ISRO announces recruitment for 102 Engineers

ISRO announces recruitment
102 Electronics Mechanical and Computer Science Engineers

ISRO (Indian Space Research Organization) Centralized Recruitment Board (ICRB) has invited applications for the recruitment of 102 Electronics, Mechanical and Computer Science Engineers. Candidates having completed B.Tech/B.E with first class distinction can apply online for the posts before March 13, 2014.

Scientist/Engineer Electronics: 35 posts
Scientist/Engineer Mechanical: 50 posts
Scientist/Engineer: 17 posts

Pay band for selected candidates will be Rs 15,600-39,100 with grade pay of Rs 5,400. The gross emoluments in the minimum of pay band will at present be approximately Rs 39,900 p.m. In addition, house rent allowance and transport allowance at the prescribed rates in force at the place of posting will be paid for those who are not availing Departmental Housing and Transport facility, respectively.


Call for International Colloboration

Issue date of the AO: 17 February 2014
Deadline for submission of Letter of Intent: 17 March 2014, 23:59 CET
Deadline for submission of Proposal: 2 June 2014, 23:59 CEST


European Space Agency

17 February 2014
This Announcement of Opportunity solicits special operation proposals for participation in the Guest Investigator (GI) Programme of the Cluster extended mission from the European Space Agency (ESA). The aim of the GI Programme is to open future spacecraft science operations to the scientific community. Investigations are solicited which identify compelling utilization of the Cluster spacecraft payload for scientific study, for the period 2015-2016. The deadline for proposal submissions is 2 June 2014, 23:59 CEST.


Following the successful Cluster Guest Investigator (GI) Announcement of Opportunity in 2010, and the execution of the last GI operations in December 2013, ESA is issuing this second Announcement of Opportunity (AO). The AO solicits special operation proposals for participation in the Guest Investigator Programme of the Cluster extended mission, for the period 2015-2016.

It should be noted that the Cluster mission extension for 2015-2016 is subject to confirmation by ESA's Science Programme Committee in November 2014.
This AO is open to the worldwide scientific community (i.e. not limited to ESA member states).

Selected proposals will have to obtain funding for their research from their national or other funding agencies.

Openings at IUCAA, Pune

Openings at 
Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics



IUCAA has openings at all levels.
There are openings for faculty positions, post-doctoral positions, research scholars, Scientific/ Technical/ Administrative/ Project Staff.

Project Assistant: IUCAA Science Popularization [ Click here to apply online ]

No. of Post : One (on contract)
Age limit: Not more than 30 years
Duration: 06 months extendable to 02 years.
Emoluments: Consolidated Rs. 16000/- p.m.


B.Sc. (Physics/Astronomy/Mathematics) or B.E. or B.Ed. with experience in Science Popularization / Amateur astronomy. A M.Sc. in Physics (Astronomy special) is desirable.
Good at communicating in English, with Hindi and Marathi being an added advantage.Good social and management skills are must, with a positive scientific aptitude.

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