BARC is empowering young, talented and motivated students to contribute to path-breaking discoveries in frontier areas of scientific research and cutting-edge technologies by offering Junior Research Fellowships in the areas of Physical, Chemical and Biological Sciences.
Applications are invited from interested students for the award of Junior Research Fellowships at this Centre. All the selected candidates will register for Ph.D. in Homi Bhabha National Institute (HBNI a deemed to be University of Department of Atomic Energy).
- Candidates should have consistently good academic record and should have secured
minimum of 60% aggregate in B.Sc. and 55% aggregate in M.Sc. from a recognized
- a. Candidates those who have completed and awaiting the final results of M.Sc. Degree may also apply. However, such candidates should necessarily attach copies of the mark sheets of B.Sc. Degree and a copy of M.Sc. first year mark sheet(s) along with the application. Such candidates should have scored marks above 60% aggregate until the previous semester/year and minimum aggregate of 60% in B.Sc. level. In case such candidates eventually join the Fellowship, they shall have acquired aggregate marks of 55% in the qualifying degrees.
b. In case appearing candidates are selected for JRF, they should secure 55% marks in aggregate in the M.Sc. examination and submit their M.Sc. Degree and mark sheet by October 30, 2019, failing which their candidature may be terminated.
- Relevant certificates to this effect should be submitted at the time of joining the Centre. Wherever the results are declared as CGPA/GPA, it may be converted to percentage and entered. (The formula prescribed by the institute for conversion to be indicated at the time of verification).
Candidates who have appeared and successfully cleared the following qualifying examination will be shortlisted for interview at BARC, Mumbai. Applications will be scrutinized and suitability of candidates will be decided on the basis of their academic performance and qualifying examination. The recommendation/decision of the Selection Committee will be final and binding.
i. With valid UGC-CSIR-NET Fellowship (SLET/ Lecturership is not eligible)
ii. With valid JEST score of 90 percentile and above
iii. With valid ICMR-JRF Test, ICAR-JRF Test.
iv. With valid DBT-JRB Biotechnology Eligibility Test
At the time of application, candidates should clearly indicate the details of the qualifying examinations listed as above for consideration of the application and submit the proof at the time of interview.
Applications will be scrutinized and candidates will be shortlisted for interview based on
their academic performance and score obtained in the qualifying examinations.
How to apply
Facility for submission of online application will be available till 12/07/2019 upto 1700 hours at this page.
Application fee of 500/- (Rupees five hundred only) is payable at the time of submission
of online application. Mode of payment of the Application Fee is only through Online.
Application fee is exempted for Women candidates and candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe and Person with Disabilities.
Candidates are required to take a printout of the application form generated by the system
and submit the same through email: firstname.lastname@example.org along with all the documents.
Fellowship and Tenure
The selected candidates will be initially taken as Junior Research Fellows (JRF) and will be paid a stipend of 31,000/- per month. The fellowship will be provided initially for a period of two years. Continuation of the fellowship is subject to satisfactory performance and review at the end of each year.
On satisfactory performance, the tenure of Fellowship will be further extended and upgraded to Senior Research Fellowship (SRF) from the third year onwards with a stipend of 35000/- per month (consolidated). The total period of the fellowship shall in no case exceed five years.
They are entitled for contingency grant including book allowance of 32000/- per year. In addition, the fellows are entitled for House Rent Allowance of 7440/- p.m.(JRF) and 8400/-