No. of Fellowships: 50 (Indicative)
Areas of Research Projects:
CHEMICAL SCIENCES: Chemical thermodynamics, Solid state and high temperature chemistry, Electrochemistry, Spectroscopy and laser, Radiochemistry, Advanced separation techniques, Actinide Chemistry, Trace / ultra-trace analytical techniques synthesis and characterization of nano-ceramics and Chemical sensors.
PHYSICAL SCIENCES: Condensed Matter Physics: Investigations on behaviour of materials at low temperatures, high pressures and magnetic fields to explore novel properties of materials, Materials Physics : Investigations of defect properties of solids using ion beams and positrons and Computer simulations of material properties;
Studies on surfaces and nanomaterials, and exploration of materials for sensors and detectors. Investigating phase transitions and dynamics in soft matter.
ENGINEERING SCIENCES: Robotics and Development of Intelligent machines, Thermal Hydraulics and Structural Mechanics, Design of critical components, Modeling studies, Post-accident Safety Analysis, Wireless networking, Parallel computing, Embedded and Simulator systems, Non-destructive Evaluation and Reliability, Chemical Process, Design and Modeling.
LIFE SCIENCES: Aquatic Ecology, biofilms, bioremediation, nanobiotechnology, biofouling and environmental monitoring.
The candidate must be an Indian national. The candidate should be less than 28 years of age as on 29-05-2015. 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.
How to Apply?
Send the completed Application form along with the required enclosures by Post (Registered or Speed post of Indian Postal service), so as to reach IGCAR on or before 29th May, 2015 to:
The Assistant Administrative Officer [R],
Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research,
Kalpakkam – 603 102.
Superscribe the envelope: “JRF, Advt. No. 01/2015” & also the Discipline clearly.
No Correspondence / Admit Card will be sent by post to the candidates. The proforma of the Admit Card for appearing for the written examination will be published in the IGCAR website. The candidates are requested to do the following:
i. Download the Admit Card from the IGCAR website (www.igcar.gov.in).
ii. Fill up the necessary information (like Name, DOB, Discipline, etc,.).
iii. Affix the recently taken passpost size photograph on the space provided.
iv. Put the signature on the space provided.
v. Also bring photo identity proof in original for verification, preferably those issued
Last date for receipt of applications: 29-05-2015
Announcement of Shortlisted candidates for Written Test in IGCAR website: 05-06-2015
Written Test: 14-06-2015
Interview: Last week of June
Likely Date of Joining: 3rd week of July