Application forms may be downloaded from our website (www.cict.in) 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).