IGNOU RTA (Research and Teaching Assistantship) for PhD 2011-12

IGNOU Research and Teaching Assistantship (RTA) for pursuing PhD 2011-12

IGNOU invites applications from postgraduates to do full time PhD Program along with a minimum of 8 hours/week of teaching or teaching assistance under the guidance and supervision of a senior teacher in the various Schools/ Centres/  Institutes/ units.


Candidates should have First Class in all examinations.

Age should be below 25 years of age as on 30th September 2011 (relaxable by 5 years for women candidates and SC/ST/PH)

Assistantship Allowances

The Research and Teaching Assistantship grants a monthly Fellowship of Rs. 18000/-(consolidated) plus HRA. The RTA award will be initially for a period of three years, with annual review. From 3rd year onwards, on the basis of excellence in progress and performance, the Monthly Fellowship will be extended to Rs. 20000/-. There will also be an annual contingent grant of Rs. 20000/-.

Format of application should be as follows:


Age a Date of Birth:

Permanent Address:

Address for Correspondence with Telephone and e-mail id:

Details of Educational Qualifications : (Board/University/Institute; Year of Passing; Class/Grade/ Division; % Aggregate Marks in each Examination):

Subject of Specialization:

Previous research Experience, if any:

Whether Qualified in the UGC NET/JRF or CSIR JRF Examination? If so, Details thereof.

Two Testimonials from the teachers who taught the candidate at the Post-Graduate level.

An undertaking signed by the candidate to the effect that all the information provided as part of this application is genuine and true.

Completed application should be sent to the Director, Research Unit, Block-06, Room No.-18,

IGNOU, Maidan Garhi, New Delhi-1 10 068 on or before 10-10-11.