October 11, 2017

Sreekanth B

ESSO-NCESS Junior Research Fellowship for Indian Students

ESSO-NCESS invites applications from eligible aspirants to pursue doctoral and postdoctoral research in the frontier areas of earth system sciences. Junior Research Fellowship is applicable to CSIR-UGC NET-JRF qualified candidates and for candidates having DST INSPIRE Fellowship. Such candidates will draw fellowship from CSIR/UGC/DST but will be working in NCESS.


  • Candidates not exceeding 28 years as on 30.09.2015.
  • 1st class M.Sc./M.Tech. Degree in Earth System Sciences or related field with valid CSIR-UGC NET qualification for JRF.
Note: The selected candidates will be required to register for a Ph.D. degree after completion of the course work within a year from the date of joining.
Contact Details

The Director, National Centre for Earth Science Studies, Akkulam, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala- 695011,
Phone: 04712511501,
Email: director@ncess.gov.in, chiefmanager@ncess.gov.in, adm@ncess.gov.in


Upto INR 28000

Last Date:

Dec 31, 2017


The application can be done by post only by following these steps:

Step 1: Download the application form

Step 2: Fill in the necessary details

Step 3: Attach all the required documents

Step 4: Finally submit an ink signed copy of the application on the prescribed form only.

Step 5: Completed applications along with enclosures should be sent to
The Director, National Centre for Earth Science Studies,
Akkulam, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala – 695011

  • In the case of SC/ST/OBC category students attested copy of caste certificate MUST be enclosed with the application.
  • All applications should mention e-mail id and contact telephone number of the applicant
  • Initially, the fellowship will be for a maximum period of 03 years. Continuance during this period will depend on satisfactory performance. 
Date of Interview: Interviews will be held twice or thrice a year, usually after the date of declaration of NET CSIR-UGC results. Shortlisted candidates will be called for a personal interview for which they will be paid for 2nd/Sleeper Class Train/Bus fare.

Remuneration: INR 25,000/- p.m. consolidated plus admissible HRA, Leave and other benefits for initial two years, and INR 28,000/- p.m. consolidated plus admissible HRA and other benefits during subsequent year/s subject to satisfactory performance. Sufficient contingent grant for supporting field work etc. will also be provided during the tenure of the fellowship.

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