Physical Research Laborartory Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) - July 2017

Physical Research Laborartory
Navangpura, Ahmedabad - 380 009
Gujarat, India

PRL Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) - July 2017

Junior Research Fellowship leading to a Ph.D degree and the following are the broad areas of ongong research activities. Application are invited from highly motivated students for the PRL JRFs in the areas stated below. The JRF programme will start in July 2017.

JRF programme Subject 

  • Astronomy
  • Astrophysics
  • Solar Physics
  • Space &Atmospheric Science
  • Atomic & Molecular Physics
  • Optical Physics
  • Astrochemistry
  • Theorotical Physics
  • Geosciences
  • Planetary Sciences
Minimum Qualification: Eligibility criteria for applying to the JRF Program

M.Sc. and B.Sc. / Integrated M.Sc. in one of the following subjects:
  • Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Physics, Chemistry, Geology, Geophysics, Ocean Sciences, Atmospheric Sciences, Space Science and Environmental Science with first class (60%) or equivalent grades at both Bachelor ’s and Master’s levels.
  • Students from all disciplines applying for JRF programme must have had Physics and Mathematics in their Bachelor’s degree.
  • Master’s degree should be on or after August 2015. Those students expecting a Master's degree by August 2017 are also eligible to apply, subject to having secured first class (60 %) or equivalent grades up to the last semester.
Discipline-Wise Eligibility Conditions for Admission to JRF Programme:

Physics :
  • B.Tech/B.Sc. and M.Sc./M.Tech. in Physics, Applied Physics, Astronomy & Astrophysics, Optics, Laser Physics, Space Science and related subjects with 60% marks or a CPI/CGPA 6.0 out of 10.0
  • Geosciences and allied subjects:
  • B.Tech/B.Sc. and M.Sc./M.Tech. in Geology, Geophysics, Atmospheric Science, Environmental Science, Meteorology, Chemistry, Ocean Science and related subjects with 60% marks or a CPI/CGPA 6.0 out of 10.0
  • Nationality: Applicant should be an Indian citizen and have studied at recognised Universities/Institutes in India.
  • Age Limit: 25 years as on 31.12.2016 (born on or after 31.12.1991).
Applicants should have qualified in any one of the following in subjects Physics/Physical Sciences/Geology/Geophysics/Chemistry/Chemical Sciences/Earth Sciences:
  • CSIR-UGC National Eligibility Test, NET-JRF [December 2015/June 2016/December 2016]
  • Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) conducted by MHRD [GATE 2015/GATE 2016/GATE 2017]
  • Joint Entrance Screening Test (JEST 2017).
Important Dates:
  • Online Application Starts: 27.03.2017 
  • Last date for online Application : 16 April, 2017 
  • Dates for Interviews at PRL, Ahmedabad: 1-3 May and 28-30 June 2017
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