Junior Research Fellowship-2012 at Physical Research Laboratory Ahmedabad - Last date : February 15, 2012

 Physical Research Laboratory Ahmedabad -Invites applications for Junior Research Fellowship-2012

Last date :February 15, 2012


Physical Research Laboratory Ahmedabad
(A dept of space, govt of India unit)
Navrangpura, Ahmedabad-380009, Tel 079-26314869, Fax 079-26314912, Email acad@pri.res.in

Research opportunities for exceptionally talented and strongly motivated students

PRL Invites applications for Junior Research Fellowship-2012
Applications are invited from highly motivated students to pursue doctoral research in the broad areas of Astronomy, Astrophysics, Solar Physics, Planetary Sciences, Geosciences, Space and Atmospheric Sciences, Experimental Laser and Atomic Physics and Theoretical Physics
Further details about research and facilities available at PRL can be found on our website www.prl.res.in

Eligibility: M.Sc in one of the following subjects; Physics, Space Sciences, Atmospheric Sciences, Chemistry (Physical, Nuclear/Analytical), Geology, Geophysics and Ocean Sciences
A minimum of 60% marks at the Bachelor's and Master's levels are required for all candidates. Candidate must have Physics and Mathematics as the subjects at the under graduate level
Age limit: Not more than 25 years as on 31st December, 2011 (born on or after 31st December, 1986)
Candidates desirous of applying are requested to visit our website www.prl.res.in to register their applications online
Only students from remote areas who do not have access to internet may send their request for application form along with a self addressed envelope

Selection procedure: Written test, followed by personal interview for those who qualify in the written test
Written test may be waived for candidates who satisfy eligibility criteria and have qualified in any of the following (i) JEST-2011 (ii) GATE (in Physics/Geophysics) 2010/2011 (iii) UGC-CSIR NET-JRF in June of December 2010 in subject code-1, 2 and 5

Stipend and facilities: Fellowship Grants

Rs.16,000/- per month in the first year, Rs.18,000/- per month after two years, subject to a satisfactory academic review, will be given. A book grant of Rs. 7,500/- per year will be given for five years to purchase books that are relevant to the research work being carried out by the Research Fellow.

May be provided a one time, full travel support for participating in an International Meeting/Conference (subject to a maximum of Rs.1.0 lakh only).

All expenses connected with the registration for Ph.D. degree, such as, tuition fees and examination fees will be borne by PRL.

Application Process
Students may also be supported for attending conferences abroad, once during their tenure
In addition, all expenses connected with registration for Ph.D, tuition fees, etc will be borne by PRL
Requests for application forms from those with no internet access should reach us on or before 15th February, 2012 and completed applications, may be sent by post at the following address; Head Academic Services, Physical Research Laboratory, Navrangpura, Ahmedabad-380009

Last date for both postal and online submission is 15.02.2012.




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