Only those Ph.D. candidates will be eligible for the award of fellowships who qualify the national level test
conducted by the University Grants Commission, UGC-CSIR, ICMR, DBT for award of Junior Research Fellowship.
The general terms and conditions governing the award of fellowships are as follows:
The fellow must devote his whole time to approved courses of research and study at the University.
He/She shall not accept or hold any appointment paid or otherwise or receive any emolument, salary, stipend, etc. from any other source during the tenure of the award. Junior Research Fellows with the consent of the Guide/Head of the Department may assist the University/Institution in its teaching programs, if called upon to do so, including tutorials, evaluation of test papers, laboratory demonstration work, seminar, symposia, etc. provided that such work undertaken by him/her is not likely to hamper his own research program on hand.
He/She obtain prior permission of the University for appearing at any examination conducted by any other University or public body.
The fellowship shall be terminated at any time if the progress and conduct of the fellow is found to be unsatisfactory.
The fellowship shall ordinarily be tenable for a period of one year in the first instance but may be renewed for the second, third years if the student continues to maintain satisfactory progress. However, a research fellow who has displayed research ability but not completed his work may be given an extension for a period of one year.
ACBR has made a provision in its budget for the award of 10 Teaching Assistantships each year to outstanding students joining Ph.D. course after completing requirements of Masters' degree as per the University ordinance, as approved for these courses. The fellowships will be awarded subject to the approval of UGC.