Institute for Social and Economic Change
Post-Doctoral Research Programme (PDRP)
The PDRP shall be for a
period of six months to one year from the date of commencement and based
on the performance extendable by one more year considering external
evaluation of the performance of PDRP.
Only candidates who have
completed Ph.D. degree during the last 10-year period with atleast two
publications in refereed national/international journals are eligible to
submit their applications by July 31st every year.
The aspirants shall forward applications through their employers or
sponsors, if applicable, in the prescribed format (downloadable from
www.isec.ac.in) along with a Curriculum Vitae, a copy of the research
proposal and a Demand Draft for Rs. 1,000/- in favour of Registrar, ISEC
towards application and processing fee. Proposal should be comprehensive
and clear not exceeding 1500 words. The applications shall be addressed to
the Registrar of the Institute.
The proposals received along
with applications will be sent to two external referees.
The qualifying proposals will
be considered by a Selection Committee comprising Director,
Vice-Chairperson of APC, Vice-Chairperson of RPC and Head of the concerned
Centre through interview of the selected applicants.
Selected applicants shall be
attached to a faculty member in ISEC. The faculty may not be designated as
Supervisor. However, s/he shall facilitate the work of the scholar.
The Scholar shall give an
initiation seminar before commencement of the programme, bring out his/her
academic outcome in the form of ISEC Working Paper or ISEC Monograph after
presenting a completion seminar at ISEC.
Research projects funded by external agencies can also have provision for
Post Doctoral Fellowship. The scholars shall work on the topic of the
project with the Project Director concerned. Normal selection procedure
will be followed. The Selection Committee, for this category, will
comprise of the Director, VC of APC, VC of RPC and the Project Director
concerned. The deadline is not applicable for this category.
ISEC shall issue a
certificate of completion of the PDR Programme. The PDR fellow should
bring out at least one publication in a refereed journal including ISEC
monograph out of his PDR work.
The selected candidate has to
pay an affiliation fee of Rs.10,000/- per year (for Indian Scholars) and
Rs.20,000 per year (for international scholars) from the date of joining
Application form for post-doctoral research
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