Institute Post Doctoral Fellowship – Research at Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur

Senior Research Fellowship (SRF), funded by NRDMS, GOI at IIT-Kharagpur

Post Doctoral Fellowship – Research at Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur

Designation/Position- Research at Indian Institute of Technology

Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India, invites application for Research at Indian Institute of Technology from eligible and interested candidates

About- Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur is an Institute of national importance and is the first and the largest in the chain of IITs engaged in teaching, research and development. The Institute invites applications from eligible Indian and foreign nationals possessing excellent academic backgrounds, for carrying out advanced research and related activities as a Post-Doctoral Fellows in the following Departments/Centres/Schools:

Research/Job Area- 

Departments: i) Aerospace Engineering; ii) Agricultural and Food Engineering; iii) Architecture and Regional Planning; iv) Biotechnology; v) Chemical Engineering; vi) Chemistry; vii) Civil Engineering; viii) Computer Science and Engineering; ix) Electrical Engineering; x) Electronics and Electrical Communication Engineering; xi) Geology and Geophysics; xii) Humanities and Social Sciences; xiii) Industrial and Systems Engineering; xiv) Mathematics; xv) Mechanical Engineering; xvi) Metallurgical and Materials Engineering; xvii) Mining Engineering; xviii) Ocean Engineering and Naval Architecture; xix) Physics.

Centres: i) Advanced Technology Development; ii) Oceans, Rivers, Atmosphere and Land Sciences; iii) Computational and Data Sciences; iv) Centre of Excellence in Artificial Intelligence; v) Centre of Excellence for Indian Knowledge Systems;  vi) Cryogenic Engineering; vii) Rekhi Centre of Excellence for the Science of Happiness; viii) Deysarkar Centre of Excellence in Petroleum Engineering; ix) Materials Science; x) Rubber Technology; xi) Centre for Rural Development and Innovative Sustainable Technology; xii) P K Sinha Centre For Bioenergy and Renewables xiii) Centre of Excellence on Safety Engineering & Analytics (COE-SEA).

Schools : i)  Rajiv Gandhi School of Intellectual Property Law; ii) Subir Chowdhury School of Quality and Reliability iii) School of Nano-Science and Technology. iv) Bio Science; v) Energy Science and Engineering; vi) Environmental Science and Engineering; vii) G.S. Sanyal School of Telecommunication; viii) Rajendra Mishra School of Engineering Entrepreneurship; ix) Ranbir and Chitra Gupta School of Infrastructure Design and Management; x) School of Medical Science and Technology; ix) School of Water Resources; xii) Vinod Gupta School of Management.

Location-  Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, WB, India

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Ph.D.with first class or equivalent in the preceding degree in appropriate branch. At least two publications in SCI Journals based on the PhD work. 

  • The candidates should be below 32 years of age at the time of application.
    • Age relaxation for SC/ST/OBC/PwD candidates is applicable as per GoI norms. 

                         (SC/ST-5 years, OBC-3 years, PwD-5 years)

  • Fresh PhD degree recipients from IIT Kharagpur are discouraged to apply. 

Job/Position Description- 

YearLevel -1Level -2Level-3
First Year 80,000/M90,000/M1,00,000/M
Second Year80,000/M90,000/M1,00,000/M
Third year 80,000/M90,000/M1,00,000/M
Contingency Grant50,000/An50,000/An50,000/An

Tenure: The Post-Doctoral Fellowship may be awarded for a period up to 3 years, subject to performance- based recommendation on a yearly basis.

  • ACCOMMODATION: The Fellows will be provided accommodation in the Campus subject to availability, and on payment of usual license fee etc. as applicable. HRA as per approved rates will be paid if accommodation is not provided /available.
  • Academic reimbursements and other incentives: Financial assistance for attending conferences (India/Abroad) will be provided as per the Institute rules.

How to Apply- 

Interested candidates may apply online through ERP ( for relevant / Department/ School/ Centre.

Last Date for Apply– 31 December 2022

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