Thursday, June 23, 2011

Ph.D Programme in INCOIS


       Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services
Web: http://www.incois.gov.in.

        (An autonomous institute under the Ministry of Earth Sciences, Govt. of India)

    “Ocean Valley”, Pragathi Nagar (BO), Nizampet (SO), Hyderabad-500 090
            (Ph: 040-2389 5000/5002, Fax: 40-23892910, email: director@incois.gov.in)
                  
Call for applications for the Ph. D. program
        Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS) is a leading institute in the
field of operational Oceanography with a specific objective to provide oceanographic information
and advisories to the pubic. The services of INCOIS are supported by focused in-house research and
development activities. INCOIS also ties up with several national and international oceanographic
institutes to improve the quality of its services. Major research activities in INCOIS include ocean
modeling, ocean data assimilation, data analysis, satellite oceanography, coastal vulnerability
studies, potential fishing zone identification and studies related to water quality, tsunami and storm
surges. INCOIS is the National Oceanographic Data Centre which collects/gathers and archives a
large amount of oceanographic data, which are vital for operational and research activities. INCOIS
possesses world class research infrastructure which includes state-of-the art high performance
computer and a well equipped library. INCOIS is a recognized research centre by the Andhra
University, Mangalore University and Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University (Hyderabad).
More details about INCOIS are available at http://www.incois.gov.in.

        INCOIS invites applications for Ph.D program from motivated candidates with a first class
M. Sc. / M. Tech in earth science related subjects/physics/mathematics. Candidates should have
also cleared the National Eligibility Test (NET) conducted by CSIR/UGC. Candidates who cleared
the NET without fellowship, if selected, will be offered fellowship from INCOIS. A successful
candidate should register for Ph. D. on a specific topic with one of the recognised Universities
within two years time under the guidance of one of the research faculty of INCOIS. Interested
candidates may send their detailed Bio-data alongwith a brief write-up (~ 500 words) on the field of
interest to “The Director, Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services, Ministry of
Earth Science, P. B. No. 21, 'Ocean Valley', Pragati Nagar (BO), Nizampet (SO), Hyderabad, 500
090, Andhra Pradesh, India” by post or director@incois.gov.in via email. Selection will be based
on personal interview conducted at INCOIS. Candidates called for interview will be accommodated
at INCOIS guest room and reimbursed with the 2nd sleeper train/bus fare.

Applications are welcome throughout the year.