Institute for Plasma Research (IPR) Applications are invited from highly motivated students having M.E./M.Tech (Nuclear Engineering/ Nuclear Science & Technology) degree to pursue doctoral research in the broad engineering areas of Fusion science and technology. For the motivated candidates, it offers considerable scope to realise their potential while simultaneously contributing to the important task of nation building in this highly specialised area.
PhD program in Engineering Science from M.E / M.Tech (Nuclear Engineering / Nuclear Science & Technology)
1. The PhD Fellowship is tenable for three years for doing Ph.D.
2. The amount of Fellowship payable under the scheme is Rs.28000/- per month. A contingency grant
of Rs.32,000/- per year will also be paid. Besides fellowship, house rent allowance and medical
benefits under IPR’s CHSS scheme and subsidised Canteen facilities are also applicable as per IPR
Qualifying Degree and other academic qualifications: Candidates should possess M.E./M.Tech.
or equivalent degree in Nuclear Engineering / Nuclear Science & Technology disciplines with
minimum 60% marks OR equivalent CGPI (converted to % Marks by multiplying with 100/x if the
CGPA is on x points scale) in M.E/M.Tech. Only those candidates whose qualifying degrees are
obtained after 1st August 2015 or going to receive their final results by 1st August 2017 need to apply.
Students should also have minimum 60% marks in their graduate/postgraduate degree.
Age limit: 28 years. Only those candidates who are born on or after August 1, 1989 need apply.
Age limit is relax-able by five years for SC/ST and three years for OBC applicants. Persons with
Disability (PWD) of all categories are eligible for age relaxation of 10 years.
c. Nationality: Applicant should be an Indian citizen.
Applicants who fulfil the above mentioned eligibility criteria, will be called to IPR, Ahmedabad
tentatively on 6th (Thursday) – 7th (Friday) July 2017, for a written screening test, followed by an
interview of the (shortlisted candidates). Screening will be carried out based on previous academic
records and the performance in the screening test. Final selection will be solely on the basis of
performance in interview subject to medical fitness. Interview may spill over next day from the
screening test date depending on the number of (shortlisted) candidates.
How to Apply: Applications can be submitted online only from 8th May to 21st May 2017.
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Last Date to Apply Online: 21-05-2017