Thursday, April 25, 2013

CSIR-National Metallurgical Laboratory Jamshedpur Ph.D (Engineering) August 2013 Session for sponsored candidates

CSIR-National Metallurgical Laboratory
Jamshedpur 831007, Jharkhand, India
Advt.No. ACSIR-NML--3/2013 1 April, 2013

Applications invited for Ph.D (Engineering) Programme for August 2013 Session for sponsored candidates
The CSIR-National Metallurgical Laboratory (NML) is a premier establishment of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), New Delhi. CSIR-NML pursues research in diverse areas ranging from mineral processing, extractive metallurgy, alloy/materials design and development, corrosion and surface engineering, computational materials science, structural integrity and remaining life assessment, life cycle assessment and cleaner and sustainable metals production.

It carries out R&D in the areas of:
Mineral Processing: Agglomeration, Coal & Iron Ore, Petrography.
Extractive Metallurgy: Hydro-Biometallurgy, Pyrometallurgy, Electrometallurgy, Process Modelling.
Surface Engineering: Corrosion, Tribology, Surface Modification.
Applied and Analytical Chemistry: Surface and Water Chemistry.
Materials Engineering and Evaluation: Physical and Mechanical Metallurgy, Alloy Development, Microstructural Characterization, Materials Mechanics, Metal Forming and Joining, Non-destructive Evaluation, Materials Modeling.

Advanced Materials and Processing: Nanomaterials, Magnetic Materials, Biomimetic and Biomaterials.
Energy & Environment: Waste Processing and Utilization, Metal Recycling, Life Cycle Assessment.
CSIR-NML has excellent infrastructure for pursuing an exciting research career as doctoral student. Please see the laboratory website ( for details on R&D programs of CSIR-NML.

CSIR-NML is inviting applications from eligible candidates from public and private sector for admission to M. Tech / Ph.D. in Materials & Metallurgical Engg program under Academy of Scientific and Innovative Research (AcSIR), New Delhi, as sponsored students, in the ensuing session commencing from August 2013. 

Eligibility ( Sponsored Candidates)
A. Ph D (Engineering):
Experienced candidates working in industries, having a Master’s degree in Engineering/Technology in Metallurgical / Mineral / Chemical / Mechanical Engg or Materials Science and a good academic record are eligible for admission.
B. Integrated PhD (Engineering):
Candidates working in industries with a Bachelor degree in Engineering/Technology in Mineral / Chemical / Mechanical Engg or Materials Science with a good academic record from well-known universities/ institutes. They should have minimum two years industrial experience.
Hostel: All selected out-station candidates will be provided semi-furnished hostel and mess facility on payment basis.

Selection for admission shall be made through interview of short-listed candidates. The interview for selection will be conducted at CSIR-NML, Jamshedpur. No TA/DA shall be paid to candidates appearing for the interview.
Short-listed candidates will be required to produce a permission letter from their employer at the time of interview.
Course Work & Academic Requirements (Ph.D):
i). After enrollment, sponsored candidate shall be required to complete courses equivalent to 8 credits as a residential student for a semester ( approx. 04 months).
ii). Candidate shall be allowed to complete 8 credits related to Writing a Project Proposal, a Review Article and fulfilling the requirements of CSIR-800 as a nonresidential student
iii). Candidate shall only be allowed to take Comprehensive Examination after completing 8 credits of course work as a residential student.
iv) Completion of thesis.
(Total Duration: 4 years maximum extendable to 5 years).

Course Work & Academic Requirements Integrated PhD (Engineering)
Residential requirement is three semester followed by non residential course work and thesis.

How to Apply
Interested candidates who fulfill the eligibility criteria can apply online by registering and login at AcSIR website:
Please note that on-line application process will start from April 18, 2013 and the last date for submitting online applications for August 2013 session is 23 May 2013.

Click here to visit AcSIR website and apply
Dr. Arvind Sinha
Co-ordinator, AcSIR-CSIR-NML
CSIR-National Metallurgical Laboratory
Burmamines, Jamshedpur 831007
Phone: 91 657 2345013, +919431346594