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IGCAR-Department of Atomic Energy-Junior Research Fellowship Recruitment 2010

May 1st, 2010 Posted by VFreshers

Department of Atomic Energy (DAE)
Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research (IGCAR), Kalpakkam – 603102

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Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research (IGCAR), Kalpakkam is a premier research institute dedicated to the development of robust fast reactor technology based on intense multi-disciplinary research. IGCAR is empowering young, talented and motivated students to contribute to path-breaking discoveries in frontier areas of engineering/scientific research and cutting-edge technologies by offering Junior Research Fellowships.
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 offers a unique opportunity to carry out research for their Ph.D under the guidance of internationally
renowned scientists. IGCAR possesses ambience of an academic institute coupled with an advanced R&D infrastructure in a mission mode. It provides the best infrastructure, motivation and personality development prospects for talented students, dreaming of unparalleled success in their professional endeavors. Endowed with scenic beauty and serene surroundings, Kalpakkam offers the right ambience for the pursuit of academic
The vibrant research and developmental activities of IGCAR encompass a wide spectrum of fields including condensed matter physics, high temperature chemistry, environmental science, applied mechanics, non destructive evaluation, structural mechanics, fluid dynamics etc. State-of-the-art infrastructure is available at IGCAR for carrying out excellent research.

Designation : Junior Research Fellowship (JRF)

No of Fellowships : 50 (Indicative)

Last date for receipt of applications : 21st May, 2010

Written Test : 3rdt week of June, 2010

Interview : 2nd week of July, 2010

Likely Date of Joining : 1st week of August, 2010

Eligibility Requirement :
The candidate must be an Indian national. The candidate should be less than 28 years of age as on 01.07. 2010 (date of birth 1st July 1982 or later). 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.

Qualification :

(Those who have already completed M.Sc.)
The candidate must have obtained a minimum of 60% marks in Master of Science (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 & Instrumentation Engineering (v)Mechanical Engineering (vi) 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. Such candidates should have scored marks above 60% is each previous semester/year and minimum aggregate of 60% in B.Sc. level [in the case of M.Sc. candidates]. In case such candidates eventually join the Centre, they shall have acquired aggregate marks of 60% in the
qualifying degrees. 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.

Age : 28 years as on 01/07/2010,

Application Procedure :
i) The Application Form and Hall Ticket Form can also be downloaded from the IGCAR website www.igcar.gov.in
ii) 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 21st May, 2010 to :

The Administrative Officer–II (Recruitment),
Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research,
District. Kancheepuram,
Tamil Nadu.

Superscribe the envelope: JRF, Advt. No. 03/2010” & also the discipline clearly (as given in 2 – QUALIFYING DEGREES)
The applicant in due course would receive Hall Ticket, appropriately endorsed by IGCAR which will permit the candidate to appear for the written test and/or the interview.

General Information :
The list of candidates selected for the award of Junior Research Fellowship will be displayed on the IGCAR website. The selected candidates will also be informed by post. The final induction of the selected candidates as JRFs will be subject to production of all necessary documents in original (Proof of Date of Birth/ Caste certificate/ physically challenged certificate if applicable, B.Sc, M.Sc./B.E./B.Tech. degree and Marks sheets) on the dates intimated to them by the department.

The number of fellowships indicated in this advertisement is approximate and may vary as per the requirement at the time of final selection. The Centre reserves the right not to fill up the fellowships if it so desires. The fellowship shall not confer any claim or right for regular employment in the Centre or any Unit of Department of Atomic Energy. Opportunity for meritorious candidates exists for the position of Visiting Scientist under KSKRA scheme.

Medical :
The selected candidates are eligible to join the Contributory Health Service Scheme of this Centre as applicable.

Accommodation :
The Selected candidates will be provided with subsidized bachelor Hostel Accommodation during the tenure.

Travel Allowance :
Candidates called for the interview will be reimbursed to and fro second class railway fare
from their normal place of residence as per rules.

Fellowship & Tenure :
The selected candidates will be initially taken as Junior Research Fellows (JRF) and will be paid a stipend of Rs.12,000/- per month (consolidated). 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 Rs.14,000/- 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 Rs.15,000/- per year.

Candidates are advised to visit the website http://www.igcar.gov.in/ periodically for further information and updates in this regard.

Clarifications, if any, can be obtained through the email ID: shure@igcar. gov.in .

Note :
Attested copies of the following certificates must accompany the application form without
which the application is liable to be rejected.

  •  Proof of date of birth
  •  Caste certificate, if applicable
  •  DEGREE certificates and
  •  Mark lists of B.Sc, M.Sc or B.E./B.Tech., M.E./M.Tech, B.S. Engg./B.Sc[Tech].
  •  Consolidated mark sheets and calculation for aggregate marks of the qualifying
  • exams to be attached.
  •  Candidates under Category –C to provide the mark sheets of all previous years/
  • semesters
  •  Sheet giving details of conversion from CGPA to percentage marks, where applicable
  •  UGC-CSIR NET Fellowship certificate, JEST-2010 score sheet, GATE score sheet
  • where applicable.

For Details Click : http://www.igcar.gov.in/recruitment/adv03_10.pdf

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