10/6/2008-P&C MINISTRY OF NEW AND RENEWABLE ENERGY (HRD and Innovative Projects Division

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Advertisement for M.Tech/JRF/SRF/PDF under NRE Fellowship Programme Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has been implementing National Renewable Energy Fellowship Scheme since the year 1999. Under the scheme, Ministry provides fellowships to selected candidates for pursuing their M.Tech /JRF/SRF/ /PDF in the field of renewable energy in the empanelled institutions. The implementation of this scheme was so far being coordinated by IIT Delhi and this scheme for the year 2009-10 is being coordinated by the TERI University, New Delhi. Applications in prescribed proforma are invited from eligible candidates for National Renewable Energy Fellowship of Ministry of New and Renewable Energy for pursuing M.Tech /JRF/SRF/ /PDF in the field of renewable energy. The fellowship amount will be governed as per UGC/CSIR guidelines as amended from time to time. The number of fellowships are as follows: i) M.Tech. 10 ii) JRF 25 iii)SRF 10 iv) PDF 5 ELIGIBILITY 1. M Tech Fellowships (10) Essential Qualifications: Students admitted into an M Tech program in any higher education institute/university/deemed university and planning to undertake project work in renewable energy are eligible to apply. Additional criteria include GATE qualification with 85 percentile and minimum 60% marks or equivalent CGPA in B.E/ B.Tech/ M.Sc. Tenure: M.Tech fellowships are tenable from the date of sanction till the completion of the M Tech program as stipulated by the parent institute. Extension of fellowship beyond this time is not allowed. 2. JUNIOR RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS (25) Essential Qualifications: i) Candidates must either have 60% marks or equivalent CGPA in B.E/ B.Tech with a valid GATE score of 85 percentile or must have 60% marks in M.Sc. (preference will be given to NET qualified candidate) and

research experience as evidence from fellowship/ associateship or traineeship and published papers in standard refereed journals OR ME. Documents in support of research experience and Ph. in any branch of renewable energy in any higher educational institutes/universities/deemed universities having facilities for such research work. The term is extendable by one year on the basis of assessment of the progress made through publications. SENIOR RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS (10) Essential Qualifications: MSc. BE. BE.Tech or equivalent degree in Engineering/Technology with minimum 60% marks They should also be registered for PhD in renewable energy area. Tenure: JRF will be tenable initially for a period of two years. 3. BTech. the stipend may be increased to Rs. Women. Age Limit: The upper age limit for SRF shall be 32 years. . which is relaxed upto 5 years in the case of candidates belonging to Schedule Castes/Schedule Tribes. The topic of research should pertain to basic research/applied research in any of the renewable energy areas.D. On Completion of two years as JRF. Women. should be attached. JRF will be terminated from the date of PhD thesis submission or completion of tenure whichever is earlier.ii) Candidate should have been admitted for Ph. Physically Handicapped and OBC applicants.D. Tenure: SRF will be given for a period of three years. of India rules & regulations. Age Limit: The upper age limit for JRF shall be 28 years. on the basis of assessment of Fellows’ research progress/ achievements through interview by an Expert Committee. The candidate is expected to complete the registration process with the university/deemed university for PhD degree within a period of one year from the date of award of fellowship. which is relaxed upto 5 years in the case of candidates belonging to Schedule Castes/Schedule Tribes.D. M. The term is extendable for one more year on the basis of assessment of the progress made and if not awarded the SRF. 14000/. registration should be attached.p. The combined tenure of JRF and SRF 9combined) will not exceed five years. Document in support of admission for Ph.m for the 3rd and subsequent year. the composition of which will be notified in due course. Physically Handicapped and OBC applicants as per Govt. BTech with minimum 60% marks and at least two years of post MSc.

PROCEDURE FOR APPLYING FOR THE SCHEME The candidates fulfilling the eligibility conditions should send their application in prescribed proforma ( available on MNRE website www. Rs 17000 and Rs 18000 per month for first year.in. second year and third year respectively.in or TERI University website www.per annum will be provided to the concerned University departments/Institutions.) degree in the field of Renewable Energy.12000 PM+HRA (if hostel accommodation not provided) Rs.D.4. The selections would be made with the help of an Expert Committee as per the procedure laid down by MNRE. STIPEND/ Fellowship Amount The amount of JRF/SRF fellowship will be as per CSIR/DST norms. for physically handicapped candidates and candidates belonging to scheduled castes/tribes. The upper age limit is relaxed up to 5 years in the case of women scientist.ac. INSTRUCTION TO THE CANDIDATES The candidates should carefully read these instructions before submitting their application: 1.teriuniversity. .Tech Rs. which are as follows: JRF SRF M. In addition. 20000/.14000PM+HRA (if hostel accommodation not provided) Rs. Tenure: PDF will be awarded initially for one year. 8000 PM For PDF applicants the fellowship amount will be Rs 16000. a contingency grant of Rs. In addition HRA at the rate admissible in the place of work will be granted if hostel accommodation is not provided.mnre. Age Limit: The upper age limit for Post doctoral fellowship shall be 35 years as on the day on which the application is made.gov. The application form should be filled by the candidate legibly and carefully in his/her own handwriting with black ink pen. POST DOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP (5) Essential Qualifications: The minimum qualification is Doctorate (Ph. The fellowship can be extended for another two years maximum on year to year basis. 2. A latest passport size photograph should be affixed on the application in the appropriate place and should be attested by the guide/HOD.

Nagaland. V. Audited statement of account and the utilization certificate will have to be submitted by NRE Fellows and their Project Coordinators. All the necessary documents i. Documents attested should have proper signature. New Delhi – 110070 The last date for submitting these applications will be 16th Nov. The applications recommended by the Head of the concerned institutions. Mizoram. and its utility to the Renewable Energy sector through the respective departments/centre of the concerned institutions admitting them. Arunachal Pradesh. 11. degree. V. N. No interim enquiries will be attended by the MNRE or the Project Director. PROCEDURE FOR SUBMITTING APPLICATIONS: CANDIDATES MUST SUBMIT THEIR APPLICATIONS THROUGH THE LISTED INSTITUTES/UNIVERSITIES. All interested candidates may submit their application within 21 days of publication this advertisement in Employment News. Manipur. Misrepresentation or hiding of facts shall lead to disqualification/ termination.e. 7. 2009 ( 30th Nov. name. Meghalaya. Decision of MNRE on all matters including selection. Jammu & Kashmir. 2009 for Assam. On completion of the Ph. Canvassing in any form will be a disqualification. Institutional Area. Sikkim. 5. designation and office seal. Project Director MNRE-National Renewable Energy Fellowship Programme Department of Energy and Environment. Kishore. 8. Thesis and all the relevant research publications. Self attestation is not acceptable. Vasant Kunj. 4. Spiti District and Pangi subdivision of Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh. a copy of the thesis or project dissertation should be submitted to MNRE through the project coordinator. The candidate should enclose the attested photocopies of their certificates/ Marks sheets and list of their publications etc. No correspondence in the matter will be entertained. 6. Andaman & Nocbar and Lakshadweep .3. Due acknowledgement for the financial support from MNRE should be given in the Ph. office orders in support of the admission.D. NO DIRECT APPLICATION FROM THE CANDIDATES WILL BE ENTERTAINED. Applicants are required to submit a two page research proposal/plan in Renewable Energy area in the format as given in Annexure indicating the objectives/goals and expected outcome. should be sent to by speed/registered post only (application received through private courier service or by hand will be rejected) to the following address: Prof. shall be final. the research experience mentioned in application form and proof of Ph.D.D. 12. TERI University 10. Lahaul. recommendation etc. admission from the Institute/University should be certified by guide/HOD otherwise application will be rejected. Tripura.

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Address for correspondence (with pincode. Name 2. Date of Birth 4. Research Experience Area (Topic ) Duration in months List of Publications (separate sheet may be used): . phone. Father’s Name 3. [ ] JUNIOR RESEARCH FELLOW [ ] SENIOR RESEARCH FELLOW [ ] POST DOCTORAL FELLOW/RESEARCH ASSOCIATE [ ] : : : : 1.ANNEXURE PROFORMA FOR SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION UNDER VISITORS’ PROGRAMME Affix recent passport size photograph Application For(tick only one): M. fax and email) 5: Educational Qualifications (from class X onward) Year of Passing Degree : Main Subject(s) Remarks Levels Board/ Percentage Division University Marks/Grade CGPA 6.Tech.

Highlight of significant achievements: carried out during school/college 8... GATE percentile/NET qualification status 10. c) Certified that our college/institution/University is covered under section 2(f) and 12(B) of UGC Act..D programme/PDF on dated …………... Receipt of awards : 9.7... Please attach Synopsis/research idea applicant wants to pursue as NRE Fellow during his fellowship._______________________________S/D of ______________________ is enrolled as full-time bonafied research scholar in the ______(name of Department and institution_) and his research topic/area of research is ____________________________________________________________________./Dr... Place. Certificate by the Institution/University a)Certified that Mr.../Ms. Signature of applicant Date... He/she joined the Ph.. Any other relevant information : 11..in this institution affiliated to ______________________________ University.... Supervisor’ signature with seal Dean/Director/Principal’s signature with seal Dated: ... b) Certified that necessary research facilities are available in the institution for carrying out research work in area of work of the student.