VSSC Recruitment for Research Fellow |Apply before 22nd Feb, 2016

VSSC RecruitmentVikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC), Thiruvananthapuram holds vacancies for hardworking and confident candidates for the post of Research Associate and Junior Research Fellow. Interested and eligible candidates may apply before 22nd Feb 2016.

Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC) is the lead Centre of Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) under the Department of Space (DOS), Government of India. The centre is named in fond memory of Dr Vikram A Sarabhai, the great visionary and the father of Indian Space Program.

Here are the complete details about the posts offered.


Job Details

1. Post offered:

Junior Research Fellow

Research Fellow

2. Total Vacancies:

For Junior Research Fellow: 08

For Research Fellow: 09

3. Pay Scale:

For Junior Research Fellow: INR 25,000

For Research Fellow: INR 36,000

4. Age Limit:

For Junior Research Fellow: 28 Years

For Research Fellow: 35 Years

5. Eligibility Criteria:

For Junior Research Fellow: Candidates should have done M .Sc. Degree in Physics/Applied Physics/Space Physics /Atmospheric Science/Meteorology/ Space Science/Planetary Sciences/Astronomy/ Astrophysics or any other allied field or with M.Sc. Physics with specialization in any one of the above subjects including Electronics, or M. Tech in Atmospheric/Space/Planetary Sciences/Applied Physics or with minimum 60% marks.

Applicants should also have qualified one of the following:

CSIR-UGC National Eligibility Test, including NET-Lectureship.

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) conducted by MHRD.

Joint Admission Test (JAM) conducted by MHRD.

Joint Entrance Screening Test (JEST)

For Research Fellow: Candidates should have done Ph.D. degree in any discipline of Science or Technology. Their Ph.D. thesis should be in the areas of atmospheric, space, and planetary sciences which are relevant to the fields of research being carried out at SPL.

Only those candidates who have carried out their Ph.D. work outside SPL are eligible to apply. A research proposal (not exceeding 2000 words) on the work they intend to carry out at SPL in the domain of SPL’s research activity must be submitted along with the application.


How to apply?

Interested and eligible candidates may send their Resume in the prescribed format which can be downloaded from the official advertisement link below and send it to

Senior Administrative Officer,

Recruitment & Review Section,

Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre,

Thiruvananthapuram – 695 022

By speed post superscribing “RECRUITMENT TO THE POSITION OF JRF (ADVT. NO.293) on the envelope.



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