ICSSR Invites Applications for Special Call for Short-term Empirical Research Projects 2023-24

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The proposed study is required to assess the reach and socio-economic impact of the specific scheme/policy initiative listed in the guidelines.

Applicants must apply in accordance with the ICSSR Guidelines.

Only the applications received through the ICSSR website will be accepted. ICSSR will enable the Online Application Form on June 26, 2023. However, a sample form is enclosed for reference.

The candidates need to upload the documents mentioned in the Application Form.

All the scholars are required to send the hard copies of their duly filled application form along with the annexures, forwarded by the Competent Authorities of the affiliating institution, within 10 days after the last date of submission of the Application Form.

Last date for online submission of Application form is July 11, 2023

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NOTELast date of submission of online application extended to July 21, 2023






Research Proposal



CV of Project Director(s)



Forwarding Letter from affiliating institution



Note: The online application form will provide option to upload research proposal, CV and forwarding letter along with the application form.


Click here for Sample Application Form - Individual | Collaborative.

Link to apply: https://app.icssr.org

[*Online application form is posted]

Hard copy must reach: In-charge, Research Project Division, Indian Council of Social Science Research, JNU Institutional Area, Aruna Asaf Ali Marg, New Delhi – 110 067 

Help on application procedure: https://icssr.org/how-apply

For any query email to shorttermspecial23 [at] gmail [dot] com or call 011 - 26716694

For Technical assistance, email to cc [at] icssr [dot] org