IUCAA Pune Junior Research Fellowship
Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics (IUCAA)

M.Tech. (Master of Technology),M.Sc. (Master of Science)

Scholarship Overview

Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics (IUCAA) Pune invites applications for IUCAA Pune Junior Research Fellowship 2020 from postgraduate degree holders. The fellowship is meant for the project titled, “Optical clock based accurate time stamping in quantum communication”. The selected candidate will receive a fellowship of INR 31,000 plus HRA


 The selected candidate will receive a fellowship of INR 31,000 plus HRA

Terms and Conditions
  • The finally offered candidate can start to work immediately after the selection or later depending on the pandemic situation / mutually agreeable date.
  • The total tenure of the position is for three years, renewable annually based on performance.


This scholarship is closed for further applications. It is expected to be launched by July2021. You can follow this scholarship for further updates.

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To be eligible, an applicant must -

  • Hold an MSc or MTech degree in Physics/Electronics/Instrumentation/Optical engineering/ other related areas with minimum 60% marks
  • Have CSIR or UGC NET-JRF / NET-LS/ GATE/ INAT/ JEST qualification

Final year students awaiting results can also apply

How To Apply

Eligible candidates can apply for the fellowship by following the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Click on the 'Apply Now' button below and read all details. 
Step 2: Prepare an application with Curriculum Vitae and other relevant documents.
Step 3: Send completed application in a single PDF file via email to application@iucaa.in with the subject line as ‘JRF application at the PQM-lab’.