Admission to CDFD–Research Scholars program is based on a 2-tier system involving a written / LAN based examination followed by interview of candidates who have qualified the written / LAN based examination. Only those candidates will be allowed to appear for the CDFD RSP-II-2017 examination and interview who produce proof of having cleared the CSIR/UGC/DBT/ICMR/INSPIRE NET/UGC-RGNF (or equivalent)/ or JEST for JRF or have qualified BINC examination conducted by the DBT with fellowship.
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Interested candidates who fulfill the above conditions may register their names for RESEARCH SCHOLARS PROGRAM – II – 2017 by applying in the prescribed application form which is available online only. Complete the application form online at http://www.cdfd.org.in.
The candidates applying are requested to pay an application fee as detailed below:
Rs. 500 (for General/OBC Candidates)
Rs. 250 (for Other Backward Classes non creamy)
Rs. 125 ( for SC/ST/PWD/Women candidates).
The additional Payment Gateway Transaction Charges @ 3.10% will be charged extra from the Candidate.
The Online facility of application will open on 08.11.2017 and will be closed on 08.12.2017
The list of shortlisted candidates for the LAN examination will be displayed on our website by 21.12.2017. The Individual Admit Card / Hall Ticket with details of user name, password, venue of the examination and time will be sent through e-mail. No individual intimation letter would be sent. Eligible candidates will be called for Computer based LAN examination on 21.01.2018. Those who qualify the LAN based examination will be interviewed on 22.01.2018. No TA/DA will be paid. Director, CDFD reserves the right to accept / reject any or all applications without assigning any reasons whatsoever.