To apply for admission to PRL's Junior Research Fellowship 2022 (JRF 2022), fill the online application form as per the following procedure.

The candidates who have qualified in at least one of the following national examination(s) are eligible to apply:

- CSIR-UGC-NET JRF/AP* [June 2020/June 2021]

- UGC-NET (Env.Sci.) JRF/AP* [December 2020/June 2021]

  • Pl. note: The Candidates with PG in Geology and who have qualified UGC NET (Env. Sci.) are eligible to apply for Planetery Sciences.
  • The candidate applying in Space & Atmospheric Science must have physics in at UG and PG levels

- GATE*[2020/2021/2022]

- JEST 2022/ JEST 2021

*Please note that if the applicant has qualified in more than one GATE or NET examination, then the best rank among them may be provided for the shortlisting purpose.

It is impotrant to note that the application process is in two steps:

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Important Information :

  • Fulfilling minimum qualifications and filling online application form does not guarantee a call for an interview. Applications received in response to this advertisement shall be scrutinized by taking into account the candidates' CSIR-UGC-NET-JRF/AP/GATE/JEST scores, along with Post Graduation marks/ grades, to prepare a shortlist. Candidates shortlisted as per PRL norms will be called for an online interview. Information regarding the interview dates/ process will be communicated to the candidates on their registered e-mail/ Mobile No.

  • Upon successful submissions of Step 1 and Step 2 of the online application form, a link with registration confirmation receipt will be sent via e-mail. This e-mail and the information therein needs to be preserved for future correspondences/use.
  • Candidates selected for the interview must have a photo ID card (e.g.: College/University ID, Driving License, Passport, Aadhar Card) at the time of online interview.

  • In case of difficulty with regard to filling  in the process of this application form, you may call 079-26314869/4867 during 10.00 - 17.30 hrs. or write to us at acad AT

  • Candidates are advised to apply well before the closing date and not wait till the last date to avoid the possibility of disconnection/local server issues/power failure, etc. A valid e-mail ID and Mobile Number are mandatory for the process of registration. E-mail ID should be kept active. Status of successful registration will be sent to the registered e-mail ID.

  • PRL will not be responsible for any consequences arising due to furnishing incorrect/incomplete information or failure to provide the required details.

  • Candidates are requested to fill in the online application form with utmost care.

  • The interview dates are fixed and cannot be postponed upon request. The anticipated candidates must make early reservations in trains to appear for offline interview.

  • No modifications will be allowed after submitting the application form. Request for change/correction in the Application Form shall not be entertained under any circumstances after submitting the application form.

Step 1: Registration --- This Step will be activated from the date of advertisement.

Upon successfully submitting the registration form, a system generated e-mail will be sent to the registered e-mail address containing a link to activate the application form. Preserve this e-mail and details sent there in to be used for Step 2 of the application process.

Step 2: Provide details of Educational Qualification, National examinations qualified i.e. CSIR-UGC-NET-JRF/GATE/JEST and other relevant details in support of your application form.

Documents required while submitting online application form:

1. Please upload your recent Photograph (jpg file of maximum 50kb size),[The file name should be of your name (e.g. xyz.jpg), without any special character in file name including blank space. ]

2. Marksheets of graduation/post-graduation/HSC/SSC [Candidates not having final Masters Degree marks/grades can provide aggregrate marks/grades available up to last semester cleared. This applies to candidates whose Masters Degree will be completed in 2022.]

3. Please upload you Score card(s) of the national exam(s) qualified from the list as mentioned above [pdf file of maximum 70kb size].

Please note that Step 2 of the application form can be SUBMITTED ONLY ONCE with relevant details.

Request for multiple attempts to fill Step 2 of the application form will not be entertained.

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Important Dates:

Online application starts: Friday, 25 March, 2022 07:00 AM (onwards)
Last date for online application : Friday, 20 May, 2022 11:59 PM
Interview dates: 06-07-08 June, 2022
Mode of Interviews: OFFLINE(preferred) or ONLINE