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The Govind Ballabh Pant Social Science Institute became a Constituent Institute of the University of Allahabad on July 14, 2005, when the University of Allahabad Act, 2005 came into force. Established in 1980 as one in the network of Social Science Research Institutes, which Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR) set up in association with the State Governments, in our case, the Government of Uttar Pradesh, the Institute entered privileges of the University of Allahabad in 2005. The Institute undertakes interdisciplinary research in the field of social sciences.

The main areas of research at the Institute include development planning and policy, environment, health and population, human development, rural development and management, culture, power and change, democracy and institutions.

The Institute has a doctoral programme in social sciences and a MBA Rural Development Programme. In both programmes the degree is awarded by the University of Allahabad.



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MBA RD Admission-2016

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Important Dates:
Last date for submission of ONLINE and OFFLINE Application Form: February 15, 2016
Availability of Admit Card: February 15, 2016
Date of Written Test: February 28, 2016
          Reporting Time: 12:00 Noon
          Test Time:1 pm – 4 pm
Date of GD/PI: March 15, 2016 onwards


The Institute is organizing a two day colloquium 'Uttar Pradesh: An Idea' on February 29 & March 1,2016 to understand the different undercurrents of UP. Researchers working on UP with new perspective are requested to participate.

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Announcement of the fourth National Conference of the Network of Rural And Agrarian Studies (NRAS)

Venue: GB Pant Social Science Institute, Allahabad
Date: 18-20 December 2015
Last Date for submission of Abstract : September 30, 2015

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Result: M.Phil Development Studies Admission Test

Admission Notice: M.Phil Development Studies

The third level of CRET examination for admissions in the M.Phil (Development Studies) – D.Phil integrated programme 2014 at the Govind Ballabh Pant Social Science Institute, Jhusi, Allahabad will be held on March 17, 2015 at 10:00 am. All eligible for admission may come with their testimonials on this day.
Course Work Structure

Interaction Programme for Ph.D. Scholars in Social Sciences during March 09–28, 2015 On Two themes:
1. India’s Development Experience and
2. Quantitative Techniques using STATA
Last date of application is February 20, 2015
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Census Data Dissemination Workshop 2014. Call for Papers on Census Data

Last Date for receiving of papers extended to 15-February-2015, 5:00 pm.

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Download Data Product of Census

Revised Security Tender Notice (26-Sept-2014)

Security Tender Notice (06-Sept-2014)

Interaction Programme for Ph.D. Scholars in Social Sciences On Literature, Culture and Politics during October 27, 2014 – November 15, 2014

Tender Notice for Video Camera
Last date of receiving of tender: 05-Aug-2014, 3:00 pm
Time and date of opening of tender: 05-Aug-2014, 4:00 pm

Institute invites proposal for making Documentary Film

Vehicle Tender Notice

Result: M. Phil. Admissions

Notice: LED Tender Ref. No. GBPI/LED Lights/01/2014 dated 06-01-2014. The last date of the tender is extended to February 17, 2014.

Interaction Session with Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak on February 7, 2014 at 2 p.m.

Faculty Recruitment 2014

Tender Notice for LED Lights

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