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Dr. VKRV Rao Prizes in Social Sciences Research

 

Call for Applications/Nominations for Dr VKRV Rao Awards in Social Sciences-2021

Dr. VKRV Rao Prizes in Social Sciences Research are instituted by the Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore and Indian Council of Social Science Research, New Delhi.

Two Prizes are awarded each year for quality research in social Sciences.

The main objective of the prizes is to recognize the contribution by young social scientists to the development of knowledge.

Eligibility: Any citizen of India below the age of 45 years engaged in research in any of the below mentioned social science disciplines is eligible to be considered for the Award.

  • 2016: One prize each in Economics and Education/Political science

  • 2017: One prize each in Economics and Psychology/History

  • 2018: One prize each in Economics and Linguistic/Sociology

  • 2019: One prize each in Economics and Sociology/Demography

  • 2020: One prize each in Economics and Human Geography and Ecology / Public Administration

Value: The award carries a cash award of Rs.25,000/- (Rupees Twenty Five Thousand) and a citation.

Nomination and Application: Entry to the competition shall be made by application or nomination.

Any social scientist who considers herself/himself eligible can apply for entry to the competition. The names of social scientist may also be nominated for the award by any organization of the Centre or State Governments or local authorities, Vice Chancellor of a University or Head of an educational or research institution or an NGO. The nomination form can be obtained by writing to the undersigned or downloaded from ISECís website: www.isec.ac.in

Procedure for Entry: Individuals/nominating institutions should submit 6 copies of detailed bio data of the scholar along with a brief summary ( not exceeding 1,500 words) describing the research work undertaken by the scholar during the last five years, his/her achievements, contributions, etc., on or before January 20, 2021 to:

The Registrar
Institute for Social and Economic Change ( ISEC)
Dr VKRV Rao Road, Nagarbhavi P.O.,
Bangalore 560070
Phone: 080-23217011 Fax: 080- 23217008
Email: registrar@isec.ac.in

 

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Registrar I/c

Nomination Form

Nomination form for  Dr VKRV Rao Awards in Social Sciences-2021
can be downloaded  from here:
 FORM (.pdf)

 

 

 
 
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