HSCST Fellowship Programme 2011 – 2012

Haryana State Council for Science & Technology (HSCST) is an autonomous body, a registered society, under the Societies Registration Act, 1860. The Council was constituted to advise the State Govt. on policies and measures for promoting Science & Technology (S&T) in the State and to implement the policies & plans of the State Govt. more effectively and to utilize the funds received from various Central & State Govt. Agencies.

HSCT inviting applications from suitable candidates for “HSCST Fellowship Programme 2011 – 2012”

Opportunity for candidates who opted for CSIR-JRF and were successful in clearing CSIR LS NET in CSIR-UGC Test for JRF and LS (NET) held on 19th December 2010

n order to attract talented and meritorious students, HSCST is offering research fellowships in Science subjects, namely, Life Sciences, Physical Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Mathematical Sciences and Earth Atmospheric Ocean & Planetary Sciences. The fellowships will involve full time research work leading to Ph D degree in the relevant subject areas from any of the Institute/University in Haryana.

Candidates will be selected on the basis of their performance in National Eligibility Test (NET) conducted by CSIR. Candidates who have opted for CSIR-JRF and have at least qualified CSIR- LS NET will be selected on the basis of their performance in NET for carrying out their PhD work in any of the University/Institute in Haryana.

Eligibility : M.Sc. or equivalent degree in any of the subjects in above broad subject areas, with minimum 55% marks; and should have opted for CSIR JRF (NET) and were able to qualify eligibility test for Lecturership-NET in joint CSIR-UGC Test for JRF and LS (NET) held on 19.12.2010

Age Limit : The upper age limit for JRF shall be 28 years as on 1.1.2010, which is relaxed upto 5 years in the case of candidates belonging to Schedule Castes/Schedule Tribes, Women, Physically Handicapped and OBC applicants.

Stipend : Rs 12,000/ p.m for a period of first 2 years as Junior Research Fellow (JRF) and Rs 14,000/- p.m as Senior Research Fellow (SRF) for the 3rd and subsequent year subject to terms and conditions alongwith annual contingent grant of Rs. 20,000/- to the University / Institution.
Tenure of the fellowship will be 3 years extendable to 4th and 5th year as per terms & conditions of the programme. The total tenure as JRF plus SRF will not exceed five years.

The announcement inviting applications along with the application format and detailed guidelines and terms and conditions are available on website http://www.dstharyana.org. Interested candidates are requested to apply in the prescribed proforma alongwith the attested copy of the certificates in support of age and eligibility to Secretary/EC, Haryana State Council for Science & Technology, Bays no. 35-38, Sector 2, Panchkula Within one month of the date of publication.

The envelope containing the Application Form should be super scribed “HSCST Fellowship”.