Advertisement No. 02/2021
Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute (CMERI) invites application for the position Junior Research Fellowship
No of Post: 05
Who are not Eligible : Candidates with ME/M.Tech degree; All those eligible for direct CSIR SRF Direct are not eligible to apply for JRF-GATE.
i. B.E./B.Tech. in Mechanical / Electronics / Electrical / Computer Science and Engineering or equivalent with valid GATE Score. Selected candidates will be required to register for Integrated Dual Degree PhD(IDDP) program in Academy of Scientific and Innovative Research(AcSIR) only. AcSIR at CSIRCMERI, Durgapur also conducts IDDP programs.
ii. Detailed information regarding AcSIR programmes is available in the admission portal of AcSIR. As the JRF-GATE fellowship is awarded for pursuing PhD, therefore there will be no automatic exit after M.Tech.
Stipend And Tenure : The fellowship is tenable for a total duration of five years within which the candidate is required to complete the Ph.D degree. The fellowship amount is Rs 31,000/- for the first two years. In addition, annual contingent grant of Rs. 20,000/-per fellow will be provided to the Institute.
Further, on completion of two years as JRF-GATE, the fellowship may be upgraded to SRF-GATE and stipend may be increased to Rs. 35,000/- p.m. in the subsequent years on the basis of assessment as per CSIR HRDG JRF/SRF-GATE guidelines.
The total duration of the fellowship is five years within which the candidate is expected to complete the Ph.D degree
Candidates selected for the award of JRF-GATE will be eligible for fellowship subject to getting registered/enrolled for Ph.D (IDDP) at AcSIR and approval of HRDG-CSIR.
Age Limit: The upper age limit for the applicants shall be 28 years (as on the last date of submission of online application i.e. 18.07.2021)