culture, and values, and to foster a deeper appreciation of India amongst their American colleagues. USIEF is pleased to announce Fulbright-Nehru Fellowships and other opportunities for the academic year 2018-2019

Download details:

USIEF E-Brochure_Feb 3, 2017_FINAL

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Legal Desire & Subharti National Debate Competition on ‘Abolition of Caste System in India’, Win Rs. 25K+ in prizes

Legal Desire & Unmukt Bharat in association with Swami Vivekanand Subharti University, Meerut are jointly organising its 2nd National Debate Competition-2016 as under:

Topic: Abolition of Caste System in India is essentially required for National Integrity
Date: 26th November, 2016 (Constitution Day)
Time: 9:00 am onwards
Venue: Sardar Patel Hall, Faculty of Law, Swami Vivekanand Subharti University, Meerut (U.P.)


  • Any Under-Graduate Student from any recognised University/ Institute shall be eligible to participate.


  • Each team shall consist two speakers. One for the motion and another against the motion.


  1. The competition is open to undergraduate & post graduate students of all recognized Institutions.
  2. Each team comprises of Two Students– one FOR and one AGAINST the motion.
  3. The team members can be of different institutions also.
  4. The teams are free to use either medium Hindi or English exclusively.
  5. Each participant will have four+one minutes to present his/her point of view. A warning bell will ring after three minute. Exceeding the time limit will be liable for negative marks.
  6. The Winners Trophy will be awarded to the Best Team. The Runner’s – up Trophy will be awarded to the second best team.
  7. The decision of the judges will be final.
  8. The host institution will not compete for the trophy, but the participants will contest for individual prizes.
  9. The Debate Organizing Committee may alter/change the rules and regulations, at any point of time and the same shall be binding on the participants


  • Best Team: Rs.5000/ + Trophy+ Rs.5000/- of Legal Desire Course Voucher & Gift Hamper
  • Best Speaker: Rs.2500/+ Trophy+ Rs.5000/- of Legal Desire Course Voucher & Gift Hamper
  • Runner Up Team: Rs.2500/+ Trophy+ Rs.5000/- of Legal Desire Course Voucher & Gift Hamper

Registration Fees:  Rs.500/- per person

Registration Procedure:

Online Mode:-  Click Here to Register Online


Offline Mode:-  Send Team Details with Name, Contact No, Email ID alongwith Demand Draft of sum of Rs.1000/- (i.e, Rs.500/person) in favor of  ‘Abhinav Bharat Charitable Trust’ payable at Meerut

To Following Address: Mr. Anuj Kumar, National Secretary (Unmukt Bharat) First Floor, Ashfaq Ullah Block, Swami Vivekanand Subharti University, Meerut, U.P.- 250005


Important Dates & Time:

Last date of Registration 20th November, 2016



  • A speaker can speak either in English or Hindi (No mixed language allowed).
  • Each speaker would be given five (4+1) minutes to speak.
  • There would be a warning bell after the completion of four minutes, if a speaker crosses the limit of five minutes, he/she may lose marks.
  • Assistance from written manuscript may lead to adverse marking.
  • Unnecessary actions like thumping the rostrum/table and shouting should be avoided and will result in deduction of marks.
  • Debate organising committee may alter /change the rules and regulations at any point of time
  • Decision of the judges would be final and cannot be challenged


  • Boarding and lodging facility will be provided by the University on payment as under:  Single Occupancy- Rs. 2000 and Twin sharing at Rs. 1,500 (per day)
  • Participants who will be availing accommodation from University will be given pick and drop facility by the organizers of the event.
  • Participants may manage their own stay, if they wish so.


  • In case of offline registration Soft copies of registration form along with scanned copy of Demand Draft to reach the organizers via E- mail (debate.svsu@gmail.com ) : 20th November, 2016
  • Hard Copies of the registration form along with the Demand Draft to reach the organizers via post to Mr. Anuj Kumar, National Secretary (Unmukt Bharat), First Floor, Ashfaq Ullah Block, Swami Vivekanand Subharti University, Meerut, U.P.- 250005  : 22nd November, 2016
  • Date of Competition : 26th November, 2016

Contact: 9557571157, 9639010166

Email: debate.svsu@gmail.com

Download Information Brochure, Click Here


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F.No.- 1-1/2016-17/P&R/ICPR

30th September, 2016


Dr. Mercy Helen,

Director (P&R)

E-mail: mercy.helen@icpr.in, mercy_prasad@yahoo.com


Award of General Fellowship 2016-17


Dear Dr/Mr/Ms………………….,


I am glad to inform you that you have been selected for the award of General Fellowship of the Council for the Year 2016-17 to work on the topic as mentioned in your application.

The fellowship is likely to be available from 1st October, 2016, subject to receiving of grant from MHRD however it will continue for a tenure of 2 years from the actual date of the joining of the fellowship, if the documents and joining report are received by ICPR in time. Under the provision of the fellowship you will receive a fellowship amount of Rs. 30,800/- p.m. and a contingency grant of Rs. 22,000/- per annum.

You are, therefore, requested to send your E-Copy/Advance copy of your Joining Report through email to fellowship@icpr.in  on or before 11th October 2016.  The hard copy of your joining report, duly forwarded through supervisor, HOD and Registrar along with other documents as mentioned in the terms and conditions, attached herewith should reach the Council at its address by 26th October 2016.  If your documents along with the Joining Report, in hard copy do not reach the Council within the stipulated date, the offer of the fellowship will be cancelled automatically.  The Council will not be responsible for any postal delay.

You are requested to go through the enclosed terms and conditions of the fellowship carefully and acknowledge the receipt of this letter.


For any help, you may contact over 011-29901537/36.  Anticipating an early response from you.


With regards

Yours sincerely,



(Mercy Helen)


  1. Since the fellowship is fulltime assignment, the Fellow is not supposed to be in any other assignment or employment and should not also undertake any such assignment during the 2 years period of the fellowship.
  2. An undertaking of the Fellow, countersigned by the supervisor and HOD, in a stamp paper of worth Rs. 10/- has to be furnished at the time of joining the fellowship, which should include the following clauses (A) to (E).

(A) Declaration of Fellow’s own identity with name, gender, date of birth, father’s name and addresses, name of fellowship selected for at ICPR and title of the research topic. An Aadhar card self attested copy be sent.

(B) I am not in any other assignment or employment at the time of joining the fellowship and shall not also undertake any such assignment during the 2 years period of the fellowship.

(C) I shall refund the entire amount of fellowship and contingency grant received till date, in the event of discontinuation / termination of the fellowship.

(D) I shall abide by the terms and conditions of the fellowship and additions as well as modifications thereof. In case of non compliance of terms and conditions, Council may take action as it considers fit.

(E) Legal dispute, if any, will be settled in the Court of Delhi. Action for recovery of grant will be initiated who fail to submit Manuscript to the Council as per the terms and condition.

  1. As per the Governing Body decision dated 01.07.2016 vide item no. 6 “The time available for the Fellows to submit their final manuscript will be only 3 years from the date of their joining failing which they may have to forgo dues from the Council.” However, 25% of last installment of the fellowship will be put on hold till the final manuscript is received within the stipulated time.
  2. During the tenure of the fellowship, two types of reports have to be submitted. (a) Monthly progress / attendance report (MPR) in prescribed format, at the end of every month, on the basis of which monthly payments will be released. Scanned copy can be sent by email. (b) Six monthly progress report (SMPR) showing academic progress in prescribed format at the end of six months (i.e., one installment) on the basis of which, if the report is satisfactory, the next installment will be released.

In case articles published or seminars, conferences attended which is related to the fellowship project work during the term of fellowship, a due acknowledgement to ICPR must be made and the matter must be furnished with six monthly progress report. At the end of the 2 years term of the fellowship, the Fellow has to submit the final manuscript in a bound form, along with a e-copy PDF format in a single file of entire thesis to fellowship@icpr.in. The first right of the publication of manuscript is with ICPR if it declines the fellow can get it published from anywhere.

Contd. …2/-

If the progress reports are not submitted within 3 months of the due date and/or the report is not satisfactory, the fellowship will not be released. The fellowship will eventually be terminated. The amount released till then will be recovered from you.

  1. The General and Junior Research Fellows are required to visit the Academic Centre at Lucknow for at least 2 weeks in the 2 years period of fellowship.
  2. The Contingency amount for expenditure in respect of stationary, typing, printing, photocopying, books, journals and travel (up to 3rdAC rail fare for General and Junior Research Fellows) will be released on the installment basis on production of statement of expenditure along with supporting bills / receipts / vouchers / tickets, etc., in original with self attestation and dates on each of them. Rupees 5,000/- will be deducted from the contingency towards the e-life-subscription fee for the Council’s journal, JICPR, in favor of the Fellow, provided the Fellow is not already a life member for the Journal. However, the first installment of contingency grant will be released on the basis of an anticipated expenditure. Fellows will get e-token of further copies of official journal of ICPR i.e. JICPR.
  3. A Utilization Certificate (UC) of all the payments and expenditure will be produced with SMPR and the UC of last installment will be submitted at the time of submitting final manuscript. For this, a record of all the payments and expenditure has to be maintained by the Fellow.
  4. The Fellowship amount would be transacted on pro-rata basis per month by money transfer through ECS directly to fellows’ bank account, for which the Fellow has to furnish the account details along with a cancelled Cheque.
  5. Within 5 years of acceptance of the fellowship, no other fellowship can be accepted from ICPR.
  • The fellow is required to open a separate Aadhar card linked account in Canara Bank for transfer of the fellowship amount.

Documents to be furnished at the time of Accepting / Joining the Fellowship

  1. Joining Report (bearing title of the research), both to be authorized by Supervisor, HOD and Registrar / Equal Officer. (The Registrar Office may keep a copy of all the details of documents sent to ICPR).
  2. Undertaking on the stamp paper.
  3. Details of bank account (Account Holders (the Fellows) name in Bank account, Account No., IFSC Code of the Bank, Name of the bank, Branch and Address with Phone No.s’) and a cancelled Cheque from the same bank.
  4. Last Salary Details, (Only for in-service Candidates)
  5. Consent letter from the Supervisor duly forwarded by HOD
  6. Acceptance letter from HOD stating that all facilities are and will be provided for the research for the Fellow under the ICPR fellowship.
  7. An anticipated contingency expenditure of first six months.
  8. An email ID, Contact Phone No. and Address for communication.




Sr. No. Name of the Candidate Category    
1. Jai Shanker Singh General 9415268390 jaishankar601@gmail.com
2. Jayant Upadhyay General 9415618968 jayantupadhyaybhu@gmail.com
3. Shankar Kumar Lal General 8252199182 shankarkrlal@gmail.com
4. Satya Narayan Devlia General 9893450106 dr.sndevliya7@gmail.com
5. Ravi Shankar Singh General 8007795642 singh_ravshnkar@hotmail.com
6. Ishwar Singh General 8226005065 ishwardost@gmail.com
7. Rajeev Kumar Sarangi General 8765568427 dr.rajeev@outlook.in
8. Jahira Khatun OBC 9827668770 technoera_cs@yahoo.com


9. Akyana Padmaja OBC 9963223457 padmajaakyana234@gmail.com
10. Jayan J OBC 9751551646 jayanjoseph_jj@yahoo.com
11. Rishika Verma OBC 9335663975 rishika_bhuphil@yahoo.co.in
12. Mousmi Solanki SC 9589552021 drmousmisolanki@gmail.com
13. Shaligram Ahirubar SC 9981264527 shaligram0388@gmail.com
14. Rajib Lochan Behera SC 9494248342 rajibalochanb@gmail.com




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ICSSR invites applications for (i) Senior Fellowships (SF); and (ii) Post Doctoral Fellowships (PDF) for the year 2016-17 from Indian social scientists. The proposals should be in the field of social science disciplines or may be of interdisciplinary in nature. Fellowships are reserved for SC/ST categories as per Government of India rules.

Details about eligibility, terms and conditions, etc. can be accessed and downloaded as under:



The last date for receipt of applications is 31 July 2016 to be addressed to the Incharge, RFS Division, ICSSR.

NOTE: The scholars who have applied prior to this advertisement, are required to submit their applications afresh in accordance with the revised guidelines. The old applications received prior to this advertisement will not be considered.


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