ICHR New Delhi announces Junior Research Fellowship 2017

ICHR Junior Research Fellowships (JRF), 2017-18

Indian Council of Historical Research (ICHR), New Delhi has announced notification for the award of Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) for the PhD Courses for the academic year 2017-18.
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

Important Dates

Online Submission of JRF Application begins on 22nd December 2016
Last Date for Online Submission Form 19th January 2017
Last Date for Submitting Printouts of Applications Submitted Online 31st January 2017
The JRF Exam will be held on 26th February 2017 (between 10.00 am & 01.00 pm)

Term of the Fellowship

The Fellowship shall be for a maximum period of 2 years, extendable by 1 more year in special circumstances if recommended by the Research Projects Committee.
The Maximum numbers of Junior Research Fellowships to be awarded for the current year 2016-17 are eighty (80) only, applying the usual reservation for SC/ST & PwD

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates who have registered in recognized Universities for PhD Pprogramme in History and its allied subjects are eligible to apply for the Fellowship (JRF)
The aspirants belonging to ST/ 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 programme in History and its allied subjects can apply for Fellowship (JRF)

Exam Format

a) 30 Objective type questions for one mark each (Total 30 marks)
b) 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)
c) 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)
d) 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

Exam Centres

The examination will be held at following centres of ICHR (1) New Delhi (2) Bengaluru (3) Guwahati (4) Pune

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 should 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 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

Indian Council of Historical Research (ICHR) New Delhi

(An Autonomous Organisation), MHRD, Govt. of India, ICHR New Delhi, 35 Ferozeshah Road, New Delhi-110001, Phone No.: +91-11-23382321, Email: [email protected], Website www.ichr.ac.in