CSIR-CENTRAL FOOD TECHNOLOGICAL RESEARCH
INSTITUTE MYSURU – 570 020, INDIA
Admission to Ph.D. Programme under CSIR -GATE/GPAT Scheme
CSIR- Central Food Technological Research Institute (CSIR-CFTRI) Mysore is a premier
Institute of under Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR), Ministry of Science
& Technology and Earth Science, Govt. of India, New Delhi. CSIR-CFTRI is committed to
excel in Research & Innovation, Knowledge Dissemination, Technology Transfer and
Human Resource Development in the areas of Food Science and Technology through
quality attributes to be practiced and implemented at all levels. The research &
development in diverse disciplines of Food Science & Technology is very well supported
by excellent infra-structure, state-of-the-art instrumentation, scale-up facilities and
expert research mentoring.
An Online interview will be conducted to select candidates for engagement of two JRF positions under CSIR’s Junior Research Fellowship (JRF)-GATE scheme for Indian nationals to work at CSIR- CFTRI on contemporary research projects and obtain Ph.D.
degree from Academy of Scientific & Innovative Research (AcSIR). The interested
candidates may visit the Institute website (www.cftri.res.in) for further details. The
candidates may apply for admission for Ph.D. programme under the faculty of
Biological/Chemical Science for Aug 2022 session against the advertisement published
Eligibility: B.E/B.Tech degree holders in Food Technology/Food Processing
Engineering/ Chemical Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering with a valid GATE score
OR candidates with B.Pharm degree and having qualified GPAT and desires to pursue
full time Doctoral (Ph.D.) Research Programme in Biological Science under (AcSIR).
OR Candidates with B.Tech in Biotechnology with Valid GATE score & Subject to
securing a minimum 85.00 percentile in GATE. M.Tech candidates (either with
B.Tech/ M.Tech or with M.Sc/ M.Tech) and M. Pharm are not eligible for this fellowship.
Candidates who are eligible for direct CSIR-SRF cannot apply for this fellowship.
Age limit: The upper age limit for JRF shall be 28 years which is relaxable upto 5 years
in case of candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes, women &
physically handicapped applicants and 03 years in the case of OBC (Non-Creamy Layer)
Stipend and tenure: The fellowship will be available for a duration of five years in which
the candidate is required to complete the PhD degree. The fellowship amount is Rs.
31,000/- plus HRA per month. In addition, contingency grant of Rs. 20,000/- per
annum (calculated on pro rata basis for fraction of a year) is available under the
fellowship as per the guidelines.
Further on completion of two years as JRF-GATE/GPAT, the fellowship may be upgraded
to SRF-GATE and stipend will be increased to Rs. 35,000/- per month in the subsequent
years on the basis of assessment as per normal CSIR guidelines. All other conditions of
JRF-NET will apply.
Candidates selected for the award of JRF-GATE/GPAT will be eligible for fellowship
subject to getting registered/enrolled for Ph.D programme.
Eligible candidates are requested to send a scanned copy of the duly filled prescribed
application form along with copies of certificates and marksheets by email to
email@example.com latest by 21.01.2022. No other mode/means of application will be
accepted. Application received after the due date (21/01/2022) will not be considered.
Short-listed candidates will be informed about the date of interview by email. The
selected candidates need to appear for document verification on a given date with all
their original certificates/ Mark sheets with attested photocopies of it and a recent
passport size photograph along with a hard copy of the filled-in application form.
CANVASSING IN ANY FORM AND / OR BRINGING IN ANY INFLUENCE, POLITICAL
OR OTHERWISE WILL BE TREATED AS A DISQUALIFICATION. INTERIM
ENQUIRIES WILL NOT BE ATTENDED TO.