Recruitment of Junior Research Fellow (JRF) in the Department of Physics

Applications are invited for the following position through the ISRO (RESPOND) Project, No ISRO/RES/2/430/19-20, Dated 04/10/2019, awarded to Dr. Bidya Binay Karak (PI).

Position:Junior Research Fellow (JRF)

Emoluments (per month):Rs. 31,000 (for first 2 years), Rs. 35,000 (from 3rd year onwards), Plus HRA as per rule.

Duration of the Position:Initially, the appointment is for one year but it can be extended for two more years depending on the performance. Meanwhile, the candidate may be registered for Ph.D. programme at the Physics Dept., IIT (BHU) to complete the PhD thesis after fulfilling the required criteria.

Qualification*:PG Degree in Basic Science OR Graduate/Post Graduate Degree in Professional Course selected through a process described through any one of the following: (a) Scholars who are selected through National Eligibility Tests – CSIR-UGC NET including lectureship (Assistant Professorship) and GATE (b) The selection process through National level examinations conducted by Central Government Departments and their Agencies and institutions such as DST, DBT, DAE, DOS, DRDO, MHRD, ICAR, ICMR, IIT, IISc, IISER etc as JRF.

Deadline:March 18, 2020

Candidates having experience/interest in computational physics are encouraged.

The candidate will work on a project "On understanding the solar activity and preparing for space weather prediction using a state of the art dynamo model” under the guidance of Dr. Bidya Binay Karak (PI) at IIT (BHU) Varanasi and Prof. Dipankar Banerjee (Co-PI), who is currently the director of ARIES Nainital and also a professor at IIA Bangalore.

General Terms and Conditions: (i) The PI has the discretion to restrict the number of candidates to be called for interview to a reasonable limit by qualifications and experience higher than the minimum prescribed in the advertisement. (ii) Only shortlisted candidates will be communicated through email to appear for the interview. (iii) The selected candidate is expected to join immediately. (iv) No TA/DA will be paid for attending the interview.

Send application to Dr. B.B. Karak at The doc file of application form can be downloaded from