Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Research Fellowship announces MPhil Phd Fellowship 2015

Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Research Fellowship is specially designed for those students who belongs to Scheduled Caste and also to pursue M.Phil/Ph.D Admission 2015

Many years ago, in 1913, Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar undertook a Historic Journey to Columbia University, New York for Higher Studies

In grateful commemoration of this, Barti invites all the eligible and talented applications from scheduled caste candidates to award for the M.Phil/Ph.D fellowship.


The main objective of this fellowship that it has been initiated for Schedule Caste candidates to provide them the better and bright opportunity to undertake the advanced studies and research.

The objective of this award is to provide fellowships in the form of financial assistance to all those students who belonging to SC category and wish to pursue their higher studies leading to M.Phil and PhD degrees (full-time) in Humanities and

Social Sciences, and Sciences, Engineering & Technology, in Indian Universities/Institutions / Colleges approved under Section 2(f) and 12(B) of the UGC Act and in Non-Universities / Institutions

The salient feature of BANRF schemes are on the lines of Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship (RGNF) scheme for SC students, for pursuing M.Phil/PhD any amendments in the scheme of RGNF in future may be made applicable to BANRF also

Number of Fellowships

Year 2015 marks 102nd year of Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar’s to his historic journey to Columbia. In commemoration of this, One Hundred and Two (102) M.Phil / Ph.D Fellowships will be awarded this year. This number may increase or decrease


There will be around 50% fellowships are reserved for SC female candidates

And 03% fellowships are reserved for SC persons with disability

Nature of Financial Assistance

The selected candidates would be eligible for the following assistance as under:

1. Fellowship in Humanities, Social Sciences, Sciences, Engg & Technology:

@ Rs.25000/- p.m. for initial two years (Dr. Babasaheb Ambadkar Junior Research Fellowship (BANJRF)
@ Rs.28000/- p.m. for remaining tenure (Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Senior Research Fellowship (BANSRF)

2. Contingency A:

@ Rs.10000/- p.m. for initial two years (Humanities & Social Sciences)

@ Rs.20500/- p.m. for remaining tenure (Humanities & Social Sciences)

3. Contingency B:

@ Rs.12000/- p.m. for initial two years (Sciences, Engg & Technology)
@ Rs.25000/- p.m. for remaining tenure (For all disciplines)

4. Department Assistance

@ Rs.3000/- p.m. per students to the host institution for providing instructure (For all disciplines)

5. Escorts/Reader assistance: 

@ Rs.2000/- p.m. in case of physically handicapped & blind candidates (For all disciplines)

6. HRA

As per rules of the University / Institutions (For all disciplines)

Selection Process:

The Selection will be made on the basis of merit of the candidates and the selection criteria will be decided by BARTI; the decision of D.G., BARTI with regard to selection of candidates for the award of fellowships shall be final and no further changes will be made in any circumstances.

How to Apply

All eligible and interested candidates may send their filled in applications in the prescribed format which can ve downloadable from website (click on NOTICE BOARD >BANRF-2015)

The candidate are informed that the enclose attested copies of all necessary documents along with the duly filled application and Research Proposal including concept note containing research details, etc. in about 2000 words and send by Registered Post to the

Director General, Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Research & Training Institute, 28, Queen’s Garden, Camp, Pune-411001

All the completely filled applications along with the necessary documents and research proposals as mentioned above should reach the above office on or before the due date 11th May 2015

Details available on website (click on NOTICE BOARD >BANRF-2015)

Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Research and Training Institute, Pune

(Autonomous Institute under the Dept. of Social Justice & Special Assistance, Govt. of Maharashtra), 28,

Queen’s Garden,



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    Ami bolchi je ei bochori college theke ekti cheque peyechilam kintu cheque ti lapse hoye jai .wbmdfc office giye date barano jabe ki?

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