Indian Institute of Astrophysics (IIA) Junior Research Fellowship 2020

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EligibilityMSc/Integrated MSc/BS-MS/ME/MTech
AwardINR 31,000 per month + HRA

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About the Program

The Indian Institute of Astrophysics (IIA) is offering Indian Institute of Astrophysics (IIA) Junior Research Fellowships 2020 from students having an MSc/Integrated MSc/BS-MS/ME/MTech degree. The fellowship is meant for project titled, "Connecting Solar Interior Dynamics to Variable Solar Activity and Space Weather". The selected candidates will receive a monthly stipend of INR 31,000 plus admissible HRA.

Fellowship Details
  • Indian Institute of Astrophysics (IIA) Junior Research Fellowship 2020 DeadlineClosed

    To be eligible, an applicant must:

    • Have an MSc/Integrated MSc/ BS-MS degree(Physics, Applied Physics, Engineering Physics, Applied Mathematics, Astronomy, Electronics, Photonics, Optics), OR ME/MTech or Integrated ME/MTech degree (Applied Physics, Engineering Physics, Computer Science, Electrical, Electronics, Instrumentation, Photonics, Optics, Opto-Electronics, Radio Physics & Electronics) with minimum 60% aggregate marks or equivalent grade from a recognised institution/university
    • Have qualified at least one of the National Eligibility Test i.e. UGC-CSIR-NET/GATE/JEST
    • Be below the age of 28 years as on 01st June 2020

    Note: The candidates having experience in Python or Fortran or C programming or candidates with research experience and publication in related topics will be preferred.  


    The selected candidates will receive a monthly stipend of INR 31,000 per month plus admissible HRA. 

    • Updated CV
    • Mark sheet of Class 10, 12 UG and PG
    • GATE/ UGC-CSIR-NET (JRF)/JEST certificate
    • Date of birth proof
    • Experience and community certificates
    How can you apply?

    Follow the steps below to apply for the fellowships:

    Step 1: Visit the link here and read the instructions before applying.
    Step 2: Create an account here and log in to start a new application
    Step 3: Complete the application form by providing personal, academic, work experience related details.
    Step 4: Attach necessary documents and submit the application form.

Important Dates

Application deadline: 05th June 2020

Selection Criteria

The selection will be based on the applicant's educational qualification, experience and performance in the interview. 

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Terms and Conditions
  • The appointment is purely temporary on contract basis and does not confer any privilege or benefit applicable to regular employment.
  • No claim whatsoever for regular employment in the Institute shall be entertained. 
  • No correspondence will be entertained with the candidates not selected for interview/appointment. Canvassing in any form will be a disqualification.
  • The candidates selected will be posted to work in IIA, Bengaluru and are liable to be posted anywhere in India as per the requirement of the Project.
  • Outstation candidates called for interview will be reimbursed to and fro train/bus fare by the shortest route limited to second sleeper class railway fare on production of tickets.
  • Candidates of Indian Nationality only can apply for this post.
  • The Institute reserves the right to cancel the entire recruitment process at any time without assigning any reasons whatsoever.
  • The tenure of fellowship is initially for one year. It may continue for the next two years subject to satisfactory performance of the candidate and requirement of the project.
  • Age relaxation is permissible to SC, ST & OBC candidates and also to physically handicapped candidates as notified by Government of India from time to time.

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