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JOB POST: Research Scholars at Indian Institute of Geomagnetism, Mumbai [16 Vacancies]: Apply by April 17: Expired

IIG Research scholars recruitmentAbout

Indian Institute of Geomagnetism (IIG) offers Doctoral Programme in Geomagnetism and Allied Fields pertinent to studies of Solid Earth, Upper Atmosphere and Observatory Data Analysis. Indian Institute of Geomagnetism is a recognized centre for conducting research leading to a Ph.D. degree awarded by following universities in the subjects specified:
1. University of Mumbai (Physics)
2. Shivaji University, Kolhapur (Physics)
3. North Maharashtra University, Jalgaon (Physics, Applied Geology)
4. SRTM University, Nanded (Geophysics)
5. Andhra University, Visakhapatanam (Physics & Geophysics)
6. Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli (Physics & Geophysics)
7. NIT Warangal (Mathematics)


Research scholars (JRF)

No. of Vacancies


Scholarship & Tenure

Tenure and fellowship/stipend to the JRF/SRF are as per prevailing CSIR/UGC guidelines.


M.Sc./M.Sc. (Tech.) in disciplines Physics / Geophysics /Space Physics/Applied Geology & Applied Mathematics with a minimum of 60% marks throughout and Physics or Mathematics as a subject in B.Sc. INSPIRE candidates having qualified PET or equivalent examination from the above-mentioned Universities (1-7) in respective subjects can also apply. Those appearing for Master’s degree final year examination in the year 2020 may also apply.

Maximum Age

25 years as on 1st July, 2020

Place of Research Work

The selected candidate will have to carry out his/her research work either at IIG Headquarters in Navi Mumbai or any one of the regional centres (EGRLTirunelveli/KSKGRL-Allahabad/SGRC Shillong) of IIG.

How to Apply?

The duly filled in application form in the prescribed format available here in a closed envelope super scribed as “Application for the position of JRF (Research Scholar), Advt. No. 06/IIG/HRD/2020/Research Scholar”, along with photocopies of all the documents in support of date of birth, educational qualifications and experience should reach on or before April 17, 2020, to The Administrative Coordinator Indian Institute of Geomagnetism Plot No.5, Sector-18 Near Kalamboli Highway New Panvel (West) Navi Mumbai – 410218.

Selection Criteria

Candidates who are in possession of the GATE / NET/ INSPIRE certificate valid up to January 2021 in above-mentioned subjects or PET (from universities mentioned above in Eligibility) may be called for the interview directly. Candidates who have not qualified any of the above tests will have to appear for a written test and a personal interview at IIG, Navi Mumbai. However, if selected, they will have to qualify any of the tests as mentioned in the preamble, within one year


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