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Applications for JRF position in SPS

Applications for JRF position in SPS

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School Physical Sciences
Jawaharlal Nehru University

Applications are invited from eligible candidates for one temporary position of Junior Research Fellow (JRF) in the Science & Engineering Research Board (SERB), New Delhi sponsored research project File No. CRG/2022/000591 under the supervision of Dr. Ram Prasad Prajapati, Associate Professor, School of Physical Sciences, JNU New Delhi. The details of the project, qualifications, fellowship amount etc., are the following:

Title of the project: Cosmic ray-driven magnetohydrodynamic (MHD) waves and fluid instabilities in plasmas

Duration of the project: Three years
Manpower Position: JRF (One)
Fellowship amount:
Rs.31000/- (for first two years), Rs. 35000/- (for the third year) + 27% HRA
Eligibility requirements: M.Sc. (Physics) (Minimum 55% marks or equivalent CGPA and passed not earlier than 03 years) with qualified  CSIR-UGC JRF/NET or GATE
Age limit: Maximum 28 years (relaxable for 5 years for SC/ST/Physically Handicapped)

  • Interested candidates with the above mentioned qualifications can send their applications (along with necessary documents) on a plain A-4 size paper giving detailed information about their educational qualifications and experiences before 15th March 2023 to Dr. Ram Prasad Prajapati (P.I.) through email: or by post to the address given above.
  • The shortlisted candidates will be called to appear in the interview (Offline/Online) which is likely to be scheduled in the last week of March 2023. The information of interview will be communicated through email provided in the application.

Dr. Ram Prasad Prajapati
(Principal Investigator)

SERB-CRG Project

Current Recruitment

A warm welcome to the modified and updated website of the Centre for East Asian Studies. The East Asian region has been at the forefront of several path-breaking changes since 1970s beginning with the redefining the development architecture with its State-led development model besides emerging as a major region in the global politics and a key hub of the sophisticated technologies. The Centre is one of the thirteen Centres of the School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi that provides a holistic understanding of the region.

Initially, established as a Centre for Chinese and Japanese Studies, it subsequently grew to include Korean Studies as well. At present there are eight faculty members in the Centre. Several distinguished faculty who have now retired include the late Prof. Gargi Dutt, Prof. P.A.N. Murthy, Prof. G.P. Deshpande, Dr. Nranarayan Das, Prof. R.R. Krishnan and Prof. K.V. Kesavan. Besides, Dr. Madhu Bhalla served at the Centre in Chinese Studies Programme during 1994-2006. In addition, Ms. Kamlesh Jain and Dr. M. M. Kunju served the Centre as the Documentation Officers in Chinese and Japanese Studies respectively.

The academic curriculum covers both modern and contemporary facets of East Asia as each scholar specializes in an area of his/her interest in the region. The integrated course involves two semesters of classes at the M. Phil programme and a dissertation for the M. Phil and a thesis for Ph. D programme respectively. The central objective is to impart an interdisciplinary knowledge and understanding of history, foreign policy, government and politics, society and culture and political economy of the respective areas. Students can explore new and emerging themes such as East Asian regionalism, the evolving East Asian Community, the rise of China, resurgence of Japan and the prospects for reunification of the Korean peninsula. Additionally, the Centre lays great emphasis on the building of language skills. The background of scholars includes mostly from the social science disciplines; History, Political Science, Economics, Sociology, International Relations and language.

Several students of the centre have been recipients of prestigious research fellowships awarded by Japan Foundation, Mombusho (Ministry of Education, Government of Japan), Saburo Okita Memorial Fellowship, Nippon Foundation, Korea Foundation, Nehru Memorial Fellowship, and Fellowship from the Chinese and Taiwanese Governments. Besides, students from Japan receive fellowship from the Indian Council of Cultural Relations.