IISER Kolkata Junior Research Fellowship 2020

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EligibilityPostgraduate degree holders
AwardAs per DST/SERB rules

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About the Program


Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Kolkata invites applications for IISER Kolkata Junior Research Fellowship 2020 from postgraduate degree holders. The fellowship is meant for a project titled, “Design of appropriate DFT method to mimic pressure effect on atoms and molecules confined in a various environment". The selected fellows will receive a consolidated fellowship as per DST/SERB rules.

  • IISER Kolkata Junior Research Fellowship 2020

    To be eligible, an applicant must:

    • Be interested in Theoretical Chemistry/physics
    • Hold MSc in Chemistry or Physics or Mathematics or Computer Science with minimum 55% marks
    • Have a strong theoretical background (with knowledge on quantum mechanics/chemistry)

    Note: Candidates who are NET/GATE qualified will be given preference. 


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    The selected fellows will receive a consolidated fellowship as per DST/SERB rules.

Important Dates

Application deadline: 07th August 2020

Selection Criteria

Selection will be based on the applicant's performance in the interview.

Terms and Conditions
  • No TA / DA will be provided to the candidate for the interview.
  • The decision of the selection committee will be final.
  • Short-listed applicants may be invited (via email) for an oral interview at IISER Kolkata or depending upon the situation, an online interview may be conducted.
  • Initially for one year, with the possibility of extension, for a maximum of three years, depending on the availability of fund and satisfactory performance.

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