IIPS-Admission to the Ph.D. programme 2009-2010

International Institute For Population Sciences-Admission to the Ph.D. programme 2009-2010

International Institute for Population Sciences (Deemed University) Govandi Station Road, Deonar, Mumbai - 400088

ADMISSION NOTICE

Applications are invited for admission to the Ph.D. programme of the Institute with Government of India fellowship for the academic session 2009- 2010:

Applications are invited for admission to the Ph.D. programme of the Institute with Government of India fellowship for the academic session 2009- 2010:

DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY (Ph.D.) IN POPULATION STUDIES

(3 years full-time residential programme)

No. of Fellowships: THREE (likely to be increased)

Eligibility: Candidates having M.Phil/ Master's degree in Population Studies of a recognised university with atteast 55% of marks. For part-time Ph.D., two years' experience after MPS or one year experience after M.Phil in Population Studies is essential. Fellowship: The selected Indian students will be awarded a Government of India fellowship initially lor one year only and is extendable on yearly basis as per rules of the Institute. Each eligible candidate with NET qualification for lecturership only either in Population Studies or its interdisciplinary subjects will be awarded the Government of India fellowship @ Rs. 12,000/- per month tor first and second years and Rs. 14,000/- per month for the third year respectively. Each fellowship carries a contingency grant of Rs. 10,000/- for the first two years and Rs. 20,500/- for the third year. However, the candidates without NET qualification for lecturership shall be awarded the Government of India fellowship @ Rs. 6,250/- p.m. for first and second years and Rs. 7,000/- p.m. for third year respectively with an annua! contingency grant of Rs. 10,000/-.

Selection Criteria: Selection will be made on the basis of performance of the candidates in written test on research methodology, personal interview and past academic records. The Institute gives preference to admit to its Ph.D. Programme, candidates who have M.Phi! in Population Studies. Only short-listed candidates will be called for the test and interview. The Institute shall not bear any travel expense of the candidates called tor the presentation and interview. Reservation: Reservation for SC/ST/ OBC candidates will be considered as per the Government of India norms. Sponsorship: Some Officials can also be sponsored by Government departments, research institutions, universities, medical colleges and nongovernmental organ isafions for being considered for admission. Eligible foreign students can also apply for admission provided they secure financial support from any outside agencies. Those desirous of seeking more information can check our web site http://www.jtpsindia. org.

Availability of Application form: Prescribed application form and information can be obtained from the Assistant Registrar (Academic), International Institute for Population Sciences, Deonar, Mumbai-400088 in person or by sending a self addressed Rs. 25/- stamped envelope (25cm x 12cm) on or before October 23, 2009. The form may also be downloaded from the website http:// www.iipsindia.org

The completed application form along with necessary enclosures and a non-refundable processing fee of Rs. 400/- {exempted for SC and ST candidates) by a Demand Draft, drawn from any nationalised Bank in favour of the Director, UPS, Mumbai should reach the Assistant Registrar (Academic) on or before October 23, 2009. The Institute shall not be responsible for any postal delay. The processing fee may also be paid by cash at the cash counter of the Institute and the cash receipt should be attached along with the completed application set.

The Institute reserves the right to change/alter certain rules or cancel the announcement at any time.

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International Institute For Population Sciences-Admission to the Ph.D. programme 2009-2010