National Council of Educational Research and Training Doctoral Fellowships 2011

Name of Institute / University

National Council of Educational Research and Training

Courses Offered

Fellowships will be given in the following priority areas emerging from the concerns expressed in NCF-2005:

1) Education of the Disadvantaged: Disadvantages of different kinds because of belonging to scheduled and backward castes, scheduled tribes, and minority communities, and due to gender, disability, and living in difficult circumstances.

2) Classroom Processes and Practices: Multi-grade teaching, over-crowded schoolrooms, medium of instruction, languages used in the class, teaching-learning process, teacher concerns, evaluation practices, disciplinary techniques, and space and time management.

3. Curricular Areas: Teaching of science, mathematics, languages, social sciences, arts and crafts, work and vocational education, environmental sciences, and health and physical education.

4. Education for Peace: Conflict and its resolution in different spheres, problem of violence, respect for cultural diversity, values for living in harmony with people and nature, child rights, and sustainable development.

5. Psycho-social Development of Children: Development of self, relationships and social skills, understanding and cognitive skills, communication skills, leadership, decision making, and coping with stress.


1. Good Academic record with at least 55% marks at the Master’s degree level.
2. Candidates should not be more than 35 years of age as on the last date of receipt of applications.
3. Candidates registered for Ph.D. degree in a recognized university/ or working toward their Ph.D. registration are eligible to apply.

How To Apply

Application should be made in the prescribed format, which along with the information brochure can be downloaded from the NCERT website or can be obtained by post.

Completed application forms should be accompanied by a concept paper of about 1500 words on the theme of the proposed research, which should contain statements about:

(a) Rationale and objectives of the study
(b) Conceptual framework
(c) Proposed methodology
(d) Potential contribution of the study.

Attested copies of all marksheets/certificates and proof of Ph.D. registration (if already registered) should also be sent with the application at the following address:

Department of Educational Research and Policy Perspectives
National Council of Educational Research and Training
Sri Aurobindo Marg
New Delhi – 110 016.

Contact Details

National Council of Educational Research and Training
Sri Aurobindo Marg
New Delhi – 110 016.

Phone: +91-11-26560620, +91-11-26864811-820

Fax: +91-11-26868419


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