Wednesday, December 31, 2008

Samsung Global Scholarship Program

The world leader in the area of information technologies, Samsung Group, shows much attention to talented personnel with strong business skills, leadership potential, and career aspirations. Recognizing a compelling need for high-quality leaders led Samsung Electronics to create the Global Scholarship Program. The program identifies Individuals who demonstrate academic excellence and leadership potential and provides them with unique opportunities for leadership development. The program provides young leaders with a unique international network through which they can share ideas, learn from established leaders, work collaboratively and address global challenges. By exposing participants to the complex issues and opportunities arising from an increasingly interdependent global economy, the program aims to expand perspectives and enhance skills critical for leadership in a changing world.

Each year 15 ~ 20 Individuals are chosen every year from different parts of Globe namely India, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, China, Russia, Romania, Egypt, Vietnam. Till date, we have recruited 27 Individuals from India in the Global Scholarship Program and out of which 17 have already joined Samsung and its other Overseas Subsidiaries and 7 will graduate in 2009 and 3 in 2010.


Samsung Electronics initiates two unique kinds of Scholarship Program encouraging further studies and developing Future Global Leaders.

  1. GSP (MS Program) through Seoul National University (SNU)
  2. GSP (MBA Program) through Sung Kyun Kwan University (SKK)

To know more, Visit Samsung Global Scholarship Program

Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Foster Wheeler India Opportunities

Foster Wheeler is a leading international engineering, construction and project management contractor and power equipment supplier.

With a global network of offices and projects all over the world, they offer a world of opportunity. They are proud of their reputation for delivering high quality, technically advanced, reliable facilities and equipment on time, on budget and with a world class safety record.

FW recruits following professionals for its operation.

Building Service Engineer

Civil/Environmental Engineer

Cost Engineer

Document Control Supervisor

Electrical Designers

Electrical Engineer

Industrial Architect

Instrument Designers

Instrumentation Engineer

IT Applications Engineer

IT Help Desk Administrator

IT Help Desk System Administrator

IT Systems Administrator

Package Equipment Engineer

Piping Designers

Piping Engineer

Planning Engineer

Process Engineer

Procurement Specialist

Project Engineer

Rotating Equipment Engineer

Structural Engineer

Thermal Design Engineer

Interested Candidates can send their resume to

Thomson Reuters – India Openings

Thomson Reuters is the world's leading source of intelligent information for business and professionals.

They combine industry expertise with innovative technology to deliver critical information to leading decision makers in the financial, legal, tax and accounting, scientific, healthcare and media markets, powered by the world's most trusted news organization.

The following professionals are invited to be part of Thomson Reuters in India.

Software Engineers

Software Engineers – Siebel CRM

Program Manager

Assistant Manager

Lead Consultant – ABAP

Lead Consultant – SAP

Senior Administrator – DB2, Oracle

Senior Business Analyst

Team Leader

Technical Leader – Java

Head – Procurement & Operation

Those who are interested, Apply online at

Monday, December 29, 2008

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Siemens – Gulf Openings

In Gulf region, solutions from Siemens are visible in the Industry, Energy and Healthcare Sector. Siemens is a key provider of healthcare solutions too. The company's superior expertise in IT infrastructure encircles all their undertakings, maintaining a portfolio of solutions that are always at the forefront of innovation.

Siemens recruits following professionals for its operation at Abudhabi.

Project Manager

Electrical Commissioning Engineer

Electrical Design Engineer

Automation Commissioning Engineer

Senior Erection Supervisor


Interested candidates, can apply online @ Siemens

Source: Bayt.Com

Sunday, December 28, 2008

Bechtel Middle East Opportunities

There are few companies with as strong a track record in the Middle East as Bechtel. In fact, in terms of the scale of our projects and our success in delivery we are unrivalled. The Khalifa Port and Industrial Zone Project is a good example – we are the Project Managers for a major new international port that will include a large industrial and container handling terminal and berths for handling raw and bulk cargoes, as well as an industrial zone. We are now seeking to fill key positions in the following disciplines:


CONSTRUCTION – managers, engineers and field supervision


ENGINEERING – civil, mechanical, electrical and other disciplines


COMMERCIAL – contract formation and administration specialists


PROJECT CONTROLS – planners, cost engineers and estimators


Relevant degree qualifications and experience are essential –experience of port or industrial zone construction would be an advantage. Candidates that are currently working in the UAE are preferred and should have an NOC in hand. But, if you have what it takes you'll not only find work interesting and challenging but a career with a company that is globally respected for its ability to deliver.


To apply for one of the above positions, please visit:


Source: Gulf News

Saturday, December 27, 2008

HPCL - Engineers Recruitment

Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited is a fortune 500 mega integrated oil refining and marketing PSU with Navratna status, known for caring and delighting the customers with high quality products and innovative services. It is their continuous endeavour to be a model of excellence in meeting social commitments, environment, health & safety norms and employee welfare & relations. 

They offer their employees an energising environment to learn, perform and progress and invite you to be a part of our team.

They recruit engineers in following disciplines






Electronics and Telecommunications

Apply online through submission of the application will be allowed on the website up to 16th January, 2009.

Candidates may please refer Employment News for Application Form and the same may also be procured through e-post services (Department of Posts, Govt. of India) of Indian Post. For this purpose contact e-mail Id is

Friday, December 26, 2008

Godrej – Fresher Recruitment

Godrej is one of the largest engineering and consumer Products Company in the country having varied interests from engineering to personal care products. They are also one of the most respected corporate houses.

They recruit fresh Graduates and Post Graduates from leading Educational Institutions in the following disciplines:

  • Arts/ Science/ Commerce
  • Production
  • Civil
  • Architecture
  • Electronics
  • Electrical
  • Aeronautical
  • Automobile
  • Mechanical
  • Metallurgy
  • Meteorology
  • Computers Engineering
  • Legal/ Accounts and Finance
  • Marketing/ Operations/ Human Resources/ Business Management
  • Product Design
  • Research and Development

Those who are interested to apply, Send your resume to or Apply Online @ Godrej

Tuesday, December 23, 2008

Renishaw - Recruitment

Renishaw Metrology Systems Private Limited (RMSPL is a wholly owned subsidiary of Renishaw International Ltd, UK, which in turn is a wholly owned subsidiary of Renishaw Plc, United Kingdom.

The company continues to work with the bio-medical profession in the analysis of organic and inorganic substances and how the analysis itself is undertaken. Each of the Group's Products Divisions has provided a mission statement to reinforce its contribution to the Group's overall operations.

Renishaw culture is one that promotes innovation, progress and a desire to deliver exceptional customer support worldwide.

They constantly strive to recruit and develop talented individuals; a belief that is as important to them as designing measurement and inspection equipment and software.

  • Software Engineer
  • Senior Software Engineer
  • Team Lead
  • Production Engineer
  • Quality Control Engineer
  • Trainee Associate
  • Sales Engineer
  • Sales Manager

Interested professionals, send your updated resume to Renishaw India.

For more details Visit

Voltas – Mining Recruitment

Voltas Limited offers engineering solutions for a wide spectrum of industries in areas such as heating, ventilation and air conditioning, refrigeration, electro-mechanical projects, textile machinery, machine tools, mining and construction equipment, materials handling, water management, building management systems, indoor air quality and chemicals.


Voltas Mining Division is required following professionals for its ongoing projects


  • Manager
  • Assistant Manager
  • Service Engineer
  • Supervisor


Those who are interested to apply, forward your updated resume to or Apply online @

Monday, December 22, 2008

Drake & Scull International – Qatar Recruitment

Drake & Scull international is a leading end-to-end company providing a comprehensive range of Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing (MEP) Engineering , civil contracting services across UAE and offers Industrial, Water & Power (IWP) services across MENA region.

The following professionals are required for its project in Qatar.










If you are interested to be a part of the project, send your updated resume/CV to

Sunday, December 21, 2008

Qatar Aluminium Opportunities

Qatalum will be the largest aluminium plant ever launched. Qatalum, a joint venture by Qatar Petroleum and Hydro. To become an important part of the workforce at the largest aluminium smelter ever built in one step.

The following openings are available.

  • Carbon Plant Technician
  • Power Plant Condition Monitoring Technician
  • E & I Technician
  • Electrical Engineer
  • Instrumentation Engineer
  • Technical Assistant
  • Maintenance Mechanical Engineer
  • Shift Engineer – Power Plant
  • Payroll Administration
  • SAP Consultant
  • Senior Accountant
  • Senior Buyer

To Apply Online, Visit


Saturday, December 20, 2008

Mimosa System IT Recruitment

Mimosa System, Inc., a leader in unified information management solutions is looking for senior engineers in following positions for Pune.

Engineers must be technically strong and very good at communication.

QA Engineer

Sr QA Architect

Manager – Test Automation

Sr Architect – Archiving & Database Systems

Sr Software Engineer – Manageability/Console

Sr Software Engineer – Storage

Solutions Engineering Developer

Escalation Engineer

Database Administrator

Sr Client Applications Engineer

Sr Database Engineer

Software Engineer – Installation and Configuration

If you have relevant experience and are passionate about success, then we are waiting to hear from you! Submit resumes to:

For more information see

Thursday, December 18, 2008

Al Hugayet - Saudi Openings

Al Hugayet Group, a multifaceted business group, a leading contrating company requires the senior quality personel of various engineering discipline for their ongoing commissioning projects in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
  1. Project Commissioning Manager
  2. Electrical Engineer ( HV/LS,S/S)
  3. Instrument & Control Engineer
  4. Mechanical Engineer ( HVAC)
  5. Electrical System Operators (ESO)HV,MV,LV 
  6. Project Scheduler
  7. Project Analysts
  8. Architects 
  9. MEP Technicians
  10. Electricians(Relay)
  11. Instrument Control Technician
  12. Sr.HVAC Technician
  13. Photovoltaic Specialist
  14. Building Automation Specialist ( BAS )
  15. Thermal Solar Specialist
  16. Vertical Lifting Equipment Specialist
  17. Chiller Plant Engineer
  18. Rotating Equipment Engineer(Mech.)
  19. Bulk Plant Operators(chemical/process/refinery)
Please send your resume to and

Huber Technology - Openings

Huber Technology offer innovative technologies across the entire water usage: Potable water, industrial Process water, waste water. 

Huber Technology MIddle east FZE, UAE - a global leader for wasterwater and sludge treatment.

The following professionals are required for its operation.
  • Project Manager
  • Commissioning engineer
  • Sales engineer
The candidate should be a Chemical or Mechanical Engineer with 5-7 years experience in waster water business or oil and gas and membrane technology, fluent in English language.

Please send your application to 
Huber Technology Middle East FZE 
Managing Director 
Equipment for water and waste water 
P.O. Box 120137, Plot J2-08 
Shrarjah Airport International Free Zone 
E-mail :peter.bre@huber-

Wednesday, December 17, 2008

STCL Recruitment

STCL LTD.(A Govt. of India Undertaking & Wholly owned Subsidiary of the STC of India Ltd.,)
A Rs. 3000 Crores Public Sector Organization engaged in import and export of wide range of products viz., Spices, Spices products, Agricultural, Non-Agricultural and industrial inputs. STCL is setting up a Steam Sterilization Unit at Chhindwara, Madhya Pradesh and needs the following personnel for Chhindwara as well as Head Office at Bangalore :-

Factory Manager
Qualification : 1st Class BE., Chemical with MBA and 9-10 years experience in Purchase, Processing and Marketing of Spices products and steam sterilization process is required. Candidates having experience with numerical controlled production system will be given preference.

Oracle Application and Data Base Administrator
Qualification : Ist Class BE/MCA/M.Sc Degree from recognized University or Second Class and should be well versed with the following technologies :
(1) Unix/Lunix Shell Scripting, (2) PL/SQL, SQL, (3) Oracle Core DBA trained in 10g (4) Oracle Application DBA trained. Experience : Candidate should have
minimum one year experience in Oracle Application and implementation.

Production Engineer (Mech.)
Qualification : Minimum 2nd Class Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from a recognized institute approved by AICTE. Candidate with experience in food packaging industries will be given preference.

Production Engineer (Electrical)
Qualification : Minimum 2nd Class Diploma in Electrical Engineering from a recognized institute approved by AICTE. Experience : Minimum 2 years. Candidate with experience in Food Packaging industry will be preferred.

Boiler Operator
Qualification : SSLC with Ist Class Boiler certificate with 3 years experience in operation & maintenance of Agro waste fired IBR Boiler of 5 MT/hr.

*Posts carry benefits like C.P.F., Gratuity, Productivity Linked Incentive, Medical Benefits, Leave Encashment, L.T.C., etc., Apply within 15 days. Govt./PSU employees should apply through proper channel. 

Apply to
No. 166/2, 13th Main Road, Vasanthanagar, Bangalore-560052
Tel : 22286925, E-mail :

Source: Employment News

Friday, December 05, 2008

Simon Carves India Recruitment

Simon Carves India Limited, a 120-year-old Global Engineering Consultancy & Design Company with world-class engineering design expertise and stellar list of clients, is a member of Punj Lloyd Group. With a fast-expanding Process Engineering Team, it provides comprehensive EPC service to its clients in the fields of Oil & Gas, Petrochemical, Clean Fuels, Chemical, Refinery,Power and Utility.

The following professionals are required for its operation.
  • Packages Engineer 
  • Documentation Officer 
  • Modellers – 3D ( PDMS ) 
  • Modellers – 3D ( PDMS ) 
  • Piping Layout Engineer 
  • Piping Manager 
  • Piping Mananger 
  • Piping Engineer 
  • Senior Manager 
  • Instrumentation engineer 
  • Engineering Electrical 
  • Design Engineer-Piping 
  • Design Engineer-Oil Gas (Mechanical / Static) 
  • Design Engineer-Civil Structural 
  • Design Engineer - Process 
  • Process Engineer 
  • Planning Engineer 
  • Mechanical Packages Engineer 
  • Mechanical Rotating Engineer 
  • Mechanical Static Engineer 
  • Design Engineer - Process
Interested Candidates can apply online at Simon Carves

Sembawang Engineers - Recruitment

A wholly-owned subsidiary of Punj Lloyd, Sembawang Engineers and Constructors is equipped with engineering and construction core expertise to take on today's challenges. Providing their customers with a full range of services from building and heavy civil engineering to industrial and process engineering, they are shaping Asia's identity, even as they continue to consolidate our capabilities.

They need following professionals for its operation.
  • Contracts Engineer / Quantity Surveyor
  • System Analyst
  • Sales & Marketing Manager
  • Site Supervisor (M&E)
  • Site Supervisor (Civil)
  • Engineer - Civil & Structural
  • Engineer - Mechanical and Electrical
  • Planning Manager
  • Boiler Erection Supervisor
  • Technical Design Manager - Powerplant
  • Steam Turbine Erection Supervisor
  • Engineer - Civil & Structural
  • Interface & Architectural Coordinator
  • Material Controller
  • M & E Engineer
  • Administrator
  • Engineering Assistant - Electrical
Those who are interested to apply, submit resume online at Sembawang Engineers

Thursday, December 04, 2008

East Coast Construction Opportunities

East Coast Construction & Industries Limited is looking for the following professionals for its projects.
  • Project Managers
  • Sr. Project Engineers
  • Site Engineers
  • Assistant Engineers
  • MEP Co-ordinator
  • Quantity Surveyors
  • QA/QC Engineers
  • Billing Engineers
  • Marketing Professional
  • Planning Engineers
  • HR Executive

Those who are interested to apply

Contact @ Chennai : 044-28272789/28277576/28277624 for details.
Send your updated resume to: /

Tuesday, December 02, 2008

TATA SED Opportunities

The Strategic Electronics Division (SED) of The Tata Power Company Limited is poised for a multi-fold growth in its Design, Development and Manufacturing activities for high-tech Electronic Systems and Solutions for Defence and other Core Industry Sectors in India.

As part of its Strategic Plan, SED is also gearing towards export services in the areas of Embedded Solutions and other Design & Consultancy Services.

They are looking for outstanding professionals with proven expertise in the areas of Design & Development, Engineering, Production, Quality Assurance, Marketing, Finance & HR for placement at Mumbai / Bangalore.

Graduates / Post Graduates from reputed institutions in Computer Science  / Computer Electronics / Electronics & Communications / Power Electronics  / Servo Control Systems / Mechanical Engineering / Radar & Microwave Engineering / Technical Documentation / Quality Assurance / ORACLE

2000 / Database Administration / Business Development / Finance  and having from 2 - 15 years of industry experience need apply.

Area of Work


Advanced m P / m C / DSP / FPGA based hardware including development of system software and diagnostics

All-electric drives using brushless DC motors or AC motors with interfaces to µPs / m Cs / DSPs


RTOS based Embedded application software development

Graphical User Interface (GUI)

Data Base Management System – Oracle, Sybase


Geographical Information Systems (GIS)

Object Oriented Programming System (OOPS)

DSP and Image Processing Software

UNIX Administration, UNIX Internals


Design of Electro-mechanical Servo Control Systems

Design of Structures and Mechanisms

Electrical / Electronic Packaging for operation in harsh environment

Hydraulics Based Platform Engineering

Finite Element Analysis & Motion Simulation

Individuals will be suitably placed based on qualifications and experience. We offer excellent opportunities for career growth and advanced training, and the compensation packages will be tailored to attract and retain the best talent in the market.

Please submit your resume to

For more details Visit TATA The Strategic Electronics Division (SED)

Friday, November 28, 2008

BARC Recruitment




Tuesday, November 25, 2008

NPCC - UAE Openings

National Petroleum Construction Company (NPCC) is a dynamic growth, its past achievements and new facilities have transformed this National Company into a major international (EPC) contractor, capable of providing the Offshore and Onshore Oil & Gas industry with complete Engineering, Procurement and Construction.

NPCC recruits the following Professionals for its operation

Diving Superintendent

Procurement Engineer

Sr. Administration Officer

Administration Officer

Welding Engineer

Superintendent Training

Sr. Clerk

Welding Supervisor -Structural

Assistant Purchase

Sr. Project Expeditor

Traffic Coordinator

Proposal Engineer

NDT Technician

Certified Inspector

Drafting Team Leader-E&I

Sr.Draftsman- E&I

Sr. Static Equipt. Engineer

Sr. Rotating Equipment Engineer

Lead Rotating Equipments Engineer

Sr. Piping Draftsman

Lead Piping Engineer

Sr. Piping Engineer

Installation Draftsman

Senior Document Controller

Sr. Structural Engineer

Document Controller

Senior Quantity Surveyor

Pipeline Designer

Lead Structural Engineer

Structural Draftsman

Sr. Structural Draftsman

Piping Engineer

Commissioning Team Leader

Sr. Commissioning Engineer

Project Engineer

Project Manager

Lead Planning Engineer

Interested candidates can apply thru

Emirates Airlines Seeking Engineers

Emirates Engineering, one of the world's newest and most advanced Aircraft Maintenance facilities, supports the expansive fleet of Airbus and Boeing aircrafts operated by the Emirates Group. We offer challenging career opportunities with Airline benefits for aircraft professionals in the following roles:


Material Planning Manager (MPM/MT/10562) :- We are seeking aircraft Material Management professionals to lead and manage all Materials Operation Support with regard to systems, data control and performance monitoring activities of Emirates Engineering Department to ensure delivery of the highest level of service of spares support for the Emirates fleet through adopting supply chain management best practice performance metrics and processes. The successful candidate will be responsible for development and implementation of new inventory models and systems for the Material Management group for optimising Inventory levels while maintaining desired standards of service and data/stock integrity.


Component Management Professionals (RC/SK/12345) :-  We are seeking specialists to provide Operational Support to ensure component availability for fleet operation and major checks. It is a front end activity of liaison with suppliers and different Engineering departments to ensure retrieval of components and contractual compliance. Other functions may also include effective management of aircraft components in order to achieve desired service levels with optimum stock levels.


Aircraft Scheduling Controller (ASC/SK/8453) :- We are seeking aircraft scheduling professionals to support a large and expanding operational network while operating in a dynamic and challenging environment. The incumbent will be expected to balance the commercial and maintenance requirements. The position will be taking full ownership of the shift in the  Network  Control  Center for Maintenance Planning. So, if you have Line Maintenance Planning, Aircraft Maintenance slot scheduling or flight operations experience you may be the right person we are looking for.


Licensed Aircraft Engineer (LAEI/AR/8450) :- We are seeking Avionics, A&C, Structures and Cabin Licensed Aircraft Engineers with wide bodied aircraft experience on B777, A330 & A340. Opportunities exist across our maintenance departments - Base and Line Maintenance,  Maintenance  Control  Center and our Overhaul Workshops- Cabin, Structures, Power plant, Avionics and Paint shop.

To register your interest or explore our other careers visit

Monday, November 24, 2008

Voltas Middle East Openings

Voltas Limited, a TATA enterprise offers engineering solutions for a wide spectrum of industries in areas such as heating, ventilation and air conditioning, refrigeration, electro-mechanical projects.

It recruits the following professionals for its middle east (UAE, Qatar) operations.

Accounts Officer
Store keeper
Supervisor (HVAC)
Supervisor (Electrical)
Supervisor (Plumbing & Fire Fighting)
Construction Manager/Engineer
Contracts Manager
Design Manager/Design Engineer
Draughtsman (HVAC)
Draughtsman (Electrical)
Draughtsman (Plumbing & Fire Fighting)
Estimation Manager
Estimation Engineer
MEP Coordinator
Planning Manager/Engineer
Procurement Manager
Project Manager
Proj. Engineer
QA/QC Manager
QA/QC Engineer
Quantity Surveyor

Those who are interested to apply please forward your resume to

To know more about company, visit

BSNL Management Trainees Recruitement

Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd. [BSNL] will recruit about 300 [subject to variation depending on the availability of vacancies]  Management Trainees(External) through  competitive examinations to be held on All India basis, on different dates, for the following streams
  • Telecommunication Operations
  • Marketing
  • Finance
  • Human Resource
  • Information Technology
For more details Visit BSNL Recruitment

Saturday, November 22, 2008

Lahmeyer International - Openings

Lahmeyer International (India) Pvt. Ltd., a subsidiary of Lahmeyer International GmbH Germany), is an independent consulting and engineering company offering a complete spectrum of technical, commercial and contractual advisory services in large Infrastructure projects, mainly in the Energy, Water and Transportation Sectors

Today the Lahmeyer Group comprises of 8 subsidiaries in Germany and abroad and has a staff of around 900 people from more than forty countries. 

The firm recruits following professionals for its operation

Electrical Engineer (Thermal)
Electrical Engineer (Water Supply)
Civil Engineer (Thermal)
Mechanical Engineer (Thermal)
I & C Engineer
Design Engineer (Structural)
Project Manager (Thermal)
Project Manager (Hydro Power)
Manager (Tendering)
Manager (Finance)
Executive Secretary

Interested candidates, Send your application to: 

General Manager, 
Human Resource Department,
Lahmeyer International (India) Private Limited,
C-032B Supermart-1, DLF City Phase - IV, 


For more details Visit  Lahmeyer International

GVR Infra Projects - Opportunities

GVR is an ISO 9001: 2000 certified company, having employee strength of 550, spread all over India. This is a good opportunity to join GVR, where the best talents are recruited and developed into achievers par excellence through empowerment. Employees in GVR are highly professional, committed and capable of handling the projects in stipulated timeline with utmost satisfaction of the employing agencies.

The following professionals are being recruited for its operation
  • General Manager/Sr.General Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Assistant Manager - HR
  • Bridge Engineer
  • Materials Engineer
  • Planning Engineer
  • Trainee Engineer
  • Draftsmen
  • Accountant
  • Secretary
Those who are interested to apply send resume to 

GVR Infra Projects Ltd 
Vairams complex, IV Floor 
112 Theagaraya Road 
T.Nagar, Chennai 17

Thursday, November 20, 2008

Dr.Manmohan Singh Scholarship 2009



For Doctoral Studies at St. John's College, University of Cambridge



The Programme
Eligibility Criteria
Value of the award
Application process
Selection and Post selection
General Notes
Further information 


Dr Manmonhan Singh, the Prime Minister of India, is a graduate and Honorary Fellow of St John's College.  He is widely acknowledged as the architect of the economic reforms that have helped propel India onto the World Stage.  In honour of Dr Singh St John's College, the University of Cambridge launched the Dr Manmohan Singh Scholarships in Delhi last year.  These awards will enable academically outstanding Indian students to come to St. John's College, University of Cambridge to study for doctoral degrees in subjects like Science & Technology, Economics and Social Sciences.

Applications in Aerospace Engineering and Energy Studies will be of particular interest


The applicant should be:

  • The applicant should be:
  • An Indian national with a valid Indian passport and currently based in India
  • Below 35 years  of age as on 31 December 2008
  • Not already had significant exposure to UK education or received UK government funding.
  • Should hold a Master's (postgraduate) degree from a reputed/recognised  India university/institut ion with a First Class award (UG and PG) in the relevant subject/field
  • Evidence of leadership qualities (to be assessed from personal statements e.g. extracurricular activities and/or evidence of having made a difference to the country/society/ participation in symposia in the relevant subject, or peer reviewed publication in the area.)
  • Keen to pursue and should have identified a full time Doctoral Research degree from the University of Cambridge commencing by  September/October 2009
  • Fluent in spoken and written English
  • Able to fulfil any other admission criteria laid down by the university.


The scholarships are fully funded:

  • Academic fees
  • International airfare
  • Monthly stipend to cover living expenses
  • UK Visa


It is the responsibility of the applicants to identify a suitable Doctoral programme and supervisor at the University of Cambridge, apply for a place for September/October 2009 and secure admission.


Identify a suitable doctoral  programme  and supervisor at the University of Cambridge. 


Applicants to visit the Board of Graduate Studies (BoGs) websiteand make formal application to the University at the same time as to the Dr Man Mohan Singh Scholarships. 


Applicants to select St John's College as their first choice College on their BoGs application form. 


Applicants to indicate on their BoGs form that they are applying for the Dr Manmohan Singh Scholarships, but also to complete the section applying for funding from the University. 


Apply for the Scholarship on the prescribed format by 31 December 2008 and submit it to the British Council. Click here to download the application form (Word) and (Pdf) 

• Only those applicants who get an offer of admission at St John's College will be eligible for the award of the Scholarship. 
• Candidates should NOT approach St John's College directly at this stage.


Candidates for these scholarships are selected through a process of short listing from the applications received by the British Council, followed by personal interviews, which will be held in New Delhi .

Subsequent to the interviews the selection committee identifies the required number of candidates for the awards. The decision of the selection committee will be final. Selection results will be communicated within a month following the interview.


Pre-departure briefings, UK visa and travel arrangements for the selected candidates will be co-ordinated by the British Council.


  • The British Council will acknowledge receipt of applications through the emails provided on the application form. For this purpose, applicants are requested to provide their latest email ids. However, the British Council will not be responsible for failure of on-line delivery.
  • The British Council will further contact only the short-listed candidates inviting them for interviews. Applicants are requested not to contact the British Council office directly.
  • Short-listed candidates will be interviewed in New Delhi in April 2009. Candidates will be expected to make their own travel and accommodation arrangements.


For further information and clarification please contact:

Vishu Sharma 
British Council 
17, Kasturba Gandhi Marg
New Delhi 110001, India

Tel +91 (0)11 23711401 (extn. 272)
Fax +91 (0) 11 23710717
Direct tel: +91 (0)11 41497272

delhi.scholarship@ in.britishcounci

The deadline for submission is 31 December 2008

The University of Cambridge and St John's College would like to acknowledge and thank the sponsors of the Dr Manmohan Singh Scholarships: BP FoundationRolls-Royce and Others