(An Autonomous Institution under Dept. of Science & Technology, Govt. of India)

33, General Mahadeo Singh Road

DEHRA DUN – 248001


Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology is a premier Earth Science Institution engaged in advance level of research in all aspects of geology and geodynamics of the Himalaya. The Institute has established a state-of-the-art Multi-Parametric Geophysical Observatory (MPGO) at Ghuttu, New Tehri, Uttarakhand (~150 km from Dehradun) for earthquake precursory research in an integrated manner. The MPGO is equipped with high precision superconducting gravimeter, magnetometers, magnetotelluric, radon, electromagnetic emission and ground water level  monitoring systems along with a network of seismometers and global positioning system (GPS).   Towards the operation of the MPGO and multi-disciplinary research in the emerging area of earthquake precursors, the Director, WIHG invites applications for the under mentioned purely temporary tenured positions in the following project sponsored by Ministry of Earth Sciences, Government of India.

PROJECT : “Multiparametric Geophysical Observatory for Earthquake Precursory Research at Ghuttu, Garhwal Himalaya”

1)Project Scientist-C                   : 01 (One)

Pay Scale :Rs.15600-39100-Grade pay Rs. 6,600/- plus admissible allowances

Age Limit : Not exceeding 40 years as on 01.10.2010


Pay Scale :  Rs. 15,600 – 39,100 – Grade Pay Rs. 5,400/- plus admissible allowances.

Age Limit: Not exceeding 35 years as on 31.10.2010

3)Junior Research Fellow                               : 02 (Two)

Fellowship:   Rs. 12,000/- p.m

Age Limit :  Not exceeding 28 years as on 31.10.2010.

4) Project Assistant                                        : 02 (Two)

Consolidated pay: Rs. 8000/- p.m. consolidated / fixed.

Age Limit :  Not exceeding 28 years as on 31.10.2010.

In case of the candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC category, attested

copies of Caste Certificates MUST be submitted with the application forms, failing which the relaxations available will not be allowed.   Candidates already working elsewhere MUST route their applications through proper channel.  In case a candidate intends  to submit application for more than one position, separate application along with the required enclosures MUST be submitted, otherwise the application be rejected.

Complete applications along with complete enclosures  MUST reach the  Registrar,  Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology, 33, General Mahadeo Singh Road, Dehradun – 248001 by 4.00 p.m on or before October 29, 2010.

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