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RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS IN PHYSICS (2009-2010 SESSION)
About the programme:The Post-M.Sc. Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) programme in Physics constitutes the first year of the Ph.D. programme of the Institute. Any student striving for a Ph.D. in physics has to go through this programme. On successful completion of this programme, the student can select an advisor and pursue research work under him/her.
The Institute conducts both theoretical and experimental research in frontier areas of physics. The areas of research include:
Fellowship and perquisites :Those admitted into the Course are designated as Junior Research Fellows (JRF) of the Institute and enjoy stipends of Rs 12,000/- per month for the first two years and Rs 14,000/- per month thereafter. Medical reimbursement for self only as per CS(MA) Rules are also given. House Rent Allowance (HRA) at 30% of fellowship extra if he/she is not provided hostel accommodation. An annual book grant of Rs. 3000/- is also available after the first year.
Admission procedure : All applications will be processed only through the submitted form. The selection procedure will be based on academic records, written test & interview. The written test may be waived for some JEST/GATE/CSIR-NET-JRF qualified candidates. For details, see http://www.saha.ac.in/cs/pmsc.phys/procedure.html.
Eligibility for applying : Physics and Mathematics at the Bachelor's level and Master's degree in Physics /Applied Mathematics /Electronics. Candidates currently in the final year of their Master's degree may also apply.
How to apply :Applications must be made online through the institute website. See http://www.saha.ac.in/cs/www/jrf.html for further details of the entrance examination and to access the application form. The last date for submitting applications is 19 January 2009.
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