Indian Institute of Geomagnetism (IIG), Navi Mumbai, an Autonomous Scientific Research Organization under the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, is a premier research organization having research programs in Geomagnetism and allied fields. The Institute issued notification inviting applications for filling up 25 seats of Junior Research Fellows for its Ph.D. programsin Geomagnetism and allied fields pertinent to studies of Solid Earth, Upper Atmosphere and Observatory Data Analysis. Interested candidates should apply online through website before 9 May 2014
Last date to apply online through IIG website www.iigm.res.in: 9 May 2014
1. Junior Research Fellows (JRF): 25 seats
Doctoral Degree Program
List of Universities with Associated Subjects for conducting research leading to Ph.D. degree:
1. University of Mumbai- Physics
2. Shivaji University, Kolhapur – Physics
3. North Maharashtra University, Jalgaon- Physics, Applied Geology, Environmental Science
4. SRTM University, Nanded- Geophysics, Environmental Science
5. Andhra University, Visakhapatanam- Physics & Geophysics
6. ManonmaniamSundarnar University, Tirunelveli - Physics
Scholarship: As per CSIR/UGC Rules for JRF. In addition, book grant of Rs.6000 per annum is provided during the second and subsequent years.
Maximum Age limit: 25 years (as on 1 July 2014)
Qualifications: M.Sc./ M.Sc. (Tech.) in Physics/ Atmospheric Physics/ Space Physics/ Geophysics/ Applied Geology with Physics or Chemistry or Mathematics as a subject in B.Sc. and a valid certificate of qualifying NET/ GATE/ INSPIRE/PET and equivalent.
[Those appearing for Master’s degree final year examination in the year 2014 can also apply.]
Selection Criteria: Candidates possessing GATE / NET/ INSPIRE certificate valid up to January 2016 in subject code-2 (Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean and Planetary Science) or subject code-5 (Physical Science) / PET will be called directly for the Interview.
Candidates who have not qualified any of the above will have to undergo a written test conducted by IIG followed by an Interview.
Travel Assistance: Second class train fare by the shortest direct route will be paid to the outstation candidates shortlisted for interview subject to the submission of photo copy of the valid travel ticket.
Place of Research Work: Selected candidate will have to carry out research work either at Headquarter in Mumbai or Regional centers at EGRL Tirunelveli/KSKGRL Allahabad.
How to Apply: Interested and eligible candidates should apply online through institute’s website http://iigm.res.in, under “Opportunities / Research fellowships’.
After On-line submission of application, candidate should obtain a print-out of application submitted and send it along with copies of all up-loaded documents by post to ‘The Registrar, Indian Institute of Geomagnetism, Plot-5, Sector 18, Near Kalamboli Highway, New Panvel (W), Navi Mumbai, 410218’ so as to reach the concerned authority on or before 9 May 2014.
On the envelope carrying the application candidate should sub-scribe "Application for JRF".
For details visit the Institute's website http://iigm.res.in