Department of Life Science Junior Research Fellowship, NIT Rourkela 2020

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EligibilityBachelor's or Master's degree holders
AwardFellowship up to INR 35,000 per month

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About the Program

The National Institute of Technology (NIT), Rourkela invites applications for Department of Life Science Junior Research Fellowship 2020 from postgraduate degree holders. This is a temporary post for the project entitled “Enhanced carbonate precipitation of ureolytic and nitrifying microbe treated rubber wastewater”. The project is for a duration of 3 years. The fellow selected for the position can avail a monthly stipend of up to INR 35,000.

Fellowship Details
  • Department of Life Science Junior Research Fellowship, NIT Rourkela 2020 DeadlineClosed

    To be eligible, an applicant must -

    • Hold an MSc in Life Science/ Microbiology/ Biochemistry/ Biotechnology/ Botany/ Zoology/ Genetics/ Environment Science or related subjects with 60% marks or 6.5 CGPA on 10 point scale
    • Be GATE/NET qualified, OR
    • Hold an MTech in Biotechnology/ Environment Engineering/ Chemical Engineering with GATE score
    • A stipend of INR 31,000 per month for the first and second year
    • A stipend of INR 35,000 per month for the third year (to be revised)
    • Bachelors accommodation in the Institute may be provided subject to availability
    • Mark sheets
    • Qualifying degree certificates
    • Grade cards
    • Copies of published or unpublished work
    • Research papers (if any)
    • Experience certificate (if any)

    Note: The candidates are required to carry the original documents at the time of the interview.

    How can you apply?

    Follow the below steps to apply-

    Step 1: Visit the link here and read details of the fellowship.
    Step 2: Download the application form for the fellowship.
    Step 3: Fill in the form with the required details including personal and educational details.
    Step 4: Attach a copy of the supporting documents.
    Step 5: Submit the application with all supporting documents to -

    Asst. Registrar, 
    National Institute of Technology, 
    Rourkela - 769008

    Note: The cover of the application should be super-scribed clearly the post applied for and name of the project. 

Important Dates

Application deadline: 31st July 2020

Selection Criteria

Candidates will be selected on merit and need of the project.

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Terms and Conditions
  • The project is for 3 years, extendable annually till the completion of the project, subject to satisfactory performance and availability of fund released by sponsoring agencies.
  • Mere possession of essential/desirable qualifications and experience does not guarantee selection for the post.
  • Having research experience or knowledge in environmental microbiology, bioremediation and microbial genomics and proteomics will be preferred.

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