VSSC (ISRO) Invites Qualified Youths to Apply for Research Associate and Junior Research Fellow
Advertisement Notice No: VSSC – 274 Dated 10-June-2012
Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC), Thiruvananthapuram is the major office of the ISRO (Indian Space Research Organization) dedicated towards the Space Research and development of Space Vehicles and Rocket Propulsion Technology. This is one of the premier indigenous establishments of Rocket Science in India, which has credit for many successful space launches. This centre houses the only indigenous space launching pad at TERLS (Thumba Equatorial Rocket Launching Station). This center as an advanced establishment of ISRO has been familiar as congregation of one of the most talented brains of India, in the fields of Rocket and Space Science and Research.
Recently the VSSC has announced notification to fill up the vacancies for Research Associate (RA) and Junior Research Fellow (JRF) with its advertisement No. 274 on 10th of June 2012. The various eligibility criteria cited for the vacant positions of RA and JRF are as follows:
Estimated Number of Vacancies:
Research Associate: 03
Junior Research Fellow: 06
Basic Academic Eligibility Conditions:
- Doctorate (PhD) in Chemistry/ Material Science and having research work on any one of the areas as mentioned below:
Research Area: Candidate must have a PhD Degree with any one from Analytical Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Electrochemical Energy Systems, Electrochemistry, Nano Materials & Molecular Modeling, Ceramics, Polymer-derived Ceramics, Inorganic and Organometallic Polymers, Polymer Chemistry and Propellants.
Junior Research Fellow:
- MSc Degree in Chemistry in the branches of Industrial Chemistry/ General Chemistry/ Organic Chemistry/ Inorganic Chemistry/ Applied Chemistry/ Polymer Chemistry/ Analytical Chemistry.
- The candidate must have minimum of First Class with 60% of marks on an average in all semesters or equivalent CGPA/ CPI of 6.5 over a scale of 10.
- The candidates who are going to complete their MSc during 2011-12 are also eligible to apply on production of provisional final year mark-sheet satisfying all the eligibility norms.
The candidates aspiring to apply for the positions of Research Associate must not have crossed a maximum age limit of 35 years (for General candidates) as on 26th of June 2012. The upper age relaxation for OBC, SC/ST and PWD candidates will be entitled to respective candidates as per the regulations of the Government of India. In normal conditions, the candidates belonging to OBC will be entitled for a relaxation of 3 years and that for a SC/ST candidate is relaxable up to 5 years.
Junior Research Fellow:
Aspiring candidates for Junior Research Fellowship should attain a maximum age not exceeding 28 years as on 26th of June 2012 (for General candidates). The upper age relaxation for OBC, SC/ST and PWD candidates will be entitled to respective candidates as per the regulations of the Government of India. In normal conditions, the candidates belonging to OBC will be entitled for a relaxation of 3 years and that for a SC/ST candidate is relaxable up to 5 years.
How to Apply:
The applications for the above positions will be received by the VSSC through Online mode only. The format of Online Application can be reviewed on the website of the VSSC at www.vssc.gov.in and can be filled up online through detailed information and guidelines as available on the website.
The candidates are requested to submit One Confirmation Copy of the Online Application to the following address duly affixed with a recent color Passport size photograph along with the NOC (No Objection Certificate) as an where applicable.
The Confirmation Copy may be sent to:
The Senior Administrative Officer
Recruitment And Review Section
Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre
ATF Area, Indian Space Research Organization Post Office
Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
PIN: 695 022
Date for starting of Online Registration of Application: 12th of June 2012 1000 Hours
Date of closing of Online Registration of Application: 26th of June 2012 1700 Hours