S. N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences

Under Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India

Advanced Post Doctoral Manpower Programme (APMP)


The Centre is looking for persons possessing Doctorate (PhD degree) (including those who recently submitted thesis or are about to submit thesis in next 3 months) for appointment as a PDRA in the Centre. In case a candidate who has submitted thesis is selected for PDRA, the evidence of Ph. D. degree obtained has to be submitted to the Centre within one year of joining. The applicant prior to PhD should have a first class, in B.Sc. and M.Sc or equivalent examinations. An applicant who has a recent PhD/submitted/about to submit thesis, must have at least three (3) publications in refereed journal of impact factor preferably greater than one (1) when the application is made. For candidates who are having post doctoral experience, the minimum number of should be five (5) in refereed journal of impact factor preferably greater than one (1). The selected candidates will be strongly engaged to work independently. However, a member of the faculty will act as a mentor.

Age Limit

The upper age limit for award of PDRA shall be 35 years.

The upper age limit is relaxable upto 5 years in the case of applicants belonging to scheduled caste/tribes, women, physically handicapped and OBC candidates.