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ISM Dhanbad Junior Research Fellowship Admission 2017

Indian School of Mines (ISM) Dhanbad JRF Admissions 2017


Indian School of Mines (ISM) Dhanbad has notification to admission in Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) to the deserving and eligible candidates qualified through national level tests and thus providing many opportunities for carrying out research leading to PhD Degree for the academic year 2017-18


Candidates can check the complete information of ISM Dhanbad JRF Admission 2017-18 application process, eligibility criteria and other important information on this page below


List of Disciplines /Code

Engineering Streams: Chemical Engineering (CHE), Computer Science & Engg (CSE), Civil Engineering (CVL), Electronics Engineering (ECE), Environmental Science & Engg (ESE), Fuel Engg (FLE), Industrial Engg & Management (IEM), Mechanical Engg (MEC), Mineral Engg (MLE), Mining Machinery Engg (MME), Mining Engg (MNE), Petroleum Engg (PET), Electrical Engg (ELE)

Science/Management/HSS Streams: Applied Geology (AGL), Applied Geophysics (AGP), Chemistry (CHY), English Language/Literature (ENG), Environmental Science (ENS), Management (MAN), Mathematics (MAT), Philosophy (PLY), Physics (PHY), Statistics (STA), Sociology (SOC)



a) For the admission in Science, Engineering and Management disciplines, only the candidates with FIRST CLASS in the qualifying degree are eligible to apply; if class is not mentioned in the candidate's certificate, then an OGPA of 7.0 or above will be considered as FIRST CLASS

b) For the admission in Humanities disciplines, candidates with 55% marks or equivalent grade in their qualifying examination are eligible to apply

c) The candidates' qualifying degree and subject should match as per details mentioned (table 5) with respect to discipline, degree and specialization

d) Candidates appearing for the final/pre-final semester exams are not eligible to apply



Engineering Streams

Chemical Engg: M.Tech/B.Tech/B.E in Chemical Engineering with specialization in Petroleum, Petrochemical, Environmental, Polymer Technology, Fuel & Energy or M Sc Chemistry with Mathematics at B Sc level with minimum

Computer Science & Engg.: M.Tech and/or B.Tech or equivalent in Computer Science & Engg/IT/Electronics Engg/Electronics and Communication Engg/ Electrical Engg/Computer Application

Civil Engg.: B.Tech in Civil Engg/M.Tech in Civil Engg with specialization in Structural/Geotechnical/Water Resources /Environmental/Transportation Engg

Electronics Engg.: M.Tech/B.Tech or Equivalent in Electronics and Communication Engg/Electronics & Instrumentation Engg

Environmental Science & Engg: M.Tech/ B.Tech or equivalent in Agriculture/Biotechnology/Civil/Chemical/Environmental/Mechanical/Mining/Mineral/Petroleum/Material Science/Textile/Leather Technology/Water Resource Engg/Environmental Science & Engg

Fuel Engg.: M.Tech/B.Tech or equivalent in Mineral/Fuel/Chemical/Metallurgical/Mining Engg.; B.Tech Mechanical Engg with M.Tech in Fuel Engg

Industrial Engg & Mgmt.: Postgraduate/Bachelors Degree in Industrial Engg & Management/Industrial Engg/Production Engineering/Mechanical Engg /Electrical Engg/Civil Engg or equivalent

Electrical Engg.: M.Tech. or equivalent in Electrical Engg. / Control System Engg. / Power System Engg. / Electrical Machines / Power Electronics and Drives / High Voltage Engg. / Instrumentation Engg. / Power Apparatus & Devices / Electronics With B.Tech or equivalent in Electrical/Electrical & Electronics Engg

Mechanical Engg.: M.Tech/B.Tech or equivalent in Mechanical/Production/CAD-CAM/Thermal /Mechatronics/Energy /Power Plant/Industrial /Manufacturing/Automobile/Mining Machinery Engg/ Maintenance Engg & Tribology

Mineral Engg.: M.Tech/B.Tech or equivalent in Mineral/Chemical/Metallurgical/Mining Engg; B.Tech Mechanical Engg with M.Tech in Mineral Engg

Mining Machinery Engg.: B.Tech in Mechanical/Electrical/Mining Machinery Engg with M.Tech in Mining Machinery/Mechanical/Electrical Engg Specialisation: Machine Design/ CAD/ Fluid Mechanics & Fluid Machines/Maintenance Engg & Tribology/Automobile Engineering/Electrical Machines/Power Electronics & Drives/Instrumentation & Control

Mining Engg.: M.Tech or equivalent in Mining Engg/Opencast Mining/Mine Planning & Design/Rock Excavation Engg/Geomatics/Underground Space Technology/Rock Mechanics/Civil Engg/Engg Geology; B.Tech or equivalent in Mining Engg/Civil Engg/Opencast Mining/Mining Machinery/Environmental Engg.; M.Sc Tech (Applied Geology); M.Sc (Geospatial Science)

Petroleum Engg.: M.Tech/B.Tech or equivalent in Petroleum Engg/Petroleum Management; M.Tech in Petrochemical/Chemical/Mechanical Engg/ M.Sc in Chemistry
# Equivalence degrees for B.Tech will be BE/B.Sc Engg (4 years) and for M.Tech will be ME/M.Sc Engg


Science/Management/Humanities and Social Sciences Streams:

Applied Geology: M.Sc/M.Sc Tech in Geology/Applied Geology or M.Sc/M.Sc Tech in Geology/ Applied Geology with specialisation in Marine Geology/Oceanography/Hydrogeology/Geochemistry/ Applied Geochemistry/Environmental Science/Geoinformatics/Natural Hazards & Disaster Risk Mgmt/Remote Sensing and GIS/Geophysics/Petroleum Geosciences; or

Applied Geophysics: M.Sc/ M.Sc Tech/Integrated M.Sc/Integrated M.Sc Tech in Applied Geophysics/Exploration Geophysics/ Geophysics or M.Sc Tech in Marine Geophysics or M.Tech in Geophysical Technology or M.Tech (Petroleum Exploration)

Chemistry: M.Tech/ M.Phil/M.Sc or equivalent in Chemistry /Applied Chemistry/Industrial Chemistry

English Language/ Literature: M.A/M.Sc/M.Litt/M.Phil or equivalent in English Language & Literature/Applied Linguistics & Language Teaching/English Language Teaching

Environmental Sci.: M.Phil/M.Sc/M.Sc Tech or equivalent in Atmospheric Science/Botany/Zoology/Microbiology/Biotechnology/Chemistry/Physics/Environmental Science/Environmental Science & Management/Geology/Hydrology/Statistics/Soil Science/Remote sensing and GIS/Forestry

Management: MBA Degree/PG Degree or Diploma recognized as equivalent to Postgraduate in Management by AICTE/UGC/AIU/Postgraduate Degree in Economics/Commerce/Psychology/Professional qualifications like CA/CS/ICWA/Postgraduate Degree in Industrial Engg & Mgmt/Industrial Mgmt/ Industrial Engg/Production Engg

Mathematics: M.Phil/ M.Tech/M.Sc or equivalent in Mathematics/ Applied Mathematics/ Mathematics & Computing

Philosophy: MA/M.Sc/M.Com/MBA or equivalent degree or Master’s in Engg/Technology or equivalent degree or MA/M.Phil in Philosophy or equivalent

Physics: M.Sc/Integrated M.Sc/M.Phil or equivalent in Physics/Applied Physics or B.Tech/M.Tech/Integrated M.Tech or equivalent in Engg Physics/Material Science/Nano-science & Technology/Optoelectronics or equivalent

Statistics: M.Phil/M.Sc or equivalent in Statistics/Applied Statistics

Sociology: M.Phil. / M. A. in Sociology or equivalent degree.


Age Limit

Age limit for various categories as on the last date of online application (31st October 2017) are:

For Male Candidate (General category): 30 years

For Male Candidates Other categories (OBC, PC, SC & ST): 35 years

For Female Candidates (All categories): 35 years

Age relaxation as above will be allowed for candidates with valid documents. The original documents will be scrutinized prior to the interview and if found incorrect/insufficient the candidature will be cancelled


Reservation Policy

Reservation for PC/SC/ST/OBC-NC candidates will be as per Govt. of India directive/guidelines

For Physically Challenged (PC) candidates, a maximum of 3% within the respective category; for Other Backward Classes non-creamy layer (OBC-NC) category candidates the certificate in the format given in Annexure II is to be produced during the interview and submitted (in original) at the time of admission by as per the admission to CEIS under the Govt. of India



The selected candidates will get a consolidated research fellowship as given in below:

M. Tech. / M.Phil. / MBA / B.Tech./ M.Sc. Tech / M.Sc.: First 2 years - Rs 25,000/-; 3rd year onwards - Rs 28,000/-

A Contingency grant of Rs.30000/- per annum is allowed with prior approval from Guide & Head of the Department. At the end of each year the work performance of the JRFs would be assessed as per the institute rules

The fellowship may be withdrawn/withheld/discontinued at any time if the research carried out is found unsatisfactory. Extension of fellowship shall not be given in any case


Selection Process

A candidate can get qualified for the interview through any of the following modes:

a. Valid GATE score

b. Valid NET rank

c. Qualify in JRF Entrance Examination (JRFEE)

d. Posses B.Tech from IITs in respective discipline with OGPA/CGPA 8.5 and above

The above modes will be considered as screening criteria. Merit list will be prepared only on the basis of performance of the candidate in the INTERVIEW.
JRF Entrance Examination (JRFEE)

All applicants opted for the JRFEE will have to qualify in the examination to be called for the interview. JRFEE will adopt Multiple Choice Questions with NEGATIVE marking for wrong answers.

The national wide JRFEE will be held on 12th November2017 (SUNDAY) at the centres given in below from 09.00 am - 12.00 noon

List of Centres: Bhubaneswar, Chennai, Dhanbad, Kolkata, New Delhi and Varanasi


ISM JRF Interview

All the GATE/NET qualified candidates and those who qualify the ISMJRF-EE will be called for the interview on the scheduled date; the weightage for NET/ISMJRF-EE and interview would be in the ratio of 50:50

A weightage of 10 marks will be given and the interview would be held for 40 marks for those candidates having M.Tech/M.Phil with first class


Programme Fee

The fees to be paid at the time of admission for PhD programmes are given below. The fee should be paid by SEPARATE demand drafts drawn in favour of Registrar, Indian School of Mines, payable at Dhanbad as per the institute’s fees structure


Fee Structure

1. Fee payable at the time of admission - Rs 40,000/-

2. Hostel mess fee advance (Annual) - Rs 15,000/-

In addition to above, the students are required to pay an additional amount towards accidental insurance and institute blazer etc., as per actual, at the time of admission



Application Procedure

Interested candidates should register their name using valid email id and phone and submit their application online from 3rd October 2017 to 31st October 2017

Details on application along with information brochure containing eligibility criteria may be downloaded from the ISM website www.ismdhanbad.ac.in

The application fee of Rs.2000/- (Rs.1000/- for SC/ST/PD candidates) for the ISM-JRF programme to be paid through online bank challan of SBI

A hard copy of the completed application form along with requisite bank challan should reach Assistant Registrar (Academic), Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad-826004

For more information Visit he ISM Dhanbad Website: www.ismdhanbad.ac.in


Important Dates


Commencement of online application: 03rd October 2017


Last date for submitting application online: 31st October 2017


Commencement of admit card generation: 06th November 2017


IIT(ISM) JRF Entrance Examination: 12th November 2017


Hosting the list of short-listed candidates for Interview: 21st November 2017


Interview for qualified candidates: 03rd December 2017


Declaration of Merit List: 12th December 2017


Admission and Joining of the Merit List Candidates: 27th December 2017


Admission & Joining of the Merit List Candidates: 17th March 2018


ISM Dhanbad

Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad-826004, Jharkhand, Tel: 0326-2296559, Email: ism.jrf@gmail.com , Website www.ismdhanbad.ac.in


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