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JRF or Project Associate Under MHRD Funded Project at IISER Bhopal: Apply by Nov 21: Expired

Applications are invited for JRF or Project Associate Under MHRD Funded Project at IISER Bhopal for the year 2021. The last date of application is 21 November.

Applications are invited from highly motivated and eligible candidates for the recruitment of one (01) Project based Junior Research Fellow (JRF) or Project Associate I purely on temporary basis to work full time in the project titled “Early Prediction of Signs of Mental Illnesses from Clinical Records and Social Media Using NLP and Machine Learning” funded by MHRD, Government of India.


Essential: Students with M.Tech./M.E./M.S./M.Sc./M.C.A./B.Tech./B.E./B.S. in Computer Science or related fields from a recognized Institute/University with a minimum of 60% marks or CGPA of 7.0 on a 10 point scale (overall percentage/CGPA/CPI; not only in majoring subject).

Age: Should not exceed 35 years as on 01 December 2021 with usual relaxation for SC/ST/OBC/ Differently abled and exceptional candidate(s).


  • Candidate has qualified CSIR/ UGC NET or GATE.
  • Knowledge of basic mathematics, statistics and programming languages e.g., Python, R etc.
  • Knowledge of regular machine learning and NLP techniques for information extraction and can run relevant tools like Scikit-Learn, NLTK, Gensim, Tensorflow etc.

Job description

The JRF will be involved in collecting, processing and analysis of free text medical records, social media and other relevant text data, run and analyze the state of the arts in NLP to develop novel methods for automatic information extraction from these data.


The appointment will be initially for one year from the date of his/her joining the institute, which may be extended later/terminated earlier depending on the availability of funds and performance of the candidates.


Eligible and interested candidates are requested to apply by sending the application materials to this e-mail: (with a compulsory copy to latest by November 21, 2021. The other criteria for this job requirements will be followed as per the norms of the Institute.

Required Documents

  • Cover letter addressed to the Head, Department of Data Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Bhopal including the Project Name along with the current resume (duly signed) of the candidate in English.
  • Detailed CV, including address, contact numbers, email address, academic qualifications with percentage of marks obtained in each examination starting from 12th class, date of birth and work experience, if any.
  • Photocopies of transcript/final marksheet of all qualifications starting from 12th class in a single PDF file.
  • Self attested photocopy of SC/ST/OBC/Differently abled status certificate, if any.


  • INR 25,000 + HRA (as applicable) per month (Consolidated pay with no other allowances) for the candidate without CSIR/ UGC NET or GATE qualification.
  • INR 31,000 + HRA (as applicable) per month (Consolidated pay with no other allowances) for the candidate with CSIR/ UGC NET or GATE qualification.

Click here to view the official notification of JRF or Project Associate Under MHRD Funded Project at IISER Bhopal.

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