Friday, June 11, 2010

Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre


Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC), Thiruvananthapuram of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) invites applications for JUNIOR RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP (JRF) tenable at Space Physics Laboratory (SPL)of VSSC

Qualification :First Class M.Sc. Degree in Physics/Applied Physics/Atmospheric Science/Meteorology/Space Science/Astronomy & Astrophysics with a minimum of 60% marks (or CGPA/CPI grading of 6.5 on a 10 point scale or equivalent) Candidates who are slated to complete the M.Sc course in the academic year 2009-2010 are also eligible to apply provided final year mark list (satisfying the eligibility criteria) is produced at the time of written test/interview.

Age Limit: 28 years as on 21.06.2010 (33 years in case of SC/ST candidates and 31 years for OBC candidates). Persons with Disabilities are eligible for age relaxation as per rules).

Selection Process: The qualification prescribed is the minimum requirement and the same does not automatically make candidates eligible for written test and interview. Based on bio-data, initial screening will be conducted to short-list candidates for written test, the schedule and venue of which will be intimated. However, candidates who have cleared UGC - NET/CSIR for research fellowship(not lecturership) will be directly called for interview. The schedule and venue of written test/interview will be intimated later. Candidates qualifying in the written test will have to appear for an interview.

Pay and Allowances:

The Fellowship is initially for a period of ONE YEAR and is renewable annually for a total period of FIVE years. There will be a review of the activity before renewal. As of now, the Fellowship carries an amount of Rs. 12000/- per month, which might be increased to Rs. 14000/- after completion of two years. Candidates are also eligible for HRA as admissible to regular employees of VSSC.

How to apply:

Upon on-line registration, applicants will be provided with an on-line Registration Number, which should be carefully preserved for future reference. After submission, it is mandatory for the applicant to send the printed application form (confirmatory copy of the application) along with the following documents by speed post without which online application will not be considered.Attested copies of all testimonials in proof of educational qualifications, caste, experience etc.

Important Dates

Opening Date for Online Registration June 07, 2010 10:00 Hrs
Closing Date for Online Registration June 21, 2010 17:00 Hrs
Closing Date for Receiving Application by Speed-post June 28, 2010 17:00 Hrs

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