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JOB POST: Junior Research Fellows @ VNIT Nagpur: Multiple Deadlines

1. Title of the Research Project: “Capacity Building for Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation with a Special Focus on Sustainable Habitat and Risk Management.

Name of the position available: Junior Research Fellow (JRF)

Number of positions available: One

Age limit: Max. 30 years as on 1st June 2017

Duration of the Project: 3 years

Qualification: B.E. (Civil Engineering) /B. Tech. (Civil Engineering) / B.Arch./ B. Plan. / B. Tech. (Planning) and Master of Urban Planning / Urban Design / Environmental Planning / Housing with 60 % marks at both the levels. Proficiency in English (reading and writing), Knowledge of statistics and GIS is desirable. (preferably qualified in GATE). (Candidates appearing for last semester can also apply)

Salary: Rs. 25,000 per month + HRA as per rule (first two years); Rs. 28000 per month + HRA as per rule (after two years)

Candidate selected for this position can also apply for the regular PhD program provided they satisfy the eligibility criterion for PhD program in Department of Architecture and Planning, VNIT-Nagpur.

Important Dates:

  • Last Date of Application: May 31
  • Display of shortlisted candidates on institute website: June 2
  • Interview (Date and Time): June 9, 10.00 AM Onwards.

Completely filled, duly signed application form must be submitted as per the template provided below via email/by post (with testimonials) to the address as mentioned below. Original documents of photo ID / age proof /certificates /degrees /mark sheets and other testimonials must be presented at the time of interview.

Dr. Rajashree Kotharkar,
Associate Professor & Principal Investigator
Dept. of Architecture and Planning, Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, South Ambazari Road, Nagpur-440010 (Maharashtra)
Email id: rskotharkar@gmail.com, Contact No. +91 9822719413

2. Title of Project: “Site classification scheme and amplification factors for Indian seismic design code”

Name of Position: Junior Research Fellow (JRF)

Essential Qualification: M. Tech. in Geotechnical Engineering/ Soil Dynamics/Structural Dynamics /Structures/or equivalent stream. Desirable Qualifications GATE qualified and candidates having knowledge in finite element method software like ABAQUS, having conducted numerical and statistical analysis may apply.

Duration: 3 years

Consolidated Salary: Rs 25,000 p.m

How to Apply: Interested candidates are requested to send the duly filled application form by quoting the above advertisement number and relevant certificates/evidences by post/or email to the address below by 15th June, 2017. Incomplete applications will be rejected.

Dr. Shrabony Adhikary,  Principal Investigator
Department of Civil Engineering,
Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology
South Ambazari Road, Nagpur-440010, Maharashtra
E-mail:shrabonyeq@gmail.com, sadhikary@civ.vnit.ac.in
Tel no.07122801206, Mobile: 09561458832

3. Title of the Project: Nanoparticles of different shapes conjugated with drugs to achieve enhanced therapeutic efficacy in treatment of cancer

Name of the position available: Junior Research Fellow (JRF)

Number of positions available: One

Duration: 3 years

Emoluments: Rs. 25000 p.m. for first two years and Rs. 28000 p.m. for third year

Essential Qualification: M.E./M.Tech or B.E./B.Tech in Biotechnology/Biochemical Engineering/Bio-process engineering/Nanotechnology/Chemical Engineering/Chemical Technology. Preference may be given to the candidate having qualified GATE score (M.E/M.Tech candidates appearing for the last semester can also apply).

The selected candidate will have to register for Ph.D. program at VNIT as per institute norms.

Soft copy of the application along with full biodata and relevant documents should be sent to ravikumarc2006@gmail.com. Hard copy of the application should be sent to

Dr. C. Ravikumar, Assistant Professor,
Department of Chemical Engeneering,
Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology,
South Ambazari Road, Nagpur-440010
Phone: 07122801785, 7639461007

Important Dates:

  • Last date of application: May 26
  • Intimation by email for interview: May 26
  • Interview: May 29, 10.30 a.m.
For the first project, please find the application form here.
The original advertisement for the second post is here and for the third post here.


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