The Institute provides substantial financial and infrastructural support to Doctoral Students.
No tuition fee is charged. From AY 2024-25, each student is given a stipend that starts at Rs. 42,000/- per month (Pre-CQE), Rs. 45,000/- per month (Post-CQE), and goes upto Rs. 50,000/- (Post-Thesis Proposal) with the student's academic progress. In addition, each student can avail the student development grants of up to Rs. 1,05,000/- for the first year of study, and of up to Rs. 35,000/- per year for subsequent years; these grants can be used to buy books and personal computers, to engage in field research, and to attend academic conferences. The stipend and grants are given for four years of study, and can be extended for up to one more year by demonstrating satisfactory progress in thesis work.
Additional financial support is available for Doctoral Students in their dissertation phase in the form of extra funds of up to Rs. 75,000 /- for field research (if needed). Further, students are required to take up Teaching Assistantships as and when available, that pay up to Rs. 33,600 per month (in addition to the stipend).
The monthly HRA of Rs. 10,000/- per month is given to single students and Rs. 15,000/- per month to married students (with family).
The Institute also provides financial support to students to attend international conference. Students can also participate in one international workshop in lieu of a conference.
Other infrastructural support includes access to the well-endowed B. C. Roy Memorial Library of the Institute, access to several National and International databases, dedicated computing labs for Doctoral Students, and wireless internet connectivity.