Post-Doctoral Fellows

Post-Doctoral Fellowship in research areas of the Laboratory is offered for maximum two years. The extension to 2nd year is considered subject to the satisfactory annual progress review.
Candidates who have submitted their Ph.D. thesis or those who are about to submit their Ph.D. thesis can apply. In case of selection the candidate will be required to submit the thesis submission certificate at the time of joining PRL. Candidates, in consultation with a PRL faculty member, must submit a research proposal outlining the research they would undertake during their post-doctoral fellowship tenure.

Candidates should arrange recommendation letters by at least three referees to be sent directly to the Chairperson, PDF committee via e-mail as mentioned below.

Candidates will be called for interview only after all the above necessary inputs are received.

: Ph.D. degree in Physics / Chemistry / Geology / Geophysics
Age Limit
: 35 Years
: For candidates who have sumitted their thesis but the Ph.D. degree is not awarded -- ₹ 34,000 p.m. With Ph.D. degree , ₹ 36,000 p.m
Book Grant
: 7500
: In addition to the Scholarship/Fellowship mentioned above, the Research Fellows/Post-doctoral Fellows are eligible for hostel facility as per existing PRL Rules. If hostel is not provided, HRA will be paid as per Govt. Of India rules.
: Chairman, PDF Committee. Email:

Application Form