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Indian Institute of Geomagnetism PhD Admission 2016

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IIG Mumbai Doctoral Programme (PhD) Admission Notice 2016

Indian Institute of Geomagnetism (IIG) offers Doctoral Programme in Geomagnetism and Allied Fields, India 2016.

I. Doctoral Programme (PhD)

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. Selected candidates will be required to do research work at its HQ and/or its regional centres (EGRL-Tirunelveli, KSKGRL-Allahabad and MO-Shillong).

Indian Institute of Geomagnetism is a recognized centre for conducting research leading to PhD degree by following universities in the subjects specified:

University of Mumbai (Physics)

Shivaji University, Kolhapur (Physics)

North Maharashtra University, Jalgaon (Physics, Applied Geology, Environmental Science)

SRTM University, Nanded (Geophysics, Environmental Science)

Andhra University, Visakhapatanam (Physics & Geophysics)

Manonmaniam Sundarnar University, Tirunelveli (Physics)

II. Postdoctoral Programme (PDF)

Nanabhoy Moos Research Fellowship (NMRF) Indian Institute of Geomagnetism (IIG) is a premier institute of the Department of Science & Technology engaged in fundamental research in Geomagnetism and its allied fields

The Institute has been able to attract young and rich scientific talent for carrying out research. To further enrich and create scientific talent in a variety of scientific disciplines in this Institute, a new Postdoctoral Research Fellowship “Nanabhoy Moos Research Fellowship (NMRF)” has been introduced

Eligibility Criteria

PhD Degree in Geomagnetism/Solid Earth Geophysics/Space Weather/ Modelling of Sun-Earth interaction/Climatic Science; candidates who have submitted their thesis or those who are about to submit their thesis can also apply but their selection will be subject to the condition that they would have received PhD degree before the expiry of the validity of the award offer

Candidate must be a citizen/permanent resident of India and should not hold any permanent position/employment

Desirable

Applicants should have proven excellence by way of research publications in high impact factor peer reviewed SCI journals. Preference will be given to the candidates having minimum one year of research experience in a reputed institution other than the institution from where the candidate has done his/her doctorate

Age Limit

Upper age limit is 32 years that is relaxable up to 3 years in case of OBC and up to 5 years in case of SC/ST/Woman/Physically challenged candidates

Tenure of Fellowship

Two years. Further extension for a maximum period of one year may be granted to the NMR fellows based on their outstanding performance, recommendations by External Review Committee and Approval of Director, IIG

Remuneration

Consolidated fellowship of Rs. 60,000 per month shall be paid. In addition the NMR fellow shall be eligible for House rent allowance (HRA) as admissible under IIG rules

The NMR fellow shall be eligible for travel by Air and DA and others expenses as admissible to those with Grade Pay of Rs.5400/-, along with air travel

How to Apply for IIG Mumbai PhD admission 2016

Candidate can choose to work under the supervision of experts working in the host institution i.e IIG. The chosen expert should be a permanent employee of IIG and should have relevant experience in the field of proposed research project (Letter of acceptance from host researcher is mandatory)

Candidate can also choose to work independently on the proposed research problem. The details of the scientists/experts working in IIG can be obtained from www.iigm.res.in

Candidate should strictly follow the format for submission of the Research Proposal. Research Proposal should not exceed three pages (Font size 12, Times New Roman)

Candidates should send duly filled-in Application Form, Research Proposal and Curriculum Vitae in prescribed format, along with required documents (kindly see checklist) to the following address. To, The Director, Indian Institute of Geomagnetism, Plot-5, Sector-18, Kalmaboli Highway, Kalamboli, Navi Mumbai-410218 (Maharashtra)

The downloadable format  or a soft copy of the application may also be sent to the [email protected]. Kindly mention “APPLICATION NMRF” in the subject

The Director

Indian Institute of Geomagnetism, Plot-5, Sector-18, Kalmaboli Highway, Kalamboli, Navi Mumbai- 410218 (Maharashtra), Website www.iigm.res.in

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