Ph.D. Programme - Raja Ramanna Centre for Advanced Technology, Indore

Raja Ramanna Centre for Advanced Technology, Indore (RRCAT)

RRCAT is a Constituent Institute of "Homi Bhabha National Institute" (HBNI), a Deemed University, and invites students with appropriate qualifications to pursue Ph.D. programme in various specialized areas of physics, chemistry and biology, listed above. As per the rules of HBNI, the Ph.D. programme consists of course work of one year duration and research work of up to 4 years duration. The Ph.D. programme will commence in the beginning of September 2010. DAE Junior Research Fellowships will be offered to those selected for the pursuit of Ph.D. programme. The fellowship amount is Rs. 12000 per month for the first two years and Rs. 14000 per month for the next three years subject to satisfactory progress.

Ph.D. programme - Admission 2010

Invitation to pursue Ph.D. programme in specialized areas of Physics, Chemistry, and Life Sciences at the Raja Ramanna Centre for Advanced Technology, Indore.


1. Qualification : For Physics candidates: M.Sc. degree in Physics/Applied Physics or B. Tech/B.E. degree in Engineering Physics, with a minimum of 60% marks, and who have cleared Joint Entrance Screening Test (JEST 2010).

2. For Chemistry and Life Sciences candidates: M.Sc. degree with minimum 60% marks, in Chemistry or Life Sciences, and who have cleared joint CSIR-UGC Net-2009 and/or Gate (2009/ 2010), are eligible to apply.

Those applicants whose final results of qualifying degree are awaited can also apply. In the event of selection, mark sheet of the final result would have to be submitted by November 1, 2010. Continuation in the programme will be subject to the candidate obtaining minimum 60% marks.

3.Age limit:The candidates desirous of availing DAE fellowship should have been born between 1 April 1992 and 31 March 1985.. The age limit is relaxable by five years for SC/ST and by three years for OBC applicants.

4. Nationality: Applicant should be an Indian citizen.

How to Apply:

Application form can be downloaded from RRCAT website. Application forms are available at,

Two copies of the filled application form, affixed with passport-size photo on each, along with copies of documents mentioned in the application, should be sent to the following address by Registered Post with A/D, or by Speed Post. Applicants are advised to preserve the dispatch receipt for future reference. Please write down on the top of the envelope "Application for RRCAT-Ph.D. Programme-2010 (Physics/ Chemistry/ Life Sciences)".

Assistant Personnel Officer,
Recruitment Section,
Raja Ramanna Centre for Advanced Technology
PO: CAT, Indore 452013

Last date for receiving applications at RRCAT: March 31, 2010 for Physics Candidates and April 30, 2010 for Chemistry / Life Sciences candidates.

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