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JRF/Project Associate – I Under CAIR-DRDO Funded Project at IIT Mandi: Apply by Oct 31: Expired

Applications are invited for JRF/Project Associate – I Under CAIR-DRDO Funded Project at IIT Mandi for the year 2021. The last date of application is 31 October.

Applications are invited from Indian citizens for a walk-in interview for one post of JRF/Project Associate – I in a Center for Artificial Intelligence and Robotics (CAIR), DRDO funded project (IITM/DRDO/VD/324) at IIT Mandi.

Title of the Research Project

Replicating human cognitive behavior on robots’ models using ACT-R cognitive architecture for search-and-retrieve mission in virtual environments.

Project details

In this project, we intend to investigate the efficacy of models based upon the machine learning and ACT-R cognitive architectures that either mimic human behavior in a search task in a simulated, complex environment, or that accompany human individuals in these tasks. In addition, we also intend to investigate different methods to achieve human-virtual robot collaboration via ACT-R models in search tasks.


  • Minimum qualifications: BTech/MTech/MS/MS (By Research) in Computer Science and Engineering and related areas with a minimum 60% marks. Proficiency in programming is a must for this position.
  • Desirable qualifications: Experience in machine learning, knowledge of game development (in Unity/Unreal), multidisciplinary interest, publications, statistical analysis, and good command over the English language.


Candidates meeting the qualifications and experience should submit their details and CV online via the link for the walk-in interview (before 23:59 hrs IST on 31st October 2021)


Maximum up to INR 35,000.


Prof. Varun Dutt (PI)
Email: varun[at]

Click here to view the official notification of JRF/Project Associate – I Under CAIR-DRDO Funded Project at IIT Mandi.

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