Award of Postdoctoral Fellowships 2013-14-Central Institute of Classical Tamil (CICT), Chennai

Application forms may be downloaded from our website  ( or collected from our office in person or by post.

The completed application may be sent to: The Registrar, Central  Institute of Classical Tamil, IRT Campus, 100 Feet Road, Taramani, Chennai –  600 113

The last date for receiving the applications is 31st Oct 2013

The evaluation of candidates will be made through a  written test followed by an interview.

The selection is subject to the reservation policy as  applicable.

The selected candidates should undertake their research  works in the CICT campus only.

Evidences for Age, Community and Educational  Qualifications should be enclosed along with the application form without fail.  Applications without required enclosures will not be considered. If incorrect  or false information is given, the Application will be summarily rejected.

A Passport size photo should be pasted in the filled-in  Hall Ticket.

The Check List must be marked with in the Box and  attached with the Application form.

Scholars who are in regular employment need not apply.

Suitability and requirements for the ongoing projects and  for the projects to be undertaken in the CICT will be considered in the  selection process and the decision of the Director, CICT is final in this  regard.

The decision of the Director, CICT is final in all  matters related to the selection and award of Postdoctoral

Fellowships  including the number of fellowships to be given.

The Postdoctoral Fellowship includes award of Rs.  18,000/- per month for 2 years with a contingency grant of Rs. 30,000/- per  annum.

Ph.D. Degree holders in Literature, Linguistics, or  allied disciplines such as Anthropology, Sociology, Education, Archaeology,  Epigraphy, Musicology, Performing Arts, Folklore, Philosophy, etc. are eligible  to apply.

Preference will be given to those who are working on  inter-disciplinary topics, Comparative Dravidian, Language Typology and  Translation with special emphasis to the classical period.

The candidate should not have exceeded 40 years of age as  on 30th September 2013. Age relaxation will be allowed for OBC candidates  (three years) and SC/ST candidates (five years).

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