Tuesday, March 22, 2011



The Institute for Plasma Research is a premier scientific institute under the Department of Atomic Energy, Govt. of India devoted to research and development activities in the areas of basic Plasma Physics, Magnetic Confinement fusion and industrial applications of plasmas. Applications are invited from highly motivated and result oriented candidates for the following posts.
Name of the Post
No of Post
Pay Scale
(PB-3) Rs. 15600-39100 with basic Grade Pay Rs.5400/-
M.Sc. Physics (First Class) having minimum one year working experience. Candidates having experience in modeling using neutronic codes will be preferred.
(PB-3) Rs. 15600-39100 with basic Grade Pay Rs.5400/-
B.E. / B.Tech. B.Sc. (Engg.) (First Class) in Mechanical Engineering having minimum one year working experience in Engineering Design & Analysis.
(PB-2) Rs. 9300-34800 with basic Grade Pay Rs.4200/-
M. A. in Hindi / English, with English / Hindi as a compulsory / elective subject or as medium of examination at Degree level.

How To Apply: Typed application on A4 size paper strictly in the prescribed format with one recent passport size photograph duly affixed on the right hand top corner of the application alongwith copies of testimonials in support of Qualification and Work Experience, etc. should reach The Acting Chief Administrative Officer, Institute for Plasma Research at the above address on or before 11/04/2011.
Detailed Advertisement: http://www.ipr.res.in/advertisements/012011.pdf

Monday, March 21, 2011


Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) will hold the Indian Forest Service Examination 2011 for recruitment to the Indian Forest Service Officers commencing from 9th July 2011.

  • Age : Not less than 21 years and not more than 30 years as on 1st July, 2011. The upper age is relaxable for SC/ST/OBC and certain other categories of candidates to the extent specified in the Notice.
  • Educational Qualification: Bachelor's degree of any recognised university with at least one of the subjects namely Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science, Botonoy, Chemistry, Geology, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics and Zoology or a Bachelor's degree in Agriculture, Forestry or in Engineering or an equivalent qualification.
  • Physical Standards: Candidates must be physically fit according to the Regulations given in notice.
  • Number of attempts: The maximum number of attempts persmissible to different categories of aspirants, who are otherwise eligible, will be as (i) General Category - 4 attempts, (ii) OBC - 7 attempts (iii) SC/ST - No limit
Application Form: The candidates must apply Online at http://www.upsconline.nic.in/ , but candidates from certain area country can apply through prescribed format i.e. New Common Application Form offline also, which can be purchased from desgnated Head Post Offices/ Post Office by cash payment of Rs.30/- .
Fee: Rs.100/- through Central Recruitment Fee Stamp only. SC/ST/PH candidates are exempted from payment (OBC candidates required to pay full fee).
How To Apply: All applications must apply Online upto 18/03/2011 only upto 11.59 PM. at http://www.upsconline.nic.in/
Candidates can obtain details of the examination and can get information about registration of their applications, venues of the examination and syllabus etc at the website of the UPSC at http://upsc.gov.in/

Friday, March 18, 2011


Exam date: Sunday, 3 April 2011, Exam hour: 11:00 – 13:30
(However, please reach the centers by 10:30 AM and bring a separate photo-id, besides your admit card, for cross verification)
Examination centers
  1. Allahabad : Physics Department, Ewing Christian College, Muthiganj, Allahabad. Contact: 0532-2413645
  2. Bhubaneswar : Institute of Physics, Sachivalaya Marg, Bhubaneswar, Orissa 751005, Phone: 0674-2306444, 2306666, 2306500, 2306502 Fax: 0674-2300142
  3. Chennai : Department of Physics, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai – 600036, Telephone : 044 2257 4851 Fax : 044 2257 4852
  4. Delhi : Department of Physics & Astrophysics, University of Delhi (North Campus), Delhi-110007. Telephone : 2766 6796, 2766 7793.
  5. Guawahati : Physics Department, Gauhati University, Guwahati 781 014, Assam, Phone : 0361-257 0531
  6. Hyderabad : School of Physics, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad-500 046, Phone: 040-2313 4300 or 2313 4400 Fax: 040-2301 0227
  7. Mumbai : Department of Physics, IIT Bombay, Powai, Mumbai – 400076 Tel.: 022-2576 755, Fax: 022-2576 7552.
  8. Kolkata :
    1. University of Calcutta, Asutosh Siksha Prangan (commonly known as College Street Campus) 87/1, College Street, Kolkata-700 073
    2. Jadavpur University, Salt Lake Campus, Block-LB, Sector–III, Kolkata 700091, Telephone: 033-2414 6666

Monday, March 14, 2011

CMI (Chennai Mathematical Institute) BSc/ MSc / PhD admissions 2011

Chennai Mathematical Institute, Siruseri, Chennai, TN, has invited applications for admission to following courses of Academic Year 2011-12:
B.Sc. (Honours) Course in Mathematics and Computer Science
B.Sc. (Honours) Course in Physics
M.Sc. Course in Mathematics
M.Sc. Course in Computer Science
M.Sc. Course in Applications of Mathematics
Ph.D in Mathematics
Ph.D in Computer Science
Ph.D in Physics


Students who have already passed, or expect to pass in 2011, the 12th standard (or equivalent) examination from a recognized board are eligible for admission to the B.Sc. (Honours) Course in Mathematics and Computer Science & Physics.
Students who have obtained, or expect to obtain in 2011, degrees such as B.Sc., B.Math., B.Stat. or B.Tech. are eligible to apply for the M.Sc. Course in Mathematics.
Students who have obtained, or expect to obtain in 2011, degrees such as B.Sc., B.E. or B.Tech. in Computer Science, or B.Sc. in Mathematics with a strong background in Computer Science, are eligible to apply for the M.Sc. Course in Computer Science.
Students who have obtained, or expect to obtain in 2011, a B.Sc. degree in Mathematics, or degrees such as B.Sc. Physics, B.Sc. Statistics, B.E. or B.Tech. with a strong background in Mathematics, are eligible to apply for the M.Sc. Course in Applications of Mathematics
Ph.D. in Mathematics: Students with an M.Sc. degree in Mathematics or equivalent and students with a bachelors degree in Engineering or Science with a strong aptitude for research.
Ph.D. in Computer Science: Students with a B.E., B.Tech., M.Sc., or M.C.A. degree and students with a bachelors degree in Science with a strong aptitude for research.
Ph.D. in Physics: Students with an M.Sc. degree in Physics and students with a bachelors degree in Physics or Engineering with a strong aptitude for research.


The preferred mode of applying to CMI's programmes is to fill out the online application form through website: www.cmi.ac.in
Application forms and information brochures can be availed by post by sending a DD for Rs. 500/- in favour of Chennai Mathematical Institute payable at Chennai to Chennai Mathematical Institute, Plot H1, SIPCOT IT Park, Padur PO, Siruseri 603103 indicating clearly candidate's name, address and the programme(s) applying for.
The last date for submission of completed application forms: 25 April, 2011.
The entrance examinations: 26 May, 2011
For details visit: http://www.cmi.ac.in/admissions

Friday, March 11, 2011

Scientist Solutions Innovative Student Project Grant - 2011

    March, 2011
Scientist Solutions is awarding grants for innovative projects!  (For Indian Post Graduates Students Only)

ScientistSolutions.com is motivating innovative projects by awarding grants for up to 10 students who are currently enrolled in a Masters Degree program in the biological sciences at an accredited University or Research Institute in India. (Students who would be doing short term summer projects can also apply)

Project Proposal
Topics for research can be from any of the categories found on the Scientist Solutions forum. The proposed project work should be originally carried by the award recipient and it should not have been submitted elsewhere for any other degree. The SSISPA applicatants must register in www.ScientistSolutions.com (It's free) and complete their bench space including their picture. The applicants who will be actively participating in the discussion board of Scientist Solutions forum (Minimum 5 posts excluding jobs and meeting announcements) will be preferred for the award. Click here to learn the winners of last year.

All applicants supported by the Scientist Solutions Innovative Student Project Award (SSISPA) must be counseled and guided by a senior investigator interested in the conduct and progress of their research project. Accordingly, all applicants MUST provide evidence of their enrollment in a Masters Degree program (Scanned Copy of Student Identity Card) and statements of support from a principal investigator in whose lab the research will be performed.

Review Criteria
Evaluation of the submitted proposals will be performed by the Moderators of ScientistSolutions.com. All decisions of the reviewing Moderators will be final. Applicants should never contact the Moderators regarding their applications. Discussing scientific content of the application or attempting to influence review outcome will constitute a conflict of interest in the review and the application will not be considered further.

Award Delivery
Results will be announced at the end of  June 2011 and Recipients of the award will receive SSISPA award certificate and $50 (US) cash prize upon submission of completed project report to ScientistSolutions.com. The summary of the study should be published as featured blog.

Application deadline
All applications must be received at grants@scientistsolutions.com by 12:00 midnight IST (UTC+5:30) on March 31st, 2011.

Your application email should have three separate files:

1) Your research proposal; "Your name_SSISPA_2011.doc" (MS Word file in compatible mode)
2) The completed PDF application form with signed approval from your mentor.  
3) A scanned copy of your Institutional ID. (in PDF format)

Click here to download the application form.

For more details, please contact:

Mr. Amar Annamalai,
Director – India,
Scientist Solutions Inc.

Email: amarnath@scientistsolutions.com

Thursday, March 10, 2011

IITB-Monash Research Academy - PhD Scholarships

The IITB-Monash Research Academy (The Academy) is an exciting partnership between the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (IITB) and Monash University, Melbourne (Australia) -

The Academy's jointly-badged PhD program in which students can undertake research in several thematic areas focusing on the fields of Science and Engineering.

The Academy's June 2011 intake will focus on attracting top students to work in exciting areas of applied research sponsored by its industrial partners.

Candidates will :

* Receive a generous scholarship

* Receive co-supervision from professors at IITB & Monash

* Receive a dually - awarded PhD degree from IITB & Monash

* Have access to world class research facilities

* Gain international research experience

* receive a special fellowship to visit Monash University

Candidates with a first class Masters Degree in Engineering or Science from a reputed university or a Bachelors/Masters Degree (with a high GPA) from the IITs, NITs or BITS should take advantage of this unique opportimity to acquire an internationally recognised qualification and pursuea career in research

The Academy is offering attractive PhD scholarships to suitable candidates

Although not a pre-requisite, candidates who have been highly placed in GATE or GRE should apply.

Apply for the PhD Program at : www.iitbmonash.org

Closing date for application is 11 April 2011.

Fur more information visit WWW.iitbmonash.org

Or email : students@iitbmonash.org

M.Phil and Ph.d in Ponicherry University

NIT Silchar M Sc/M Tech/PhD Admission 2011 Notification

National Institute of Technology (NIT) Silchar, Assam, has issued the notification for
 admission into the following disciplines of M Sc (Master of Science) / M Tech (Master of Technology) /
 PhD (Doctorate of Philosophy) programme, offered in the ensuing session commencing from August 2011.


Civil Engineering - M Tech / PhD
Mechanical Engineering - M Tech / PhD
Electrical Engineering - M Tech / PhD
Electronics & Communication Engg - M Tech / PhD
Computer Science and Engineering - M Tech / PhD
Physics - PhD
Chemistry - M Sc / PhD
Mathematics - PhD
Humanities & Social Sciences - PhD

Date of Exam

N / A (Interview is scheduled to be held on May 26, 2011. Details regarding the admission procedure and
 eleigibility criteria of various courses are available in the institute's official website.)


The approximate fee to be deposited at the time of admission for:
M.Sc - Rs 20950
M. Tech (Regular) – Rs 35950
M. Tech (Part-Time) - Rs.22800
PhD (Regular) - Rs.20950
PhD (Part-time) – Rs 7800
PhD (Regular Non-hosteller) – Rs 8550

How to Apply

Interested candidates can download the application form available
 in the institute official website:  www.nits.ac.in.

One can also get the application form available in the office of the Dean (Academic) free of cost. 
Candidates interested to collect the form by post should send a self-addressed A4 size envelop affixing
 stamps of Rs 50. Thereafter, the filled up Application Form must be accompanied with an Application
 Fee of Rs 500 (for General/OBC)  OR  Rs 300 (for SC/ST) in the form of crossed Demand Draft  in
 favour of  Director, N.I.T. Silchar, cashable at S.B.I., NIT Silchar, otherwise, the application form will
 be treated as cancelled. Application form complete in all respects should reach the Heads of the
 respective Deptts, N.I.T. Silchar, within 20th April, 2011 by superscribing "Application for admission
into …..….…. programme under _______________ Dept", on the envelope. For more details about the
 admission and application procedure one can visit the NIT Silchar's aforementioned official website.

Last Date of submitting Application Form: April 20, 2011

Scientist vacancy in SAMEER March-2011

Society for Applied Microwave Electronics Engineering and Research (SAMEER)
IIT Campus, P.B. No.8448, Powai, Mumbai - 400076 

SAMEER is looking for young aynamic and dynamic professionals in various disciplines for following posts :
  1. Scientist-C : 17 posts (UR-9, SC-3, ST-1, OBC-4) in Electronics/ Mechanical/ Atmospheric Science/ RF & Microwave/ Photonics, Pay Scale : Rs.15600-39100 grade pay Rs.6600/-
  2. Scientist-B : 22 posts (UR-9, SC-3, ST-1, OBC-4) in Electronics/ Mechanical/ Computer/ RF & Microwave/ Photonics/ Physics/ Chemistry/ Radiological Physics/ Chemistry/ Atmospheric Science, Pay Scale : Rs.15600-39100 grade pay Rs.5400/-

How to Apply :  Applications in the prescribed format shall be sent to following address within 30 days to (published on 05/03/2011) i.e. upto 04/04/2011   to Registrar, Society for Applied Microwave Electronics Engineering and Research (SAMEER), IIT Camp, Powai, Mumbai - 400076.
Please visit http://sameer.gov.in for details and application format.

Thursday, March 3, 2011


            BANGALORE – 560034
         Ph.No.25530672-676 – FAX No.25534043
 Advt. No.IIA/01/HESP/2011 dated 15th February, 2011

Job Postings

Position Qualification Required Last Date Any Extra Details
Applications are invited to work in the HESP Project at Bangalore B.E / B.Tech. in Electrical/Electronics or M.Sc Physics with strong background or training in Electrical/Electronics. 11th March 2011 PDF

For more details http://www.iiap.res.in/job.htm

Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Newton International Fellowships

Are you at the beginning of your research career - with the potential to be world-class?

Is your research in the physical, natural or social sciences or humanities?

Do you want to build and maintain links with leading researchers in the UK?

Then apply for a Newton International Fellowship.

The current round opens for applications on 31 January 2011. The closing date for the round of applications is 4 April 2011. Please refer to the Scheme Notes for more information. >

  • British Academy
  • The Royal Society

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Young India Fellowship(YIF)

About The Young India Fellowship(YIF)

The Young India Fellowship (YIF) seeks to select 50 exceptional students from around India in a one-year residential postgraduate programme to be offered in our nation's capital, Delhi. The YIF is a fully funded programme that aims to groom young women and men who will lead India through the 21st century. The programme is designed and delivered in collaboration with University of Pennsylvania' s School of Engineering and Applied Science. Through its faculty, teaching systems and design, the programme offers a combination of a wide-ranging exposure to diversity, practical experience and exposure to practitioners, classes by pre-eminent scholars and those who have ' made a difference' – somewhere to something and someone - and mentoring by inspiring role models who bring it all together.

Eligibility :

The YIF programme is open to:

• All Indian nationals
• Students who are in the final year of their undergraduate degree
• Students who are in the final year of a postgraduate programme provided that they enrolled in the programme immediately after completing their undergraduate degree
• Graduates who have worked for not more than two years
• Applicants from all disciplines, regardless of their area of specialisation at the undergraduate level. Applicants from all languages of undergraduate instruction (English, Hindi, regional language) who have proficiency in reading, writing and speaking English .

Some of the highlights of the programme are as follows:

* Conceived and supported by inspiring role models; individuals who display the rare combination of professional success with personal credibility and intellectual thought leadership

* Designed as a programme that offers an opportunity to ' experience a difference' followed by an opportunity to ' make a difference' .

* A globally unrivalled curriculum for the YIF, which brings together a multidisciplinary set of core, perspective-building and capability-building courses, well beyond the norm of existing educational programmes

* A faculty consisting of the world' s leading scholars, who are universally lauded for their inspirational teaching. The uniqueness offered by a diverse array of the best and brightest teachers under one roof over the course of a single year

* The first Ivy League university tie-up for any programme in India. (The YIF is in collaboration with the University of Pennsylvania' s School of Engineering and Applied Science)

* Support and opportunities for Fellows extend beyond the completion of the programme. YIFs will receive lifelong mentoring and advice from leaders they choose in their area of interest

* Being a fully funded programme, no financial constraints limit applicants. With the tuition, board and lodging taken care of, all the applicants need to bring to the programme are their abilities and the desire to make a lasting impact.

Students can apply for the scholarship online or alternately can also download the application form. To know more about selection criteria, curriculum, faculty, mentors and application instructions please visit the following web site: www.youngindiafellowship.com

Dr. K.S.Krishnan Research Associateship (KSKRA).

Department of Atmic Energy (DAE)
Board of Research in Nuclear Sciences (BRNS)

Advertisement No. 01/2011

For a challenging career in pursuit of front ranking R&D programmes in Atomic Energy

DAE Invites Applications for its Prestigious Scheme, Dr. K.S.Krishnan Research Associateship (KSKRA). Research Associates selected under the prestigious KSKRA programme are given an opportunity to work on R&D programmes of national importance relevant to the DAE mandate in one of the following advanced research centres of the Department:
  1.  Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC), Mumbai.
  2. Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research (IGCAR), Kalpakkam.
  3. Raja Ramanna Centre for Advanced Technology (RRCAT), Indore.
  4. Variable Energy Cyclotron Centre (VECC), Calcutta.
  5. Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB), Mumbai.
Up to 20 KSKRAs can be selected every year and paid a stipend of Rs.26000/- + benefits for a maximum period of 2 years. At the end of 1 year of associateship, KSKRAs will be considered for absorption as Scientific Officer/ Engineer-D/E, in the pay scale of PB-3 Rs.15600-39100 plus Grade Pay (GP) Rs.6600/- subject to satisfactory performance
Educational Qualification :
  1. For Engineers: Ph.D. degree in Engineering (Those who have submitted thesis for Ph.D. may also apply) or Master's degree in Engineering (M.Tech./ M.E./ M.S.) with a minimum of 2-year R&D experience after obtaining M.Tech./M.E./M.S. degree.
  2. For Scientists: Ph.D. degree in Science (Those who have submitted Ph.D. thesis may also apply).
  3. All candidates must have a First Class at either Masters or Bachelors level. All candidates must provide a list of publications in support of their R&D experience.
Age: Indian not more than 32 years as on 1st January in the year of the application. The age criterion is relaxable by 5 years for SC/ ST candidates and 3 years for OBC candidates.

Selection Procedure: Selection will be done by an interview committee from among the short listed candidates based on their qualification, published R&D work and performance in the interview.

Fee : Postal Order/Demand Draft of Rs.100/- as application fee drawn in favour of Accounts Officer, BARC payable at Mumbai. SC/ST and Dependents of Defence Personnel Killed In Action (DODPKIA) are exempted.

How to Apply :  Send application by Registered Post with Acknowledgement Due Card to the Deputy Establishment Officer (R-IV), Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, 4th floor, Central Complex, Trombay, Mumbai-400085 so as to reach by 15/03/2011.

For complete details like Engineering/ Science discipline list, application Form format and other information like how to apply please visit http://barc.ernet.in/webpages/brns/brns_fellowship.html

Civil Service Examination, 2011

Dholpur House, Shahjahan road, New Delhi - 110069

Civil Service Examination, 2011

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) will hold the Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination, 2011 on 12/06/2011 for recruitment of nearly 880 various posts of Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Foreign Service (IFS), Indian Police Service (IPS) and certain other Group 'A' and Group 'B' Central Services / Posts. Published at sarkari-naukri.blogspot.com
  • Age : Not less than 21 years and not more than 30 years as on 01/08/2011. The upper age is relaxable for SC/ST/OBC and certain other categories of candidates to the extent specified in the Notice.
  • Educational Qualification: Degree of a recognised university or an equivalent qualification.
  • Physical Standards: Candidates must be physically fit according to the Regulations given in notice.
  • Number of Attempts: The maximum number of attempts permissible to different categories of aspirants, who are otherwise eligible will be as follows:

    • General Category : Four
    • Physical Handicapped : Seven
    • OBC : Seven
    • SC / ST : No Limit
Offline Application Form: The candidates must apply in the Common Application Form devised by the Commission for its examinations, which can be purchased from the designated Head Post Offices/ Post offices throughout the country against cash payment of Rs. 30/- only. OR published in the Employment News.

Online Application Submission : Candidates can apply Online also at http://upsconline.nic.in/ upto 21/03/2011.

Fee: Rs.100/- through Central Recruitment Fee Stamp only. SC/ST/PH/Female candidates are exempted from payment (OBC candidates required to pay full fee) for the candidates applying offline. Those who are applying Online need to deposit Rs.50/- in any branch of SBI

How To Apply Offline : All Offline applications must reach the "Controller of ExaminationUnion Public Service Commission, Dholpur House, Shahjahan Road, New Delhi-110069" either by hand or by Post/Speed Post or by courier on or before the 21/03/2011. [Candidates from far-flung areas can send application through post/speed post upto 28/03/2011]

Candidates can obtain details of the examination and can get information about registration of their applications, venues of the examination and syllabus etc will be posted on the website of the UPSC at http://upsc.gov.in/ or in the Employment News dated 19/02/2011.

Senior Staff Scientist jobs in CDAC Thiruvananthapuram Feb-2011

Canter for Development of Advance Computing (CDAC), 
P.B. No.6520, Vellayambalam, Thiruvananthapuram - 695033, Kerala , India

CDAC Trivandrum is looking for young and talented candidates  for Appointment as Senior Staff Scientists :
  • Senior Staff Scientist : 45 posts
  • Denior Staff Scientist (Teaching) : 05 posts

Age : 33 years as on 21/03/2011

Pay Scale : PB-3 Rs.15600-39100 grade pay Rs.6600/-

Application Fee :  Rs.200/- by demand draft drawn in favour of C-DAC, Thiruvananthapuram (SC/ ST candidates exempted).  Name of the applicant and application number should be clearly written on the backside of the DD.

How to Apply: Intersted candidates may apply Online. Apply within on or before 21/03/2011.

For further information and online submission of application, please visit  at

Computer PhD Positions in ICT at the University of Trento

The Department of Information Engineering and Computer Science (DISI) at the University of Trento and its research and industrial partners have 84 open PhD positions in the broad ICT area, almost all of them covered by scholarship.

The deadline for applications is March 16, 2011, before 13:00, local time.

The Department of Information Engineering and Computer Science is one of the leading and faster-growing research institutions, characterized by a young and international faculty and by a large, international student population. Indicators for scientific production put the department among the top in Europe. The department and the PhD school closely collaborate with - and operate in - a fertile and rapidly growing research and innovation environment characterized by top class research centers and industrial research labs, and by the participation to the European Institute of Technology via the newly formed "Trento RISE" association. The successful candidate will therefore have the opportunity to work in a dynamic and exciting environment.

Trento is a vibrant city with a beautifully preserved historic center, consistently ranked among the best cities for quality of life in Italy. It offers a variety of cultural and sports opportunities all year around, as well as excellent food and wine.

  1. DISI web site: http://disi.unitn.it
  2. Research at DISI: http://disi.unitn.it/research
  3. PhD School: http://ict.unitn.it/
  4. Online application for PhD Positions: http://disi.unitn.it/edu/appform/login.xml