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Prime Minister's Rural Development Fellowship Admission Notification-2011

Sunday, December 04, 2011 at 04:30 AM

Fellowship: Prime Minister's Rural Development Fellows Scheme (PMRDF)

Conducted by: Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India

Duration: Two years on a fixed contract, extendable for one more year based on performance.

Eligibility: Candidate should be a postgraduate in either of Social Science/ Science/ Management fields or a graduate in Law/ Engineering/ Medicine. He/she should have knowledge of hindi and a local language used in an IAP district. Work experience is preferable.

Selection criteria:

  • Selection will be through an open advertisement process.
  • Candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of their qualifications and experience.
  • Selection will be on the basis of the written synopsis; group discussions and interviews will be used to test the candidate's motivation, leadership, social and negotiating skills.
  • Assessment of the applicant's intention to apply for the position will be based on the write up they submit with the application.
  • The applicant can select a basic problem prevalent in the IAP district and offer solutions. The synoptic responses will also be used to ascertain the applicant's ability to write crisply and precisely.

Important dates:

Last date to submit the application form: 4th December, 2011

Shortlisted candidates will be announced: 23rd December, 2011

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    ramsahareSat, 10 Dec 2011 14:15:59 -0000

    pls application form

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