The Fellowship Programme of the Institute of Public Enterprise supported by Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR) is one of the oldest and largest in the field of social sciences. IPE is recognized as a ‘Centre of Excellence’ for doctoral studies by the Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR), Ministry of Education, Government of India. The research wing of the Institute is complemented with a strong faculty contingent and a number of Ph.D. research scholars, sponsored by ICSSR and IPE, who work on various fields of management and social sciences as well as on identified thrust areas of research.
The Institute has assisted 104 Ph.Ds., who now occupy eminent positions in reputed organizations and institutions across the nation and the world.
Doctoral Fellowships are awarded to selected scholars, who are registered for Ph.D. in UGC recognized Institutes of national importance, universities/ deemed universities, ICSSR research institutes and colleges having approved Ph.D. programme with requisite infrastructure as defined by MoE/UGC to pursue and complete their doctoral research in any social science discipline.
The broad disciplines of study within the domain of social sciences identified by ICSSR are:
Last date for submission of applications 18th August, 2021.
The complete format for research proposal consisting of the following contents/sections is a part of the Application Form, namely, Section IV: Details of Research Proposal. No separate research proposal or a section thereof, needs to be submitted separately.
In all, the research proposal shall be in about 3,000 words comprising of the following sections: