Applications are invited from eligible candidates for the CSIR JRF NET Examination, June 2017. CSIR will hold the Joint CSIR-UGC Test Tentatively on Sunday 18th June, 2017 for determining the eligibility of the Indian National candidates for the award of Junior Research Fellowships (JRF) NET and for determining eligibility for appointment of Lecturers (NET) in certain subject areas falling under the faculty of Science & Technology. The award of Junior Research Fellowship (NET) to the successful eligible candidates will depend on their finding admission/placement in a university/ national laboratory/ institution of higher learning and research, as applicable.
Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research(JNCASR), Bangalore offers summer fellowships for two months to bright undergraduate and MSc students (renewable for a second year for selected students). This programme has proved to be popular and competitive; each year, about 5000 students from all over India apply for the 120 fellowships awarded. Fifty fellowships are supported by the Department of Science & Technology, Government of India, fifteen by the Rajiv Gandhi Institute for Contemporary Studies, New Delhi, and the rest by the Centre. Students are placed with research groups at the Centre or with scientists elsewhere in India. They are paid travel expenses and a monthly stipend of Rs. 6000/- Selected students get the opportunity to participate in cutting-edge research, and several summer projects have led to publications in leading journals. Most of the summer students of past years have gone on to pursue graduate studies and a research career, at the JNCASR or at another leading university
The summer research projects will be reviewed by a committee and the best will be chosen for the award of Rajiv Gandhi Science Talent Research Fellows.
AREAS OF RESEARCH:
Life Sciences: Infectious and non-infectious diseases, bioinformatics, developmental biology, biochemistry, molecular biology, immunology, genetics, life-history evolution, circadian biology, animal behaviour, behavioural ecology, evolutionary genetics, experimental evolution, population dynamics, phylogeography, neurophysiology, behavioural neurobiology and behavioural genetics.
Online applications are invited from qualified candidates for the GATE 2016 Examination. This time (2016) the GATE examination is organized by (organizing institute) Indian Institute of Science (IISc.) Bangalore.
About GATE Exam: GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering): An all India examination that tests the competency of a candidate in various undergraduate subjects such as Engineering/ Technology/ Architecture and also post graduate level subjects in general sciences. The one who qualify the GATE examination will be awarded with a GATE score. The GATE score of a candidate will reflects the relative performance level of that candidate in a particular subject. The GATE score is also used for direct admission to post graduate programmes (such as ME, M.Tech.) and direct Ph.D in Indian Institutes with a financial assistance from MHRD.
Important Dates to Remember for GATE 2016 Examination
GATE for Biology/Life Science Students: There are at least THREE options are there in GATE for those candidates with Biology/Life Science background.
(1). GATE in Life Sciences (XL): Students with Post Graduate degree in any branch of biological sciences can write the GATE examination in Life Science (XL). The final year students or those who are waiting for their final year results are also eligible for applying GATE.
CSIR will hold the Joint CSIR-UGC Test Tentatively on Sunday 20th December, 2015 for determining the eligibility of the Indian National candidates for the award of Junior Research Fellowships (JRF) NET and for determining eligibility for appointment of Lecturers (NET) in certain subject areas falling under the faculty of Science & Technology. The award of Junior Research Fellowship (NET) to the successful eligible candidates will depend on their finding admission/placement in a university/ national laboratory/ institution of higher learning and research, as applicable. A candidate may apply either for ‘JRF’ OR for ‘Lectureship (LS) only’ He/she may indicate his/her preference in the Online Application, as the case may be. CSIR may consider candidates for ‘JRF’, or ‘Lectureship only” depending on number of fellowships available & performance in the test subject to the condition that they fulfill the laid down eligibility criterion. If a candidate is found to be over-age for JRF (NET) he/she will automatically be considered for Lectureship (NET) only. Candidates with M.Sc. qualification OR under M.Sc. Result Awaited (RA) category shall be eligible for LS subject to fulfilling the eligibility criteria as laid down by the UGC. Two separate merit lists, one comprising the candidates qualifying for the award of Junior Research Fellowship (JRF – NET) and the second, of those candidates qualifying the Eligibility Test for Lectureship (NET), will be made on the basis of their performance in the above Test. Candidates qualifying for JRF (NET), will also be eligible for Lectureship (NET) subject to fulfilling the eligibility criteria laid down by UGC. The candidates qualifying for Lectureship will be eligible for recruitment as Lecturers as well as for JRF-ship in a Scheme/Project, if otherwise suitable.