PRL-JUNIOR RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP 2011

PHYSICAL RESEARCH LABORATORY JUNIOR RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP 2011

PHYSICAL RESEARCH LABORATORY

(A Unit of Dept. of Space, Govt, of India) NAVRANGPURA, AHMEDABAD - 380 009.)

RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES FOR EXCEPTIONALLY TALENTED AND STRONGLV MOTIVATED STUDENTS

PRL INVITES APPLICATIONS FOR JUNIOR RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP 2011

Applications are invited from highly motivated students to pursue doctoral research in the broad areas of Astronomy, Astrophysics, Solar Physics, Planetary Sciences, Geosciences, Space and Atmospheric Sciences, Experimental Laser & Atomic Physics and Theoretical Physics, Further details about research and facilities available at PRL can be found on our website (www.prl.res.in).

Eligibility: M.Sc. in one of the following subjects: Physics, Space Sciences, Atmospheric Sciences, Chemistry (Physical, Nuclear/Analytical), Geology, Geophysics and Ocean Sciences. A minimum of 60% marks at the Bachelor's and Master's levels are required for all candidates. Candidate must have Physics and Mathematics as the subjects at the Under Graduate level.

Age Limit: Not more than 25 years as on 31" December 2010 (born on orafter31.12.1985). Candidates desirous of applying are requested to visit our website: www.prl.res.in (Opportunities -> Doctoral Programme) to register their applications on-line. Only students from remote areas who do not have access to internet may send their request for application form along with a self addressed envelope,

Selection Procedure: Written test, followed by personal interview for those who qualify in the written test. Written test may be waived for candidates who satisfy eligibility criteria and havequalified in any of the following:

(i)JEST-2011(ii) GATE (in Physics/Geophysics) 2010/2011, (iii)UGC-CSIRNET-JRFin June or Dec. 2010inSubjectCodes-l,2and 5.

Stipend & Facilities: Rs. 16,000/- per month, raised to Rs. 18,000/- per month aftertwo years, subject to satisfactory academic review; a book grant of Rs. 7500/- per year; and accommodation and medical facility at a nominal charge. Students may also be supported for attending conferences abroad, once during their tenure. In addition, all expenses connected with registration for Ph.D., tuition fees, etc. will be borne by PRL.

Requests for application forms from those with no internet access should reach us on or before 04.03.2011 and completed applications, may be sent by post at the following address:

Last date for both postal and online submission is 25.03.2011.

Head, Academic Services, Physical Research Laboratory, Nawangpura, Ahmedabatf - 380 009. Tel: 079-26314869; Fax: (079) 26314912, E-mail: acad@prl.res.ln

PHYSICAL RESEARCH LABORATORY JUNIOR RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP 2011