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Central Power Research Institute Research Fellowships 2018


CPRI, Bangalore Junior & Senior Research Fellowships Program 2018-19

CPRI Research Fellowship 2018 – Central Power Research Institute is a premier National body under Ministry of Power, Government of India, promoting applied research in Power System Technology Development

It has several laboratories and state-of-art facilities for evaluation of Electrical Materials and performance of Power Equipment. It also acts as the National Testing & Certification Authority and the apex body for initiating and coordinating Research and Development

As a part of the research initiative of CPRI, Junior/Senior Research Fellowship Program is being launched. Under this program Junior/Senior Research Fellow will work full time at CPRI laboratories at Bangalore and other units of CPRI

Available laboratory, computational and Library facilities shall be provided for carrying out the work on research projects undertaken by officials of CPRI
Also See : Scholarships

Eligibility Criteria

Senior Research Fellow (SRF)

  • Post Graduate in Engineering with first class in the relevant area of specialization with consistently high level of academic record, aptitude for research with valid GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) / UGC NET (National Eligibility Test) score

Junior Research Fellow (JRF)

  • Graduate in Engineering having first class with consistently high level of academic record, aptitude for research and valid GATE / UGC NET score


Selection Process

  • CPRI will shortlist the candidates for admission to M.Sc (Engg) / Ph.D on merit, based on average percentage of marks obtained in all semesters in the qualifying exam(Graduate/Post-graduate in Engineering/M.Sc), GATE / UGC NET score and marks obtained in personal interview
  • Shortlisted candidates should apply to VTU or any other centrally-funded/state-funded institute through “CPRI Research Centre” for admission to M.Sc (Engg) / PhD
  • Candidates who pass the entrance exam& interview and are declared eligible for M.Sc (Engg) / Ph.D, by such institutes as mentioned above will be awarded Fellowship by CPRI


  • SRF shall get Rs.30,000/ (Fixed) (Rupees thirty thousand only) per month
  • JRF shall get Rs.20,000/ (Fixed) (Rupees twenty thousand only) per month

Also See : Admission Notification

Application – How to Apply?


  • Candidates may apply in the prescribed application form


  • Candidates may apply in the prescribed application form given in Annexure-II
  • Completely filled in Application Form and all necessary enclosures may be sent in a sealed cover superscribed with ‘APPLICATION FOR JRF / SRF’ to ‘Chief Administrative Officer’, Central Power Research Institute, Prof.Sir C.V. Raman Road, PB NO.8066, Sadashiva Nagar P.O. Bangalore-560080’ on or before 26th June 2018
  • For official notification, click here


Important Dates

  • The deadline for applications is 26th June 2018



Chief Administrative Officer’, Central Power Research Institute, Prof. Sir C.V. Raman Road, PB No.8066, Sadashiva Nagar P.O. Bangalore-560080, Website

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