Fellowships for Advanced research in Specified areas in IIAS,Shimla

INTRODUCTION

Indian Institute of Advanced Study is Inviting applications for award of Fellowships for advanced research in the following areas: Social, Political and Economic Philosophy; Comparative Indian Literature (including Ancient, Medieval, Modern Folk and Tribal); Comparative Studies in Philosophy and Religion; Comparative Studies in History (including Historiography and Philosophy of History); Education, Culture, Arts including performing Arts and Crafts; Fundamental Concepts and Problems of Logic and Mathematics; Fundamental Concepts and Problems of Natural and Life Sciences; Studies in Environment; Indian Civilization in the context of Asian Neighbours; and Problems of Contemporary India in the context of National Integration and Nation-building. Institute: Indian Institute of Advanced Study

COURSE AND ELIGIBILITY

Fellowship: Payment of Fellowship Grant (a) National Fellowship Grant - Rs.60,000/- per month. (b) In-service Fellows (employees in Universities, Government Departments, etc.) whose salary stands protected, shall have their Fellowship amount increased by 20% of their basic salary, if they maintain a separate establishment, subject to the condition that they are not in occupation of any accommodation provided by their parent organization/office. (c) For scholars who are retired/not in service, including Foreign scholars -Rs.47,000/- per month. (d) Pension shall not be deducted from the Fellowship Granted to National Fellows/Fellows who are retired and in receipt of pension from the public exchequer (Universities, Government Departments, etc.). Selection process:

CAREER PROSPECTS

The Screening Committee for screening the applications of Fellowships received by the Institute would meet sometime in September 2011. The meeting of the Fellowship Award Committee (FAC) would be held tentatively in October 2011. The short-listed scholars would be invited to make a presentation before the FAC. Scholars with proven academic credentials, as decided by Screening Committee, may be exempted from this provision. Those interested can get further details from the Secretary of the Institute.

PAY PACKAGE

The application on the prescribed form may be sent to the Secretary, Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla 171005. Applications can also be made on line.
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