Applications are invited from interested students for the award of Junior Research Fellowships of the Department of Atomic Energy tenable at the Centre. The selected candidates will be eligible to register for Ph.D. in Homi Bhabha National Institute (HBNI, a deemed to be university of Department of Atomic Energy). IGCAR provides the best infrastructure, motivation and personality development prospects for talented students, dreaming of unparalleled success in their professional endeavors.
No of Fellowship : 30
(in Chemistry, Physics, Metallurgy or Materials Sciences, Engineering Sciences).
Areas of research Projects
Pay SCALE: Rs.12,000/- per month (consolidated)
The qualifying degrees for the above projects should be in one of the following disciplines:
1) Physics, 2) Chemistry, 3) Chemical Engineering, 4) Computer Science, 5) Electrical & Electronics Engineering, 6) Electronics Engineering or Electronics and Communication Engineering, 7) Instrumentation Engineering (Electronics & Instrumentation / Instrumentation & Control) , Mechanical Engineering, 9) Metallurgy / Materials Science /Materials technology/Material Science and Engineering or related degrees.
The candidate must be an Indian national.
Age : 28 years as on 01/07./2009. Relaxation in age as per Government order.A relaxation of up to 5 years in age can be given in the case of Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe, 10 years in case of Physically Challenged applicants. A relaxation of up to 3 years in age can be given in the case of Other Backward Class applicants
Category-A : (Those who have already completed M.Sc.)
The candidate must have obtained a minimum of 60% marks in M.Sc. Degree from a recognized University in one of the following disciplines.
a)Physics or Materials Science: Mathematics/Numerical Methods must be one of the subjects studied at the M.Sc. level and Chemistry as an ancillary subject up to B.Sc. level.
b)Chemistry: Physics and Mathematics must be studied as ancillary subjects up to B.Sc. level.
(Those who have already completed B.E./B.Tech../ B.S. or B.Sc. Engineering/ B.Sc [Tech.] from a recognized University )
The candidate must have obtained a minimum of 60% marks in one of the engineering disciplines given below.
(i) Chemical Engineering (ii) Computer Science & Engineering (iii) Electronics Engineering (ECE) (iv) Electrical & Electronics Engineering (v) Instrumentation Engineering (E&I / I&C) (vi) Mechanical Engineering (vii) Metallurgical Engineering.
Candidates in the final year/semester of M.Sc./B.E./B.Tech./B.S. or B.Sc. Engineering/B.Sc. [Tech])
The candidate should be in the final year/semester of M.Sc./B.E./B. Tech./B.S. or B.Sc. Engineering/B.Sc.[Tech] Degree course in recognized Universities in one of the disciplines as mentioned above in Category-A and Category-B. However, such candidates shall have acquired marks above 60% in the qualifying degrees before joining the Centre and a minimum aggregate of 60% in B.Sc. level (in the case of M.Sc). Relevant certificates to this effect should be submitted at the time of joining the Centre.
Note: Candidates with M.E and M.Tech degrees can also apply, however they should have secured 60% and above in the qualifying degree (B.E/ BTech/ M.Sc)
Candidates in all the categories should have had consistently good academic record.
For Science Stream Candidates under Category A or C:
Suitable candidates under these categories will be selected based on WRITTEN TEST and INTERVIEW.
However, candidates with UGC CSIR NET Fellowship are exempted from Written Test and will be called for Interview directly.
For Engineering Candidates under Category B or C:
Suitable Engineering candidates under these categories will be selected based on WRITTEN TEST and INTERVIEW.
It is proposed to conduct the Written Test at Chennai. Additional Centres at Bhubaneswar, Delhi and Indore will be considered depending on adequate number of applicants opting for these centres. Please indicate your choice centre in addition to Chennai.
The Interview for all short listed candidates will be conducted at CHENNAI/ KALPAKKAM.
For candidates of Category- C of 4 above, final induction as JRFs is subject to submission of proof of obtaining 60% marks in the qualifying degree examinations, at the time of joining the centre.
How To Apply:
Send the completed Application Form typed on a A4 size sheet and Hall Ticket Form along with the required enclosures by Post (Registered or speed post of Indian Postal service), so as to reach IGCAR on or before 31st march 2009 to :
The Administrative OfficerII (Recruitment),
Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research,
Superscribe the envelope: "JRF, Advt. No. 01/2009" & also the discipline clearly (as given in 2 - QUALIFYING DEGREES)
Last date for receipt of applications : 31st March 2009
Written Test : 1st week of June 2009
Interview : 1st week of July 2009
Likely Date of Joining : 3rd week of July 2009
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