Admission Notice (Ph.D. Economics 2016-17)

CRRID, an approved Research Centre of Panjab University, Chandigarh invites applications from eligible candidates in the prescribed format available at: for admission to Ph.D. programme in Economics. The applications, addressed to the Director General, CRRID, along with copies of the certificates, must reach by post/by hand to the office by September 26, 2016. The candidates shall appear in person for interview/interaction along with original certificates on October 6, 2016 at 11.30 a.m. in the Faculty Hall, CRRID. For details, visit:

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Area of Specialization of the Faculty Available for Supervision of Ph.D. Thesis

Sr. No. Name of the Supervisor Designation Area Specialization
1. Dr. Sucha Singh Gill Professor Global Economy, Development Economics, Punjab Economy
2. Dr. Ranjit Singh Ghuman Professor Rural Economy, SAARC, International Trade, Corporate Social Responsibility
3. Dr. Satish Verma Professor Applied Macro Economics, Monetary Policy, and Money & Banking, Rural Credit
4. Dr. A.K. Nanda Professor Fertility, Family Planning, Ageing and Migration
5. Dr. Rajesh Kumar Aggarwal Associate Professor Health Economics. Programme Evaluation
6. Dr. Sukhvinder Singh Associate Professor Development Economics
7. Dr. Neetu Gaur Assistant Professor Development Economics
8. Dr. Kulwant Singh Assistant Professor Public Finance/Power Sector
9. Dr. Jatinder Singh Assistant Professor Industrial Economics and Economics of Education

Details for Admission in Ph.D. Programme in Economics at CRRID, Chandigarh

  1. The candidates desirous of seeking admission in Ph.D. Programme in Economics of Panjab University at CRRID, Chandigarh should submit the application on plain paper in the prescribed format that should reach the office by post/by hand by September 26, 2016 at the address.
  2. Photocopies of the following certificates (DMC and Degree) should accompany the application form.
    1. Matriculation or equivalent;
    2. +2 or equivalent;
    3. Graduation or equivalent;
    4. Post Graduation in Economics or equivalent;
    5. Ph.D. entrance test examination of Panjab University, if passed;
    6. M. Phil (Economics) of Panjab University, if passed;
    7. UGC/Net or equivalent, if passed;
    8. Exemption Rule under Panjab University Ph.D. Regulations, if claimed;
    9. Reserved Category, if claimed; and
    10. Character certificate from the institution, last attended.
    Note: All the candidates shall also produce these certificates in original at the time of interview/interaction for verification.
  3. All the candidates are required to appear in person for interview/interaction at the Faculty Hall, Centre for Research in Rural and Industrial Development (CRRID), Sector 19-A, Madhya Marg, Chandigarh, on October 06, 2016 at 11.30 a.m., failing which their candidature for admission in the programme shall stand automatically canceled.
  4. It is desirable that the candidate should obtain prior consent of the faculty member in CRRID to act as his/her Ph.D. supervisor. Specialization of the faculty member for supervision is available in the CRRID website.
  5. For general information, rules and eligibility requirements etc, visit PROSPECTUS M.Phil and Ph.D.-2016 of Panjab University, Chandigarh available at the link: