Dr. K. S. Krishnan Research Associateship (KSKRA) - Department of Atomic Energy (DAE)


The Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) came into existence in 1956. DAE works under the direct control of the Prime Minister of India with headquartered in Mumbai. The department is in charge for nuclear technology including nuclear power and research.

DAE is responsible for generation of safe, economically competitive electricity from nuclear energy by utilizing the natural resources of uranium and thorium available in the country. DAE also encourages international cooperation in advanced areas of research and in mega science projects in order to realize the advantages of state-of-the-art science and nuclear technologies.

Job Profile:

Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) invites application from eligible candidates for the post of Dr. K. S. Krishnan Research Associateship (KSKRA) in one of the advanced research centres of the Department - Bhaba Atomic Research Centre (BARC), Raja Ramanna Centre for Advanced Technology (RRCAT), Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research (IGCAR), Variable Energy Cyclotron Centre (VECC) and Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB).

No. of posts: 20

Pay Scale – Stipend of Rs. 26000


Age criteria – The upper age limit is 32 yrs (Relaxable as per rules).

Educational Qualification – For Engineers - The candidates must have done Ph.D in Engineering or Master’s degree in Engineering with minimum of 2 years R&D experience after the degree. For Scientists - The candidates must have done Ph.D in Science with first class at either Masters or bachelors level.

Selection Process:

Candidates will be selected based on their qualification, published R&D work and performance in the interview.

How to apply:

Interested eligible candidates must send application form that is type-written as per the pro-forma given in the advertisement. Completely filled application form must be sent to the following address along with required enclosures:

Deputy Establishment Officer (R-IV),

4th floor,

Central Complex,

Bhabha Atomic Research Centre,



Contact Details:

Department of Atomic Energy (DAE)

Board of Research in Nuclear Sciences (BRNS),

Anushakti Bhavan,

Chatrapathi Shivaji Maharaj (C.S.M) Marg,

Mumbai - 400 001

Last date to apply: 15.03.2011

For more complete and detailed information regarding the post visit the website http://barc.ernet.in/webpages/brns/brns_fellowship.html.



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