DAE Graduate Fellowship Schemes are being developed to further strengthen research-education linkage in areas of interest to DAE programs. DAE Institute MTech scheme is one such scheme and provides excellent career opportunity for pursuing prestigious programmes of the Department to students qualifying for admission to the MTech course in Indian Institute of Technology at Kanpur or Mumbai (likely to be extended to other IIT's particularly at Delhi & Chennai). Student pursuing specified specialisation (such as Mechanical Engineering, Nuclear Engineering & Technology, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Materials Science, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering, Control & Power Engineering, Applied Optics, Lasers & Optoelectronics etc.) can qualify for admission to the Scheme.
Highlights of the Scheme:
Selection by interview at Mumbai (June to July) with prerequisite minimum qualification as: Selected for MTech at IITs with BE/ BTech/BSc (Engg.) in specified branches (aggregate marks not less than 60%) and a valid GATE score as specified by IITs. Candidates are paid to and fro sleeper class fare between their residence and Mumbai.
Age: 26 years as on September 1st. and found medically fit by BARC Hospital. Relaxation in age (5 years) for SC/ST and 3 years for OBC candidates is admissible.
Monthly stipend of Rs. 20,000/- with other allowance including tuition fees would be paid during the 2-year period of the MTech Courses.
Project Guides from the DAE and IIT would decide Elective/Audit courses and project work for the MTech candidates under this scheme.
On joining this scheme, the selected candidate would have to sign an agreement -In case of non-compliance, the candidate would have to refund the stipend, all allowances and the tuition fee paid by DAE.
On successful completion of the MTech course, the candidate would join a 4-month Orientation Course for Engineering Post-Graduate (OCEP) conducted at BARC Training School, Mumbai starting from 1st August.
The candidate would be absorbed as Scientific Officer - 'C in a DAE Unit in the scale of Rs. 15,600-39,100 with up to 5 advance increments depending upon his performance in MTech & OCEP and the approval by competent authority. Total emoluments inclusive of 5 advance increments and all allowances (DA, CCA & HRA) would be around Rs. 24,000/-p.m. if posted in an A' Class City, www.barc.ernet.in