igidr post doctoral fellowship 2020


Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR) Mumbai invites online applications for its Post-Doctoral Fellowship (PDF) Programme. Interested candidates can apply till 13th March 2020. Check details on IGIDR Post-Doctoral Fellowship 2020 such as eligibility criteria, application process, selection and more from the page below.


About Post-Doctoral Fellowship

The Post-Doctoral Fellowship (PDF) Programme has been instituted in IGIDR as part of its outreach activities.

Its objective is to support high quality research by scholars with a doctoral degree and an outstanding academic record. Up to three fellowships are available per year.

The fellowships are granted for an initial period of one year, which can be extended by a maximum of one more year.


Eligibility Criteria for IGIDR Post-Doctoral Fellowships 2020

Applicants should be resident Indians, under 40 years of age, secured a minimum of 55% aggregate marks or equivalent in the Masters degree, and should have obtained a Ph.D. degree in the broad areas of Economics or Energy and Environment Policy.

Candidates who have completed their Ph.D. thesis in the last two years, and/or employed as junior faculty in academic institutions, and/or have strong publication records are particularly encouraged to apply.

Those who have submitted their PhD. Thesis by 31st March 2020 can also apply.


Selection Process for IGIDR Post-Doctoral Fellowships 2020

Candidates will be selected based on an evaluation of their application, proposal and an interview conducted at IGIDR.

The final admission to the programme will be subject to necessary approval from the parent institution of the candidates if applicable.


Amount of Fellowship

Post-Doctoral Fellows will receive a consolidated amount of Rs.70,000/- per month for a maximum period of two years.

The fellowship will be granted for an initial period of one year, and conditional on satisfactory progress of the researcher, the fellowship will be extended to one more year.

Post-Doctoral Fellows will be provided campus accommodation depending on availability.

In case of junior faculty who come on leave and whose salary exceeds the fellowship amount, IGIDR may consider salary protection up to the scale of lecturer/assistant professor subject to the discretion of the Director.


IGIDR Post-Doctoral Fellowships 2020 Application Process

Applicants have to apply online via the IGIDR website www.igidr.ac.in/pdf2020 by March 13, 2020.

Instructions to fill up application form:

You need to keep logged in into your gmail account in order to apply.

Please fill the application carefully as only one application per person could be received.

Please make sure you have all the documents ready with you preferably in pdf format before you start the application.

Also note that you are requested to start an application in New Incognito Window /Private browsing if you face difficulty while uploading documents.

Maximum file size for documents to be uploaded is limited to 10MB, please upload documents within that file-size range.


IGIDR Post-Doctoral Fellowships 2020 Important Dates

Last Date of submission of  Application

13th March 2020


For more details and to apply online, please visit the official website