Selection for the Position of Research Associate (RA) Naval Physical and Oceanographic Laboratory

Naval Physical and Oceanographic Laboratory offers Applications are invited from candidates possessing requisite qualifications as stated below for award of the following Fellowship available at this Laboratory for a period of two years with monthly fellowship emoluments of Rs. 54,000/- + House Rent Allowance as admissible under the rules.

Type of FellowshipNumber of FellowshipsSubject/DisciplineEducational qualificationsRemarks
01Ocean SciencePh.D in Ocean Sciences or relevant
allied subjects preferably with experi-
ence in the field of Physical Ocean-
ography OR having 3 years of rese-
arch or teaching experience after
M.Tech(Ocean Technology / Ocean
Engineering) with at least one research
paper in Science Citation Indexed
(SCI) journal in the field of Physical
should be willing
to take part in
Jong cruises
onboard ocean
going ships for
the collection
and analysis of
data, if selected


Director, NPOL reserves the right not to select any candidate if suitable candidates are not available The decision of Director, NPOL as to the educational qualification prescribed, its equivalence and relevance to the Laboratory shall be final.

Upper Age Limit: 35 years as of the closing date of receipt of application. The upper age limit shall be relaxable to the candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and OBC as per Government of India orders.

How to apply: Filled in application in the prescribed format (available at the website along with self-attested copies of certificates in support of educational qualifications, age, reservation status etc may be sent by post in an envelope superscribed “APPLICATION FOR FELLOwSHIP-RA 2022” to reach The Director, NPOL, Thrikkakara PO, Kochi-682021 within 30 days of publication of this Advertisement in Employment News/Rozgar Samachar.

Incomplete applications are liable to be rejected.

Candidates shortlisted by a Screening Committee will be called for a personal interview at NPOL, Kochi subsequently and they shall be required to produce certificates/testimonials/community certificates etc. in original at the time of interview.

It may be noted that offer of Fellowship does not confer on Fellows any right for absorption in DRDO.

Defence Research & Development Organisation

Government of India, Ministry of Defence

Naval Physical and Oceanographic Laboratory

Thrikkakara P.O., Kochi, Kerala-682021

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