Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Research and Training Institute (BARTI) Pune National Research Fellowship For Scheduled Caste M.Phil. / Ph.D Admission Notice 2015

Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Research & Training Institute (BARTI), Pune

National Research Fellowship For Scheduled Caste
M.Phil. / Ph.D Admission Notice 2015

Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Research & Training Institute (BARTI), Pune has invited applications for National Research Fellowship For Scheduled Caste Students to pursue M.Phil. / Ph.D. The fellowships are open to Scheduled Castes (SC) candidates belonging to Maharashtra who wish to pursue regular and full time M. Phil and Ph.D. degrees in Sciences, Humanities, Social Sciences and Engineering & Technology in India.

The SC candidates, who have passed the Post-Graduation examination in the concerned discipline and who desire to pursue full-time research and are not recipients of the JRF of UGC-NET / UGC-CSIR NET / RGNF or any other fellowship.
The fellowship is open for the SC candidates belonging to Maharashtra State. The Candidate should have passed the Post Graduate examination. The selection will be made on the basis of merit of the candidates. The candidate may not have necessarily registered for M.Phil. / Ph.D. at the time of application.
However, in such cases, the candidate must get herself / himself registered for M.Phil. / Ph.D. at the first available opportunity but not later than/ within a period of two years from the receipt of fellowship award letter from BARTI. This period is not extendable.
However, the actual payment of the fellowship will be made with effect from the date of joining or the date of approval of fellowship – whichever is later. All candidates will have to undergo a process of Interviews through a Committee constituted by BARTI for being selected for the fellowship.

The period and release of fellowship w.r.t. to academic programme of the research fellow shall be as follows:
 The fellow pursuing M.Phil. will be paid fellowship (BANJRF) amount up to the period of 2 years or the date of dissertation whichever is earlier.
 The fellow pursuing Ph.D will be paid fellowship amount as BANJRF until the period when her/his Ph. D. is confirmed. The fellowship will not be paid if the candidate is not confirmed for Ph. D. at the end of one year from registration1. The fellowship will be enhanced to BANSRF only after the confirmation and the recommendation of the committee which shall interview the candidate at the end of two years from the date of registration for Ph.D.
If the progress of the student is found satisfactory then,
1. The fellowship for the halted period before confirmation will be paid to the candidate after the committee’s recommendation as arrears.
2. If the synopsis is passed before the end of two years the candidate can claim the enhanced amount of fellowship at the BANSRF rate from the date of confirmation in the form of arrears.
3. The total period of fellowship for Ph.D. will be 3 years from the date of registration or the date of viva whichever is earlier.
 If the candidate is pursuing an integrated M.Phil. / Ph.D. programme (2+3 years), then candidate has to apply for the fellowship through a separate application for M.Phil. as well as Ph.D. Selection for M.Phil. does not imply selection for Ph.D. fellowship automatically even in case of students pursuing an integrated programme.

The amount of fellowship / contingency etc. to be paid to the fellow under BANRF is mentioned below:
Fellowship in Humanities, Social Sciences, Sciences, Engineering & Technology   :              
@Rs.25000/-p.m. for initial two years     BANJRF
@Rs.28000/-p.m. for remaining tenure  BANSRF

Contingency A  
@Rs.10000/-p.a. for initial two years       Humanities & Social Sciences
@Rs.20500/-p.a. for remaining tenure   "

Contingency B
@Rs.12000/-p.a. for initial two years       Sciences, Engg. & Technology
@Rs.25000/-p.a. for remaining tenure   "

Departmental Assistance
@Rs. 3000/- p.a. per student to the host institution for providing infrastructure                
For all disciplines

Escorts/Reader assistance
@ Rs. 2000/- p.m. in cases of physically handicapped & blind candidates                               
For all disciplines

Application form can be downloaded from the link:
Last date for application is May 30, 2015.

Following attachments are mandatory with the application:
1) Attested Xerox copy of Caste Certificate.
2) Attested Xerox copies of certificates of educational qualification.
3) Attested Xerox copy of NET / SET / M.Phil. (If qualified).
4) Declaration / Certificate from the Head of Department / Institution or competent authority of the University / Institute / College (i) to the effect of forwarding of application and (ii) stating necessary facilities which will be provided to the candidate during research to pursue M.Phil. / Ph.D (as the case may be). This will be required only if the candidate gets selected for this fellowship.
5) Attested Xerox copy of Certificate of Disability (in case of Persons with Disability).
6) Research Synopsis / Summary in about 2000 words.

For details see the link:

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