In 1956, the United Nations, the Government of India and the Sir Dorabji Tata Trust, jointly established the Institute to serve as a regional centre for teaching, training and conducting research in the area of population studies in the ESCAP region. The International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS) serves as a regional Institute for Training and Research in Population Studies for the ESCAP region. It was established in Mumbai in July 1956. About the Fellowship The international institute for population sciences offers a fellowship programme in which the selected Indian candidates will be awarded a Government of India fellowship initially for one year only and is extendable for one more year on genuine case. Each eligible candidate will be awarded the Government of India fellowship @ 50,000/- per month. Eligible foreign candidates may also apply for the Government of India Post-Doctoral Fellowship.
Candidates having Ph.D. degree in Population Studies of a recognised university.
Desirable: Good publication in peer reviewed journal, publication of books and research reports.
The upper age limit is 40 years as on 30.6.2014.
Eligible candidates will be awarded Government of India fellowships amounting to Rs. 50,000 per month.
Duration: 1 year (extendable)