PRL Research Fellowship Programme

Scholarship details
The applications are invited for the junior research fellowships from the young researchers and highly motivated individuals in the Physical research laboratory, Navrangpura, Ahmedabad. The fellowships start in August 2014 in the research areas of solar physics, planetary sciences, Astronomy, space and atmospheric sciences, Astrophysics, Geophysics, Experimental laser and atomic physics, Theoretical physics. The research fellowships on completion of it successfully will lad to a PhD degree entry at the physical research laboratory.

Eligibility Criteria for the scholarship
The eligibility criteria for the above mentioned scholarship is given below.
1.       The Candidates applying for the scholarship/fellowship should be having Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in physics, chemistry, earth sciences of related areas and fields.
2.       The Candidate should be Bachelor’s and Master’s degree with first class or equivalent. The candidate should be academically sound, good knowledge with a research oriented mindset.
3.       The Candidates who are expecting their results in the month of August, 2014 can also apply.

Fellowship amount
The fellowship amount for the above mentioned scholarship is a consolidated pay of 16,000 rupees for the first two years and can be increased from the third year to 18,000 rupees subject to the satisfactory performance of the candidate during the first two terms or years of the fellowship.

How to apply
The application form can be downloaded from the official website for offline applications. The online applications need to be submitted through the Physics research laboratory website URL of http: //’. The website of the PRL can assist you with the application form to be sent via online.
The candidates who do not have internet access can submit the application forms in hard copy by sending a request first to the academic services. They can send their request for application forms to the ‘The Head, Academic services, Physical Research laboratory, Navrangpur, Ahmedabad- 380009’.
The request for the hard copy of the application form should be done only when the candidates has the required minimum skills, qualifications and age limit with a self-addressed form of envelope (25cm * 75cm) super-scribed with ‘PRL  JRF 2014’.

Age Limit
The age limit for the fellowship should not exceed 25 years as on 31st December, 1988. The fellowship requires the scholars to be young, dynamic and highly motivated about the area of research.

Last date for the application form to be submitted
The last date for the application form to be submitted is on 26th March, 2014 for online applications. The last date for the offline applications (which are to be sent through post/speed post/courier) falls on 30th march, 2014.

Further details
The further details about the fellowship can be obtained from the official website of Physical research laboratory, Ahmedabad.


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