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RRI Bangalore Research in Radio Astronomy Admission 2017

Raman Research Institute (RRI), Bangalore announces Research in Experimental Radio Astronomy admissions 2017


Raman Research Institute (RRI), Bangalore, invites applications for doing research in Radio Astronomy for 2017 session


RRI Bangalore

Raman Research Institute invites applications from individuals with excellent and consistent academic record, core competence and research aptitude in Engineering, Physics, Engineering Physics or Computer Science, with motivation and passion for a research career in Astronomy & Astrophysics, to work in frontier research areas in Experimental Radio Astronomy.




Candidates with a BE/B Tech undergraduate degree or equivalent in Electronics Engineering /Electronics and Communication Engineering/ Electrical Engineering/Mechanical Engineering/Computer Science OR M.Sc. degree in Physics


Candidates should have passed their qualifying degree with distinction with at least a minimum of 75% marks in aggregate or CGPA of 7.5


All applicants are expected to have appeared for and provide score cards of their performance in either GATE in their respective field of specialization: Physics, ECE, EE, CSE, Mech. Eng. streams or GRE. They are also expected to provide their GATE percentile in the year in which they appeared for that exam



M. Tech in related areas or candidates with higher qualifications and/or research experience, if relevant to the career path


Candidates are expected to have exceptional and consistent academic record and demonstrated interest in embarking on a basic science research career - in particular in astronomy


Consistent excellent academic record is desirable as evidenced by high percentage marks or equivalent CGPA in the Secondary School Certificate, the Higher Secondary Certificate Exam or equivalent and any undergraduate and post-graduate qualifications gained thereafter


Age Limit

Not more than 30 years as on the closing date for receiving the completed application forms online. Age relaxation may be considered for candidates with relevant research experience
Age relaxation will be applicable as per Govt., of India rules for the candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC/Persons with disabilities categories



Reservations for SC/ST/OBC candidates will be as per norms


Selection Procedure

Candidates who qualify in the essential criteria will be called for an interview based on their academic record and performance in GATE/GRE. The final selection will be based on performance in written test/interviews


Demonstrated interest and aptitude for research will be a strong consideration in all stages of the selection


The Institute reserves the right to restrict the number of candidates for interview to a reasonable limit, on the basis of qualification and experience higher than the minimum prescribed in the advertisement


Mere fulfilling the essential and desired qualifications will not entitle an applicant to be called for test/interview. Call letters for interviews are likely to be sent in November 2017; the interviews will be held at RRI



Candidates can apply online on www.rri.res.in/RAadvt2017.html


The application needs to include the complete academic record, any supporting evidence of demonstrated interest and aptitude for research in basic science, and a “Statement of Purpose” of 1-2 pages that argues why the candidate is most suitable for the envisaged career path


Those who are already working in Government/Semi Government/PSU/Autonomous Bodies shall submit their applications through proper channel


Applications without a well-articulated and well-motivated statement of purpose will not be considered


Important Dates


Online submission of application starts: 09th August 2017


Closing Date for receiving the completed Application Forms Online: 10th October 2017


For more Information, visit the university website https://www.rri.res.in


RRI Bangalore

Raman Research Institute, C. V. Raman Avenue, Sadashivanagar, Bengaluru-560080, India, Phone No.: +91-80-2361 0122, Website www.rri.res.in


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