(Deemed University U/s 3 of the UGC Act, 1956)
Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports, Government of India
Sriperumbudur - 602 105. Tamil Nadu
Admission To Ph.D in Youth Development (inter - disciplinary)
Applications are invited for admission to the Ph.D. programmes offered by the University. Admission will be based on all-India basis, strictly according to merit and suitability of the candidate to pursue the programme.
A candidate with a Master’s degree in social sciences or humanities with minimum of 55% of marks (50% in case of SC/ST candidates) is eligible to apply. Preference will be given to candidates already working in the area of youth development and allied areas.
A candidate may pursue doctoral research as a ‘Full time research scholar’ with or without fellowship or sponsorship or project support.
‘Part time research’ is also available to those candidates with not less than two years of work experience in the recognized teaching and research institutions/NGOS/Youth Development organisations after fulfilling the eligibility conditions prescribed.
The selection process is comprised of an Entrance Test and interview. The candidates without M.Phil and UGC-JRF/NET/ SLET qualification shall take both Entrance Test (60 Marks) and Interview (40 Marks). The candidates qualified in UGC-JRF/ NET/ SLET/ M.Phil. and those who are working in the sponsored projects shall be exempted from the Entrance Test. However, these candidates should attend the interview along with others.
Interested and eligible candidates shall apply through the prescribed application form available at www.rgniyd.gov.in and take the print out of the form. The completed application along with the prescribed fee of Rs.500 which can be paid through a demand draft drawn in favour of 'The Director, Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development' payable at Sriperumbudur. The application should be sent to the Director/Vice-Chancellor, RGNIYD University, Sriperumbudur, Tamil Nadu, PIN Code– 602 105. For more details, the candidates may visit the website.
The last date for submission of the completed application form with necessary attachments is 5.00 p.m. on 05 July 2009.
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For more details, visit: www.rgniyd.gov.in