Advertisement for Research Position PDF/SRF/JRF in Bharat Adhyayan Kendra

Published on: 20-07-17 

Banaras Hindu University

 Bharat Adhyayan Kendra


Advertisement for PDF/SRF/JRF


Applications are invited from the eligible candidates for the Research Positions viz. PDF, SRF & JRF in Bharat Adhyayan Kendra, BHU for research areas & long term (1-3 yrs.)/short term (6-12 months) academic proposals, projects under Centenary Chair Professors & Coordinator.

The candidate is essentially required to have a good academic record as defined by the concerned university with at least 55% marks or an equivalent grade in a point scale (wherever  grading system is followed) at the Master Degree level in concerned subject and have cleared, National Eligibility Test (NET) conducted by the UGC. Candidates applying for PDF are essentially required to have the Ph.D degree.

            The candidates having Ph.D/M.Phil/M.A./Acharya/MBA degree in the subject viz. Sanskrit/Veda/Sanskrit Literature & Poetics/Ancient Indian Philosophy/Culture/History/ Sociology/Political Science/Economics/Management/Performing Arts/ Visual Arts and Fine Arts/Law/Lokavidya/ Dharmashiksha can apply for above Research Positions. The candidates are desired to have basic knowledge of Sanskrit & English language, knowledge of Vedic exegesis, Nirukta, Shiksha & Pratishakhya, Natyashastra, computer typing & setting and translation into Hindi and English.

            The upper age limit is 35 yrs. (relaxable for 5 yrs. for SC/ST/PC/Female candidates); in case of non-research positions upper age limit may also be relaxed for the duration of earlier work in a project/scheme in B.H.U., subject to the University rules prevalent at that time. All things being equal, SC/ST candidates will preferred as per GOI rules.

Fixed emoluments to be paid as per UGC norms to PDF & SRF is Rs. 28,000/- pm+ HRA & for JRF is Rs. 25,000/- pm.

            Application on plain paper giving name, permanent and correspondence address, names of father and mother, telephone no. and e-mail address, details of educational career (starting from High School or equivalent) along with attested copies of all mark-sheets & certificates and details of any research or other experience etc. if any, should reach within 21 days of the date of advertisement i.e. 13.07.2017 to the Coordinator, Bharat Adhyayan Kendra, Abhinav Bhavan, 1st Floor, Faculty of Arts, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi- 221 005 (UP)  between 11:00am. to 5:00pm. on working days. No TA/DA will be paid if called for interview. No. Research Position will be decided as per requirement of research work in the Center.


Bharat Adhyanana Kendra
Abhinav Bhawan, 1st Floor, Faculty of Arts
Banaras Hindu University
Varanasi (UP) - 221005