Scientific Assistant-B (Trainee), Technical Trainees and Administrative Trainees

The National Centre for Radio Astrophysics, Pune [NCRA] of the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research [TIFR] (an autonomous institute of the Department of Atomic Energy of the Government of India) is an internationally reputed research institute. NCRA-TIFR has set up two radio telescopes, viz. the Ooty Radio Telescope (ORT) in Ooty, Tamilnadu and the Giant Metrewave Radio Telescope (GMRT) in Khodad. The ORT is run by the Radio Astronomy Centre (RAC), Ooty. NCRA-TIFR is on the lookout for suitably qualified candidates for the following positions at its Radio Astronomy Centre at Ooty.


1) Scientific Assistant-B [Trainee] [1 post; ST+PWD (HH)*; HQ: Ooty]   Click here to apply online

Stipend: 16,000 pm. Successful training will lead to absorption, on probation, as Scientific Assistant-B in PB-2: 9300-34800; GP: 4200 [TME: 34,245/-].
Minimum Qualification: (a) B.Sc. (Physics / Electronics) / Diploma in Engineering, (Electronics/Electrical and Electronics) with 60% marks in aggregate. (b) Knowledge of use of personal computers and its applications.
Nature of job: Initial training in electronics/electrical, computer systems and operation of radio telescopes as Trainee for 1 year. Bond is to be executed before joining to serve NCRA for at least 3 years after successful completion of training. The incumbent will work in round the clock shift duties. 
*The candidate must attach a copy of the certificate issued by the Competent Authority in the prescribed format stating the nature and extent of disability.
Age: Below 43 years for ST+PWD (Hearing Handicapped) (after relaxation)


2) Technical Trainee [2 Posts; UR, HQ:Ooty]    Click here to apply online

Stipend: 16,000/- p.m.; Tenure: Initial 1 year to be extended by one year (Max. 2 years, subject to satisfactory performance). No absorption after training.
Minimum Qualification: Full time B.Sc. (Physics/ Electronics)/Diploma (in Electronics/ Electrical and Electronics/ Radio Engineering) or equivalent from a recognized University with a good academic record, sound knowledge in physical sciences and motivation for research. Knowledge of computer programming skills desirable.
Nature of Training: Ooty Radio Telescope Operation, Receiver system checking and Data acquisition.
Age: 28 years.


3) Administrative Trainee [2 Posts, UR, HQ: Ooty]  Click here to apply online

Stipend: 15000/-; Tenure: 1 year. No absorption after training.
Minimum Qualification: (1) Graduate from a recognized university (2) Knowledge of typing and use of personal computers and applications.
Nature of Training:Training in the area of Accounts, General Administration, HR and Purchase.
Desired: Fluency in spoken and written English.
Age: Below 28 years.
Note: Candidates with Diploma, BE/B.Tech. or higher technical degrees will not be considered for this post.


General: HQ mentioned is for present location. All the above posts are transferable within NCRA campuses i.e. Pune and  Khodad.
Last date for receipt of the applications is 30th June 2016. Age, Qualification & experience will be reckoned as on 1st January 2016. TME: Total Monthly Emoluments, ST: Scheduled Tribe, UR: Unreserved
How to apply: Candidates are encouraged to apply on-line at Those who cannot apply on-line, can submit hard copy in the prescribed format, in a sealed cover super-scribing the post applied for on the envelope to the Administrative Officer, NCRA-TIFR, Post Bag 3, Ganeshkhind, Pune University Campus, Pune 411007. Applications received online/by post after the last date will not be considered. For details such as advertisement, application format, experience etc., visit http:http://tinyurl.com/ncra2016-4.

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