JOB POST: Junior Research Fellows for Industry/DST-SERB Funded Projects @ VNIT Nagpur: Applications Open

By: ushma | 15 Apr 2019 2:23 PM

Junior Research FellowsThe Department of Chemical Engineering at Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology (VNIT), Nagpur invites applications for the positions of Junior Research Fellows (JRF).

  1. Industry-funded Research Project
Project Title:

Extraction of high-value products from potato peel.


The post is on contract basis up to a maximum period of 3 years subject to satisfactory
performance evaluation every six month.

  • M.Sc Chemistry (Organic Chemistry)
  • GATE qualification is desirable.
  • The candidate should be well versed with handling analytical instruments like HPLC, FTIR, GC, TOC, Surface area analyzer.
  • Candidate should have experience of working in a national level institute for at least one year and should have the experience of working on fruit/vegetable/seed extract.

Rs 25,000 p.m. (first two years)and 28,000 p.m. (third year).

How to apply?

Applications on plain paper with full bio-data should be sent to

Dr. Sachin Mandavgane, Associate Professor,
Department of Chemical Engineering,
South Ambazari Road, VNIT, Nagpur 10.
Mobile: 09823246329, Email:, Phone: 0712-2801563.

Application Deadline:

The application should reach on or before 18th April 2019. An advance copy of the application should reach by Email.

2. DST-SERB funded Research Project

Project Title:

Experimental Investigations and Numerical Assessment of Renal Calculi (Kidney Stone) and it’s Management.


3 Years

  • B.Tech/ B.E. in Chemical Engineering/Chemical Technology AND M.Tech/M.E. in Chemical Engineering and allied disciplines.
  • Students who are in the final year of MTech/M.E. and expect to finish their degree requirements by June 2019 are also eligible to apply.
  • Knowledge of computational tools like MATLAB, population balance equation, particle sizing techniques, and crystallization will be an added advantage and considered positively.
  • GATE qualification is desirable.

Rs 31,000 p.m. (consolidated) as sanctioned by DST-SERB.

How to apply?

Applications with full bio-data along with copies of certificates should be sent by post or email to

Dr. Shailesh Agrawal
Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering,
Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology,
South Ambazari Road, Nagpur-10.
[Phone: 0712-280-1787, Mobile: 09545378898, Email:]

Application Deadline:

April 28, 2019.

For the official notification about the Industry funded project click here and for the DST-SERB funded project click here.

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