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education Updated: Apr 10, 2012 16:36 IST

Reserve Bank of India - Scholarship Scheme for Faculty Members from Academic Institutions

The Reserve Bank of India invites application as per prescribed format from full-time faculty members, teaching economics or finance in any UGC recognised universities/colleges in India to undertake short-term research in the areas of monetary and financial economics, banking, real sector issues and other areas of interest to the Reserve Bank.
(i) To increase awareness about the activities of the Reserve Bank among faculty members and student community
(ii) To provide exposure to faculty members teaching economics and/or finance in different areas/activities in the Reserve Bank. A maximum of five scholarships would be considered for one financial year. The Bank, at its discretion, may vary the number of scholarships for any year

Eligibility: The eligibility criteria for the scheme are as follows:
(i) Full-time faculty teaching economics and/or finance in any UGC-recognised academic institution in India;
(ii) Indian nationals;
(iii) Age below 55 years. The applicants need to send a research proposal of not more than 1000 words and detailed curriculum vitae along with the application form. The candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of the research proposal and curriculum vitae. The shortlisted candidates will then be interviewed by a selection panel. The
candidates found suitable would be invited to undertake research on the theme decided by the Bank

How to apply: The application in hard copy may be forwarded to ‘The Director, Development Research Group, DEAP, Central Office, Reserve Bank of India, Fort, Mumbai 400 001’. The application should be sent along with detailed curriculum vitae and the research proposal. The application can also be sent as a soft copy by e-mail. Visit

Last date to apply: April 27, 2012