ICHR New Delhi Junior Research Fellowship 2016

Junior Research Fellowship 2016 at ICHR New Delhi

Indian Council of Historical Research (ICHR), New Delhi has invited application for the award of Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) for the PhD Courses for 2016-18 sessions.

The selected fellows will be awarded fellowship of Rs.16000/- per month plus contingency grant of Rs.15000/- per annum for a period of two years.

Eligibility Criteria

Only applicants who have got at least 55% marks (without rounding off) in Master’s Degree OR equivalent exam from universities/institutions recognized by the UGC in History / Archaeology / Musicology are eligible to apply for Junior Research fellowship.

The aspirants belonging to Scheduled Tribe (ST)/ Scheduled Caste (SC), physically challenged categories who have secured at least 50% marks (without rounding off) in Master’s degree or equivalent exam are eligible for this fellowship and aspirants who are admitted to a PhD program in History and its allied subjects can apply for Fellowship (JRF).

Exam Format

  • 30 Objective type questions for one mark each (Total 30 marks).
  • Total 12 Short Essay type questions out of which any 06 questions should be attempted in about 100 words each. Each question carries 05 marks (Total 30 marks).
  • Total 06 Long Essay type questions out of which any 02 questions should be attempted in about 500 words each. Each question carries 20 marks (Total 40 marks).
  • In the question paper cum Answer Sheet booklet, sufficient blank sheets are provided for answering essay type questions also. No additional sheets are permitted.

The period of the Fellowship shall be for a maximum period of Two years.

Award of JRF will be based on a Written Entrance Test only.

How to Apply?

Eligible and interested scholars may apply on-line through the ICHR website (www.ichr.ac.in)

Hard copy of the application generated after filling of online application (with auto generated number) duly signed should be submitted.

The applicant must attach self attested copies of the certificates of educational qualifications, date of birth, experience and signed copy of check list etc., and send by post to the following address Member Secretary, Indian Council of Historical Research, No. 35 Ferozeshah Road, New Delhi-110001.

Application Fee of Rs.200/- shall be paid in the form of a Demand Draft (DD) drawn in favour of the DDO, ICHR, (payable at Delhi) (candidates belonging to SC/ST/Persons with Disability (PWD) category are exempted from payment of the fee).

Submission of application both online and printout of the same along with computer generated unique ID number is mandatory. Hard copies of applications without unique Id number will not be accepted.

Important Dates

Last date for Online Submission Form: May 23rd 2016

Last date for Submitting Printouts of Applications Submitted Online: May 31st 2016

The JRF Exam will be held on June 26th 2016 (between 10.00 am and 01.00 pm)

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