About Doctoral Fellow ProgrammeDoctoral Level Fellowship Programme was initiated by the National Institute of Industrial Engineering, Mumbai (NITIE) in 1984. This programme is recognized by Ministry of HRD as equivalent to PhD of any Indian University. It is an interdisciplinary programme which covers all areas of research like Engineering/ Technology, Management, Economics, Commerce, Social-Sciences, Life Sciences and Pure Sciences etc.
This program selects the candidates with good academics and who are having the motivation and capabilities of being an excellent researcher and want to research at the national as well as international levels. And they may become competent enough for a career in academics, research, business, and consulting. After this fellowship programme candidates may get opportunities to be placed in academics, research or any company or industry. NITIE has invited applications from interested and eligible candidates for this Doctoral Fellow Program for the academic session 2020-21.
Prospective candidateThe doctoral fellow programme admits scholars in three categories, Direct, External and Sponsored.
All eligible candidates with sound academic background and research potential who wish to pursue Research for the Fellow Programme as full-time research scholars in NITIE. They are eligible to get a monthly stipend and yearly contingency grant.
External and sponsored candidates are those who are already in full-time employment in any industry, academic or research organisation. They must have a good academic background and research potential. They should be interested to pursue the Fellow Program simultaneously with their employment.
Types of ProgrammeThe doctoral fellow programme is running under two categories. A candidate can apply in any of the suitable categories as mentioned below:
Regular full-time candidates will pursue the full-term residential program and receive financial assistance as per MHRD guidelines.
Full-time Candidates With Financial Assistance: In this category, students will work full-time during Fellow Degree Programme. The candidate will also receive financial assistance from the Institute as per the latest MHRD guidelines. Daily attendance is a must. During this scholarship period, candidates will not be allowed to take up any employment either full-time or part-time.
Full-time Candidates Without Financial Assistance: Candidates without financial Assistance: A student in this category works full-time for his/her Fellow Degree. He/she does not receive assistantship from the Institute.
The Programme also givers opportunities to sponsored candidates from Industry, Academic Institutions, Government and other organizations for admission. However, these candidates will not provide any financial assistance.
Full-time Sponsored: In this category, candidates will be sponsored by a recognized R & D organization, government organization, Academic Institute or Industry for their research work in the Institute on a full-time basis. In this case, NITIE does not provide any assistantship to these students.
Part-time Sponsored: In this category, a professionally employed person can pursue the Doctoral Fellow Program while continuing his/her employment duties. In this case, NITIE does not provide any assistantship to such a student. After selection, such candidates will have to stay on the campus for one-year regular course work. Further, these candidates will have to carry out their research work largely in the parent organization under the overall guidance provided by a faculty member of the Institute along with a local guide from the organization, if required.
For Sponsored Candidates
Besides, the candidates from reputed Industry/Academia should have two years of full-time work experience as on the last date of application.
Number of fellowshipsSince the beginning of this fellow programme nearly 50 Doctoral Fellowship Doctoral Degrees have been awarded. Now under this programme, more than 60 candidates are enrolled. On average, four Fellowships are awarded each year.
Financial assistanceFinancial assistance will be provided only to the Regular Full-time candidates as per MHRD guidelines. However, a candidate must have qualified GATE/NET-JRF to be eligible for financial assistance. qualification. For grant of financial assistance, candidates must fulfil any one of the following criteria:
Selection procedureNITIE will conduct a written test for the selection of suitable candidates. In addition to the written test, writing skill test, research presentation, and personal interviews will also be conducted. Candidate's past academic achievements will also be considered.
How to apply?
First of all, interested and eligible candidates will have to register themselves at Online Admission Portal on NITIE website.
What is the Application Fee?The candidates will have to submit an application fee. Details of application fee are as follows:
Besides, bank charges will also be applicable.
The application fee is non-refundable and can be paid online.
What is the last date?The last date to apply is May 10, 2020.
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