Tuesday, January 31, 2012

TANCET 2012

TAMIL NADU COMMON ENTRANCE TEST 2012 (TANCET 2012)
ANNA UNIVERSITY, CHENNAI

DATE AND TIME OF ENTRANCE TEST
Programme  Date   Time
M.B.A.: 31.03.2012 (Saturday) 10.00 a.m. to 12.00 noon
M.C.A.: 31.03.2012 (Saturday) 02.30 p.m. to 04.30 p.m.
M.E. / M.Tech. /
M.Arch. /M.Plan. :  01.04.2012 (Sunday) 10.00 a.m. to 12.00 noon

Forms Available At:http://www.annauniv.edu/
Application Fee:
500/- ( 250/- for SC/SCA/ST candidates belonging to Tamilnadu)
Application Process:
The candidates can register for the entrance test in any one of the modes given below.
a. Spot Registration
Candidates can appear in person at the Co-ordinating Centres shown under item 8 with the
following documents:
i) Copy of X Std. or equivalent mark sheet
ii) Copy of XII Std. mark sheet or 3 years Diploma certificate
iii) Cash (or) Demand Draft.
iv) The SC/SCA/ST candidates belonging to Tamilnadu have to produce a copy of the permanent community certificate (card format) for availing fee concession.

b. Internet Registration
Candidates can register through internet by filling-up the application form, downloading it and send it to the address shown under item 10 with the following enclosed:
i) Copy of X Std. or equivalent mark sheet
ii) Copy of XII Std. mark sheet or 3 years Diploma certificate
iii) Demand Draft.
iv) An attested copy of the permanent community certificate (card format) issued by the competent authority of Government of Tamilnadu (for SC/SCA/ST candidates belonging to Tamilnadu).

Centre for Entrance Examinations,
Anna University, Chennai,
2. Govt. College of Tech., Coimbatore,
3. Annamalai University, Chidambaram,
4. PSNA College of Engg. & Tech., Dindigul,
5. Institute of Road and Transport Tech., Erode,
6. Alagappa College of Engg. & Tech., Karaikudi,
7.Thiagarajar College of Engg., Madurai,
8. Govt. Polytechnic College, Nagercoil,
9. Govt. College of Engg., Salem,
10. Kunthavai Naacchiyaar Govt. Arts College for Women, Thanjavur,
11. Govt. College of Engg., Tirunelveli,
12. Bharathidasan Institute of Technology Campus, Tiruchirappalli,
13. Thanthai Periyar Govt. Institute of Tech., Vellore,
14. University College of Engg., Villupuram,
15. Kamaraj College of Engg., Virudhunagar.

Eligibility:
MBA: A pass in a recognised Bachelor’s degree of minimum 3 years duration and obtained atleast 50% (45% in case of candidates belonging to reserved category) at the qualifying examination in 10+2+3 years pattern (or) 10+3 years Diploma + 3 years pattern (or) B.E./B.Tech./B.Arch./B.Pharm. (or) AMIE with 2 years regular full time Teaching experience / Industrial experience in the relevant field after passing all the subjects.

Note: (i)Candidates admitted through lateral entry in degree courses are not eligible except, B.E./B.Tech. degree courses
(ii)Candidates with B.E./B.Tech./M.C.A./M.Sc. degrees obtained through week-end courses and B.E./B.Tech. through distance mode are not eligible.
Those who are appearing for final year / semester examination of the above qualifying degree in April / May 2012 can also apply for TANCET 2012.
Application Form is common for all the three entrance tests. Candidates have to submit only one application. The candidates have to pay a fee of ` 500/- (` 250/- for SC/SCA/ST candidates belonging to Tamilnadu on production of a copy of Permanent Community Certificate in card format) as entrance
test fee for any one of the programmes either (1) M.B.A. or (2) M.C.A. or (3) M.E./M.Tech./M.Arch./ M.Plan.
If a candidate desires to appear for more than one programme, for every additional programme, he / she has to pay ` 500/- (` 250/- for SC/SCA/ST candidates belonging to Tamilnadu)
Contact Info:
All correspondence should be addressed to
The Secretary, TANCET
Centre for Entrance Examinations
Anna University
Chennai - 600 025.


About Exam / Programme:
Applications are invited for TANCET 2012 to be conducted by Anna University, Chennai on behalf of the Government of Tamilnadu on 31st March & 1st April 2012, from candidates who seek admission to 1. M.B.A., 2. M.C.A. and 3. M.E. / M.Tech. / M.Arch. / M.Plan. Degree Programmes for the year 2012 – 2013 offered at University Departments / University Colleges of Anna University, Government and Government Aided Engineering Colleges and Arts & Science Colleges and Self-financing Colleges (Engineering, Arts & Science Colleges including stand-alone Institutions) in Tamilnadu. Some Universities and Self–Financing Engineering Colleges may also opt to admit the candidates on the basis of marks obtained in TANCET 2012.

Other State candidates can appear for the entrance test, but the eligibility conditions will be stipulated by the admitting authority / University.

M.B.A Test pattern:
1- Test Duration: 2 Hours
2- Paper pattern
The question paper will have sections to
i. Evaluate the candidate's ability to identify critically the data and apply the data to business decisions from given typical business situations.
ii. evaluate the skill of the candidate in answering questions based on the passages in the comprehension.
iii. evaluate the skill on solving mathematical problems at graduate level (including those learnt in plus two or equivalent level).
iv. test on determining data sufficiency for answering certain questions using the given data and the knowledge of Mathematics and use of day - to - day facts.
v. test the knowledge on written English with questions on errors in usage, grammar, punctuation and the like.

Questions and Evaluation Scheme
MBA : 100
No. of alternative answers: 5
Mark for every correct answer: 1
Max. marks: 100
Negative marks for every wrong answer: 1/5
Multiple shading will be considered as wrong answer and 1/5 mark will be deducted.


Important Dates
Commencement of Registration / Registration through Internet : 01.02.2012
Last date for Registration at co-ordinating centres and Registration through Internet : 23.02.2012
Last date for Registration at Chennai Centre and receipt of completed application (registered through Internet) : 25.02.2012
Dates and Time of Entrance Test M.B.A:   31.03.2012 F.N.
Dates and Time of Entrance Test M.C.A:   31.03.2012 A.N. 
Dates and Time of Entrance Test M.E. /
                 M.Tech. / M.Arch. / M.Plan. :   01.04.2012 F.N. 

Announcement of Entrance Test Results : 4th week of April 2012.
For more information visit: http://www.annauniv.edu/tancet2012/

Monday, January 30, 2012

Ph.D Admission 2012 @S.N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences

S.N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences,
Sector-III, Block - JD, Salt Lake, 
Kolkata - 700 098
Phone: +91 (033) 2335 5706-8 Fax : +91 (033) 2335 3477



Application Deadline:
IPhD: 8th February 2012       PhD: 8th February 2012
For any academic/official query please email to e-mail address: admission@bose.res.in
For any technical query please email to Helpdesk, SNBose Centre,
e-mail address: help@bose.res.in
 

Thursday, January 26, 2012

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Project Assistant @ NML

Advertisement No.: 1/2012
On-line applications are invited from Indian nationals for empanelling them for engagement as Project Assistant/Project Associate at different levels depending on the current and future requirements of various projects. Details are given below.
   (A) Project Assistant under Grant-in-Aid Projects (GAP):

    Guidelines of the Funding Agency will be followed with respect to Designation and Remuneration.

      Guidelines of CSIR Contract R&D Projects will be followed with respect to Age and Qualification.

     If any parameter is not defined in the Project document, the nearest lower corresponding parameter spelt 

      out for Contract R&D Projects will be used.


(B) Project Assistant/Project Associate for CSIR Contract R&D Projects :

Levels

Qualifications

Stipend
(per month)

Maximum Age as on
03 Feb 2012**

Project Assistant
I

Three-year Full-time Diploma
in Mechanical / Metallurgical Engineering
with a minimum of 60% marks

Rs. 8,000/-

28 Years

Project Assistant II

M.Sc.
in Physics / Chemistry / Environmental Science /Geology / Biotechnology
with a minimum of 60% marks

OR

B.E./B.Tech. or Equivalent
in Metallurgical / Chemical / Mineral/Mechanical Engineering
with a minimum of 60% marks

Rs. 12,000/-

28 Years

Project Assistant III

As for Project Assistant II
+ 2 years post qualification experience

OR

M.E./M.Tech.
in Metallurgical / Chemical / Mineral / Mechanical Engineering or Materials Science
with a minimum of 60% marks

Rs. 14,000/-
or
Rs.16,000/-
##

30 Years

Project Associate
I

Ph.D.
in Metallurgical / Chemical / Mineral Engineering

(post qualification relevant experience desirable)

Rs. 22,000/-
or
Rs. 23,000/-
or
Rs. 24,000/-
##

37 Years

**    Relaxation in age for SC/ST/OBC/PWD and other entitled categories shall be admissible as per Govt. of India rules.
##   Remuneration will normally be fixed at the minimum of the range prescribed. However, a selected candidate may be placed at a higher stipend in the range for that level if there is ample justification and if recommendation for placement at a higher stipend is made by the Selection Committee and approved by the Director, CSIR-NML.
Note:    Empanelled candidates may also be engaged in future CSIR network (NWP) Projects, if there is scope and requirement.
Terms & Conditions:
·         Tenure of appointment in CSIR-NML under one or more projects will be co-terminus with the tenure of the respective  projects or up to a maximum of 5 years, whichever is less.
· All the above positions are purely temporary and on contract basis. It would, therefore, not confer any right/claim, implicit or explicit, for consideration/absorption against any NML/CSIR post.
·         Hindi may be used as a medium of conversation during the interview.
· The Government strives to have a workforce which reflects gender balance, and women candidates are encouraged to apply.
Interested and eligible candidates must apply by filling up their application ON-LINE up to 15.00 hrs of 03 Feb 2012, after which the system will not accept any applications.
Only those candidates shortlisted by the Screening Committee will be called for Interview. The list of shortlisted candidates will be put up on our website http://www.nmlindia.org. Candidates will also be intimated by e-mail regarding date, time and venue of the Interview.
While coming to attend the interview, candidates must bring with them a hard copy of their ON‑LINE application and a recent passport size photograph. Original and copies of certificates and relevant documentary evidence in support of their date of birth, qualifications, experience etc. must also be brought by the candidate at the time of the interview.
No TA/DA will be paid for attending the interview.

To fill up application ON-LINE, CLICK HERE.


Saturday, January 21, 2012

TECHNICAL ASSISTANT @ IMSC

THE INSTITUTE OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES
(An Autonomous Body under Department of Atomic Energy, Government of India)
                   CIT Campus, Taramani, Chennai600 113

Advt. No. IMSc/CCM01/2012 January 16, 2012

The Institute of Mathematical Sciences (IMSc) is a National Institute of higher learning which fosters high quality fundamental research in frontier disciplines of Mathematical Sciences, viz. Theoretical Physics, Pure Mathematics & Theoretical Computer Science.
IMSc is looking for bright candidates who are expected to assist System Administration work under heterogeneous(Linux/Solaris/Mac/Windows) O/S Systems in a LAN environment, Day-to-day maintenance of system components, printers, modems, O/S installations, configuration and customization of access stations, First level of trouble shooting of system H/Ws, O/Ss and S/W problems and fixing of the same, setting up for multimedia projection, web -cast, Streaming etc., Monitoring the quality of LAN/Internet bandwidth in liaison with System Administrators of the Institute.
Applications are invited for filling up of up to two temporary position of Technical Assistants from the eligible candidates who fulfil requisite qualifications/specifications mentioned below. This position is filled purely on contract basis initially for a period of one year and could be continued till the completion of XII plan period(March 2017).
Qualification & Experience
Essential : A Bachelor’s Degree in Science(Physics/Mathematics/Computer Science/IT/Computer Applications) (OR) A Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (Computer Science/ECE/EEE/IT) from a reputed college/Institution with minimum of 60% marks in aggregate of all years/semesters.

Desirable : Completed I.T. courses covering Linux/Unix O/S. Experience in LINUX O/S, C, MySQL, Programming and Perl, PHP, Shell, Drupal/Wordpress scripting. Candidates preferably possess three or more years experience in a LINUX/UNIX based LAN environment.
Emoluments : Consolidated salary of Rs. 18,000/- per month plus HRA @ 30%. Higher salary upto Rs.20,000/m can be given in deserving cases.
How to apply : Application with CV on pdf or plain text format can be send to imsccc@imsc.res.in on or before February 7, 2012.

National Conference on Nuclear Applications, Hazards & Safety Measures


Department of Post Graduate Studies & Research in Physics
Department of Biotechnology
Department of Economics
Department of Political Science
Department of Social Work
&
Centre for Micro Electro-mechanical System
Centre for Space Science
Centre for Disaster Mitigation & Natural Calamities



TWO DAY NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON NUCLEAR APPLICATIONS, HAZARDS AND SAFETY MEASURES (NAHSM)
10-11 FEBRUARY 2012



Conference Brochure
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Advisory Committee
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Organising Committee
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Invited Speakers
Registration Form pdf doc |
Abstract Template
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Registered Delegates
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Contact Us



CALL FOR PAPERS



About the Conference  


Nuclear radiations have many applications as well as hazards. The important applications of nuclear radiations are in Medicine, Industries, Agriculture and Power generation. The radiations from radiation sources can be harmful to human beings. The challenge is how to prevent harmful nuclear radiations from nuclear reactors and nuclear accelerators and how to manage nuclear waste in a better way. Sometimes nuclear accidents may occur due to earthquakes, tsunami, terrorist attacks, etc. Minimizing the effects of nuclear accidents is the present challenge. The shielding and protection of nuclear plants is of primary importance.
 
Tumkur University is organizing two-day National level Conference on “Nuclear Applications, Hazards and Safety Measures” on 10 and 11 February 2012. In the present situation the conference seems to be relevant and more useful. The conference aims to bring scientists, faculty and students involved in research in the field of nuclear reactors, nuclear accelerators, nuclear medicine, radiation monitoring, bio-leaching of radioactive ores and study the socio- economic impact of nuclear energy on the same platform.

The objective of the conference is to present state-of-the-art scientific results, encourage academic and industrial interaction and to promote collaborative research and development activities in nuclear applications, hazards and safety measures.

The Conference covers very important topics, provides grand stage to opening discussion and motivates the Scientists, Faculty, Research scholars   and students interested in Nuclear Physics.

The uniqueness of the conference is that along with Department of Physics, Department of Bio-Technology, Department of Economics, Department of Political Science and Department of Social work are actively participating in the conference. This helps to share the knowledge between Sciences and Social Sciences.
    
Tumkur University welcomes delegates from all over India.  Interested participants are requested to register at the earliest. Download the registration form pdf doc.


Who can participate?

Scientists, Teachers, research scholars and other enthusiasts.

Conference Theme:

“Nuclear Applications, Hazards and Safety Measures”

Discussion themes:


  • Nuclear Power Plants in India     
  • Particle Accelerators
  • Environmental Radiation and Detection
  • Nuclear accidents
  • Nuclear Medicine
  • High energy particle Physics
  • Bioleaching of Radioactive ores
  • Social and economic impact of Nuclear energy

Abstract Submission Guidelines:

All persons engaged in the original work/projects related to various aspects of above discussion themes may submit the abstract in the  prescribed format, on or before 25th January 2012 (e-mail:spal12pm@gmail.com). A maximum of two abstracts can be submitted by research group. However, research students are encouraged to submit abstracts under student competition category.


  • Abstract should not exceed 500 words.
  • Authors are requested to strictly follow the given format (Download template here).
  • The organizing committee reserves the right to accept or reject the abstract.
 
Registration Fees


Early Bird
(Before 25 Jan 2012)
On Spot
Industrialists
Rs.1,000/-
Rs.1,500/-
Academicians
Rs.500/-
Rs.750/-
Research Students
Rs.250/-
 Rs.500/-

DD may be drawn in favour of "Finance Officer, Tumkur University" payable at Tumkur.

Important Dates:


  • Last date for submission of Abstracts – January 25, 2012
  • Last date for submission of full paper – January 25, 2012
  • Conference Dates - February 10-11, 2012
For more details visit: http://www.tumkuruniversity.in/nahsm.aspx

Address for Communication:


Dr. Chikkappa Udagani,
Co-ordinator,CSS
Convener –NAHSM ,
Mobile :+91 9845323097
E-mail:drchikk@gmail.com 
B.S.Palakshamurthy,
Organising Secretary-NASHM
Mobile :+91 9448987382
E-mail:spal12pm@gmail.com

Veerabhadrayya M,
Co-ordinator, CMEMS
Treasurer- NASHM,
Mobile :+91 8792300875
 E-mail:veerabhadrayyam@rediffmail.com 

3rd National Conference on Condensed Matter and Materials Physics (CMMP-2012)

on
March 3-5, 2012
Organised by

                                    Department of Physics &
                             Physics Alumni Association
                                                Sardar Patel University
                                                   Vallabh Vidyanagar
                                                      Gujarat, India

Theme of the Conference:
In past decades, technological developments in materials and computer science have evolved in to the points where their synergistic combination has culminated in a field of multidisciplinary research in condensed matter and materials
physics. The goal of CMMP-2012 consists of the provision of a comprehensive national forum for presentation and discussions on the current state of art in the field of condensed matter and materials physics.



Topics to be covered in the Conference:
a. Crystal growth and characterization
b. Crystallography
c. Soft condensed matter
d. Nano-materials and mesoscopic physics
e. Liquids, glasses & amorphous systems
f. Surfaces, interfaces & thin films
g. Electronic structure & phonons
h. Transport and elastic properties
i. Magnetism and correlated electron systems
j. Novel materials including semiconductors
k. High pressure physics.


Venue:
M. P. Patel Auditorium
Sardar Patel University
Vallabh Vidyanagar - 388120.





For more details Please visit : www.spuvvn.edu

Friday, January 20, 2012

NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON RECENT ADVANCES in APPLIED SCIENCES (NCRAAS 2012)

 10-11, FEBRUARY 2012
Organized by
Faculty of Humanities and Science
Dr.M.G.R University
Chennai – 600 095
in Association with
Indian Spectrophysics Association (ISPA)
PG & Research Department of Physics
Pachaiyappa's College
Chennai – 600 030.

Scope of the Conference
This National Conference is to provide a Forum to scientists and Engineers, who are actively doing research in the fields of Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Bio technology and Environmental Science, including their applications in the areas of Engineering, Industry, Medicine and Environment.

The present conference aims at discussing the recent developments and research findings both in the theoretical and experimental thrust areas of the above mentioned fields from the point of view of industry, pure science, medicine, environmental science etc.
Topics
 Thrust areas in
  1. Physics
  2. Chemistry 
  3. Mathematics
  4. Environmental Science
  5. Bio – Sciences
  6. Nano Sciences
  7. Hotel management
  8. Science of Communication.
Abstract
 The authors are requested to send an abstract of their work (not exceeding 300 words) to the Conference, by e-mail to ncraas2012@gmail.com on or before 10.01.2012. Acceptance of the abstract will be intimated by email to the authors by 15.01.2012. Please avoid sending hard copies of abstracts by post.
The abstracts should be prepared using MS-Word in font Times New Roman with the following format. Title of the paper: 14 font, Bold in title case. Name of authors: In capital letters, 12 font. Address:Affiliation with email address of corresponding author, abstract content and keywords (all in 12 font).

ADDRESS FOR COMMUNICATION
Dr.C.S.Unnithan
Dean & Convener, NCRAAS 2012
Faculty of Humanities and Science
Dr. M.G.R.Educational & Research Institute University
Maduravoyal, Chennai -600 095
Phone : 044 – 64533488, Mobile : 9840047175
Fax No: 044 - 23783165
email : ncraas2012@gmail.com

VENUE
Conference  Hall ,  
Faculty  of Humanities and Science Block,
Dr. M.G.R.
Educational  and Research Institute
University,
Maduravoyal, Chennai – 95.
For Registration form click here .....
For Pamphlet click here .....

REGISTRATION FEE
Industry participants                         Rs. 1500/-
Faculty  - delegates                          Rs. 1000/-
PG students / Research scholars       Rs. 500/-
The registration fee may be paid by DD drawn in favour of  “Dr M.G.R Educational and Research Institute University” payable at Chennai. The registration fee includes conference materials, refreshments and lunch.

IMPORTANT DATES
Last date of submission of Abstract            :10.01.2012.
Notification of Acceptance                         : 15.01.2012
Last date of receiving registration fee          : 23.01.2012.

ACCOMMODATION
          Accommodation will be arranged on nominal payment basis at Dr M.G.R University Guest house and University Hostels. Prior intimation for accommodation may be sent along with the Registration forms.


Wednesday, January 11, 2012

International Conference on Thin Films & Applications

International Conference on Thin Films & Applications (ICTFA-2012)
March 15 – 17, 2012
Organized by
School of Electrical & Electronics Engineering, SASTRA University,
Thanjavur – 613 401, Tamil Nadu, India

About the Conference:
Physics and Technology of thin films play an important role to
achieve smaller devices with higher speed especially in new
generation of integrated circuits, sensors, flat panel displays,
Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS), biomedical
devices, optical instruments and microwave communications.
Thin films as a nano-scale dimensional system have great
importance to many challenging applications. Low material
costs involved in thin film based devices coupled with high
performance drives the research in this area. Thus,
determination of the nature, functions and new properties of
thin films in both micro and nano-scale can be used for the
development of new technologies for future applications. This
international conference on thin film a`nd applications ICTFA -
2012 will bring together Researchers, Academicians, and
Technologists on a common platform to exchange ideas on the
latest developments in various areas of thin film technology
around the globe.

Call for the Papers:
Original research articles are invited in the following areas:
•Thin Film Preparation & Characterization
•Optical & Dielectric Thin Films
•Ferroelectric & Piezoelectric Thin Films
•Coatings for Clean Energy
•Magnetic Thin Films
•Mechanical Properties of Thin Films
•Tribological Coatings
•Biological Coatings
•Ion Beam / Implantation Induced Modifications
•Nanostructured & Nanocomposite Coatings
•Sensors
•MEMS & NEMS.
Important Dates:
Abstract Submission: 10-02-2012
Full Paper Submission: 28-02-2012
Intimation of Acceptance: 06-03-2012
Last Date for Registration: 10-03-2012


For more details please visit: http://sastra.edu/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=2346&Itemid=618

Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Ph.D. PROGRAMME @ PRL


Physical Research Laboratory (PRL) is a premier national research institution under the aegis of the Department of Space, Government of India. Founded in 1947 by Dr. Vikram A. Sarabhai, PRL is known to be the “cradle of space sciences” in India. The laboratory has four campuses, located at Ahmedabad, Mt. Abu and Udaipur. The main campus in Navrangpura, Ahmedabad houses most areas of research activities with the exception of programmes in Astronomy, Astrophysics and Planetary Science & Exploration which are located at Thaltej campus in Ahmedabad. The astronomical and solar observatories are located at Mt. Abu and Udaipur, respectively.
PRL offers Junior Research Fellowships leading to a Ph.D. degree in the following broad scientific areas:

Astronomy & Astrophysics
Solar Physics
Geosciences
Planetary Sciences & Exploration
Space and Atmospheric Sciences
Theoretical Physics
Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) programme starts usually in the month of July/August every year.

Online submission for JRF 2012 programme will start from 05/01/2012.


Eligibility criteria for applying to the JRF programme:

M.Sc. in one of the following subjects:

(1) Physics, Space Sciences, Atmospheric Sciences, Chemistry (Physical / Nuclear / Analytical), Geology, Geophysics, Ocean Sciences and Climate Sciences.
(2) The candidate must have taken Physics and Mathematics at the Under Graduate level.
(3) A minimum of 60% marks at Bachelor’s and Master’s level are required for all candidates.
Age Limit: Not more than 25 years as on 31st December 2011 (i.e., born on or after 31.12.1986).


Selection Procedure: 


 All the invited candidates will appear in a written test. The level of test will be based on the Post Graduate syllabi of Indian Universities. Performance in the written test and the latest scores in JEST / GATE / UGC-CSIR NET - JRF, if available, will be considered for qualifying for personal interview that will follow.
All the candidates are required to fill-in the PRL application form.
Those who qualify in the interview will be selected as JRFs at PRL. Candidates whose results are awaited at the time of interview will be admitted provisionally. They will be confirmed admission in PRL subject to their securing at least 60% marks in the qualifying examination i.e. M.Sc.
Fellowship and other relevant facilities being provided by PRL:

Selected JRFs will be paid a fellowship of ` 16,000/- per month which will be raised to ` 18,000/- per month after two years, subject to a satisfactory academic review. A book grant of ` 7,500/- per year will be given for five years to purchase books that are relevant to the research work being carried out by the Research Fellow.

International Travel Support:
Under this scheme during the entire tenure as JRFs / SRFs the research fellows may be provided a one time, full travel support for participating in an International Meeting/Conference (subject to a maximum of ` 1.0 lakh only).
In addition, all expenses connected with the registration for Ph.D. degree, such as, tuition fees and examination fees will be borne by PRL. 

Important Dates:
1. Opening Date for Online Registration: 05.01.2012
2. Closing Date for Online Registration: 15.02.2012 (17:00 hrs)
3. Closing Date for Receiving Application by Speed-post: 15.02.2012
4. Closing Date for Resubmission : 01.04.2012.


To Apply Online Click Here.


Azim Premji Foundation Fellowship program

Fellowship Program 2011-12

Opportunities for professionals with the heart and mind for social change

The Challenge
  • Only in 10% of schools do a majority of children achieve expected learning competencies
  • Almost 61% children drop out by the time they reach 10th Standard
  • Indian scores are among the lowest in globally benchmarked tests for learning
  • Over 70% population has an income of less than US$ 1.5 per day. 

The Opportunity 
  • Are you someone who has been disturbed about the status of education and society in India and always wanted to do something about it? Do you really want to make a difference to the world around you?

    We invite you to Azim Premji Foundation Fellowship Program.

    The 2 year Azim Premji Foundation Fellowship program seeks to build rich perspectives on educational issues through a well designed combination of theoretical inputs and experiential learning. The program is intended to develop a strong social orientation and competencies required in the education and development sectors.

    This rigorous 2 year program comprises of:
  • 45 day classroom module to strengthen conceptual understanding of education and development issues
  • 22 months of intense field engagement at the grass roots level in the District Institutes of the Foundation.
  • Working on a live project that has significant purpose of improving quality at practice level   

During the period of Fellowship you will be based in some of the most underdeveloped districts of India.

About You

You should be a professional with at least 2 years of experience and at least a graduate degree.  We welcome people from a variety of educational and professional backgrounds as long as they are passionate about making a difference. Prior experience in the education or development sector would be an added advantage.

Stipend and Employment


You will be paid a monthly stipend of Rs. 25,000 or more depending on your work experience and suitability for the Fellowship. On your successful completion of the program, you may be offered employment opportunities in the Foundation, at an appropriate compensation package.

Location


The classroom module for 45 days will be held in Bangalore during which suitable arrangements will be made for your accommodation. During the 22 month field attachment, you will have to make arrangements for stay in the districts at your own cost. The Foundation may however assist in finding suitable accommodation.

The districts to which you will be assigned include – Yadgir & Mandhya (Karnataka), Dhamtari (Chhattisgarh), Uddhamsinghnagar & Uttarkashi (Uttarakhand), Sirohi & Tonk (Rajasthan) and Mehaboobnagar (Andhra Pradesh).

How to Apply


To apply, click here: http://119.226.135.34:8080/APF/index.aspx

The National written test will be conducted at all centres across the country on 21 January 2012.

FAQs

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