PhD. programme in Basic Sciences at Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) India

Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) invites applications for its Ph.D. programme in Basic Sciences under the aegis of HBNI Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) is a premier Institution for Research & Development (R&D).The Centre has been in the forefront of research in Physical, Chemical and Life Sciences. Several of its state-of-theart laboratories and research facilities are unique to it. BARC offers a Ph.D. programme in Basic Sciences under the aegis of Homi Bhabha National Institute (HBNI), a Deemed to be University.

The Ph.D. programme at BARC consists of one year of course work followed by research work leading to a doctoral degree. A minimum performance in the prescribed course work, corresponding to cumulative marks of 60% and not less than 50% marks in any individual subject is one of the prerequisites for award of a Ph.D. degree.

Selection Process :

Selection for the Ph.D. programme is a two-step process: Screening shall be on the basis of the rank obtained / marks scored in the UGC-CSIR-JRF-NET. In addition, the NET conducted by DBT, ICAR or ICMR will also be considered for Life Sciences. Short-listed candidates shall be called for interview to be conducted in July, 2015 at the BARC Training School, Anushaktinagar, Mumbai – 400 094.

Applicants called for interview will be paid bus/ sleeper class train fare. Eligibility a. Qualifying Degree and other academic qualifications:

Those having M.Sc. in Physics/Chemistry/Biology or related science subjects with minimum 60%* marks in MSc as well as in BSc are eligible to apply.

*A minimum of 60% marks means the marks as per the ordinances of the respective university.

Applicants in the Physical Sciences should have a MSc in Physics with Mathematics up to BSc or at subsidiary and/or ancillary level in case of five years integrated MSc.

Applicants in the Chemical Sciences should have a MSc in Chemistry with Mathematics up to XII std and Physics up to BSc or at subsidiary and/or ancillary level in case of five years integrated MSc.

Applicants in the Life Sciences should have MSc in any one out of Agriculture, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Biotechnology, Genetics, Botany, Zoology, Plant Science, Plant Breeding, Plant Pathology, Entomology, Food Technology, Animal Science, Life Sciences and Biosciences with Physics or Chemistry or Biochemistry or Agriculture Chemistry up to BSc or at subsidiary and/or ancillary level in case of five year integrated MSc.

Those whose final results of qualifying degree are awaited can also apply. In the event of selection, mark sheet of final result confirming eligibility as above, should be submitted by November 30, 2015. b. Nationality: Applicant must be a citizen of India. c. Fellowship for undertaking Ph. D. Programme : Candidates should have a valid fellowship for undertaking Ph. D. work at BARC, available through the NET examinations conducted by UGC-CSIR, DBT, ICAR or ICMR for pursuing the Ph. D. work.

How to Apply:

Make two copies of the accompanying application form, affix a passport size photo on each and mail to: BARC-Ph.D. Programme in Basic Sciences-2015, DEO, Recruitment-IV, Training School Complex, Anushaktinagar, Mumbai – 400 094.

The last date for receiving application is June 1, 2015. The list of candidates short-listed for interview will be displayed on internet ( and the short-listed candidates will be sent interview call letters/email by June 15, 2015. However, even if you do not receive interview call letter, you can come for the interview with a print out of the list of short-listed candidates if your name figures in it, with a copy of the application and proof of mailing it.

Important Dates

Last date of receipt of application based on the scores of above mentioned NET in Science Disciplines 1.06.2015

Interview Schedule to be displayed on website 15.06.2015

Selection Interview July 2015

Ph. D. Programme commencement 01.08.2015

Important : It may be noted that no accommodation will be provided by BARC during the Ph. D. Programme and the JRFs have to make their own arrangement for accommodation.