Fellowship Scheme For Doctoral Work In Criminology And Police Science
Fresh applications are invited from Indian National for the Award of six Fellowships for Doctoral work in Criminology and Police Science. The value of fellowship is Rs.8,000/- per month for the first two years and Rs.9,000/- per month in the third year plus contingency grant of Rs.10,000/- per annum. The fellowship is tenable for three years, of Rs.3,000/-per year will be paid to the institution where the fellow is registered for PhD work in Criminology and Police Science.
Eligibility For Fellowship Scheme
The candidate should have 1st/2nd class Master's Degree (not less than 55% marks or equivalent grade) in criminology/ sociology/ social work/ Psychology/ social anthropology/ public administration/ political science/ law with II class bachelor's degree on the aforesaid subject.
NET/ SET qualified candidate will be given preference but it is not the criteria of selection.
The candidate should either be registered for PhD programme with any recognized Indian university or should be in the process of registration from the date of award of fellowship.
Age of the candidates must be preferably below 30 years on 31.12.2006.
Twenty per cent of the total numbers of fellowships are reserved for SC/ST candidates.
Application forms and rules
Copies of rules and prescribed application for fellowship scheme in criminology and police sciences are available on request or can be downloaded from website www.bprd.gov.in
The request should be addressed to, The Director General, Bureau of Police Research and Development, Ministry of Home Affairs, Block No. 11, 4th Floor, CGO Complex, Lodhi Road, New Delhi-110003. Applicants are required to send self-addressed unstamped envelope (28 cms x 12 cms.) attached with the request.
Last Date Of Applications For Fellowship Scheme
Application in prescribed form should be sent to, The Director General, Bureau of Police Research and Development, Ministry of Home Affairs, Block No. 11,4th Floor, CGO Complex, Lodhi Road, New Delhi-110003, super scribing on the cover 'Application for Doctoral Fellowship in Criminology and Police Science' so as to reach the aforementioned address latest by 31.12.2006.
The fellowship is awarded preferably when the topic of research belongs to any of the following areas:
(1) Transparency in Police Recruitment,
(2) Key Performance Indicators or measurably of police performance,
(3) Police Public Interface,
(4) Developing Models for specialized training,
(5) Use of Information Technology in Police work or any other that the candidate may suggest and that the subject is considered of value.