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ICSSR Doctoral Fellowship 2018 Post-Doctoral Guidelines, Application Form

ICSSR Doctoral Fellowship

Indian Council of Social Science Research is going to provide ICSSR Doctoral Fellowship to those candidates, who want to pursue and complete their doctoral research in any social science discipline.

Candidates, who’re Ph. D. scholars, they can easily apply for ICSSR Post-Doctoral Fellowship. Before going to apply for ICSSR Fellowship, you need to go through this page and get complete details such as guidelines, last date to submit Application Form etc.

Highlights Of This Page:

  • Objective Of Fellowship
  • Disciplines Details
  • Type Of ICSSR Fellowship 2018
  • Eligibility Norms
  • ICSSR Fellowship Amount
  • Selection Procedure
  • Steps To Apply
  • Important Dates

ICSSR Doctoral Fellowship 2018-19 is provided under the four categories as listed below. To shortlist the candidates for ICSSR Post-Doctoral Fellowship 2018, the committee organizes the interview session.

In order to grab the advantage of ICSSR Doctoral Fellowship 2018, candidates need to submit application form before the end date. For more details about ICSSR Fellowship 2018-19, you have to check out this page of

ICSSR Doctoral Fellowship

What Are The Objectives Of ICSSR Fellowship?

The Objectives of the ICSSR Doctoral Fellowship Programme are:

  • To offer opportunities to social scientists to appoint themselves in twenty-four-hour research on important themes of their choice or to write books regarding their research.
  • To help young scholars who have the prospective and capability for research to work full time on their approved research themes;
  • To assist doctoral candidates to pursue and complete their research work.

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What Are The Different Disciplines Of Study?

Following are disciplines of study within the domain of social sciences, take a look…

Sociology and Social Anthropology
Political Science / Public Administration
International Studies
Social Geography and Population Studies
Commerce and Management

Social Psychology

Social Linguistics / Socio-Cultural Studies
Law / International Law

National Security & Strategic Studies

Other allied Social Science disciplines

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How Many Type Of ICSSR Doctoral Fellowship?

ICSSR 2018 Fellowship is provided under the following categories:

  • Short Term Doctoral Fellowship
  • Contingency Grant
  • Centrally Administered Doctoral Fellowship
  • Institutional Doctoral Fellowship (administered by the ICSSR Research Institutes)

What Are The Eligibility Norms To Apply For It?

ICSSR FellowshipEligibility Criteria
Short Term Doctoral FellowshipMust be completed at least two years of
Research work for Ph. D. Degree.

A doctoral student who has not availed ICSSR or any other fellowship.

Contingency Grant

A candidate, who is at an advanced stage of his/her research work,
and not availed ICSSR Or any other fellowships are eligible to apply.

Centrally Administered Doctoral Fellowship
/ Institutional Doctoral Fellowship
Must have confirmed Ph.D. registration

Should have minimum 50% marks in Graduation and
55% in Post-Graduation or equivalent grades in any social science disciplines

Must be qualified in Research Entrance Test (RET)/ NET/SLET/M Phil

Those, who’ve availed UGC Junior Research Fellowship (JRF)/
Rajiv Gandhi Doctoral Fellowship (RGDF)/
Maulana Azad Doctoral Fellowship (MADF) are not eligible to apply

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What is Age Limitations?

  • ICSSR Post-Doctoral Scholarship: Applying contenders must be below the age of 45years
  • ICSSR Doctoral 2018 Fellowship: Candidate’s age should be below 35 Years

How Much Amount Will Be Paid Under ICSSR Doctoral Fellowship Scheme?

Candidates, who’re applying for ICSSR Post-Doctoral Fellowship 2018-19, they will get the value of the fellowship is Rs.28,000 p.m. and contingency grant is Rs.20,000/-p.a. Amount for other ICSSR Fellowship is described below, take a look.

ICSSR ScholarshipValue Of The FellowshipContingency Grant
Short Term Doctoral FellowshipRs.16,000/-Rs.7,500 /-
Contingency GrantRs. 50,000/-
Centrally Administered

Doctoral Fellowship

Institutional Doctoral Fellowship

What Are Selection Criteria For ICSSR Doctoral Scholarship?

  • First of all, Applications are scrutinized by the ICSSR (Indian Council of Social Science Research) Secretariat.
  • After that, shortlisted contenders will be called for attending an interview process which is taken by expert committee.
  • Aspirants, who’ll succeed in the interview, are awarded with ICSSR Doctoral Fellowship by the Council.

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How To Apply For ICSSR Fellowship?

  • Applicants are required to open official website of Indian Council of Social Science Research which is
  • After opening official web portal, hit the “Home Page” link from left side of web page.
  • Then, select “Doctoral Fellowship / Post-Doctoral Fellowship” link from next opened page.
  • Read entire details very carefully and download format of ICSSR Fellowship Application Form.
  • Fill ICSSR Doctoral Fellowship Application Form with required information and attach Xerox of required documents.
  • At last, filled application form completed in all aspects must be sent to below mentioned address before the end date should be reached.

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Postal Address:

In-charge, RFS Division,
Indian Council of Social Science Research,
ArunaAsaf Ali Marg, New Delhi 110067

Important Dates:

ICSSR Doctoral Fellowship 2018-19 Last Date: September 2018

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