Wednesday, April 11, 2018

JNMF Scholarships



The scholarships are available for Ph.D. study in India to the following two categories of students:
(1) Indian Nationals
(2) Nationals of other Asian countries

A candidate may apply for scholarship in any one of the following areas of specialisation:
1. Indian History and Civilization
2. Sociology
3. Comparative Studies in Religion & Culture
4. Economics
5. Geography
6. Philosophy
7. Ecology & Environment

At the time of submission of the application for scholarship, a candidate should
1. hold a FIRST Class Post-graduate degree with a minimum 60% marks in aggregate in both graduate and post graduate level,
2. already be registered/admitted for Ph.D. degree with a recognized University/Institution in India. Those who have applied for registration and have not yet been registered at the time of submission of application, are not eligible to apply,
3. not be above 35 years of age,
4. be a full-time Ph.D. Scholar.

Up to 2 years

1. Maintenance allowance including Tuition fee Rs. 18,000 per month
2. Contingent expenses for study tours within
India, purchase of books, stationery, etc. Rs. 15,000 per annum

1. An advertisement is released towards the end of March every year and completed application forms together with all the necessary enclosures should reach Administrative Secretary, Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Fund, Teen Murti House, New Delhi-110 011 on or before 31 May.
2. The Selection Committee's decision to call a candidate for interview or select a candidate for scholarship will be final and no representation in this regard will be entertained.
3. Shortlisted candidates will be called for an interview any time during November/December.
4. The Scholarship will commence from January every year.

The following documents should be securely attached seriatim to the Application Form:
(1) A passport size photograph of the applicant to be pasted on the form.
(2) A synopsis of the proposed project as per the attached format.
(3) Doctoral Monitoring Committee's report or Supervisor's report/ recommendations.
(4) Postal Order/Demand Draft for Rs.100.
(5) Ph.D registration certificate.
Incomplete and unsigned application forms are liable to be rejected.

The Application Form for Jawaharlal Nehru Scholarships can be downloaded from the website. The amount of Rs.100 is to be paid by Postal Order/Demand Draft drawn in favour of "Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Fund" payable at New Delhi and should be sent along with the completed application form to reach the Fund office on or before 31 May.

For more details please visit the Website :

Monday, March 12, 2018


Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research



MAY- 28 TO JULY- 6, 2018

Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research is conducting a Physics (STIP-18) and Chemistry (STIC-18) for students entering the final year of regular or integrated  MSc (Physics/Chemistry). (Students completing MSc in 2018 should not apply).

This six week long programme will comprise experience through projects. This programme is aimed at motivating the students to pursue a career in research.

The theme for this year’s course is 
Applications of Electromagnetic Radiation in Physics & Chemistry.

Twenty five students will be selected in each discipline. The selected students will be provided a stipend of Rs. 4000/- per month and their travel expenses by sleeper class train will be reimbursed. Accommodation on payment basis will be arranged.


A consistent good academic track record with a First Class in BSc and First Semester of MSc and with a strong desire to take up research career.

 Interested students need to prepare a write-up on the topic "Applications of Electromagnetic Radiation in Physics & Chemistry", in their own words,
and not exceeding 1000 words.

How to Apply:

  • In the form, you would be asked to upload a write-up on the above topic.

Both the application form and the write-up should be send to the respective

For Physics:
The Course Director, STIP-18
Materials Science Group,
IGCAR, Kalpakkam –603 102

For Chemistry:
The Course Director, STIC-18
Materials Chemistry &
Metal Fuel Cycle
Group, IGCAR, Kalpakkam – 603 102

For more details and download application form visit:
Deadline for the receipt of application and the write-up: 26-03-2018

Thursday, March 8, 2018

TNSET 2018 - Answer Key

Answer Key of Tamilnadu State Elgibility Test 2018 (TNSET 2018)

 conducted by 


(Nodal SET Agency for Tamil Nadu)

Answer Key of TNSET 2018 held on March

              Answer Keys             


              SET E - Answer Keys

              SET F - Answer Keys

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Post Doctoral Fellowships @ ICHR


Applications are invited from the eligible candidates for the Post Doctoral Fellowships of ICHR. Duly filled application forms should reach the undersigned on or before 13.03.2018. The selected fellows will be awarded fellowship of Rs.30800/- per month and contingency grant of Rs.22000/- per annum for a period of two years. 

A. The maximum number of Post-Doctoral Fellowships (PDF) available for the year 2018- 2019 are 10 (ten) only, applying the usual reservation for SC, ST& PwD.

B. The Fellowship shall be a whole-time engagement for research work and cannot be combined with any other whole-time or part-time work (for details see Terms and Conditions in the ICHR Research Funding Rules booklet, 'Chapter-II- Fellowships' which is available in our official website (i.e.

C. The period of the Fellowship shall be for a maximum period of Two years only.

D. The award of PDF will be through presentation-cum-interview.

Scholars who have shown significant competence in research work, having been awarded their PhD or have done equivalent research work of merit in History or its allied subjects, and desire to work on approved research themes at recognized Institutions of Research or Universities under the guidance of a senior scholar. The applicants for the Fellowship should be affiliated with a University or a research institute of repute.

For more details & Eligibility, Terms and Conditions please refer the Website :

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Tuesday, February 13, 2018

LAMP Fellowship 2018-19

The Legislative Assistants to Members of Parliament (LAMP) Fellowship provides an opportunity for young Indians to be mentored by a Member of Parliament for a period of 10-11 months, subject to the Parliamentary calendar. The LAMP Fellows work full time with the assigned MP, from the beginning of the Monsoon session to the end of the Budget session of Parliament. Throughout the eleven months, the LAMP Fellow works closely with the MP, providing extensive research support for his/her parliamentary work.
The primary role of a LAMP Fellow is to provide research inputs to help the MPs fulfill their parliamentary duties such as asking questions, raising matters of public importance, participating in debates, writing speeches, drafting private member Bills, among others. The Fellows will be based in Delhi during the Fellowship Period. LAMP Fellows will also engage with policy makers and experts from diverse sectors through participation in workshops on important policy and development issues. During the intersession period, workshops are conducted on subjects like Health, Education, Infrastructure, Public Finance, etc
After the Fellowship, several LAMP Fellows have pursued advanced degrees in institutions like ISB, IIMs, Yale University, Columbia University, Oxford and LSE. Others have chosen to work in areas such as policy research, political consulting, public relations and the development sector. Some Fellows have continued to work with MPs.
 Please click here to apply

For more details visit:

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Visiting Students' Research Programme (VSRP-2018) @ TIFR

The Visiting Students' Research Programme (VSRP-2018) will be held at TIFR, Mumbai during the period May 7 to July 4, 2018.
VSRP for Mathematics will be held from June 4 - July 4, 2018.  For details, please also see School of Mathematics website.

Physics/Chemistry/Biology/Mathematics/ Computer & Systems Sciences :
1) Two years of undergraduate course work in an academic institution.
2) Should not have particpated in VSRP before.
Please note that the VSRP programme is for students currently enrolled in a Bachelor's or Master's programme and not for PhD students or faculty members.

Selection is purely based on the academic performance of the student, submitted write-up and referee reports.  There is no selection test/interview.

Selected students are paid a monthly stipend @ Rs 7000/- per month and to and fro travel re-imbursement from the place of their residence.  Also, free shared accomodation on- or off- campus is provided.

How to apply

Students are encouraged to apply online.

1. Registration includes two steps : First complete basic registration step by clicking the "Apply Online" button given below.

2. During the basic registration, "Prefered Subject" indicates TIFR subject area you are applying for (Physics / Chemistry / Biology / Mathematics / Computer & Systems Sciences).

3. After completing basic registration, an email will be sent to you with a link for advanced registration.  Before proceeding to advanced registration, please keep the following ready :

a) Scanned photo (.jpg file of size not exceeding 100kb ) of your passport size photograph.

b) Students can select upto 2 departments, and for each department, they can fill in two areas of interest from the options available in the menu. Please read the
Information Brochure before you fill this section.

c) A write-up of up to 400 words, describing your interest in the most preferred field of study has to be provided in the appropriate box. The write up should not contain special characters. In particular, use of equations in write-ups is strongly discouraged.

d) Names, Affiliation, Designation, Contact address (both e-mail and physical address) and contact phone number of  two referees who would be filling referee reports for you. They should be teachers or persons with whom you have interacted academically.

The link for filling up the Referee Report Form online will be sent by email to both Referees after complete registration.
Students from remote areas who do not have access to internet can send a request for application form along with a self-addressed stamped envelope of Rs 20/- to :

Superscribed (VSRP-2018)

The Assistant Registrar (Academic)
Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
Homi Bhabha Road, Colaba
Mumbai 400005.
Last date for application : 
For Maths - February 28, 2018
For all other subjects - January 31, 2018
To Apply Online Click Here.