iiap.res.in Chandrashekhar Post Doctoral Fellowships At Indian Institute of Astrophysics 2015

All eligible applicants are invited along with their filled application forms applications for Chandrasekhar Postdoctoral Fellowships for the year 2015. 

Postdoctoral Fellowships are available for the bright candidates with having outstanding academic records for the award of ‘Chandrasekhar Post-Doctoral Fellowships’ in all the relevant fields or areas of astronomy and astrophysics. 

This fellowship having a time duration of two years with a possibility of an extension for 1 more year. The monthly stipend is Rs. 50,000/- to Rs. 55,000/- for candidates with up to 2 years postdoctoral experience and Rs.55,000/- to 60,000/- for those with more than 2 years experience.

Study Subject: 

These fellowships are awarded in all areas of astronomy and astrophysics.


Course Level: 

The fellowships are available for postdoctoral programme.


Scholarship Provider: 

Indian Institute of Astrophysics


Scholarship can be taken atIndia

Eligibility:

** All the applications are invited from those candidates who having or holding a PhD degree in Physical / Mathematical Sciences from a recognized University / Institute.
** The candidates should be below the age of 36 years to apply for this program.
** An applications are invited from those outstanding bright candidates with impressive academic records for the award of ‘Chandrasekhar Post-Doctoral Fellowships’ in all areas of astronomy and astrophysics.

Scholarship Open for International StudentsIndian students are eligible to apply for this fellowship programme.

Scholarship Description: 

All eligible applications are invited from all those outstanding candidates with a Ph.D degree in Physical / Mathematical Sciences from a recognised University / Institute who wish to apply for this program. Candidates are informed that to apply for this program they should preferably be below the age of 36 years.


The Institute offers the challenging and bright opportunities to the young researchers who are presently working in theory, observation and instrumentation in the research fields which is listed below. 

Selected candidates, as postdoctoral fellows, are expected to work in close collaboration with members of the research groups at the institute and are also encouraged to carry out independent research. 

The time duration of this fellowship is usually for 2 years, with a possible extension for another one year. The PDF positions will be offered fixed emoluments of Rs 30,000 per month. and an increment of Rs 1,500 per annum with allowances as applicable in addition to a book grant. An accommodation and medical facilities will also be provided for the eligible candidate.

Duration of award: 

The total duration of the fellowship is usually for 2 years, with a possible maximum extension for another one year.

What does it cover: 

The monthly stipend is Rs. 50,000/- to Rs. 55,000/- for candidates with up to 2 years postdoctoral experience and Rs.55,000/- to 60,000/- for those with more than 2 years experience. 

Chandra Fellows would be entitled to an annual contingency grant of Rs.2, 00,000/-, as well as to housing, medical and other benefits in accordance with the rules of the institute. Travel support by economy air fare will be available at the time of taking up the assignment.

How to Apply: 

All candidates are suggested that the applications should be submitted by the mode of post and also via e-mail. Applicants are also informed that the application will be submitted any time throughout the year via E-mail along with curriculum vitae (CV), the list of publications, research proposal and names and addresses of 5 referees. The processing of the applications will take 3 month only.

Important Dates for Scholarship Application: 

The applications will be considered thrice a year, with having closing dates for applications which is fixed at 31st January,31st May and 30th September 2015.

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