Gandhinagar: Institute for Plasma Research (IPR), a premier scientific institute under the Department of Atomic, invites applications from highly motivated students having ME/MTech (Nuclear Engineering/ Nuclear Science & Technology) degree to pursue doctoral research in the broad engineering areas of Fusion science and technology. PhD degree will be awarded under Homi Bhabha National Institute (HBNI). During PhD, students will get PhD fellowship.
Eligibility Conditions: Qualifying Degree and other academic qualifications: Candidates should possess ME/MTech or equivalent degree in Nuclear Engineering / Nuclear Science & Technology disciplines with minimum 60% marks OR equivalent CGPI (converted to % Marks by multiplying with 100/x if the CGPA is on x points scale) in ME/MTech. Only those candidates whose qualifying degrees are obtained after 1st August 2015 or going to receive their final results by 1st August 2017 need to apply.
Students should also have minimum 60% marks in their graduate/postgraduate degree.
Age limit: 28 years. Only those candidates who are born on or after August 1, 1989 need apply. Age limit is relax-able by five years for SC/ST and three years for OBC applicants. Persons with Disability (PWD) of all categories are eligible for age relaxation of 10 years.
Selection Procedure: IPR has informed that applicants who fulfil the above mentioned eligibility criteria, will be called to IPR, Ahmedabad tentatively on 6th (Thursday) – 7th (Friday) July 2017, for a written screening test, followed by an interview of the (shortlisted candidates). Screening will be carried out based on previous academic records and the performance in the screening test. Final selection will be solely on the basis of performance in interview subject to medical fitness. Interview may spill over next day from the screening test date depending on the number of (shortlisted) candidates.
How to apply: Applications can be submitted online only from 8 May to 21 May 2017. Candidates need to submit the application hard copy of online application along with the Application ID and other documents on or before 28 May 2017.
For more details on eligibility, how to apply and other details, the interested candidates should refer the PhD Admission advertisement uploaded on the official website of IPR.