» Application for ICHR Junior Research
Research Funding Rules
(See Clause 11 (a) of Chapter II)
Application for ICHR Junior Research Fellowship
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Note: All applications are to be addressed to Member
Secretary ICHR 35, Ferozeshah Road New Delhi - 110
Note :Please read the ICHR Research Funding Rules
before filling this form.
Type or write legibly, preferably in block letters
1. Applicant’s name
(in block letters with surname underlined).
2. Date of Birth
4. Present Postal Address/email/tel.no
5. (a) Name of the Department
(b) State clearly whether your College/University/Institution
is recognised by University Grants Commission, New
(c) If yes, please state the relevant clause of UGC
Act, 1956 (as modified up to the 20th December, 1985).
6. (a) Date when the work was started
(Date of registration for M.Phil./Ph.D.)
(b) Whether qualified the UGC National Eligibility
(attach a copy of certificate)
8. Name and designation of the Supervisor
9. The date by which dissertation is expected to
10. Languages Known
11. Details of fellowship/scholarship or other financial
assistance received for the present research work
from other sources:
12. State whether you were/are in receipt of any
financial support from any otherorganization for other
If so, details may be given
13. Academic record from Secondary School onwards
(please attach photocopies of original certificates)
14. Previous research experience, if any
(b) Titles of papers published, if any
(Xeroxed copies of the articles may be attached or
full references given)
15. Period for which financial assistance is required
16. (i) Whether the applicant belongs to SC/ST/OBC/Physically
Challenged category; if so, a certificate may be produced
to this effect.
(ii) Whether the applicant has/had applied for financial
support elsewhere for the same research proposal.
If so, specify funding agency approached.
17. Following document where applicable have to
be attached by all applicants
(a) A certificate from the Registrar of the
University/Head of the Department/Institution of affiliation
(same as No. 5) certifying that the institution will
accept and disburse the ICHR’s Fellowship, if given.
If this cannot be submitted at the time of application,
it must be submitted, in the event of the grant of
Fellowship, before any moneys towards it are released
by the ICHR.
(b) (i) M.Phil./Ph.D. registration certificate
(ii) NET qualifying certificate
(c) Detailed synopsis (3 copies) indicating the major
hypotheses to be tested, a note on the sources to
be consulted, a preliminary bibliography, and a chapter-plan
as suggested at claused 5 (a), Ch. II. (Note: an advanced
bibliography and detailed chapter-plan could be expected
from candidates who have been registered for research
for more than a year).
(d) Published papers, if any, as at 14 (b)
(e) Bio-data, including statement about his own expertise
in handling the subject. (Note: the applicant should
clearly specify the language of sources that he can
read and understand, and submit a certificate in this
regard, if possible) – 3 copies.
(f) Certificate of Supervisor/Head of Department.
I hereby declare that:
1. The statements made by me in this form and the
documents that are attached herewith are true to the
best of my knowledge.
2. I have read the rules regarding the award of
research fellowships of the Indian Council of Historical
Research and I agree to abide by them, if a fellowship
is awarded to me. In the event of the fellowship being
awarded to me, I shall fulfil all the requirements
of the fellowship, and agree to refund to the ICHR
all expenditure incurred by me over the fellowship,
if the work of the fellowship is not properly carried
out or is not completed.
3. If selected, I will work on a whole-time basis
for the Fellowship and will not accept any other fellowship
or assistance or employment except as provided in
the ICHR Research Funding Rules.
Signature of the Candidate
For use by University /College /Institution:
recommendations of the forwarding authority:
Views of the supervisor/Head of the Department regarding
the candidate’s suitability for the award should be
obtained separately and enclosed with the application.