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Advanced Postdoctoral Research Programme (APRP)


Programme Details

The Centre invites applications from Indian nationals having excellent academic record for the following Post-Doctoral Research Associate positions purely on temporary and contractual basis:

Number of Position(s)
Subject to faculty-wise vacancy
Subject to faculty-wise vacancy
Funding Agency
Minimum Educational Qualification
- Ph.D. in an area overlap with the research activities of the Centre
- Candidates who have submitted Ph.D. thesis may also apply
(candidates are advised to contact their proposed mentor(s) prior to application)
Minimum Number of Journal Publications
2 (may be relaxed to 1 in exceptional cases as decided by the Competent Authority)
Minimum Postdoctoral Experience
Not required
2 years
Tenure of the Appointment
Initially for a period of one year, extendable for further period of one year subject to satisfactory performance of the incumbent and approval by the Competent Authority
Consolidated Monthly Emoluments
Rs. 58,000/- plus HRA as applicable
[Candidates who have submitted their thesis, but not completed defense (i.e. candidates without a provisional certificate of having qualified for the degree), will be paid as per rule of the Centre till the time of submission of Provisional Ph.D. certificate.]
Rs. 61,000/- plus HRA as applicable
Upper Age Limit (on the date of application)*
35 years
37 years
* Age relaxation for SC, ST, OBC, PWD and Women candidates will be as per CSIR guidelines

How to Apply


General Information



Other than the above scheme, Centre also encourages applications for externally supported post-doctoral positions like NPDF etc, for the faculty concerns may be directly contacted.

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