Tata Institute of Fundamental Research

Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai

(A deemed university)

Homi Bhabha Road, Colaba, Mumbai-400005, Tel 022-22782875/2629/2241, Fax 022-22804555, 22782610, Email gsch@tifr.res.in, Website http://univ.tifr.res.in

Advert No 15/2010

The Tata Institute of Fundamental Research conducts a graduate programme leading to the award of Ph.D degree, as well as M.Sc and Integrated Ph.D degrees for exceptionally talented & strongly motivated students

  • Ph.D programme in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Computer and Systems Sciences and Science Education
  • Integrated Ph.D programme in Mathematics (Bengaluru) and Biology
  • M.Sc Programme in Biology

Classes begins from 01 Aug 2011

Mathematics: School of Mathematics, Mumbai (Ph.D programme, http://www.math.tifr.res.in) and centre for applicable Mathematics (CAM), Bengaluru (Ph.D and Integrated Ph.D programme in applicable Mathematics (http://math.tifrbng.res.in)

Physics: (http://www.tifr.res.in) Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Department of Condensed Matter Physics and Materials Science, Department of High Energy Physics, Department of Nuclear and Atomic Physics, Department of Theoretical Physics (all at Mumbai campus); National centre for Radio Astrophysics (NCRA), Pune (http://ncre.tifr.res.in), Biophysics at the Department of Chemical Sciences, Mumbai and NCBS, Bengaluru (http://www.ncbs.res.in)

Chemistry: Department of Chemical Sciences, Mumbai (http://www.tifr.res.in); Biological Chemistry at NCBS, Bengaluru (http://www.ncbs.res.in)

Biology: Department of Biological Sciences, Mumbai (http://www.tifr.res.in); National Centre for Biological Sciences (NCBS), Bengaluru (http://www.ncbs.res.in)

Computer and Systems Sciences: School of Technology and Computer Science (STCS), Mumbai (http://www.tcs.tifr.res.in)

Science Education: Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education (HBCSE), Mumbai

For details about admission to the Ph.D programme in Science Education, see http://www.hbcse.tifr.res.in


Mathematics: For Ph.D (Mumbai) M.Sc/B.E./B.Tech/M.Tech/M.A./B.A./B.Sc degree holders; for Ph.D (Bengaluru) M.A./M.Sc degree holders; for Integrated Ph.D (Bengaluru) B.A./B.Sc/B.E./B.Tech degree holders

Physics and Chemistry: For Ph.D M.Sc/B.E./B.Tech/M.Tech degree holders, final year B.Sc students may also apply

Biology: For Ph.D Masters in Basic Science or Bachelors in Applied Sciences. These include, M.Sc (Ag.), B.Tech, B.E., B.V.Sc, B.Pharma (4 years course), MBBS, BDS, M.Pharma; for Integrated Ph.D/M.Sc- Bachelors in any Basic Science

Computer and Systems Sciences: For Ph.D-B.E./B.Tech/M.E./M.Tech/MCA/M.Sc (Computer Science/Electrical/ Engineering/Electronics Engineering/Information Technology) degree holders. Exceptionally well qualified students with B.E./B.Tech/M.E./M.Tech/M.Sc or equivalent degrees in other disciplines may also be considered

NOTE: Final year students with consistently good academic record and knowledge of advanced topics may also apply for the relevant subjects. Candidates not holding a Master’s degree and admitted to a Ph.D programme can receive an M.Sc degree by fulfilling prescribed requirements (see http://www.tifr.res.in for details)

Application procedure:

Submit online applications at http://univ.tifr.res.in

Only students from remote areas who have no access to internet may send their request for application form along with a self-addressed stamped (Rs 20/-) envelope (size 25cmx17cm) super scribed GS-2011 (subjects). All others to submit online applications only

Application fee: Rs 500/- for applications submitted online & Rs. 550/- for applications sent manually by post. Female candidates are exempted from payment of application fee. Payment can be made by DD drawn on State bank of India

For Biology: DD to be drawn in favour of National Centre for Biological Sciences, payable at Bengaluru

For all other subjects: DD to be drawn in favour of Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, payable at Mumbai

Hall ticket will be issued only after receipt of application fee. Online applicants sending DD Rs 500/- by post should write their reference code, name and telephone number behind the DD and send it to the address as given below. Students applying manually should send the DD for Rs 550/- along with the filled-in application form

Address for mailing application/DD: For Biology-admission section, National Centre for Biological Sciences, TIFR, GKVK, Bellary Road, Bengaluru-560065. Enquiries to phd@ncbs.res.in or call 080-23666404; for all other subjects-University Call, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Homi Bhabha Road, Colaba, Mumbai-400005

A waiver of application fee on grounds of financial distress may be requested by a letter from the Principal or the Head of the Department justifying the request. Students may apply online and send the waiver letter/request from the Principal/HOD (on their letter head duly signed and stamped) by post with a covering letter mentioning the reference code. Manual applicants may send the waiver letter along with the filled-in application form. These requests would be considered depending on availability of seats in each centre and cannot be guaranteed

Candidates may appear for the written test in multiple subjects if the timings do not clash. Please send/submit separate application (including DD) for each subject

Admission procedure:

The admissions procedure (in all subjects except Science Education) consist of a written test at one of the several nationwide centers

The written test will be held on 12 Dec 2010, Sunday at the following centers:

Ahmedabad (St Xavier’s College), Bengaluru (UAS), Bhubaneshwar (Utkal University), Chandigarh (Punjab University), Chennai (IIT), Cochin (CUSAT), Delhi (Miranda House), Guwahati (IIT), Haldwani (MB Government PG College), Hyderabad (Hyderabad University), Indore (Devi Ahilya University), Jammu and Kashmir (Jammu University), Jaipur (India Intl School), Kanpur (IIT), Kolkata (Centre will be announced on website), Madurai (The Madura College), Mangalore (University College), Mumbai (TIFR), Nagpur (Shri Ramdeobaba Kamla Nehru Engineering College), Patna (Radiant Intl School), Pune (Spicer Memorial College), Varanasi (BHU), Visakhapatnam (Andhra University College of Science and Technology)

Interviews: For information on subsequent interviews, please check our website

Walk-in candidates:

Some candidates without hall tickets may be admitted if seats are available. In this case the application fee is Rs 800/- (no waivers), please be present at the centre 2 hours early for Biology and 1 hour early for other subjects and bring DD of Rs 800/-, 2 photos and any photo identity card. Walk-ins will not be possible for Biology in Delhi centers

Date and time of nationwide entrance examination: Sunday, 12 Dec 2010

Physics, Chemistry, Computer and Systems Science: 09.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m.

Mathematics and Biology: 2.30 p.m. to 4.30 p.m.

Last date for receiving applications: 16 Oct 2010

Courtesy: http://univ.tifr.res.in



All India Institute of Medical Science Ansari Nagar, New Delhi-110608

Admission notice 04/2010

Entrance examination for AIIMS-PG/Post Doctoral Courses

Applications are invited (on-line/off line) for admission to AIIMS-PG (MD/MS/M.Ch (6 years)/MDS/MHA)/ Post Doctoral (DM/M.Ch. course as well as Ph.D programme for January 2011

The prospectus is available on the website www.aiimsexams.org and must be read by the applicants before applying. The cost of application with examination fee is Rs 1000/- (Rs 800/- in case of SC/ST candidates)

*For eligibility criteria and availability of seats in various disciplines, visit AIIMS website www.aiimsexams.org

Application procedure

On-line application: A candidate can submit application on-line by visiting www.aiimsexams.org read the prospectus and other details carefully and follow the instructions given therein. The candidate can pay the application fee in any branch of State Bank of India.

Offline application: Prospectus with application form can also be obtained by post by sending a crossed bank draft for Rs 1050/- for General/OBC and Rs 850/- for SC/ST, drawn in favour of the accounts officer (Exams), AIIMS-PG-January-2011

The bank draft should be payable at New Delhi and should be valid for six months (up to Feb/March, 2011)

The request should reach the Assistant Controller of Examination, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi-110608 on or before 30th September, 2010

The following words should be written on top of the envelope Request for application form for AIIMS-PG/Post Doctoral courses, January-2011 session

AIIMS will not be responsible for delay/non-receipt of application form caused by illegible or incomplete address. Prospectus can also be obtained by hand from the reception counter of examination section, AIIMS against bank draft for Rs 1000/- for General/OBC & Rs 800/- for SC/ST drawn in favour of the accounts officer (exams), AIIMS-PG-January, 2011

Indian postal orders, money orders, cheques or cash will not be accepted for postal/courier sale

Sponsored candidates of central/state government/armed forces/PSU/autonomous bodies’ as well foreign national candidates are also required to fill in the prescribed online application form indicating their choice of subject (only one subject)

The foreign nationals are required to send their application (downloaded copy of registration slip of on-line application) through diplomatic channel

Such sponsored candidates as well as foreign national candidates are required to appear in the competitive entrance examination along with other candidates

Important dates

Online registration begins: 06 Sep 2010

Offline sale of application forms (by post/by hand): 06 Sep 2010

Last date for applying online application: 05 Oct 2010

Last date for receipt of completed registration slips along with AIIMS copy of challan form/offline applications at examination section, AIIMS): 05 Oct 2010

NOTE: Those applying online must submit counter foil of the challan form meant for AIIMS in original along with downloaded copy of registration slip failing which candidature for the above entrance examination will not be considered and no correspondence in this regard will be entertained

Date for entrance examination:

MD/MS/M.Ch (6 years)/MDS: 14 Nov 2010 in Chennai, Delhi, Kolkata and Madurai

DM/M.Ch/MHA: 12 Dec 2010 in Delhi only

Ph.D: 16 Jan 2011 in Delhi only

Courtesy: http://www.aiimsexams.org/


Entrance Examination: 12 Dec 2010

Result (Written Test): 16 Dec 2010

Departmental Assessment: 20 Dec 2010

Final Result Notification: 22 Dec 2010




A combined examination for recruitment to the medical services will be conducted by the Union Public Service Commission. For details regarding eligibility syllabus, guidelines for filling up the application form etc candidate can refer the employment news dated 11 Sep 2010.

Conditions of ELIGIBILITY:

Age Limit:

The candidate must have been born not earlier than 2nd January, 1979

NOTE: Up to a maximum of five years in the case of Ex-servicemen and Up to a maximum of ten years in the case of blind, deaf-mute and orthopedically handicapped candidates

Educational Qualification:

A candidate must have passed the written and practical parts of final MBBS examination.

* A candidate who has yet to complete the compulsory rotating internship is educationally eligible for admission to the examination but on selection he will be appointed only after he has completed the compulsory rotating internship.

Physical and Medical Standards: Candidates must be physically and medically fit according to the physical/medical standards for the Combined Medical Services Examination 2011 as per regulations contained in Appendix III to the Rules of the Examination.

Number of Services/Posts:

Assistant Divisional Medical Officer in the Railways: 250

Assistant Divisional Medical Officer in Indian Ordnance Factories Health Service: 20

Junior Scale Posts in Central Health Services: 100

Medical Officers in the Municipal Corporation of Delhi: 13

General Duty Medical Officer in New Delhi Municipal Council: 04

  • Eight vacancies of Assistant Divisional Medical Officer in the Railways are reserved for Physically Challenged candidates.
  • One vacancy of Assistant Medical Officer in Indian Ordnance Factories Health Service is reserved for physically challenged candidates.
  • Three vacancies of Junior Scale Posts in Central Health Services are reserved for Physically Challenged candidates.

NOTE: The number of vacancies is liable to alteration. Reservation will be made for candidates belonging to SC, ST, OBC and Physically Disabled Categories in respect of vacancies as may be fixed by the Government.


  • Candidates who wish to apply Online can visit http://www.upsconline.nic.in.Detailed instructions for filling up online applications are available on the same.
  • Candidates are advised to read carefully the “Instructions for filling up the Offline Application Form” given in Appendix-2 (A) and Instructions for Online Applications given in Appendix 2 (B) of this notice.
  • Candidates who wish to apply Offline must apply in the Common Application form devised by the Commission for its examinations, which can be available at designated Head Post Offices/Post Offices (specified in Appendix III of the Notice) throughout the country against cash payment of Rs. 20/- (Rupees Twenty only).

NOTE: In case of any difficulty in obtaining Application Forms from the designated HPOs/POs, the candidates should immediately contact the concerned post Master or UPSC’s “FORMS SUPPLY MONITORING CELL” over Telephone No. 011-23389366/FAX No. 011-23387310.


(a)  Online: 11 Oct 2010

(b)  Offline: Applications must reach the “Controller of Examinations, Union Public Service Commission, Dholpur House, Shahjahan Road, New Delhi – 110069” either by hand or by Post/Speed Post or by Courier, on or before the 11 Oct 2010.

However, in respect of candidates residing abroad or in certain remote localities, the last date for receipt of such application by Post/Speed Post only (not by Hand or by Courier) is 18th October 2010.

NOTE: In case of any guidance/information/clarification regarding their applications, candidature etc. candidates can contact UPSC’s Facilitation Counter near  gate ‘C’ of its campus in person or over Telephone No. 011-23385271/011-23381125/011-23098543 on working days between 10.00 hrs and 17.00 hrs.

Courtesy: http://www.upsc.gov.in







Applications are invited for following posts in various offices under Government of India falling within the jurisdiction of Staff Selection Commission (Central Region), Allahabad:

Junior Hindi Translator in O/o CDA (Funds), Meerut Cantt
Number of Post: 01
Pay Band: Rs. 9300-34800 with G.P. 4200/-
Educational qualification:
Masters Degree of a recognized University in English/Hindi with Hindi/English as compulsory and elective subject at degree level. Or
Bachelors Degree of a recognized University with Hindi and English as main subjects

Senior Scientific Assistant-III in the directorate of plant protection, quarantine & storage, NH-IV, Faridabad.
Number of Post: 01
Pay Band: Rs. 9300-34800 with G.P. 4200/-
Educational qualification: B Sc. in Agriculture from a recognized University.

Librarian in the National Seed Research & Training Centre, Varanasi
Number of Post: 01
Pay Band: Rs. 5200-20200 with G.P. 2400/-
Educational qualification:
i. Degree from recognized University.
ii. Certificate in Library Science from recognized Institute or equivalent.

Junior Hindi Translator in O/o Principal Controller of Defence Accounts (CC), Lucknow.
Number of Post: 04
Pay Band: Rs. 9300-34800 with G.P. 4200/-
Educational qualification:
Masters Degree of a recognized University in English/Hindi with Hindi/English as compulsory and elective subject at degree level. Or
Bachelors Degree of a recognized University with Hindi and English as main subjects

Scientific Assistant -I in Directorate of Plant Protection, Quarantine and Storage, Faridabad
Number of Post: 04
Pay Band: Rs. 5200-20200 with G.P. 2800/-
Educational qualification: B. Sc. (Agriculture) from a recognized University.

Senior Scientific Assistant –II (Chemistry) in Directorate of Plant Protection, Quarantine and Storage, Faridabad
Number of Post: 02
Pay Band: Rs. 9300-34800 with G.P. 4200/-
Educational qualification: Masters degree in chemistry (Organic or Analytical or Agricultural Chemistry) from a recognized University or Equivalent.

Senior Scientific Assistant –III (Chemistry) in Directorate of Plant Protection, Quarantine and Storage, Faridabad
Number of Post: 01
Pay Band: Rs. 9300-34800 with G.P. 4200/-
Educational qualification: B. Sc. degree with Chemistry as one of the subjects from a recognized University or Equivalent.

Technical Officer -I in Directorate of Plant Protection, Quarantine and Storage, Faridabad
Number of Post: 01
Pay Band: Rs. 5200-20200 with G.P. 2000/-
Educational qualification: Intermediate with science in Zoology/ Botany/Agriculture or 10+2 class pass with science (Zoology/ Botany/Agriculture) from a recognized University/ Board or Equivalent.

Professional Assistant(Hydromet) now redesignated as Scientific Assistant in the Central Water Commission, O/o Chief Engineer, Upper Ganga Basin Organization, Lucknow.
Number of Post: 02
Pay Band: Rs. 9300-34800 with G.P. 4200/-
Educational qualification: Bachelors’ degree in Physics or Geo-physics or Geology or Meteorology or Hydrometeorology from a recognized University or Equivalent.


Rs. 50/- (Rupees fifty only). No fee for SCs, STs, Female candidates, Physically Handicapped and Ex-Servicemen. Fee concession is not admissible to sons & daughters or dependents of EXS.

Candidates are advised to pay the Examination fee in the form of CRFS for which they are not to pay any commission to the post office. These stamps are available at all departmental Post Offices of the country. The candidate may submit the application to the Central Regional Office of the Commission in the usual manner after completing other formalities.


i) Fee once paid will not be refunded under any circumstances.

ii) Fee paid by IPO, cash, Bank Draft or pay order, will NOT be taken into consideration.


The Commission may, at its discretion, decide to hold a screening test for any of the categories where it is felt necessary, before Interview/Proficiency test, keeping in view specific requirements for post as per the provisions of RRs. Only such of the candidates who qualify in the screening test at the standard fixed by the Commission, at its discretion, would be eligible for being called for Interview/Proficiency test.


Applications separately for different categories of posts must be submitted in the form published along with the advertisement in the Employment News/Rozgar Samachar of 25th September, 2010. Candidates may use a photocopy of the form published in the Employment News but should not use Employment News /Rozgar Samachar cuttings as Application forms. The applications may be typed out in double space or Computer printed or written in hand neatly, but format should be the same as published.

Note: Applications submitted on a format which is not exactly the same, as published in this Advertisement, are liable to be rejected summarily.

The applications should be addressed to the Regional Director (CR), Staff Selection Commission, 8, A-B, Beli Road, Allahabad-211002. Fees should be paid only by way of CRFS.

NOTE: More vacancies in equivalent/comparable Posts pertaining to same or other Departments may also be filled through this advertisement. Further, vacancies mentioned above are subject to change without notice.

The application, complete in all respects, should reach the Regional Director, Allahabad by 25.10.2010. In the case of candidates residing in Assam, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram, Manipur, Tripura, Nagaland, Sikkim, Jammu & Kashmir, Lahaul & Spiti District and Pangi Sub-Division of Chamba District of Himachal Pradesh, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep and for candidates residing abroad, their closing date for receipt of application would be 01.11.2010. Application shall be rejected if received late and/or not complete in all respects.

Last Date of Application Submission: 25 Oct 2010

Courtesy: http://ssc-cr.org


Xavier Admission Test(XAT) 2011

Xavier Admission Test

Xavier Labour Relations Institute (XLRI), Jamshedpur conducts the Xavier Admission Test (XAT) for admission into the post graduate management programme at XLRI and a host of premier institutes in India. Primarily developed as a screening test for MBA aspirants, XAT scores are now accepted by more than 70 B schools all over the country including XIM [Xavier Institute of Management] Bhubaneswar, LIBA [Loyola Institute of Business Administration] Chennai.

XAT 2011

XAT online registration: 1 Sep 2010 – 30 Nov 2010

Last date for receipt of XAT PP form: 1 Dec 2010

Admit card download: 18 Dec 2010 – 31 Dec 2010

XAT 2011 Test Date: 2 Jan 2011

Test Timings: 10.30 am to 01:00 pm

Eligibility criteria for XAT 2011:

For appearing in XAT a candidate should have either completed the graduation or should be in the final year of graduation for provisional admission.

XAT Bulletin & XLRI Prospectus can be obtained across 121 Branches of Axis Bank or from the XAT Admissions Office, XLRI, Circuit House Area (East), Jamshedpur, 831001.

Test will be conducted in the following cities:

Ahmedabad, Allahabad, Bangalore, Berhampur, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Cochin, Coimbatore, Cuttack, Dehradun, Delhi, Goa, Gurgaon, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Jamshedpur, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, Nagpur, Noida, Patna, Pune, Raipur, Ranchi, Rourkela, Sambalpur, Trivandrum, Vadodara, Visakhapatnam.

XAT Registration 2011

  • In order to register for XAT, the candidate has to visit the site www.xlri.net.in and click “XAT Registration”. Where in candidate has to fill the online XAT form which includes personal details and payment option details.
  • After successful submission of the personal details and payment mode, the candidate will immediately get his/her XAT ID and password (which is automatically generated by the system) by email. The ID and password needs to be retained by the candidate for downloading XAT Admit card and other transactions.
  • The candidate logs in to XAT registration in order to complete his/ her education details.
  • The candidate has to then select the names of XAT Associate Institutes.
  • The candidate has to download and print the XAT pay-in-slip which includes the date of registration, name of the Axis Bank branch, XAT Pay-in-slip No, XAT ID, name of the candidate, address and phone number printed on it. The candidate has to take this printed XAT Pay-in-slip to the Axis Bank branch to buy the XAT Bulletin.
  • On paying Rs 900.00 (cost of XAT Bulletin) along with the printed pay-in-slip, the bank will issue a XAT Bulletin 2011 and enter the XAT Bulletin number, date of purchase and Bank Tran ID and put a bank seal on each part of the pay-in-slip.
  • The candidate has to fill-in the detachable form given in the XAT Bulletin. All entries are to be filled-in correctly and should be same as that filled in the online form. Candidate has to paste securely his/her passport size colour photograph and put candidate signature in the space provided.
  • The candidate has to then attach the XLRI’s copy of the pay-in-slip in the space provided on the form. The candidate’s copy of the pay-in-slip is to be carefully retained by the candidate for future reference, if any.
  • The candidate has to then carefully detach the form from the XAT Bulletin and send it to XAT Office, Jamshedpur through courier/ registered post/speed post in the special envelope given inside the XAT Bulletin. This form along with the pay-in-slip should reach the XAT Office within seven days from the date of purchase of XAT Bulletin.
  • Admit Card, will be available any time between 18 Dec 2010 and 31 Dec 2010 and take a print out of the same where the address of the test centre will be mentioned.

Note: The candidate has the option to make an online payment using the Axis Bank payment gateway. They can use a credit card/debit card or make use the net banking facility by paying an amount of Rs. 950/- (excluding service charges and taxes). Please note that American Express cards cannot be used to make the online payment. After successful transaction, candidate will be redirected to the confirmation page where transaction details are displayed. This has to be saved and a copy of the same printed.XAT office will send the XAT Bulletin 2011 after receiving the XAT PP Form and online payment receipt of Rs. 950/-. Candidates are not required to send the detachable form given with the bulletin.

The last date for XAT and XLRI registration: 30 Nov 2010

Courtesy: http://www.xlri.net.in/


Candidates interested in applying to XLRI, Jamshedpur have to register for XLRI separately after finishing XAT registration. The XAT ID and password obtained during XAT registration are required for XLRI registration apart from other transactions at www.xlri.net.in