BARC Recruitment 2019 | Apply Online for 25 JRF Posts

(BARC) Bhabha Atomic Research Centre is India’s premier nuclear research facility headquartered in Trombay, Mumbai. BARC is a multi-disciplinary research centre with extensive infrastructure for advanced research and development covering the entire spectrum of nuclear science, engineering and related areas.

BARC’s core mandate is to sustain peaceful applications of nuclear energy, primarily for power generation. It manages all facts of nuclear power generation, from the theoretical design of reactors to, computerised modelling and simulation, risk analysis, development and testing of new reactor fuel materials, etc. It also researches spent fuel processing and safe disposal of nuclear waste. Its other research focus areas are applications for isotopes in industries, medicine, agriculture, etc. BARC operates many research reactors across the country.

Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) has issued notifications for recruiting eligible candidates for the award of Junior Research Fellowships in the areas of Physical, Chemical and Biological Sciences. Please find detailed information regarding the vacancies below.

Important Dates

Commencement of online Registration: 13.06.2019
Closure of registration of application: 12.07.2019 till 17.00 hrs
Interview: August 2019

About Vacancies

Junior Research Fellowships: 25

Physical Sciences Nuclear Physics, Physics using Accelerators, Neutrino related experiments, Astrophysics using gamma-ray Telescopes, Plasma Physics, Laser based Physics, Spectroscopy of Atoms and Molecules, Condensed Matter Physics at low temperature, High Pressure and Magnetic fields, Crystallography, thin films, Nano materials, Optics, Physics of sensors and detectors, Synchrotron Radiation and Neutron scattering based experiments, and Computational & Theoretical Physics.
Chemical Sciences Nuclear and radiochemistry, actinide chemistry, radiopharmaceuticals, radiation processing, solid state and high temperature chemistry, nuclear materials, electrochemistry, spectroscopy, chemistry using lasers, advanced separation techniques, analytical sciences, materials for energy conversion and storage, chemical sensors, biomaterials, polymers, computational chemistry
Life Sciences Mutation breeding and plant biotechnology, Cancer Biology: basics and drug development, bacterial stress biology and heavy metal bioremediation, Food Technology (Microbiology, preservation and packaging), Structural Biology of proteins, Cancer diagnostics and Immunology, TB diagnostics / treatment

How to Apply for BARC Recruitment 2019

Eligible candidates must ensure that they possess the necessary qualifications and fulfil all the required criteria before applying for the posts.

Interested candidates need to apply online by visiting the Official Website. No other mode of application submission would be accepted.

Candidates should have valid a personal E-mail ID and a mobile number. It should be kept active till the recruitment process is fully complete.

Details once submitted in the online application form will be final and any request for any change including change in correspondence address/email address/mobile number/category shall not be entertained. Candidates are, therefore, advised to carefully fill up their online application.

Read the Advertisement carefully to be sure about your eligibility.

After applying, candidates need to printout the online application form and send the same to through email:

along with all relevant documents.

Copies of the certificate that needs to be submitted through e-mail:

  • Educational qualifications supported by appropriate certificates and mark sheets (B.Sc. and M.Sc.)
  • Qualifying Examination valid score certificate (UGC-CSIR-NET; JEST; ICMR-JRF, ICARJRF, DBT-JRB).

Essential Qualification

Minimum of 60% aggregate in B.Sc. and 55% aggregate in M.Sc. from a recognized University.

Selection Procedure

Selection of candidates for all the posts would be made on the basis of the performance of the eligible candidates in the following:

  • Scores obtained in a qualifying examination:
    • With valid UGC-CSIR-NET Fellowship (SLET/ Lecturership is not eligible)
    • With valid JEST score of 90 percentile and above
    • With valid ICMR-JRF Test, ICAR-JRF Test.
    • With valid DBT-JRB Biotechnology Eligibility Test
  • Interview for shortlisted candidates.


Maximum: 28 years

Cut Off Date: 01.01.2019

Upper Age limit is relaxable by:

3 years for OBC (Non-Creamy Layer).

5 years for SC/ST candidates.

Persons with Disabilities Candidates:

  • By 10 years for General
  • By 13 years for OBC (Non-Creamy Layer)
  • By 15 years for SC/ST


General/OBC candidates: Rs 500

SC/ST/PwD/women candidates: Nil

Other Information


Rs 31,000/- per month

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