Guidelines for "Annual Contingency grant/support"
for the full-time PhD candidate
In addition to the guidelines already specified in the PhD scheme for "Annual
Contingency grant/support", the following guidelines would also be applicable :
1. Following items may be booked under 'Annual Contingency grant/support" meant
for a full-time PhD candidate-
I. Books/Documents of relevance to the research topic
II. Equipment/software exclusively for research
Ill. Consumables/Chemical/Electronic components for research work
IV. ReprintlOff-Prints of research papers, reports etc.
V. Registration fee for attending Symposia/Seminars/Conferences in
India/abroad provided the PhD candidate is presenting a paper that has
VI. Similar items of relevance / directly contributing towards furtherance of the
candidate's research work for his PhD etc.
2. The unspent balance in a particular year under "Annual Contingency
grant/support" for each full time PhD candidate may be carried forward by an
institute to the next year, till the time the PhD candidate is supported under the
scheme at the institute. At the end of the 5 years or completion of the PhD of the
candidate whichever is earlier the unspent balance would be returned along with
interest accrued (if any).