In view of disruption on account of the Corona Virus situation the last date for application is extended up to 31st March, 2020. In case of difficulty applications may also be sent online to ddgoffice[at]icwa[dot]in
The Indian Council of World Affairs (ICWA), declared an institution of national importance by an act of parliament in 2001 incorporated under the ICWA Act, 2001, invites applications (in the attached form) for positions of (six) Research Fellows on contract basis.
There are vacancies in the areas of China; Russia; Central Asia; Persian Gulf; West Asia and Europe. However scholars specializing in other fields of international affairs, strategic analysis and diplomatic history are encouraged to apply.
Relevant foreign language fluency, as applicable, in the area of specialization is essential.
Candidates having the following educational qualifications & experience are eligible to apply:-
Knowledge of Hindi is desirable.
The contractual term of Research Fellows in the Council will be of two years, with a probation period of six months. The monthly emoluments will be Rs. 66,250/- p.m. (TDS to be deducted as applicable). The candidates are required to submit No Objection Certificate (NOC) from their current employer, if any, at the time of interview. No other allowances/facilities will be admissible, except TA/DA for official tours at the rates admissible to Group-A Officers of the Central Government.
Selected Research Fellows will be required to undertake research in areas to be determined by the Council. They are also required to organize & participate in conferences, lectures & events organized by the ICWA.
Interested candidates may apply in sealed cover by 1700 hrs, 20 March, 2020, along with detailed bio-data and copies of certificates to Deputy Director General, Indian Council of World Affairs, Sapru House, Barakhamba Road, New Delhi-110001. Outstation candidates called for interview will be paid 2nd AC return train fare only, subject to the production of original ticket.
The ICWA reserves the right to reject any or all applications without assigning any reason. The decision of the ICWA regarding selection of applicants for interview and/or appointment shall be final.