Human Resource Development Division (HRDD), Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) Invites applications from Engineering Post-graduates (M. E. / M. Tech. 

/Equivalent Degree) for admission to DGFS-Ph.D. programme under the aegis of Homi Bhabha National Institute (HBNI) commencing from August, 2017. The selected 

students will be admitted to one of the Constituent Institutions of HBNI:


1.Qualifying Degree and other academic qualifications: Candidates should possess M.E. / M.Tech. or equivalent postgraduate degree in chemical/computer/electrical/electronics/instrumentation/mechanical /metallurgical/nuclear engineering with minimum 60% Marks. In addition to this, the student should have 60% marks in B. E. /B. Tech. or any other degree considered to enter M.E. / M.Tech. programme. The ‘qualifying 60% marks’ should be as per the ordinance of the respective degree awarding university OR equivalent of cumulative grade point average CGPA (converted to % Marks by multiplying with 100/x if the CGPA is on x points scale). .

2.Age limit: The candidates desirous of availing DGFS-Ph.D. fellowship should have been born on or after August 1, 1989. Age limit is relaxable by three years for OBC and by five years for SC/ST applicants. Persons with Disability (PWD) of all categories are eligible for further age relaxation of 10 years. The age limit for the candidates working as faculty in Engineering Colleges is 40 years, who desire to pursue Ph.D. without the fellowship grant.

Nationality: Applicant should be an Indian citizen.


Applicants who fulfill the above mentioned eligibility criteria, and whose M.Tech. project is of relevance to DAE, will appear in a written screening test to be held at 8 centres across India on July 16, 2017. Candidates will be shortlisted for selection interview based on performance in the screening test as well as previous academic record . The final selection will be based on performance in the interview. The candidates should be prepared for a 10 minutes presentation on their research interest. Outstation applicants called for interview will be paid to and fro sleeper class train fare on production of tickets by shortest route, or actual fare, whichever is less.

1 Commencement of online registration of application 08-June-2017
2 Closure of registration application 23-June-2017
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