ISRO Inviting Applications for JRFs



Applications are invited from the eligible candidates, for the Junior Research Fellowships (JRFs), on temporary basis, for a maximum period of three years. The Number of vacancies and essential qualifications etc. are indicated below:

Post No No. Of Vacancies Essential Qualifications Desirable Qualifications
JRF01 One [01] ME/M.Tech or its equivalent in Water Resources / Hydrology / Soils & Water Conservation/Hydraulics / Irrigation / Agricultural Engineering / Remote Sensing & GIS with B.E./B.Tech or its equivalent in Civil/ Environmental / Agricultural Engineering.
JRF02 Three [03] M.Tech. / M.Sc (Tech.) in Geophysics / Applied Geophysics with Physics as one of the subjects in graduation level.
(or)M.Sc in Geophysics / Applied Geophysics with Physics as one of the subjects in graduation level.
Working knowledge of Unix/Linux environment, computer programming knowledge (C, Fortran, VB etc.,) Knowledge in Remote Sensing proficiency in Matlab.
JRF03 One [01] M.Sc Chemistry with specialization in inorganic/analytical/Marine Chemistry. Knowledge in the ocean data collection is preferred.
JRF04 One [01] M.Sc. Physics/Physical Oceanography/ Marine Science with Physcial Oceanography. Knowledge in numerical methods and programming is preferred.
JRF05 One [01] M.Tech in Geo-informatics Working knowledge in MATLAB, ARCGIS and soft coding.

1) In respect of Post No. JRF02, M.Sc., candidates shall be considered in case candidates with suitable M.Tech / M.Sc., (Tech) candidates are not screened-in for interview or not selected in the interview.
2) ME/M.Tech/M.Sc., (Engg) or equivalent degree should be in First class with an aggregate minimum of 60% or CGPA/CPI grading of 6.5 on a 10 scale or equivalent and pre-eligibility qualification of BE/B.Tech/B.Sc., (Engg) or equivalent should also be in First Class with an aggregate of 65% (Average of all semesters).
3) M.Sc., Degree should be in first class with minimum 65% marks as average of all semesters or CGPA/CPI grading of 6.5 on a 10 point scale or equivalent.

Age Limit:
18-28 years as on 30.11.2013. SC, ST, OBC, and Persons with Disabilities are eligible for age relaxation as per Government of India rules.

An amount of Rs.16,000/- per month shall be paid in case of candidates recruited with BE/B.Tech/M.Sc., for the 1st and 2nd years and for the subsequent years Rs.18,000/- per month shall be paid.

In the case of candidates recruited with M.Tech/M.Sc.,(Tech), Rs.18,000/- per month shall be paid for the 1st and 2nd years and for the subsequent years Rs.20,000/- per month shall be paid.

Other Benefits:
JRFs are eligible for HRA and medical benefits. The fellowship amount shall be taken as Basic pay for this purpose. JRFs are eligible only for casual leave. Maternity leave as per Govt. of India instructions would be available to all female JRFs.

Selection Process:
The qualifications prescribed in this advertisement are the minimum requirement and the same does not automatically make candidates eligible to be called for interview. Based on the experience and details of marks obtained by the applicants, the candidates will be shortlisted for interview.

How to apply:
Applications will be received on-line only. Interested candidates may visit the website for detailed information and guidelines. The application format for on-line registration is available in the above website from 1000 hours on 11.11.2013 to 1700 hours on 30.11.2013. One confirmation copy of the web application, duly affixing a recent passport size

photograph along with No Objection Certificate from the employer, if applicable may be sent to Administrative Officer, Recruitment & Reviews Section, NRSC, Balanagar, Hyderabad on or before 10.12.2013

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