NIT Rourkela requirement for 2 positions of Junior Research Fellow( Food Technology)

NIT Rourkela is currently accepting applications for the position of Junior Research Fellow (JRF), Those who are interested can submit their applications by the deadline of July 29, 2024 and July 27, 2024 respectively.

Vacancy Details

S.No. Title of the project Project Duration (Closing Date) Funding Agency Details Name of the Principal Investigator with details E-mail address
      1 Development of novel Non thermal drying system for its application in food powders 3 years



Core Research Grant (CRG)

Prof. Madhuresh Dwivedi


Prof. Rama Chandra Pradhan






     2 Design and development of Dual mode electrical and solar supported turmeric processing machine 3 years




Prof. Madhuresh Dwivedi dwivedim


Department/Centre: Dept. of Food Process Engineering

No. of posts: 1 in each topic


For year 1 & 2 INR 37,000 per month +HRA (if applicable)

For year 3 INR 42,000 per month + HRA (if applicable)

Educational Details

M.Tech. In Food Process Engineering/Post Harvest Engineering/Food Technology and other relevant allied specialization with minimum CGPA of 6.5/10.0 (or 60% aggregate) at both and levels.

Desirable Qualification

Successful score in GATE examination is preferred. Prior research experience or knowledge in the field of machine design, autoCAD, CATIA, SOLIDWORK but not mandatory. Hand-on experience in handling SEM, TEM, XRD, FTIR would be an additional advantage.

Age Limit

The upper age limit for applying for the award of project position shall be 28 years, which is relaxed up to 5 years in the case of the case of OBC candidates belonging to Schedule Castes/Schedule Tribes/PWD and Non- creamy candidates). Upper age limit shall be reckoned there of the as on the last receipt it of applications.

Desirable Experience

Essential Qualification and Experience will be as per the DST-Govt of India (ANRF) norms.

Job Description

To carry out research work related to the project and to continue Ph.D. at NIT Rourkela on the topic of this project work.

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General Information

1. The period of experience in a discipline/area of work, wherever prescribed, shall be counted after the date of acquiring the minimum prescribed educational qualifications for that position.

2. Mere possession of minimum qualification does not guarantee invitation to the interview. Candidates will be short listed based on merit and need of the project. Selection/Joining will be cancelled in case of any suppression of information/document submitted.

3. NIT Rourkela reserves the right to fix higher criteria for short-listing of eligible candidates from those satisfying advertised Qualification and radu ment the project post. Only short- listed candidates will be informed for Online interview.

4. In case, any ts required on eligibility regarding the above post, the candidate may contact in the above-mentioned details.

🎖 Food Technology Training Course
HACCP Level-3 Certified Training Course (2 Days)

Date : 13 & 14 July 2024

Time : 10 AM to 05 PM

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How to Apply

  • The candidates) are required to send the complete filed and signed application (soft copy) with documents regarding educational qualification indicating percentage of marks (marksheets and for certificates), research papers (if any), work experience certificate (any) may be built as a single PDF file and sent try email with “Advertisement No” on the subject link to the mentioned e-mail IDs. NO hard copies of application are required to be sent to the institute.
  • Download the application form link
  • For project 1: link 
  • For project 2: link
  • And submit Application form to the above mentioned mail id.

Interview Details

Interview will be in online mode for project 1 & 2 on 31 July, 2024 12 P.M. and 10 A.Μ. respectively.

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