Tuesday, February 28, 2012


                                        (A Deemed University) 
 Jakkur, Bangalore-560064 
Advt.  No.  03 /2012                                                                                           
                       RESEARCH ADMISSIONS  2012-2013 
M.S./Ph.D. Programme
JNCASR invites applications for admission to M.S./Ph.D. programmes in Science and 
Engineering from students who have qualified in NET-JRF/LS under CSIR/UGC fellowship 
schemes or DBT/ICMR - JRF or GATE / JEST / INSPIRE/ any other equivalent national level 
Integrated Ph.D. Programme  
JNCASR invites applications for admission to the Integrated (Int.) Ph.D. programme in Materials 
Science, Chemical Science and Biological Science.  
Eligibility criteria for Int. Ph.D. Programme  
Materials Science: Bachelor’s degree in any branch of Science. Those with Bachelor’s degree in 
Engineering with an aptitude towards scientific research will also be considered. Candidates are 
expected to have sound knowledge in the fundamentals of Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. 
Chemical Science: Bachelor’s degree in any branch of Science with Chemistry as a major and 
mathematics as a subject at least up to PUC (10+2 level).  
Biological Sciences: This is offered in two disciplines (a) Evolutionary and Organismal 
Biology:  Bachelor’s degree in any branch of Science/Mathematics/Statistics. Those with 
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering with an aptitude towards scientific research will also be 
considered. (b) Molecular Biology and Genetics: Bachelor’s degree in any branch of Science. 
For all the above Int. Ph.D. programmes, candidates should have a minimum of 55% marks at 
the Bachelor’s level. Those appearing for the final examination this year can also apply.  
Important:  Last date for receipt of duly completed applications for M.S./Ph.D. programme is         
31 March 2012. Last date for receipt of duly completed applications for Int. Ph.D. programme 
is 22 March 2012. Details regarding online application, mode of selection, fellowship, fees and 
admission can be obtained from our website: www.jncasr.ac.in/admit. For receiving or sending 
the application by post, write to: The Assistant Coordinator, Research Admissions, Jawaharlal 
Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, Jakkur, Bangalore-560064 with your complete 

Sunday, February 26, 2012



IGCAR  provide the means to realize your dreams towards seeking an
excellent scientific pursuit.
Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research (IGCAR), Kalpakkam is a premier research
institute dedicated to the development of robust fast reactor technology based on intense
multi-disciplinary research. IGCAR is empowering young, talented and motivated students to
contribute to path-breaking discoveries in frontier areas of engineering/scientific research
and cutting-edge technologies by offering Junior Research Fellowships.
Applications are invited from interested students for the award of  Junior Research
Fellowships of the Department of Atomic Energy tenable at IGCAR. The selected
candidates will be eligible to register for Ph.D. in Homi Bhabha National Institute (HBNI, a
deemed to be university of Department of Atomic Energy). IGCAR offers a unique
opportunity to carry out research for their Ph.D under the guidance of internationally
renowned scientists. IGCAR possesses ambience of an academic institute coupled with an
advanced R&D infrastructure in a mission mode. It provides the best ambience, motivation
and personality development prospects for talented students, dreaming of unparalleled
success in their professional endeavors. Endowed with scenic beauty and serene
surroundings, IGCAR offers the right ambience for the pursuit of academic research.
The vibrant research and developmental activities of IGCAR encompass a wide spectrum of
fields including condensed matter physics, high temperature chemistry, environmental
science, applied mechanics, non destructive evaluation, structural mechanics, fluid dynamics
etc. State-of-the-art infrastructure is available at IGCAR for carrying out excellent research.
NO. OF FELLOWSHIPS  :   50  (Indicative)
Last date for receipt of applications  :  March 23, 2012                                    
Written Test                           :  May 12, 2012
Interview            :  May 13/14, 2012 (Sunday/Monday)
Likely Date of Joining            :  July 1, 2012

Monday, February 13, 2012

MSc @ JNU 2012-14

ELIGIBILITY : Bachelor’s degree (with Physics as one of the subjects) under 10+2+3 pattern of
education with 55% marks in the aggregate (or in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics
combined), or in Physics Honours.

Start of issue of offline Application Forms 6th February, 2012
(only by post)
Last date for issue of offline Application 5th March, 2012
Forms (only by post)
Last date of submission of completed 21st March, 2012
offline Application Form
Last date for submission of confirmation 28th March, 2012

ELIGIBILITY  : (a) For Physical Sciences, M.Sc. degree in Physics, Chemistry or Mathematics,
with at least 55% marks.  Candidates having majored in Physics or Chemistry should have had
Mathematics at least up to the B.Sc. level.  Exceptions can be made in case of applicants with
B.Tech. (Electronics/Electrical) degrees provided they successfully qualify the entrance
examination. (b) For Chemical Sciences, M.Sc. degree in Chemistry or Physics, with at least
55% marks. Candidates majoring in Chemistry should have specialization in Analytical/Organic/
Inorganic/Physical Chemistry/Chemical Physics/Polymer Chemistry at the Master’s level. (c)
For Mathematical Sciences, M.Sc. degree in Mathematics, with at least 55% marks.
(B) M.Sc. in PHYSICS
ELIGIBILITY : Bachelor’s degree (with Physics as one of the subjects) under 10+2+3 pattern of
education with 55% marks in the aggregate (or in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics
combined), or in Physics Honours.

PHD-JNU 2012-13

The University admits a limited number of candidates directly to Ph.D. programme
either on the basis of viva-voce or written examination  and viva-voce both as may
be decided by  the Universi ty both  in Monsoon and Winter  Semesters  in var ious
areas of research in the
 (1) School of International Studies
 (2) School of SocialSciences 
(3) School of Language, Literature and Culture Studies 
(4) School ofComputer & Systems Sciences 
(5) School of Physical Sciences
 (6) School of Environmental Sciences
 (7) School of Life Sciences 
(8) School of Arts andAesthetics 
(9) School of Computational and Integrative Sciences
 (10) School ofBiotechnology
 (11) Centre for the Study of Law & Governance 
(12) Centre forMolecular Medicine and 
(13) Centre for Sanskrit Studies. Candidates are required
t o   c h e c k   t h e   a v a i l a b i l i t y   o f   s e a t s   i n   e a c h   C e n t r e / S c h o o l   b e f o r e   a p p l y i n g   f o r
admission in Winter Semester.
Eligibility:  Candidates are requested to refer to the Prospectus 2012-13 (available
on JNU websi te  (www. jnu.ac. in)   for  detai ls  regarding el igibi l i ty  requi rements  fo r
direct admission to Ph.D. programme under the respective Schools/Special Centres.
Candidates enjoying employed status and selected  for  admission shal l  be
required to produce LEAVE SANCTION ORDER for a period of two years at the
t i m e   o f   a d m i s s i o n / r e g i s t r a t i o n .  H ow e v e r,  t h e r e   i s   a   l i m i t e d   p rov i s i o n   fo  r
exemption of this requirement to candidates employed in research and teaching
Institutions located in NCR.
A candidate can apply either “Online” or “Offline”.  Online Application: Candidates
can apply Online on payment of prescribed fee if they have access to a computer,
a   p r  i n t e r   a n d   I n t e r  n e t   b y   l o g g i n g   o n   t o   J N U   w e b s i t e   w w w. j n u . a c . i n   o r
www. jnuonl ine. in. The si tes have  been designed  in a ‘user   f r  iendly’ way  to help
candidates for applying Online in a step-by-step fashion. Online application portal
will remain open from 10:00 AM (IST) on 6th February, 2012  till 5:00 PM (IST) on
21st March, 2012.  Offline Application: Set of Application Form and Prospectus
can be obtained through Post by sending crossed Bank Draft for Rs.300/- (Rs. Three
Hundred only) drawn in favour of  JAWAHARLAL NEHRU UNIVERSITY payble at
NEW DELHI  alongwith a self addressed (unstamped) envelope of the  minimum
size of 30 cms x 25 cms.  clearly indicating the programme  of study for which the
Appl icat ion Form  is  requi red   on  the sel f -addressed envelope  to  the  SECTION
OFFICER  (ADMISSIONS), Room No.28, Administrative Block, Jawaharlal  Nehru
University, New Delhi 110067  throughout the year. Money Orders and Cheques
a r e   n o t   a c c e p t e d .     P L E A S E   D O   N O T   S E N D   Y O U R   R E Q U E S T   F O R   S E T   O F
FORM AND PROSPECTUS.  Last date for submission of offline Application Form is
21st  March,  2012.   Last  date  for  submission of  conf i rmat ion page of  onl ine
Application Form alongwith all documents 28th March, 2012.
Application Forms and Prospectus will also be available by post during the following
per iods:
(i) From 6th February to 5th March, 2012 for admission in Monsoon Semester
(ii) From 1st September  to 8th October, 2012 for admission in Winter Semester
Application Forms received upto 21st March, 2012 will be considered for admission
in Monsoon Semester beginning July, 2012.  However, admission in Winter Semester
beginning January, 2013 will be need based and subject to availability of seats in
each areas of research.  Interested candidates are therefore required to enquire
about the availablity of seats in the discipline for which they intend to apply for
d i r e c t   a dmi s s i o n   t o   P h .D.  p r o gr amme   b e fo r e   s u bmi t t i n g   A p p l i c a t i o n   Fo  r ms   fo  r
admission in Winter Semester.  The last date for submitting the Application Forms
in Winter Semester beginning January 2013 will be 15th October 2012.
visit  at website : http://www.jnu.ac.in for detailed information