PMRD Fellows Scheme 2014 Recruitment
Prime Minister's Rural Development Fellows Scheme (PMRD Fellowship) is an initiative of the Ministry of Rural Development (MoRD) where in the focus is to reduce poverty and improve the lives of people in rural India. PMRD Fellowship is being implemented in collaboration with State Governments. During the two-year duration of the Fellowship, PMRD Fellows will work closely with District Magistrates of backward and remote districts in improving programme delivery and interface with marginalized sections, aiming to reduce the developmental and governance deficits.
Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), as a partner of MoRD is requested to facilitate and anchor the selection and training of the PMRD Fellows.
The job requires PMRDF to have a strong commitment to the values of equity & social justice & a passion for making a difference in the lives of the people.
Applications are invited for selection of talented young professionals with a desire to participate and initiate a larger change.
Detail of Vacancies:-
PMRD Fellows Scheme
Age Limit:- Age between 22-27 years at the time of application. For candidates belonging to SC/ST category, the maximum age limit will be 32 years.
Educational Qualifications:- minimum a graduate Degree from a recognized university/institute with a four-year degree course, including those like Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Engineering, Law, Medicine etc.,
a post-graduate from a recognized University/ Institute (in case of a graduate holding degree of a course duration of three years or less). Those with degree from universities outside India that are recognised by Association of Indian Universities can also apply. Only those candidates who have completed all requirements and received degree are eligible to apply.
Application Fee :- The application fees is Rs 770 (if being payed by Credit card/ Debit card/ Net Banking) or Rs 750 + bank charges (if being payed through bank by cash). Candidate has to pay this amount for programme.
However unemployed SC and ST candidates, whose parent's/guardian's annual income for the financial year 2012-13 is less than Rs. 2.5 Lakh have to pay Rs.250 as Application Fee if paying by cash in any branch of the State Bank of India or they have to pay Rs.270 as application Fee if paying online using Credit card/ Debit Card/ Net Banking.
Selection Procedure:- Three stage assessment process includes:
- All India Competency Assessment Test (AICAT) (Online): 15th December 2013
AICAT is an assessment of their understanding and orientation, and problem-solving abilities in a positive manner. Applicants will be shortlisted based on their performance in the AICAT.
- Written Test (Issue based): 5th January 2014
- Personal Interview: 5th & 6th of January 2014
Shortlisted candidates will be tested using tools like essay writing & interview to ascertain their motivation, leadership, professional skills and pro-poor orientation.
How To Apply :-
Eligible and Interested candidates are required to apply Online From 06-11-2013 to 30-11-2013
, through the website- http://www.digialm.com/EForms/html/form815/ELIGIBILITY.html LAST DATE :- 30-11-2013
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