NIT Rourkela Hiring for a 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 12, 2024.

Vacancy Details

Position Name: Junior Research Fellow (JRF) 

Project Title: Development of Nanofiber-Based Stickers for Ex

Number of Positions: One

Duration (Closing Date) and tenure of project: 31/03/2026 (2 Years)

Funding Agency Details: BIRAC

Department / Centre: Dept. of Food Process Engineering

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

Principal Investigator (PI) Details

1) Name:  Prof. V. Arun Prasad

Contact Details:

Mobile No.: 0661-246 2911

2) Name:  Prof. P. Balasubramanian

Contact Details:

Mobile No.: 0661-246 2297

Essential Qualifications

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 Qualifications: Candidates with prior research experience and GATE/NET score in relevant branch shall be preferred. However, it is not mandatory as per BIRAC; if any.

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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 norms of sponsoring agency.

Job Description

Research work (to Optimization of electrospinning process, Development and testing of control release nanofibers with a scope to register for Ph.D. at NIT Rourkela as per norms.

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.
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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 Nio” on the subject link to the This mentioned e-mal Ds. NO hard copies. of application are required to be sent to the institute.
  • Download the application form link  
  • And submit Application form to the mail id and

Interview Details

Interview will be in online mode on 15 July,2024 10 A.M.

Last date for submitting the application is July 12, 2024.

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