National Institute of Rural Development

National Institute of Rural Development

National Institute of Rural Development

(An Organization of Ministry of Rural Development, Govt. of India) Rajendranagar, Hyderabad - 500 030

Requires Junior Fellows:

For undertaking research in the areas of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj, Natural Resources Management, Micro planning, Cooperation and related fields and for attending to other academic work of the Institute. Placements will be at Hyderabad/Guwahati.


1) Persons should hold at least Second Class Master?s Degree in any of the Social Sciences, Agricultural Sciences, Management Sciences, Rural Development of Degree in Technical / Engineering and other professional streams.

2) Should have qualified in NET/GATE and other equivalent examinations/tests approved by the UGC, ICSSR & CSIR.

No. of Fellowships: Five Fellowships

Duration: Two years extendable by another year.

Remuneration and other Incentives:

Fellowship Grant @ Rs.8000 per month for the first two years and @ Rs.9000 for the third year. Casual leave limited to 8 (eight) days per annum and 15 (fifteen) days paid leave in a period of six months or on a pro-rata basis only.

Interested and eligible persons may apply in the prescribed application form which may be downloaded from the NIRD website: Duly filled-in applications supported by all relevant attested documents duly attested may be sent to the Registrar & Director (Admn.), NIRD, Rajendranagar, Hyderabad ? 500 030 by 25-06-07

For Application Form format please refer Employment News 26 May - 1 June 2007

National Institute of Rural Development