Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), New Delhi has announced an innovative Integrated M.Tech - Ph.D programme for Engineering Graduates for the academic year 2012-13. This is a Post Graduate Research Programme in Engineering (PGRPE) offered by CSIR laboratories located across the country. Duration of the programme is 5 years (2 Years for M.Tech and 3 Years for Ph.D). The programme is offered by Academy of Scientific and Innovative Research (AcSIR) in the cutting-edge areas of technology. Following are number of seats in various laboratories, eligibility, selection and application procedure:
The selected candidates for Integrated M.Tech - Ph.D Programme will be trained on live projects. There are up to 140 positions. Out of these are 92 are for Trainee Scientists (TS) of CSIR. After completion of M.Tech, Trainee Scientists will be considered by CSIR for absorption as Scientists in Pay Band - 3 of the Govt. of India Scale Rs. 15600 - 39100 with GP of Rs. 6000. There are also some sponsored positions.
Eligibility for Admission: Applicants should be Engineering Graduates (Graduated in 2011/ Graduating in 2012) with minimum 70 percent marks or 7.0 CGPA are only eligible to apply. Age should be less than 28 years as on July 01, 2012. GATE qualification will be an added advantage. Candidates will be short listed based on the academic performance and interview. They will be intimated for Interviews at respective laboratories.
Interested candidates can apply online through AcSIR website http://acsir.res.in . You will also get details on the website. Trainee Scientists (TS) will get an emolument of approximately Rs.34650/- p.m. plus allowances. Sponsored Candidates will get Rs. 25000/- per month for first two years during their M.Tech programme. After that they can apply for Senior Research Fellowship (SRF) of CSIR.
1) Last date for receipt of on-line application form: June 23, 2012
2) Screening of applications: June 28, 2012
3) Intimation to shortlisted candidates (Electronic): July 2, 2012
4) Interviews: July 20 - 22, 2012
5) Release of list of Selected Candidates: July 30, 2012
6) Admission from waiting list: August 10-17, 2012.