CPRI Research Fellowship Program – 2015

(A Govt. of India Society, Ministry of Power)
Prof.Sir C.V.Raman Road, Sadashivanagar P.O.
PB No.8066, BANGALORE – 560 080



Applications are invited from candidates to assist project investigators in the in-house R&D programmes, electrical product evaluation activities and collaborative research projects of national importance. Candidates will have to work towards Ph.D / M.Sc., (Engg) by research at “CPRI Research Centre”, under Visvesvaraya Technological University-VTU, Belgaum, Karnataka or any other centrally-funded/state-funded institute, in the following research areas.

Sl No Areas of Research Location
1 Electrical & Electronics (Material Science & Engg.) Bangalore / Hyderabad
2 Mechanical / Thermal Engg. Bangalore / Nagpur
3 Civil / Structural Engg. Bangalore

Mode of Selection: CPRI will shortlist the candidates for admission to M.Sc (Engg)./ Ph.D on merit, based on average percentage of marks obtained in all semesters in the qualifying examination(Graduate/Post-graduate in Engg.) , GATE / UGC NET score and marks obtained in personal interview. Shortlisted candidates should apply to VTU or any other centrally-funded/state-funded institute through “CPRI Research Centre” for M.Sc (Engg) / Ph.D. Candidates who are successful in the entrance examination & interview and approved to pursue M.Sc (Engg) / Ph.D by research in such institutes as mentioned above is eligible for Award of “CPRI Research Fellowship”.


  • 20,000/- for M.Sc. (Engg.)
  • 30,000/- for Ph.D in Engg.
  • The Fellowship shall be provided for a period of three (3) years, extendable by one (1) more year and would be incremented by 10% every year.

For details regarding examination, rules & regulations, entrance examination etc., please visit www.vtu.ac.in or the website of the concerned institute.

List of broad areas with locations are indicated in CPRI website. The candidates may indicate their preferred research areas and locations. Initially all students will be accommodated at CPRI, Bangalore, till the completion of course work and then posted to respective locations.

Last date for receipt of application is 24th June 2015.

For details please visit: http://www.cpri.in

Download the notification for complete details: http://www.cpri.in/download.php?file3=JRF_SRF_16-06-2015.pdf