National Institute of Technology (NIT Durgapur) recruits Junior Research Fellow – August 20, 2014

National Institute of Technology (NIT Durgapur)  invites application for the recruitment of Junior Research Fellow with BTech and MTech educational background

Company name : National Institute of Technology (NIT Durgapur)
Posts : Junior Research Fellow
Qualification : BTech and MTech
Salary : Rs.18,000-Rs.20,000/-pm
No of Openings : NA
Location : Durgapur
Last date to apply : 24/08/2014

Details of Post :

Applications in plain paper are invited from Indian nationals for the following temporary positions to work in a project entitled “Synthesis of Bioethanol from Sugarcane Bagasse in a Membrane – Integrated Hybrid System – A Green Technology Approach”, funded by Department of Biotechnology, Government of India. The candidates will be recruited with tenure of three years and with no possibility of tenure extension beyond the specified term of office.

The selected candidate has to register for PhD at NIT Durgapur after clearing the Institutional admission procedure. He/she will work at the collaborating Institute (University of Sao Paulo, Brazil) for a maximum duration of eight months in one visit within last two years of the project as approved by DBT. During this visit to Sao Paulo, Brazil, the candidate will be entitled to fellowship as mentioned below and to monetary allowance covering expenses incurred during travel to Brazil. For the remaining period in the three years tenure when the candidate will work at NIT Durgapur, he/she will receive a scholarship as enumerated below.

Junior Research Fellow:

Position and fellowship Qualifications required

Junior Research Fellow



@Rs. 18000/- +10% HRA – for 1st and 2 year

@Rs. 20000/- +10% HRA – for 3rd year

6-8 months stay in Brazil: during that time stipend will be Rs. 50,000/- consolidated and the candidate will not receive any fellowship during these visits.


BTech and MTech in Chemical Engineering/ Biochemical Engineering

/Biotechnology/ Environmental science and Technology (minimum 6.5 CGPA or 60% marks). Throughout first class from secondary.


Good writing skills/ Fluency in English.

GATE score

How to apply:

Interested candidates are advised to send their curriculum vitae giving full particulars of their Educational Qualifications along with attested copies of mark sheets and certificates, experience, publications, research interests etc. to the undersigned by post only. A copy of the curriculum vitae (excluding the other relevant particulars) may also be sent via email. Candidates should also mention the names and contact addresses (including email ID) of two referees who have known the candidates academically and professionally out of which at least one of the referees must be from candidate’s latest affiliating institute.

Terms and Conditions:

  1. The applications will be screened and only short-listed candidates will be called for interview via email. No regular mail will be sent.
  2. The above position is purely temporary, and performance will be evaluated every six months. Selected candidates will not be entitled to claim for regular appointments in this Institution.
  3. Candidates called for interview should bring all the original mark-sheets, certificates etc.
  4. No TA/DA will be paid for attending the interview.
  5. Canvassing in any form will disqualify the candidature.

Important dates to remember :

Last date to apply : 24/08/2014

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