Earth System and Climate Sciences (IITM)
Research Opportunities : 2011
The Centre for Advanced Training in Earth System Sciences and Climate (CAT-ESSC) of
the Ministry of Earth Sciences hosted by the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology
(IITM) is looking for scientist trainees with outstanding academic background. IITM is
committed to develop world class research expertise for understanding and exploring
unresolved scientific issues in climate science.
OPPORTUNITIES FOR BTech/BE/MTech/ME/MS/ MSc GRADUATES FOR RESEARCH CAREER IN
EARTH SYSTEM AND CLIMATE SCIENCES.
- The candidates applying for the training should posses M.Sc/MS/MTech degree in
Meteorology, Atmospheric Sciences, Chemistry, Oceanography, Physics, Applied
Mathematics, Statistics, Applied Physics, any area of Earth Sciences or any equivalent
disciplines, with Physics and Mathematics at the B.Sc level or B.Tech / B.E / M.Tech / M.E
in Mechanical, Civil, Chemical, Electronics or Electrical Engineering with 60% or more
marks at both the graduate and post graduate level.
- The candidates should be CSIR National Eligibility Test (NET) or the
IIT-Graduate Admission Test in Engineering (GATE) qualified. Those who are
appearing for the final exams for the qualifying degree or NET/GATE may also apply subject to the condition that they produce the final certificates if
and when called for the interview.
- Age Limit: The applicants should be of Indian origin and the upper age limit is fixed as
28 years (30 for MTechs) as on 31 March 2011 with relaxation as per
How To Apply:
- The applications received will be screened and the candidates to be called for interview will
be shortlisted based on their overall merit. The interviews will be held in Pune in July
2011. Candidates called for interview will be paid sleeper class train fare. The selected
candidates inducted in the training program will be paid a consolidated remuneration of
Rs.25,000/- per month. Hostel facilities will be available to the trainees. The no. of trainees
in the first batch is tentatively fixed as Twenty. The training programme for the selected
candidates is scheduled to start by early August 2011.
- The applications be submitted in the prescribed pro-forma with detailed CV and other
relevant documents to the Administrative Officer, Indian Institute of Tropical
Meteorology, Dr.Homi Bhabha Road, Pashan, Pune-411008 by 31 March 2011
ONLINE. Details are available in: