NO. OF FELLOWSHIPS: 40 (Indicative) 

Last date for receipt of applications :18-03-2016 upto 1700 hrs

Application link will be made available from: 01-03-2016 from 1000 hrs onwards 
  • 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. / Integrated Ph.D. in Homi Bhabha National Institute (HBNI, a deemed to be university of Department of Atomic Energy) or University of Madras or other reputed universities. 

The qualifying degrees for the above projects should be in one of the following disciplines:

a. Physics b. Chemistry c. Materials Science d. Medical Physics e. Applied Physics 
f. Applied Electronics g. Mechanical Engineering h. Electronics and Communication Engineering 
i. Metallurgy j. Materials Science & Engineering k. Materials Technology 
l. Nuclear Engineering/Nuclear Science & Technology m. Atmospheric Science 


The candidate must be an Indian national. The candidate should be less than 28 years of age as on 18-03-2016. A relaxation of up to 5 years in age can be given in case of Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe applicants, 3 years in case of Other Backward Class applicants and 10 years in case of Physically Challenged applicants.


For all the categories listed below, 
I. Candidates should have consistent good academic record and should have secured minimum of 60% at graduation and post graduation levels from a recognized University 
II. Candidates who have completed the relevant course are only eligible to apply.

Category – A: M.Sc in Physics: Mathematics/Numerical Methods must be one of the subjects studied at the M.Sc. level and Chemistry as ancillary subject at B.Sc. level 
Materials Science: Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry in B.Sc level or B.Sc in Materials Science 
Chemistry: Physics and Mathematics as ancillary subjects at B.Sc. level Applied Physics/Applied Electronics: Physics and Mathematics as ancillary subjects at B.Sc. level Medical Physics: Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as ancillary subjects at B.Sc. level

Category – B: M.Sc/M.Tech in Atmospheric Science/Meteorology* 
I. M.Sc in Atmospheric Science/ Meteorology and physics, Mathematics as one of the subjects at B.Sc Level or .
II. M.Tech in Atmospheric Science with any B.E/B.Tech with Physics or Mathematics as one of the subjects. or any M.Sc degree, and Physics or Mathematics as one of the subjects at B.Sc level * Candidates will be registered for Ph.D. with HBNI or in any other reputed universities 

Category – C: Those who have completed M.Tech Nuclear Engineering / Nuclear Science & Technology * * Candidates need to necessarily appear for the written examination

Category – D: (Those who completed B.E./B.Tech./B.Sc. Engg./B.Sc. [Tech.]) / M.Tech. from a recognized University in the following disciplines. 
(i) Electronics & Communication Engineering 
(ii) Metallurgical Engineering 
(iii) Materials Science & Engineering 
(iv) Materials Technology (v) Mechanical Engineering and 
(vi) Engineering Physics 

Candidates with M.Tech in specialization should have GATE Score in any one of the disciplines mentioned above. The selected candidates with M.Tech will be enrolled for Ph.D. and those with B.E./B.Tech./B.Sc. Engg./B.Sc. [Tech.] will be enrolled for integrated Ph.D. (single or dual degree) 


The selected candidates will be initially taken as Junior Research Fellows (JRF) and will be paid a stipend of `25,000/- per month. The fellowship will be provided initially for a period of two years. Continuation of the fellowship is subject to satisfactory performance and review at the end of each year. On satisfactory performance, the tenure of Fellowship will be further extended and upgraded to Senior Research Fellowship (SRF) from the third year onwards with a stipend of `28,000/- per month (consolidated). The total period of the fellowship shall in no case exceed five years. They are entitled for contingency grant including book allowance of `32,000/- per year. 

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