Research Fellowship 2017 at IIAS Shimla | IIAS Fellowship 2017
Check out IIAS Fellowship 2017 – Eligibility, Application Form, Application Dates, Application Fees, Fellowship Details and more details.
Indian Institute of Advanced Study (IIAS), Rashtrapati Niwas, Shimla has invited applications for the award of Fellowship to scholars working on the below-mentioned research areas 2017.
Award of Fellowship 2017
Scholars working on the below-mentioned research areas may apply for the award of Fellowships at the Institute at any time of the year. Their applications would be considered as and when vacancies arise.
IIAS Fellowship Areas of Research:
(a) Social, Political and Economic Philosophy;
(b) Comparative Indian Literature (including Ancient, Medieval, Modern Folk, and Tribal);
(c) Comparative Studies in Philosophy and Religion;
(d) Comparative Studies in History (including Historiography and Philosophy of History);
(e) Education, Culture, Arts including performing Arts and Crafts;
(f) Fundamental Concepts and Problems of Logic and Mathematics;
(g) Fundamental Concepts and Problems of Natural and Life Sciences;
(h) Studies in Environment;
(i) Indian Civilization in the context of Asian Neighbours; and
(j) Problems of Contemporary India in the context of National Integration and Nation-building
IIAS Fellowship Requirements
The term of Fellowship is for a minimum of six months and maximum of two years, but in no case, will it extend beyond two years.
Fellows would be expected to remain in residence from 01st March to 15th December. Their stay at the Institute during the winter months would be optional.
It is mandatory for in-service candidates to apply through proper channel.
Fellowship applications of scholars who have been a National Fellow, Tagore Fellow and Fellow of the Institute within last five years will not be considered.
Since the Institute is committed to Advanced Study, proposals involving empirical work would not be considered.
The pay of in-service Fellows would be protected. In addition, they will also get 20% of their basic pay in case they are maintaining a separate house at the place of their work, other than government accommodation.
The monthly Fellowship grant for retired/independent/foreign Fellows is present @ Rs.56400/- per month, without deducting pension, if any.
Terms of Fellowships
Fellows are expected to participate in the academic programs of the Institute, such as lectures delivered by Visiting Scholars, Professors, and Guest Fellows.
Participation is must for the Thursday Fellows’ Weekly Seminars if a Fellow is in the station.
The Institute would evaluate and consider for publication the monographs of the Fellows submitted on completion of their term.
The Institute will have the first right of publication and will have the copyright of the monograph submitted by the Fellow.
IIAS Fellowship Application Form 2017
The prescribed application form can be downloaded from the website www.iias.ac.in.
The application on the prescribed form may be sent to the Secretary, Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla-171005.
The Institute would consider only applications in the prescribed application form. The short-listed scholars would be invited to make a presentation before the Fellowship Award Committee (FAC). Scholars with proven academic credentials, as decided by Screening Committee may be exempted from this provision.
IIAS Fellowship Application Dates 2017
Last Date of Application is September 30th, 2017
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