Department of Energy and Environment
Vasant Kunj, New Delhi – 110070
Applications in prescribed format are invited from eligible candidates for pursuing JRF / SRF / PDF in the field of renewable energy. The fellowship amount would be governed by the UGC / CSIR guidelines. Starting this year, the number of fellowships has been substantially increased as follows:
- Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) 40
- Senior Research Fellowship (SRF) 40
- Post-Doctoral Fellowship (PDF) 20
Eligibility and Other Details:
1. Junior Research Fellowship
2. Senior Research Fellowship
The candidate must have either BE / BTech / MSc degree with minimum 60% marks or equivalent CGPA with at least two years of post BE / BTech / MSc research experience as evidenced from fellowship / associate ship or traineeship and published papers in standard refereed journals or ME / MTech or equivalent degree in Engineering / Technology with minimum 60% marks or equivalent CGPA. The candidate must also be registered for PhD in any of the thrust areas of renewable energy identified by the ministry. Documents in support of research experience and PhD registration should be attached. The upper age limit for SRF shall be 32 years (as on the day on which the application is made), which is relaxed upto 5 years for candidates belonging to schedule castes, schedule tribes, women, physically handicapped and OBC categories as per the Govt. of India rules and regulations. SRF will be given for a period of three years. The term is extendable by one year on the basis of assessment of the progress made by the Fellow as evidenced through publications. The combined tenure of JRF and SRF will not exceed five years.
3. Post-Doctoral Fellowship
The minimum qualification is PhD degree in the field of Renewable Energy. The upper age limit for post doctoral fellowship shall be 35 years (as on the day on which the application is made), which is relaxed upto 5 years for candidates belonging to schedule castes, schedule tribes, women, physically handicapped and OBC categories as per Govt. of India rules and regulations. PDF will be awarded initially for one year. The fellowship can be extended for another two years maximum on year to year basis.