Space Applications Centre (SAC)

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Name of Post :

Junior Research Fellows (JRF)

Research Associates (RA)

Job Description :

The notification for Space Applications Centre (SAC) recruitment has been released for the post of Junior Research Fellows (JRF),Research Associates (RA). Eligible candidates can apply before 17th November 2017. The eligibility, qualification, age limit, pay scale, notification, job responsibilities are mentioned below.

About : 

Space Applications Centre (SAC), Ahmedabad is one of the lead Centres of Indian Space
Research Organisation (ISRO), Department of Space (DOS). SAC focuses on design of space
borne instruments for terrestrial and planetary missions of ISRO and development and
operationalisation of space technology for societal benefits. The applications cover
communication, broadcasting, navigation, disaster monitoring, meteorology, oceanography,
environment monitoring and management of natural resources. All the transponders for the
INSAT and GSAT series of communication satellites and the optical and microwave sensors for
IRS series of earth observation satellites are designed and developed at SAC. Further, SAC
develops ground transmit and receive systems and data / image processing systems. SAC has
highly sophisticated payload design & integration laboratories, facilities for electronic &
mechanical fabrication, environmental tests and image processing & analysis. SAC is also
actively involved in imparting training to scientists and engineers of the Asia Pacific region
through the nine months PG diploma programs of the UN-CSSTEAP.

Education Qualification :

  • For Junior Research Fellows (JRF) : Candidates should have Master’s degree with NET or equivalent qualification. Candidates should have First Class with 65% marks or above (Aggregate of all Semesters / Years) or CGPA/CPI grading of 6.84 on a 10 scale or equivalent from recognized University/Institution.
  • For Research Associates (RA) : Doctorate or equivalent degree in Science/Engineering/Technology or having 3 years of research, teaching and design development experience after ME./M.Tech.with at least one research paper in Science Citation Indexed (SCI) journal. (First Class with 60% marks or above (Aggregate of all Semesters / Years) or CGPA/CPI grading of 6.5 on a 10 scale from recognized University/Institution in the relevant subject)

Pay Scale :

Selected candidates get the pay band of as per rules

Age Limit:

  • For Junior Research Fellows (JRF) : Maximum 28 years.
  • For Research Associates (RA) : Maximum 35 years.



Application Fee:

For non-reserved Candidates : Application fee is nil.

For SC Candidates : Application fee is nil.

For ST Candidates : Application fee is nil

For PWD/Women Candidates : Application fee is nil

For OBC Candidates : Application fee is nil.

Selection Process : 

Selection Process is based on 17/11/2017.

Important Dates:

The last date for online application is 17/11/2017

Receipt of hard-copy of application by post is 30/11/2017

How to apply:

The application form will be hosted in the SAC web-site

Job Location:


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AHMEDABAD – 380 015

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