Programme for Engineering Post-Graduates

DGFS-Ph.D. Programme for Engineering Post-Graduates

If you are Looking for an opportunity to pursue Ph.D. in frontline areas IN ENGINEERING SCIENCES in state-of-the-art laboratories then HOMI BHABHA NATIONAL INSTITUTE is the place for you!

HOMI BHABHA NATIONAL INSTITUTE (HBNI) invites applications from Engineering post-graduates (M. E.I M. Tech./Equivalent Degree) for its Ph.D. programme commencing in January 2011.

Last Date for receipt of applications – October 22, 2010

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Salient Features :

  • The amount of Fellowship payable under the scheme is Rs.18000/- (likely to be increased) per month besides house rent allowance and medical benefits as per rules
  • After the award of the Ph.D., the DGFS-Ph.D. fellows will have the option to appear for selection under K.S.Krishnan Research Associateship  (KSKRA) programme without going through further process of screening. KSKRAs are selected every year and paid a stipend of Rs.20,000/- (likely to be revised) + benefits for a maximum period of 2 years. Anytime during the 2nd year of associateship, subject to satisfactory performance, the KSKRAs will be
    absorbed in one of the R&D centres of DAE as above and appointed in the Grade Scientific Officer (D/E).
  • Eligibility :
    a. Qualifying Degree and other academic qualifications: Candidates should possess M. E. / M. Tech. or equivalent degree in Mechanical /
    Chemical/Metallurgicall Electrical/Electronics /Instrumentation or
    Computer engineering disciplines with minimum 60% Marks in B. E. /B. Tech. and minimum of 60% marks in M. E. / M. Tech. or equivalent degree as per the Ordinance of the respective degree awarding University OR equivalent CGPI (converted to % Marks by multiplying with 100/x if the CGPA is on x points scale).
    b. Age limit: The candidates desirous of availing DGFS-Ph.D. Fellowship should have been born on or after January 1, 1983. Age limit is relaxable by three years for OBC and by five years for SC/ST applicants. The age limit for the candidates working as faculty in Engineering Colleges desirous of doing Ph.D. without the fellowship grant is 40 years.
    c. Nationality: Applicant should be an Indian citizen.

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