IGCAR Kalpakkam Recruitment 2022 60 JRF Posts

IGCAR JRF Recruitment 2022 | IGCAR: 60 JRF Posts 2022 | IGCAR JRF Job Notification 2022 | IGCAR JRF 2022 Online Application @ http://www.igcar.gov.in/– IGCAR invites Online applications for recruitment of 60 Junior Research Fellowships Posts. This online facility will be available in the Official website @ http://www.igcar.gov.in/ from 01.11.2022 to 15.11.2022.


IGCAR Recruitment 2022  [Quick Summary]

Organization Name:

Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research

Notification No:


Job Category:

Central Govt Jobs 

Employment Type:

Temporary Basis

Total No of Vacancies: 

60 Junior Research Fellowships Posts

Place of Posting: 


Starting Date: 


Last Date: 


Apply Mode:


Official Website 


Latest IGCAR JRF Vacancy Details:

Name of the Post & No of Vacancies:

IGCAR Invites Applications for the Following Posts


Name of Posts

No. of Posts


Junior Research Fellowships





Discipline Wise Vacancies Details:


No. of Fellowships

Physical Sciences


Chemical Sciences

Engineering Sciences



IGCAR JRF Eligibility Criteria:

Educational Qualification:

For all the categories listed below:

i. Candidates should have consistently good academic record and should have secured minimum of 55% aggregate at graduation and post-graduation levels from a recognized University. A relaxation of 5% of marks, from 55% to 50% or an equivalent relaxation of grade, will be allowed for those belonging to SC/ST/OBC (non-creamy layer)/persons with benchmark disabilities.

ii. Wherever the results are declared as CGPA/GPA, it may be converted to percentage and entered. (The formula prescribed by the institute for conversion to be indicated at the time of verification).

iii. Candidates who have completed the qualifying degrees are eligible to apply. Relevant certificates to this effect, in original or attested copies, should be produced at the time of interview, failing which their candidature will not be considered. In case of selection, originals of all the relevant certificates must be produced for the verification at the time of joining the centre, failing to which the admission will be cancelled.

iv. UGC/AICTE approved Degrees from UGC/AICTE recognized Universities only will be accepted.

v. Candidates with five years integrated M.Sc. degree should have secured minimum of 55% aggregate in M.Sc./B.S-M.S (Dual degree)

Category – A: Masters in Science/ Integrated M. Sc. is the eligible qualification for the following subjects

Main Subject

Additional Requirements

Physics (General, Applied, Condensed matter, Nuclear, Theoretical)

Mathematical Physics/Numerical Methods must be one of the subjects at M.Sc. level and Chemistry as ancillary at B.Sc. Level

Materials Science/ Materials Science and Engineering

Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry at B. Sc. Level or B.Sc. in Materials Science

Chemistry (General, Applied, Organic, Inorganic, Physical, Analytical)

Physics and Mathematics as ancillary subjects at B.Sc. Level

Radiation Physics

Physics/ Chemistry and Mathematics as ancillary subjects at B.Sc. level and Mathematical Physics must be one of the subjects at M.Sc. level

Atmospheric Science/Meteorology

Physics, Mathematics as ancillary subjects at B.Sc. Level

Category – B:

a) M.Tech./M.E in Nuclear Engineering / Nuclear Science & Technology

b) M.Tech. in Atmospheric Science/Climate Science and Technology

Category – C:

B.E./B.Tech./B.Sc. Engg./B.Sc. [Tech.] in any one of the following disciplines (criteria for exemption from written test are given in section 4).

• Chemical Engineering

• Computer Science and Engineering

• Electrical and Electronics Engineering

• Metallurgical Engineering

• Mechanical Engineering

Category – D:

Candidates with M.E./M.Tech.

i. Admission to M.E./M.Tech. should be on the basis of a valid GATE score (A certificate from the institution to the effect that admission to M.E./M.Tech. programme was based on the GATE score should be submitted at the time of interview).

ii. The GATE Score should be in the appropriate GATE Paper for any one of the disciplines mentioned under Category-C, Physics or Chemistry.

iii. Should have B.E./B.Tech./B.Sc. Engg./ B.Sc. [Tech.] degree in any one of the disciplines listed under Category C or M.Sc. (Physics or Chemistry)

iv. Candidates who joined M.E./M.Tech. without a valid GATE score, should appear for the written test.

Candidates with the following qualifications are NOT eligible to apply

i. Bachelors degree in Aerospace, Automobile, Production, Industrial Production, Reliability, Ceramics, Architecture, Geology, Mining, Bio-Medical Engineering, Bio-Medical Electronics/ Instruments, Communication, Information Technology, Dyes & Dye Intermediates, Electrochemical, Energy Systems, Oils & Fats, Paints & Varnishes, Petrochemicals, Plastics, Paper, Sugar Technology, Textiles & Mechatronics.

ii. B.Tech. degree in Chemical Engineering under the category of petroleum, polymer, sugar, oil, soap technology, etc.

iii. Master of Computer Applications & M.Sc. in Computer Science.

iv. Candidates with M.Sc./Integrated M. Sc. in Particle physics, Electronics, Astrophysics, Geophysics, Biophysics & Medical Physics.

v. M.Sc. in Polymer, Medicinal, Pharmaceutical, Bio chemistry, Environmental and Industrial Chemistry.

Age Limit: The maximum age limit is 28 years as on the closing date for submission of application. A relaxation in age, up to 3 years in case of Other Backward Class applicants, 5 years in case of Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe applicants and 10 years in case of Persons with bench mark disabilities (40% and more) is allowed.


Fellowship and Tenure:




Direct Ph.D.

Rs. 31,000/- per month for the first two years. Rs. 35,000/- per month from third year onwards. Eligible for a Contingency grant including book allowance of Rs. 40,000/- per year.

Five Years

Integrated Ph.D. (single degree)

First year: Rs. 21,000/- per month plus one-time book allowance of Rs. 25,000. Second and third years: Rs. 31,000/- per month. Fourth, fifth and sixth years Rs. 35,000/- per month. Eligible for a Contingency Grant of Rs. 40,000/- per annum from second year onwards.

Six Years

Integrated Ph.D. (double degree)

First year Rs. 21,000/- per month plus one-time book allowance of Rs. 25,000. Second and third years: Rs. 31,000/- per month. Fourth, fifth, sixth and seventh years Rs. 35,000 per month. Eligible for contingency Grant of Rs. 40,000 per annum from second year onwards.

Seven Years



IGCAR JRF Selection Process 2022:

IGCAR may follow the following process to select the candidates.

Applications will be scrutinized and suitability of candidates will be decided on the basis of their degree, academic record / GATE/JEST scores. The cut off scores (GATE/JEST) to be eligible for direct interview will be decided by IGCAR.

Short listed suitable candidates under different qualification categories will be further selected based on the cut off WRITTEN TEST and INTERVIEW or DIRECT INTERVIEW. Written Examination will be held on 04/12/2022 at Chennai only.

The results of written test will be declared on the same day. Interview of the candidates who qualify in the written test will be held at IGCAR Kalpakkam from 05/12/2022 onwards.


How to apply for IGCAR JRF Post:  

Applicants should fill online application form available at IGCAR website http://www.igcar.gov.in/ and take a printout of filled in application after final submission of data. Applicant should affix recent passport size photo on the print out and sign at the place marked for signature. Self-attested copy of necessary documents should be enclosed along with the printout. The signed printout of the application form along with the documents should be sent by Post (Registered or Speed post of Indian Postal service) to the following address so as to reach IGCAR on or before 15/11/2022:

The Assistant Personnel Officer [R]

Recruitment Section

Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research

Kancheepuram District

 Kalpakkam – 603 102,

Tamil Nadu.

Superscribe the envelope: “JRF, Advt. No. IGCAR/01/2022” & also clearly indicate the "Discipline" on the envelope

In addition to the above, the scanned copy of application along with all the relevant documents shall be sent to email id jrfrect@igcar.gov.in on the same day itself.


Important Dates for IGCAR JRF Post: 

Starting Date for Submission of Application


Last date for Submission of Application



IGCAR JRF Official Notification & Application Link:

IGCAR Official Website Career Page

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IGCAR Official Notification PDF

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IGCAR Online Application Form

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