Recruitment of Ph.D./JRF Position at Bhabha Atomic Research Centre: Jan., 2012
Bhabha Atomic Research Centre
Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) is a premier Institution for Research & Development (R&D) in Nuclear Science & Technology in particular and Physical, Chemical, Life and Engineering Sciences in general. The Centre has not only been the backbone of the Indian Nuclear Energy Program, but also has been in the forefront of research in basic sciences as well as engineering sciences. Several of its state of-the-art laboratories and research facilities are unique to it. BARC conducts a Ph.D. program in basic Sciences such as Physical, Chemical and Life Science under the aegis of Homi Bhabha National Institute (HBNI), a Deemed to be University. The Ph.D. program at BARC consists of course work of one academic year duration followed by research work.
BARC invites applications for its Ph.D. Programme in Science Disciplines commencing in August 2012 under the aegis of HBNI.
Salary: Rs16,000/- per month for first and second year, and
Rs.18,000/- per month for subsequent years besides house rent allowance and
as per rules.
Ph.D. Programme in Science
Salary: Rs.20,000/- p.m. in the first year and Rs.24,000/- p.m. in succeeding years
- Those having M.Sc. in Physics/ Chemistry/ Biology or related science
subjects with minimum 60% marks in MSc as well as in BSc are eligible to
apply. Applicants for Physics discipline should have Physics and Mathematics
up to BSc or at subsidiary and/or ancillary level in case of five years
integrated MSc. Applicants for Chemistry discipline should have Mathematics
up to XII std and Physics up to BSc or at subsidiary and/or ancillary level
in case of five years integrated MSc. Applicants in Physics and Chemistry
opting to be considered on the basis of GATE Score should have a valid GATE
Score in Physics and Chemistry respectively. For Biology and related
disciplines MSc in Agriculture, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Molecular
Biology, Biotechnology, Genetics, Botany, Zoology, Plant Science,
Plant Breeding, Plant Pathology, Entomology, Food Technology, Animal Science, Life Sciences and Biosciences. MSc applicants in Life Sciences should have Physics or Chemistry or Biochemistry or Agriculture Chemistry up to BSc or at subsidiary and/or ancillary level in case of five year integrated MSc with minimum of 60% aggregate marks in MSc as well as in BSc. Applicants in life sciences opting to be considered on the basis of GATE Score should have valid GATE Score in Life Sciences or Biotechnology. Those having MSc with specialization in subjects like Fisheries, Horticulture, Forestry, Agronomy, Animal Husbandry, Marine Biology and Home Science etc and BE/BTech/MTech in Biotechnology/Genetic Engineering are not eligible.
- A minimum of 60% marks means the marks as per the ordinance of the respective university.
- Those whose final results of qualifying degree are awaited can also apply. In the event of selection, mark sheet of final result confirming eligibility as above, should be submitted by Nov 30, 2012.
The candidates desirous of availing DAE Junior Research Fellowships should have been born on or after August 1, 1986. Age limit is relaxable by three years for OBC and by five years for SC/ST applicants. Physically challenged persons are eligible for an age relaxation of 10 years over and above their respective category.
Selection for the Ph.D. program is a two-step process: Written Test screening
to short-list candidates followed by a Selection Interview of short-listed
Screening for Physical, Chemical and Life Sciences shall be on the basis of one of the following:
- GATE-2011/GATE-2012 score or
- Written Test-2012 score of the BARC Training School.
- Last date of receipt of application for those opting for written test in Science Disciplines : 16.1.2012
- Written Test : 26.2.2012
- Last date of receipt of application for those not opting for written test and receipt of GATE Score: 31.3.2012
- Interview Schedule to be displayed on website: 25.4.2012
- Selection Interview : 22.5.2012
How To Apply:
Make two copies of the accompanying application form, affix a passport size photo on each and mail to: