There will be two components for evaluating PhD applicants:
Written and Oral
- Written component will consist of Writing Sample & Research Proposal + Written Test
- Oral interview
The result of the first screening of candidates on the basis of submissions (CV, Writing Sample and Research Proposal) will be declared by March 5-13, 2022. The applicants are advised to keep checking this page for more information.
Final shortlisted candidates will be notified by email about take-home written exam and interview.
The email will mention the format of the written exam. The question paper will consist of 2 open-ended questions on two texts (extracts/selections from academic books). The written test will evaluate their critical engagement, sociological imagination, and original thinking. The duration of the exam will be 12 hours. The list of 2-3 readings will be provided at the time of email notification to shortlisted candidates.
The shortlisted candidates will sit for take-away exam (12 hours, 8 AM-8 PM). The date for submission: April 1st 2022
The shortlisted candidates from the written exam will be called for interviews (via Zoom due to the COVID-19). The date for oral interview in between April 25-29, 2022.
The final list of selected candidates will be announced: To be decided.