Centre: Centre for Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policies
Candidates are requested to check the eligibility criteria before filling the application form. Candidates found ineligible will be rejected at any stage in the admission process and no grievances will be entertained in this regard.Applicants will be shortlisted for the Research Aptitude Test (RAT) on the basis of them meeting the following considerations with regard to educational qualifications and research proposal:
1. Educational Qualifications: The minimum academic qualification for admission to the Ph.D programmes is a Second Class Master’s or equivalent degree in the relevant subject awarded by a recognised university in India or abroad, with at least an average of 55 per cent of aggregate marks, or a grade point average of 3.5 under the seven-point scale of the University Grants Commission (UGC). In the case of SC/ST/OBC (non-creamy layer)/differently-abled candidates, the minimum eligibility is an average of 45 per cent of aggregate marks, or a grade point average of 2.5 under the seven-point scale of the University Grants Commission (UGC).
2. Candidates who have an M.Phil or equivalent degree awarded by a recognized university in India or abroad are also eligible to apply for the Ph.D Programme.
3. Submission of a research proposal is a compulsory requirement for admission for the Ph.D. Programme. A research proposal consisting of approximately 1,000 words should accompany the proposal and indicate the Specification of the broad field of study, Statement of the research problem and scope and objectives of the study, rationale for and the significance of the study, methodology to be followed, references, and the candidate’s research/work experience in that area, if any.
Centre for Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policies
The Centre is mandated to pursue the following objectives:
Conceptualize discrimination, exclusion and inclusion based on caste/ethnicity and religion.
Develop understanding of the nature and dynamics of discrimination and exclusion.
Contextualize and problematizing discrimination, exclusion and inclusion.
Develop an understanding of discrimination at an empirical level.
Formulate policies for protecting the rights of these groups and eradicating the problem of exclusion and discrimination.
1. Ph.D. Programme in Inclusive Development and Social Justice
Socio-cultural aspects and historiography of the excluded communities. Social exclusion, discrimination, violence and politics of development. Inclusive policies, structures and governance.
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