1)  ICSSR-Ph.D. Fellowship 2018-2019


Gujarat Institute of Development Research, a premier social science research institute supported by Indian Council for Social Science Research and Government of Gujarat and affiliated with the Maharaja Krishnakumarsinhji Bhavnagar University, Bhavnagar, seeks application for full-time ICSSR Ph.D. fellowship in Economics for the academic year 2018-19. The last date of receiving complete application is 30.09.2018. For detailed information please visit The application form can be downloaded from  


2) Vacancy for the post of Administrative Officer

Gujarat Institute of Development Research (GIDR) is a premier social research institute recognized by the Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR) and supported by both the ICSSR and Government of Gujarat. GIDR invites applications from suitably qualified, dynamic, result-oriented and dedicated candidates for the position of Administrative Officer.

Qualification and Experience:

  1. A Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized university and preferably a degree in Law with other skills including shorthand and knowledge of computers
  2. Minimum 10 years’ experience in administrative and allied positions with good oral and written communication skills in English, preferably in a Government/ Autonomous/Research/Educational Institutions.
  3. Candidates with the capacity to organize meetings of the Governing Body and other Committees and also the ability to take notes/prepare agenda notes/ minutes would be preferred.
  4. Must have knowledge of modern management practices.
  5. Must have the knowledge of overseeing the accounts of the Institute.

Selection Procedure:

Preference will be given to SC/ST candidates.  A screening of applications would be carried out by a Committee constituted by the Institute to shortlist the candidates. Only those shortlisted candidates will be called for test/interview. However, mere satisfying the eligibility criteria does not entitle a candidate to be called for an interview. The Institute reserves the right to call only a limited number of candidates after preliminary screening of the applications. The Selection Committee may relax qualifications in exceptionally deserving cases and also consider suitable candidates from outside the list of applicants.

Interested candidates should submit their applications in hard and soft copies (e-mail: addressed to the Director, Gujarat Institute of Development Research, Near Gota Flyover, Gota, Ahmedabad  380 060 on or before August 31, 2018. The envelope should be superscribed with “Application for the post of Administrative Officer” and marked as “confidential”. The Institute cannot be held responsible for any postal loss/delays in communications.