Open Post-Doctoral Fellowships: NCRA-TIFR 3060 views

The National Centre for Radio Astrophysics, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (NCRA-TIFR) invites applications for Open Post-Doctoral Fellowships. The applications are open twice a year.

Research areas:

  • Low Frequency Radio Astronomy
  • Giant Metrewave Radio Telescope (GMRT)
  • Astronomy and Astrophysics
  • Instrumentation
  • Software development
  • Solar Physics

Fellowship value:

  • monthly salary of Postdoc positions at NCRA-TIFR depend on experience after the PhD degree
  • For candidates who join after submitting their PhD thesis (but without receiving PhD degree): INR 32,000/month.
  • For candidates who have received their PhD degrees: INR 36,000 to INR 40,000 per month.
  • Contingency grant: INR 32,000/year
  • Travel grant: INR 2,00,000 over the course of the fellowship (to travel for international conferences or for research collaborations).
  • On-campus housing (subject to availability), or HRA and medical coverage

Duration: maximum of 3 years with possibility of extension (subject to a yearly review).


  • Postdoc Fellows are expected to carry out a vigorous independent research programme
  • Applicants with backgrounds in radio astronomy, as well as other fields including theory, algorithm research, and observations in other wavebands are encouraged to apply.
  • Applicants having research interests with radio astronomical studies or engineering activities, or which require a close engagement with the GMRT or the ORT are encouraged to apply.


Applications must contain the following:

  • CV
  • Research plan
  • 3 or more references with the names and e-mail addresses to be sent to the Dean, NCRA-TIFR Faculty, at the e-mail address
  • Applicants should also request their referees to send in recommendation letters
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National Centre for Radio Astrophysics, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (NCRA-TIFR)

Fellowship Level Postdoctoral
Country India
Subject areas

Physics, Astronomy and Astrophysics, Instrumentation, Software development, Solar Physics

Fellowship amount Varies
Eligibility Open to Indian nationals
Deadline April 30 and October 31 (Yearly)

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