Friday, May 6, 2011

BPRD Doctoral Fellowship Last Date - 10.07.2011

Government of India
Bureau of Police Research & Development
Minishtry of Home Affairs

Last Date : 10 July 2011

Doctoral Fellowship in Criminology & Police Science ( Six Fellowships)

i) The fellowships are open to Indian National of 30 years for General Category and 35 years of age in Reserve Category (SC/ST/OBC)     as on the date of publication of Advertisement .
ii) First or second class Master’s Degree not less than 55% marks for General Category and 50% for Reserve Category (SC/ST/OBC) in Criminology, Sociology, Social work, Psychology,
Social Anthropology, Public Administration, Political Science, Law and Police Administration.
iii) The Candidate Should be registered for Ph.D Degree in any of the subjects mentioned above.
DESIRABLE: NET or SET examination (if any) passed, conducted by UGC is an added advantage.
i) There shall be 6 Fellowships per year for Criminology and Police Science.
ii) The duration of fellowship shall normally be tenable for three years.
iii) The value of each Fellowship shall be Rs. 8,000/-P.M. for the first two and Rs. 9,000/- p.m. for the third year.
iv) A Contingency grant of Rs. 10,000/- per year will be sanctioned to each fellow under each fellowship/scheme.
v) A departmental assistance of Rs. 3,000/- per year will be paid to the department in which the fellow is registered for the Ph.D for providing infrastructural facilities, (Store and equipment,
technical and clerical/managerial assistance, traveling cost for giving presentation, assured supply of electricity/Water etc.) to the research fellow under this programme.
vi) HRA and medical benefits may be allowed as per UGC rules.
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of the Fellowship Programme is to encourage and foster research and development in the field of Criminology and Police Science.
The research will be carried out in any of the priority areas pertaining to Criminology and Police Science.  This will cover police organization and functioning, Criminal investigation, Role of the Police in changing society, Crime Criminals and Victims, Criminal Justice System, Organisation and functioning of criminal courts, correctional administration, juvenile delinquency and the like.

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