Offers Opportunities to Bright Young Engineering Graduates to be Groomed into Future Technology Leaders for the Nation

The Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR), an autonomous body under the Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India, is the largest publicly funded R&D organization in India covering practically the entire spectrum of scientific and Industrial R&D ranging from aerospace to ocean exploration, from micro-electronics to structural and environmental engineering, from smart materials to mechatronics, and from petrochemicals to synthetic biology.

CSIR is now introducing a two-year-full-time residential Post-Graduate Research Programme in Engineering (PGRPE) under the Quick Hire Scientist (QHS) Scheme in the following cutting-edge technological areas:

Technological Areas Coordinating Institute
Advanced Semiconductor Electronics

Central Electronics Engineering Research Institute (CEERI), Pilani
High Power Microwave Devices & Systems Engineering

Central Electronics Engineering Research Institute (CEERI), Pilani
Advanced Instrumentation Engineering

Central Scientific Instruments Organisation (CSIO), Chandigarh

Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute (CMERI), Durgapur
Materials Resource Engineering

Institute of Minerals and Materials Technology (IMMT), Bhubaneswar
Advanced Petroleum Science and Technology

Indian Institute of Petroleum (IIP), Dehradun
Engineering of Structures

Structural Engineering Research Centre (SERC), Chennai
Environmental Systems, Modeling & Optimization

National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI), Nagpur
Essential Qualification: All Engineering graduates, in any discipline, with high first class with minimum 70% marks (Aggregate of all Semester/Year) or 7.0 CGPA (Aggregate of all Semester/Year) are eligible.
Desirable Qualification: A valid GATE score will be an added advantage. It is further clarified that GATE score is not mandatory requirement.
Age Limit: Maximum 25 Years on 30-June-2009.
The selected candidate will be designated as ‘Scientist Trainee’ under QHS scheme and they will get a consolidated emoluments of Rs.25,000 per month and other benefits as applicable to QHS of CSIR.
This programme is a four semester programme, Tution fee for the programme is Rs.48,000 per annum.
Reservation & Relaxation will be as per Government of India rules.
On completion of the research programme with distinction, the candidates will be considered by CSIR for absorption in CSIR as Scientists in Pay Band-3 of the Government of India (Scale Rs. 15600-39100 with Grade Pay of Rs. 6600 plus other allowances, as applicable).

Under this programme, CSIR would select young, bright B.E./B.Tech. graduates and groom them into research ready scientists/engineers for taking up challenging positions in CSIR. The selected candidates will be trained on exciting live projects.
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