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PhD Programme in Science Education 2015 @ TIFR, Mumbai

Updated on Mon, 02 March 2015 at 14:48 IST
PhD Programme in Science Education 2015 @ TIFR, Mumbai

Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), Mumbai invites applications for PhD Programme in Science Education for the year 2015.

PhD Programme in Science Education is conducted by Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), Mumbai.

PhD Programme in Science Education Eligibility Criteria:

Interested candidates should fulfill following eligibility criteria:

=> M.Sc (in any subject), M.S.W., M.A. (in Congnitive Science, Psychology, Education) or B.Tech / B.E./MBBS or equivalent

=> Science and mathematics Teachers and Educators are also encouraged to apply

=> They would have to spend a minimum of two years at HBCSE and can do their research work while stationed at their parent institutions

Application Procedure for PhD Programme in Science Education:

Candidates are advised to refer to official notifications /documents for detailed application procedure. IndCareer.com published details for informational purpose.

=> Admissions are made initially for one year, renewable annually up to a maximum of five years

=> To apply offline, send the completed form along with one passport size photograph and a demand draft for Rs.400/- (non-refunable) to Graduate School Admission-2015, Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education, TIFR, V.N. Purav Marg, Mankhurd, Mumbai-400088

=> A written test for eligible applicants will be held at seven Centres around the country: Chennai, Bangalore, Pune, Mumbai, Delhi and Kolkata and Guwahati (provisional)

Application form can be downloaded from official website of PhD Programme in Science Education: http://www.hbcse.tifr.res.in/graduate-school/examinfo

Fee Details:

Rs.400/- to be paid online or through Demand Draft (in favour of Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education, TIFR and payable at Mumbai)

PhD Programme in Science Education Important Dates

PhD Programme in Science Education Important dates section aims to list all important dates such as date of availability of form, last submission date, result date, counselling date, etc.

  • Last date for receipt of Applications : 31st March 2015
  • Date of Examination PhD Programme in Science Education 2015: 17th May 2015
  • Interview: 03rd week of June 2015

Areas of Research:

=> Teaching and learning of science and mathematics from primary to undergraduate level

=> Innovative curricula, laboratories, teaching and assessment methods

=> Development of scientific and mathematical thinking in students at school and college level

=> Design and technology in the curriculum

=> Visual and spatial modes in learning

=> Socio-cultural and gender factors in learning

=> Structure and dynamics of knowledge

Scholarships:

Students receive a monthly scholarship of Rs.16000/- (enhanced to Rs.18000/- after registration) and an annual contingency grant of Rs.20000/- Accommodation may be provided on campus at nominal cost. In lieu of accommodation HRA amounting to 30% of the fellowship will be paid

Contact Details

For more details please contact
Tata Institute of Foundamental Research (A Deemed University),
V.N. Purav Marg,
Mankhurd,
Mumbai-400088,

Phones: (022) 25580036/25072230

Website www.hbcse.tifr.res.in

Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai
The Tata Institute of Fundamental Research is an autonomous Institute under the umbrella of the Department of Atomic Energy of the Government of India. We do basic research in physics, chemistry, biology, mathematics and computer science. We have campuses in Mumbai, Pune and Bangalore and research facilities in various other places in India. We have master's and doctoral programs in our fields of work.
 
 

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