Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Research Fellowship MPhil Phd Admission 2013

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    Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Research and Training Institute, Pune
    (Autonomous Institute under the Dept. of Social Justice & Special Assistance, Govt. of Maharashtra)
    28, Queen’s Garden, Pune-411001 Email.directorbarti@gmail.com
    Website: Barti (Babasaheb Ambedkar Research and Training Institute)
    Admission Notice 2013
    Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Research Fellowship (BANRF) for Scheduled Caste Students to pursue M.Phil/Ph.D Admission 2013
    Hundred years ago, in 1913, Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar undertook a Historic Journey to Columbia University, New York for Higher Studies
    In grateful commemoration of this, Barti invites applications from scheduled caste candidates for award of M.Phil/Ph.D fellowship


    Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Research & Training Institute (BARTI), Pune is an autonomous organization under the Department of Social Justice and Special Assistance, Govt. of Maharashtra. This institute was established in the year 1978 under the name “Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Samata Vichar Peeth” and subsequently became autonomous under its present name in the year 2008
    BARTI is achieving notable progress in the areas of “Equity and Social Justice” through scientific research, capacity building, evaluation of schemes meant for socially disadvantaged sections, policy advocacy, trainings, etc

    Background
    Hundred years ago, in 1913, Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar undertook a historic journey to Columbia
    University, New York for Higher Studies. In grateful commemoration of this, BARTI invites applications from Scheduled Caste candidates of Maharashtra State for the Award of M.Phil. / Ph.D. Fellowships for the year 2013
    The fellowship scheme is formulated and funded by BARTI and named as "Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar National Research Fellowships (BANRF)"
    The fellowships are open to Scheduled Castes (SC) candidates belonging to Maharashtra who wish to pursue regular and full time M. Phil and Ph.D degrees in Sciences, Humanities, Social Sciences and Engineering & Technology

    Objective
    The fellowship has been initiated for SC candidates to provide them opportunity to undertake advanced studies and research. The objective of this award is to provide fellowships in the form of financial assistance to the students belonging to SC category to pursue higher studies leading to M.Phil. and Ph.D. degrees (full-time) in Humanities and Social Sciences, and Sciences, Engineering & Technology, in Indian Universities / Institutions / Colleges approved under Section 2(f) and 12(B) of the UGC Act and in Non-Universities / Institutions
    The salient feature of BANRF schemes are on the lines of Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship (RGNF) scheme for SC students, for pursuing M.Phil./Ph.D. Any amendments in the scheme of RGNF in future may be made applicable to BANRF also

    Number of Fellowships
    This year, Twenty Five (25) M.Phil. / Ph.D. fellowships will be awarded
    However, this number may increase or decrease. In case of increase in number of fellowships, candidates will be selected only on the basis of this advertisement and consequently on applications of the candidates

    Reservations
    30% fellowships are reserved for SC women candidates
    Three percent fellowships are reserved for physically handicapped SC candidates

    Target Group
    The SC candidates belonging to the state of Maharashtra, who have passed the Post-Graduation exam in the concerned discipline and who desire to pursue full-time research without JRF of UGC-NET or UGC-CSIR NET or RGNF or any other fellowship

    Indicative Research Areas
    Candidates are free to select any research field relating to Equity and Social Justice
    Indicative Research Areas, identified for the time being, are available on the website of this institute
    The same will be published in Employment News also. Please note that the list is just indicative, not exhaustive

    Eligibility
    The candidate must get himself/herself registered for M.Phil / Ph.D at the first available opportunity but not later than within a period of two years from the receipt of award letter
    This period is not extendable. However the actual payment of fellowship will be made with effect from the date of joining
    Nature of Financial Assistance Available Under BANRF:
    The selected candidate would be eligible for the financial assistance under
    Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar National Junior Fellowships (BANJRF) and
    Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar National Senior Fellowships (BANSRF)
    The financial assistance would be on the line of RGNF

    The initial tenure of Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar National Junior Fellowships (BANJRF), evaluations of work of fellow, extension of tenure under the enhanced emoluments of the Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar National Senior Fellowships (BANSRF), withdrawal of fellowship, financial assistance (in the form of fellowship, contingency etc.), leave during BANJRF, BANSRF, transfer of fellowship, etc. will be based on existing Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowships (RGNF) for SC students, for pursuing M.Phil. / Ph.D. More details regarding Nature of assistance available under the scheme, guidelines of the scheme, detailed terms and conditions of the fellowship, distribution of fellowships for different groups, etc. will be available on website: Barti (Babasaheb Ambedkar Research and Training Institute) (click on CCVIS > Notice Board > BANRF) from 01st July, 2013

    Selection
    Selection will be made on the basis of merit of the candidates and the selection criteria will be decided by BARTI
    The decision of D.G., BARTI with regard to selection of candidates for the award of fellowships shall be final

    How to Apply
    Eligible and interested candidates may send their applications in the prescribed format downloadable from website Barti (Babasaheb Ambedkar Research and Training Institute) (click on CCVIS > NOTICE BOARD >BANRF)
    The candidate should enclose attested copies of all necessary documents along with the duly filled application and Research Proposal including concept note containing research details, etc. in about 2000 words and send by Registered Post to the Director General, Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Research & Training Institute, 28, Queen's Garden, Camp, Pune-411001

    Completed applications along with all necessary documents and research proposals as mentioned above should reach the above office on or before 31st August, 2013
    Applications received after the due date will not be entertained
    Record of the candidates, who have not been selected, shall not be preserved beyond three months from the date of declaration of results

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