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CSIR Fellowship for SRF, SRF (Extended) and Research Associate 2011

 01-AUG-2011

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The Human Resource Development (HRD) Group of Council Of Scientific And Industrial Research (CSIR), New Delhi, provides opportunities to bright young men and women in the form of Senior Research Fellowships (SRFs)/ SRF (Extended)/ Research Associateships (RAs) for training in methods of research under the expert guidance of faculty members/scientists working in universities, laboratories and institutes of Government Departments and recognised laboratories of industry in various fields of Science and Technology.

Name of the Post

  • Senior Research Fellow (SRF)
  • Senior Research Fellow (SRF)Extended
  • Research Associate (RA)

Important Dates

  • Last date for applying online: 31 August 2011
  • Last date for sending application (offline): 9 September 2011

Eligibility Criteria

For details on educational qualification, stipend, and tenure, please visit http://csirhrdg.res.in/srfra.pdf.

Age Limit (31 August 2011)

  • Senior Research Fellow: Maximum 32 years as on the last date of application.
  • SRF Extended: Maximum 33 years as on the last date of application.
  • Research Associate: Maximum 35 years as on the last date of application.

Application Fee: Application fee for General category candidate is Rs 400, fee for OBC category candidate is Rs 200 and fee for SC/ ST/ PWD candidates is Rs 100.

The fees need to be paid in the form of Demand Draft in favour of Head HRDG, EMR Payable at Delhi. The candidates should mention their acknowledgement no., name and address on the back of Demand Draft.

Selection Procedure: Selection will be made through interview of candidates short-listed on the basis of their academic records, experience and assessment of research work already carried out and published by the candidates, by discipline-wise high level expert committees. The candidates called for interview will be paid single second class rail fare to and fro by the shortest route.  Merely fulfilling of the essential qualifications will not entitle a candidate for being called for interview. CSIR reserves the right to call or not to call a candidate for interview.

How to Apply

Candidates after successfully submitting application online are required to take print out of the Application Form and paste his/her recent photograph in the space provided and send (as the topmost page) along with the following documents.

  • Demand Draft
  • Detail description of proposed research topic giving an outline of the problem (about 1000 words) to be addressed, its importance, objective(s), technical programme and year wise plan of work.
  • Attested copies of school leaving certificate, degrees, marksheets, Proof of PhD registration, Proof of PhD Submission (for SRF Extended), NET, GATE, etc.
  • Attested copies of documents in support of research experience. Only office orders will be accepted as proof of experience. Testimonials will not be accepted for this purpose.
  • Attested copies of research papers published, accepted for publication.
  • Testimonial from Guide/ Supervisor.
  • Undertaking to resign in case of employed candidates in the event of award of fellowship (for SRF)
  • Attestations by the proposed Guide/Supervisor and the Head of the Institute at the space provided in the hard copy of the Application Form.

Candidates should send their application form to Scientist In-Charge, EMR-1, Human Resource Development Group, CSIR Complex, Library Avenue, Pusa, New Delhi 110 012, so as to reach before the last date. The subject code in which applied should be clearly and boldly written on the envelope.

For more details please visit http://csirhrdg.res.in/

By:Brajesh Singh | On:21-FEB-2012 16:30:25


Dear Sir I am a Senior Geologist working with MSPL, Karnataka. I wold like to know something about the current and increment in salary provided to Research Associates. Thanks and regards, Yours sincerely Dr. Brajesh Singh


By:maya | On:27-NOV-2011 14:27:48


i am an ME scholar.i wish to apply for srf.do i have to fix the guide before applying for this.


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