Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research (IGCAR), Kalpakkam is a premier research institute dedicated to the development of robust fast reactor technology based on intense multi-disciplinary research. IGCAR is empowering young, talented and motivated students to contribute to path-breaking discoveries in frontier areas of engineering/scientific research and cutting-edge technologies by offering Junior Research Fellowships.

IGCAR Recruitment for 50 JRF Posts-Last Date 12/12/2014:

Applications are invited from interested students for the award of Junior Research Fellowships of the Department of Atomic Energy tenable at the Centre. The selected candidates will be eligible to register for Ph.D. / Integrated Ph.D. in Homi Bhabha National Institute (HBNI, a deemed to be university of Department of Atomic Energy) or University of Madras or other reputed universities. IGCAR offers a unique opportunity to carry out research for their Ph.D. / Integrated Ph.D. in the areas of physical, chemical, engineering, environmental and information sciences.

  1. OF FELLOWSHIPS: 50 (Indicative)


  1. Chemical Sciences
  2. Physical Sciences
  3. Engineering Sciences

Eligibility Criteria: The candidate must be an Indian national. The candidate should be less than 28 years of age as on 01.07. 2014 (date of birth 1st July 1986 or later). A relaxation of upto 5 years in age can be given in case of Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe applicants, 3 years in case of Other Backward Class applicants and 10 years in case of Physically Challenged applicants.

Educational Qualification:

I.Candidates should have consistent good academic record

  1. Candidates should have secured minimum of 60% at post graduation and graduation levels from a recognized University.

III. Candidates who have completed the relevant course are only eligible to apply.

Selection Procedure:

The Interview for all short listed candidates will be conducted at CHENNAI/KALPAKKAM.


  1. i) The Application form and Hall Ticket form can be downloaded from the IGCAR website Send the completed Application form and Hall Ticket form along with the required enclosures by Post (Registered or Speed post of Indian Postal service), so as to reach IGCAR on or before 12 December, 2014 to:

The Assistant Administrative Officer [R],

Recruitment Section,

Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research,

Kancheepuram District

Kalpakkam – 603 102.

Tamil Nadu


Last date for receipt of applications : 12/12/2014

Announcement of Shortlisted candidates for Written Test in IGCAR website : 26/12/2014

Written Test : 11/01/2015

Interview : 02/02/2015 to 06/02/2015

Likely Date of Joining : 23/02/2015

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