ESSO-NCESS Junior Research Fellowship

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EligibilityCSIR-UGC NET-JRF qualified candidates
AwardUp to INR 28000, HRA, etc.
DeadlineAlways Open

About the Program


Last Updated On : 22-07-2020   Posted By : Admin

 ESSO-NCESS Junior Research Fellowship is a scholarship for eligible candidates who want to pursue doctoral and postdoctoral research in the areas of earth system sciences. Junior Research Fellowship is applicable to CSIR-UGC NET-JRF qualified candidates and for candidates having DST INSPIRE Fellowship. 

  • ESSO-NCESS Junior Research Fellowship
    DeadlineAlways Open
    • Candidates not exceeding 28 years as on 30.09.2015.
    • 1st class M.Sc./M.Tech. Degree in Earth System Sciences or related field with valid CSIR-UGC NET qualification for JRF.

    Note: The selected candidates will be required to register for a Ph.D. degree after completion of the coursework within a year from the date of joining.


    Remuneration: INR 25,000 per month consolidated plus admissible HRA, leave and other benefits for initial two years, and INR 28,000 per month consolidated plus admissible HRA and other benefits during subsequent year/s subject to satisfactory performance. Sufficient contingent grant for supporting field work, etc., will also be provided during the tenure of the Fellowship. 

    How can you apply?

    The application can be submitted by post only by following these steps:
    Step 1: Download the application form. 
    Step 2: Fill in the necessary details.
    Step 3: Attach all the required documents.
    Step 4: Finally, submit an ink-signed copy of the application on the prescribed form only.
    Step 5: Completed applications along with enclosures should be sent to: 
    The Director, National Centre for Earth Science Studies, 
    Akkulam, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala – 695011.

Important Dates

Applications will be received throughout the year

Selection Criteria

Date of Interview: Interviews will be held twice or thrice a year, usually after the date of declaration of NET CSIR-UGC results. Shortlisted candidates will be called for a personal interview for which they will be paid for 2nd/Sleeper Class Train/Bus fare. 

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Terms and Conditions
  • In the case of SC/ST/OBC category students, attested copy of caste certificate MUST be enclosed with the application.
  • All applications should mention e-mail id and contact telephone number of the applicant.
  • Initially, the Fellowship will be for a maximum period of 3 years. Continuance during this period will depend on satisfactory performance. 

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