Human Resource Development Group
(Extra Mural Research Division-I)
CSIR Complex, Library Avenue,
Pusa, New Delhi -110 012
The Human Resource Development (HRD) Group of COUNCIL OF SCIENTIFIC AND INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH (CSIR), New Delhi, provides opportunities to bright young men and women in the form of Senior Research Fellowships (SRFs)/ SRF (Extended)/ Research Associateships (RAs) for training in
methods of research under the expert guidance of faculty members/scientists working in universities, laboratories and institutes of Government Departments and recognised laboratories of industry in various fields of science and technology.
Preference will be given to the research topics relevant to R&D programmes of CSIR Laboratories, in the new and emerging fields of science and in the areas of importance for development of scientific and technological capability of the country. The Fellowships/ Associateships are tenable in all the universities and deemed universities/IITs/postgraduate colleges/government research establishments including those of CSIR, R&D establishments of recognised public sector, industrial firms and other recognised institutions. Only bonafide Indian citizens are eligible for the award. The award is for fixed tenure and does not imply any assurance or guarantee for subsequent employment by CSIR to the beneficiary. CSIR reserves the right to determine the place in India best suited to provide necessary facilities in the areas of science in which the awardee is to specialize. Selected Fellows and Associates will have to devote their full time to the approved research programmes. Fellows and Associates are not permitted to take up any other remunerative jobs/assignments during their tenure.
MSc/BE/BTech or equivalent degree with at least 55% marks and one publication in SCI Journal and should have completed at least two years of post MSc/BE/BTech research experience as on the last date of application, as evidenced from fellowship/ associateship or from date of registration for Ph.D.
MTech/ME or equivalent degree in engineering/technology with at least 60% marks.
BE/BTech or equivalent degree with at least 60% marks and two years research experience as on the last date of application.
MBBS/BDS or equivalent with at least 60% marks and one year internship.
BPharm/BVSc/BSc(Ag) or equivalent degree with at least 55% marks and one publication in SCI Journal and should have completed at least three years research experience as on the last date of application, evidenced from fellowship/associateship or from date of registration for Ph.D.
MPharm/MVSc/MSc(Ag) or equivalent degree with at least 55% marks and one publication in SCI Journal and should have at least one year research experience as on the last date of application, evidenced from fellowship / associateship or from date of registration for Ph.D.
Those who have been awarded PhD/MD/MS/MDS degree or have submitted their thesis for the award of PhD/MD/MS/MDS degrees are not eligible for the position of SRF. Those who are eligible for RA will not be considered for SRF.
These fellowships are held on a full time basis. Therefore simultaneous employment elsewhere is not permitted. However, those desirous of pursuing higher studies, but employed presently, whether temporary or permanent may apply with an undertaking that if selected, they will resign from the job before taking up the fellowship. The application will be rejected if the undertaking is not enclosed.
STIPEND AND TENURE:
For Science disciplines: Rs. 18000/- per month for 1 , 2 and 3 year. For Medical/Veterinary/Pharmacy, Engineering and equivalent disciplines with PG degree: Rs. 18000/-p.m. for the 1 and 2nd year and Rs. 20,000/-p.m. for the 3 and 4 year. In addition, each SRF will receive a contingent grant of a maximum Rs. 20,000/-p.a. The grant will be provided to the University/Institution with which the SRF will be affiliated. SRFs will be given Rs. 3000/- (lump sum) extra on submission of Ph.D thesis in e-form. For details regarding format, etc. of e-thesis please see CSIR’s Unit for R&D of Information Products (URDIP) at www.urdip.res.in.
SRF will be tenable initially for a period of two years. The term is extendable by one year on the basis of assessment of the progress already made. Those who have held or are holding equivalent fellowships awarded under various schemes of all India grant giving agencies such as DST, DBT,ICMR, UGC, ICAR etc. may apply subject to the condition that the total tenure inclusive of CSIR
fellowship shall not exceed three years. Those who have already availed, or would have availed by 31 March 2014, equivalent fellowship etc. for 3 years need not apply. The combined tenure of JRF, if any, and SRF will not exceed five years. SRF will be terminated from the date of PhD viva voce or completion of tenure whichever is earlier. Those who are already holding equivalent fellowship
should specify the reason for applying. The application is likely to be rejected if the reason is not specified.
For more details and apply online visit to : http://www.csirhrdg.res.in/