BITS Pilani JRF in Anaerobic Digestion

Scholarship details
The applications for junior research fellowship in anaerobic digestion are invited from the students for the 2014 intake by Centre of research excellence in waste, water and energy , BITS Pilani. The scholarship is being provided by the Centre of research excellence in waste, water and energy, BITS Pilani. The title of the project is ‘Anaerobic co-digestion of food waste and organic fraction of municipal solid waste for the production of biogas and concomitant use of biogas as fuel for cooking and spent slurry as fertilizer’.

Fellowship Amount
The fellowship amount provided for the JRF position will be consolidated Rs.16000 per month for the first two years and around Rs.18000 per month for the third year. The fellowship position is temporary and has to be renewed every year, according to the terms and conditions.

Number of Fellowships awards and duration of the year
The number of fellowships awarded every year is one fellowship. The duration of the year is for three years. The fellowship is for the first year and is only extended to the next two years if the student’s/scholar’s performance is satisfactory.

Eligibility Criteria
The eligibility criteria for the candidate to apply for the scholarship/fellowship are given below. The candidate must satisfy any one of the following criteria to be eligible for the following fellowship.
1.       M.E/M.Tech in chemical engineering/ bioprocess technology/ biotechnology/ biochemical engineering/environmental engineering
2.       M.Sc in Biotechnology/Life sciences/Biosciences
3.       M.Phil in Biotechnology/Life Sciences/Biosciences

Desired Qualification for the fellowship
The desired qualification of the candidate for the fellowship are given below
1.       The candidate should have passed UGC JRF or CSIR.
2.       The candidate should have outstanding skill set in anaerobic digestion of organic wastes. Hands-on experience on the same would be appreciated.

How to apply
The application process for the scholarship is given below.
The candidates are required to send the following documents and details as a single PDF before the deadline date of 20th May to the email id of
The documents to be submitted as a single PDF are given below.
1.       The cover letter
2.       A detailed bio-data with complete contact details such as full postal address, phone number, email id, along with two references supporting their work.
3.       A write-up of one page showing the expression of interest in taking up the fellowship. (Statement of Interest)
The applications are to be sent to the following address

(Dr. P. Sankar Ganesh‚ Ph.D.‚ Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences)
BITS Pilani‚ Hyderabad Campus
Jawahar Nagar‚ Shameerpet Mandal Hyderabad-500078 (Andhra Pradesh)

In case of any enquiries , one can contact the following number  +91-40-66303547. The further details about the fellows can be obtained from the Website

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