High Court of Madras recruitment of Research Fellows and Assistants – 2018


Applications are invited, in the prescribed format, for recruitment on ad hoc and consolidated pay basis, from qualified and eligible Candidates for filling up of the following posts sanctioned to the Tamil Nadu State Judicial Academy, No.30/95, P.S.K.R.Salai, R.A.Puram, Chennai – 600 028:-

S.No. Name of the Post Consolidated Pay No. of Vacancies
1. Research Fellow Rs.22,500/- per month 01
2. Research Assistant Rs. 15,000/- per month 03

2. AGE:

  • A Candidate must not have attained the age of 30 years as on 01.01.2018.
  • He/She must be a citizen of India.

3. Minimum eligibility criteria for Research Fellow and Research Assistant:

  • Candidate should be a Post Graduate in Law (under 10+2+3+3+2 or 10+2+5+2 pattern) from the recognized Universities in the Indian Union and recognized by the Bar Council of India for admission as Advocate or Attorney of an Indian Court, for the post of Research Fellow.
  • Candidate should be a Graduate in Law (under 10+2+3+3 or 10+2+5 pattern) from the recognized Universities in the Indian Union and recognized by the Bar Council of India for admission as Advocate or Attorney of an Indian Court, for the post of Research Assistant.
  • Candidates who have obtained his/her Law Degree, Graduate and/or Post Graduate, as the case may be, not earlier than two years, as on the date of Notification, are only eligible to apply.
  • Candidates pursuing Post Graduate Degree in Law or any other Degrees or Programmes requiring their compulsory attendance elsewhere are not eligible to apply for the assignment as Research Fellow and Research Assistant.
  • Candidates must be skilled in the usage of computer including retrieval of desired information from various search engines / processes / Online Law Journal, etc.
  • The candidate should not have been involved in any criminal case, whether convicted or against whom criminal trial proceedings pending. A declaration in this behalf shall be made by the candidate.

4. Procedure for Submission of Application:

  • Candidates can download the application form from the websites of the Tamil Nadu State Judicial Academy (www.tnsja.tn.nic.in) and Madras High Court (www.hcmadras.tn.nic.in). Candidates applying for both the posts shall submit separate applications.
  • No application fee is payable.
  • The filled-in printout of the downloaded application form along with required enclosures shall be sent by Registered Post to “The Registrar General, High Court, Madras – 600 104” and the same shall reach the Office of the Registrar General, High Court, Madras-600104, before 05.00.p.m. on 18.06.2018. The incomplete application without prescribed/required enclosures and / or received after the due date / not submitted in the prescribed format will be summarily rejected and no further communication/ representation in this regard will be entertained. No separate acknowledgement will be sent to the candidates for the receipt of their applications. The Madras High Court will not be responsible for any postal delay.

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Ramalingaswami Re-entry Fellowship – 2015


Applications are solicited from Indian nationals working in overseas research institutions for the “Ramalingaswami Re-entry Fellowship” a re-entry scheme of the Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India.

Aim of the Fellowship
The scheme is conceptualized with the aim of attracting highly skilled researchers (Indian nationals) working overseas in various cutting edge disciplines of biotechnology (agriculture, health sciences, bio-engineering, energy, environment, bioinformatics and other related areas), by providing them an attractive avenue to pursue their R&D interests in Indian institutions.

Who is eligible to apply ?
The applicant should possess a Ph.D., M.D., M. Tech, M.VSc. or equivalent degree with an outstanding track record as reflected in publications and other recognitions and with at least three years of post-doctoral research experience of which last two years should be from an overseas laboratory. Only candidates (Indian nationals) working overseas are eligible to apply. Those who have already returned to India within one year of the closing date of this advertisement are also eligible.

Researcher’s upto 55 years of age as determined on closing date of application are eligible to apply.

Incentives of being a Ramalingaswami fellow
This is a senior fellowship programme, and awardees are to be considered synonymous to the faculty/scientists at the level of Scientist-D. They are entitled to take up teaching/research assignments and supervising Doctoral/MS students.

The scheme provides a consolidated monthly remuneration of Rs. 85,000/- p.m. In addition, a House Rent Allowance of Rs. 7,500/- p.m. is given to fellows. In case host institute provides accommodation to the fellow, no house rent allowance is admissible.

Fellows will receive a research/contingency grant of Rs. 10.00 lakhs for the 1st year; Rs. 7.50 lakhs for the 2nd year; Rs. 5.00 lakhs for subsequent 3 years for purchase of consumables, minor equipment, international and domestic travel, engaging manpower and other contingent expenditure to be incurred for the implementation of research proposal.

DBT encourages host institutions to provide medical benefits, transport allowance, leave travel allowance and other benefits as per their prevailing norms as applicable to their employees of the rank equivalent to Scientist D out of their own resources/ funds.

Fellows retain an option for drawing either the fellowship or salary if they are appointed at a suitable permanent scientific position. Fellows opting for salary can continue to avail the research /contingency grant with prior approval of DBT.

Ramalingaswami Re-entry Fellows could take up fellowship at any of the scientific institutes/ universities in the country. However, application should be duly forwarded by the competent authority of the host Institute. Fellows/Awardee can change his/her host institute only once during the tenure of the fellowship.

Awardees are eligible to apply for research grants to any of the funding agencies towards accomplishment of research proposal. However, the Co-PI has to be a permanent employee of the host institution.

Tenure of fellowship
Fellows can draw fellowship for a term of five years. Fellowship is further extendable for another term on fresh appraisal of performance of the fellow. Those who are able to secure permanent positions will not be considered for 2nd term.

How to apply
Applications may be sent as per proforma downloadable from DBT website (www. dbtindia.nic. in) and duly forwarded by the competent authority to Dr. Meenakshi Munshi, Director, Department of Biotechnology, Block-2, 7th Floor, CGO Complex, Lodhi Road, New Delhi -110 003, Email: rlsfellowship.dbt@nic.in Phone No. 011-24361035, 011- 24361215 latest by 28th February, 2015 both as a hard copy as well as Soft copy. The soft copy as a single file is a must otherwise application will not be accepted. The applications not forwarded by the host institution will not be considered.

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Kerala Forest Research Institute walk-in for Research Fellow – 2014

kfriKerala Forest Research Institute (KFRI)
Peechi, Kerala – 680653

A walk-in interview to fill a post of Research Fellow to join a time-bound research programme on “Control and management of destructive forest invasive species in South Asian natural and plantation forests” will be held at 10.00 am onward on 30th May 2014 2014, at KFRI. Candidates who satisfy the eligibility criterion mentioned below are invited to attend the interview. Please bring testimonials in original.

Project No. KFRI/680/2014 : Control and management of destructive forest invasive species in South Asian natural and plantation forests
Name of post : Research Fellow
No. of post : Two
Essential qualification : M.Sc. Botany
Desirable : Experience in forestry sector and knowledge in computer
Duration : Up to 31 December 2015
Fellowship : Rs.11,000/- per month + 10% HRA
Age : 30 years

Walk-in-interview date, time and place : 30 May 2014, 10.00 AM; Kerala Forest Research Institute, Peechi

National Innovation Foundation-India engagement of Research Fellows – 2014

nifNational Innovation Foundation-India (NIF), Ahmedabad, an autonomous institution of Department of Science and Technology, Government of India invites applications from highly motivated professionals for various positions. Those who have faith in the potential of grassroots innovators and are initiative-driven and performance-oriented may apply for the following posts.

Fellows/Senior Fellow (Contractual)

Scale of Pay: Rs. 20000-60000 + HRA (Consolidated)

No. of Vacancies: 25 in following areas

  • Agriculture (Entomology, Agriculture Chemistry, Plant Breeding, Plant Pathology, Extension, Microbiology)
  • Life Science (Plant taxonomy, Ethnobotany, Microbiology)
  • Medical Science (Ayurvedic, Allopathic)
  • Natural Product Chemistry
  • Veterinary Science
  • Engineering (Agricultural Engineering, Electronics, Mechanical)
  • Business Development/Entrepreneurship Development/angel investment
  • Intellectual Property Rights, licensing, patent pooling, technology transfer
  • Mass Communication and Journalism, copy editing, web content management, documentation, etc.,
  • Rural Development /Social Work/Social Anthropology
  • Information technology management, advanced hands-on professionals with experience in database, ERP, website management, web publishing, etc.,


Essential Qualification:
First Class Masters in relevant area with at least one year full time work experience in reputed institutions/companies.

Desirable Qualification:
Doctorate degree in relevant area

Age: Not exceeding 35 years. The upper age limit is relaxable for the applicants from the Scheduled Castes, the Scheduled Tribes, Other Backward Classes, Physically Handicapped and other special categories in accordance with the orders issued by the Central Government from time to time.

Candidates may apply online or submit their applications in the prescribed format along with two reference letters, and a note explaining the suitability for the post applied, to The Executive Vice Chairperson, National Innovation Foundation-India, Satellite Complex, Jodhpur Tekra, Premchand Nagar, Vastrapur, Ahmedabad 380 015, Gujarat, India. Please visit http://www.nif.org.in/join_us to apply online or download the application form.

The last date of submission of application is 10th June 2014. For any query, please e-mail at jobs@nifindia.org

Fore more details, visit: http://nif.org.in/jobapplication/