National Institute of Foundry and Forge Technology (NIFFT)
National Institute of Foundry and Forge Technology (NIFFT), invites from eligible candidates for various programmes as detailed below:
Post Doctoral and Doctoral Programmes: ( PDF, Ph. D)
The Institute's main emphasis is on Materials Science, Metallurgical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Foundry, Forge & allied Materials Processing Technology, Environmental Science & Engineering, Computational Materials Engineering Pure and Applied Sciences. The selected candidates will also be required to assist in teaching and upkeep of the laboratories.
For Post Doctoral Fellow, a Ph.D degree is mandatory. For Ph.D, the candidates should have Master Degree in appropriate branch of engineering with minimum CGPA of 6.5 or 60 % from a recognized institute/ university. First class Master Degree in basic and applied sciences will also be considered. Candidate must have been admitted to the M.Tech. programme with a valid Gate score for scholarship. For admission to Ph.D programmes in Science/Humanities/Management, the candidates must have a NET Fellowship (UGC/CSIR) valid from the current year in relevant areas.
Application may be sent on plain paper giving details of curriculum vitae including academic achievements and work experience. No application fee is charged. Applications are generally entertained twice in a year in the months of June and December.
Master of Technology Courses: (M. Tech.)
Master of Technology course is of 24 months (4- semester) duration and is offered in the following areas:
(a) Foundry- Forge Technology
(b) Manufacturing Engineering
(c) Materials Science and Engineering
(d) Environmental Engineering
(For the respective courses as mentioned above)
(a) Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical/ Metallurgical/ Production Engineering or Equivalent
(b) Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical/ Metallurgical/Production/ Electrical/ Aeronautical/ Chemical/Industrial/ Manufacturing Engineering.
(c) Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical/ Metallurgical/Ceramic/.Materials Science and Engineering or Master of Science in Physics/ Chemistry.
(c) Bachelor's Degree in any branch of Engineering or Master of Science in Physics/ Chemistry/ Environmental Science.(with mathematics up to Bachelor level) Minimum CGPA of 6.5 or 60 % aggregate marks for General and CGPA of 6.0 or 55 % aggregate marks for SC/ ST candidates. Selection of candidates will be done on the basis of GATE score, marks obtained in last qualifying examinations and interview. A valid GATE score is mandatory for grant of scholarship (Rs. 8000/- per month at present) as per AICTE norms. GATE score is not mandatory for sponsored / self-financing candidates.
Advanced Diploma Courses : (ADC)
Advanced diploma course of 18 months (3-semester) duration is offered in the following areas:
(a) Foundry Technology
(b) Forge Technology
Diploma in Mechanical/Metallurgical /Production Engineering or B.Sc.(Phy., Chem., Maths) with 50% marks for General/OBC category & 45% for SC/ST
Selection Criteria: On the basis of written test on 11/07/2010 at NIFFT, RANCHI.
Stipend: Rs. 1000/= per month
Limited seats are also available for sponsored candidates.
Candidates appearing in Final Examination may also apply.
Placement: Excellent placement records.
Mode of Application (For Master of Technology and Advanced Diploma Courses only):
Application forms (indicating name of the course) can be obtained from the office of Chairman, Academic Affairs, NIFFT, Hatia, Ranchi- 834 003 by sending requisite fee in the form of Demand Draft drawn on any Nationalized Bank in favour of "NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF FOUNDRY AND FORGE TECHNOLOGY'' payable at Ranchi along with self addressed envelope of size 28x16 cm. bearing stamp worth Rs. 25/-. Institute will not be responsible for any postal delays/ loss. Alternatively, the application form and other information can be downloaded from the institute's website www.nifft.ernet.in
For Advanced Diploma Course: Rs. 300/-for General/ OBC and Rs. 80/- for SC/ST Candidates.
For Master of Technology Candidates: Rs. 350/- for General/ OBC and Rs. 100/- for SC/ST Candidates.
Application forms completed in all respect with supporting documents and requisite fees may be sent to the office of Chairman, Academic Affairs as per following schedule.
Issue of application forms: From 30.04.2010 to 08.06.2010
Last date of Receipt of completed application forms (PDF, PhD, M Tech &ADC): 15.06.2010