PhDEarth System Science Organisation (ESSO), Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS), an autonomous institute under the Ministry of Earth Sciences, Govt. of India; Ocean Valley, Pragathi Nagar (BO), Nizampet (SO), Hyderabad 500 090, has invited applications from motivated candidates for Ph.D. Admission.

Applicant should hold a first class M.Sc/M.Tech in any branch of Earth Sciences/Oceanography/Meteorology/Physics/Mathematics.

Applicant should have cleared the National Eligibility Test (NET) conducted by CSIR/UGC or similar national level tests including, but not limited to GATE, INSPIRE etc. Those who cleared the UGC-CSIR NET without fellowship, if selected, will be offered fellowship from ESSO-INCOIS as per ESSO-INCOIS norms.

Interested candidates may send their detailed bio-data along with a brief write-up (500 words) on the field of proposed research to ‘The Director, ESSO-Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services, Ministry of Earth Sciences, Ocean Valley, Pragathi Nagar (BO), Nizampet (SO), Hyderabad 500 090, Telangana, India' by post or to via e-mail.

Last date for receiving applications is 30th September 2018.

Applications received will be considered for the interview in October-November. Final selection of the Ph. D. candidates will be based on personal interview conducted at ESSO-INCOIS. Outstation candidates called for interview, will be provided accommodation in the guest rooms and 2nd sleeper train/bus fare from their place of stay to Hyderabad at shortest route will be reimbursed.

Major research activities in ESSO-INCOIS include Ocean modelling, Ocean data assimilation, Data analysis, Satellite oceanography, Coastal vulnerability studies, potential fishing zone identification and studies related to water quality, tsunami and storm surges. ESSO-INCOIS is a recognized research centre of Hyderabad Central University, Andhra University, Mangalore University and Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University (Hyderabad). ESSO-INCOIS also operates a joint research center along with Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies in KUFOS campus.

A successful candidate should register for Ph.D. on a specific topic with one of the recognized universities within two years of joining under the guidance of one of the scientist(s) at ESSO-INCOIS.

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