DGFS-Ph.D. 2019


  1. Qualifying Degree and other academic qualifications: Candidates should possess M.E. / M.Tech. or equivalent postgraduate degree in chemical/computer/electrical/electronics/instrumentation/mechanical /metallurgical/nuclear/civil engineering with minimum 60% Marks. In addition to this, the student should have 60% marks in B. E. /B. Tech. or any other degree considered to enter M.E. / M.Tech. programme. The ‘qualifying 60% marks’ should be as per the ordinance of the respective degree awarding university OR equivalent of cumulative grade point average CGPA (converted to % Marks by multiplying with 100/x if the CGPA is on x points scale).
  2. Age limit: The candidates desirous of availing DGFS-Ph.D. fellowship should have been born on or after August 1, 1991. Age limit is relaxable by three years for OBC (born on or after August 1, 1988) and by five years for SC/ST applicants (born on or after August 1, 1986). Persons with Disability (PWD) of all categories are eligible for further age relaxation of 10 years ( born on or after August 1, 1981 for General category-PWD, born on or after August 1, 1978 for OBC-PWD & born on or after August 1, 1976 for SC/ST-PWD ) The age limit for the candidates working as faculty in Engineering Colleges who desire to pursue Ph.D. without the fellowship grant is 40 years.
  3. Nationality: Applicant should be an Indian citizen. SELECTION PROCESS Applicants who fulfill the above mentioned eligibility criteria, and whose M.Tech. project is of relevance to DAE, will appear in a written screening test to be held on August 4, 2019. Candidates will be shortlisted for selection interview based on performance in the screening test as well as previous academic record . The final selection will be based on performance in the interview. The candidates should be prepared for a 10 minutes presentation on their research interest. Outstation applicants called for interview will be paid to and fro sleeper class train fare on production of tickets by shortest route, or actual fare, whichever is less.
  4. Candidates shortlisted for Selection Interview stage of the DGFS-PhD-2019 induction process must report at 8:30 a.m. on August 27, 2019 at BARC Training School Complex, Anushaktinagar, Mumbai 400094. Selection Interview will be held on the same day.

For Queries : EMail : phd_dgfs@barc.gov.in , Phone : 022-40411204