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.
NO. OF FELLOWSHIPS : 50 (Indicative)
Important Dates
Last date for receipt of applications : March 23, 2012
Written Test : May 12, 2012
Interview : May 13/14, 2012 (Sunday/Monday)
Likely Date of Joining : July 1, 2012

(Those who have already completed M.Sc.)
The candidate must have obtained a minimum of 60% marks Master of Science (M.Sc.) Degree from a recognized University in one of the following disciplines.
a) Physics or Materials Science: Master of Science in Physics/Materials Science with Mathematics/Numerical Methods as one of the subjects studied at the M.Sc. level and Chemistry as an ancillary subject up to 60% at B.Sc. level.
b) Chemistry: Master of Science in Chemistry with Physics and Mathematics studied as ancillary subjects up to 60% at B.Sc. level.
c) Atmospheric Sciences: Master of Science/M.Tech. in Meteorology/ Atmospheric
Sciences / Physical Oceanography
(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) Computer Science & Engineering (ii) Metallurgical Engineering (iii) Chemical Engineering (iv) Mechanical Engineering (v) Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering (vi) Electronics & Communication Engineering (vii) Electrical & Electronics 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% in 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).

The candidate must be an Indian national. The candidate should be less than 28 years of age as on 01.07. 2012 (date of birth 1st July 1983 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.

Selection Procedure

For Science Stream & Engineering Candidates under Category – A or C; B or C:
Suitable candidates under these categories will be selected based on WRITTEN TEST and INTERVIEW.

i) The Application Form and Hall Ticket Form can also be downloaded from the IGCAR website
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 March 23, 2012 to :
The Administrative Officer–II (Recruitment), Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research, Kalpakkam–603102, Kancheepuram District, Tamil Nadu.
Superscribe the envelope: “JRF, Advt. No. 01/2012” & also the discipline clearly (as given in 2 - QUALIFYING DEGREES)

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