NIT Rourkela

NIT Rourkela: Research Fellowship Opportunity For Post Graduate

NIT Rourkela: National Institute of Technology (NIT), Rourkela has invited applications from Department of Post Graduate Degree holders for the Department of Life Science Junior Research Fellowship 2020.

This is a temporary designation for a project called Enhanced Carbonate Precipitation of ureolytic and nitrifying microbe treated rubber wastewater. This project is for 3 years.

The selected fellows for this post will get a stipend of 35 thousand rupees every month.


Applicant should have

  • MSc in Life Science / Microbiology / Biochemistry / Biotechnology / Botany / Zoology / Genetics / Environment Science or related subject.
  • The MSc should have 60 per cent marks or 6.5 CGPA on 10 point scale.
  • Get / Net qualified or
  • MTech in Biotechnology / Environment Engineering / Chemical Engineering with GATE score.


A stipend of Rs 31,000 will be given every month till the first and second year.
The third year stipend will be of Rs 35,000.
Accommodation will be provided at the institute for lodging if available.

How to Apply

For technical information on the project, the candidate may contact the Principal Investigator at
the following address with an updated Curriculum Vitae:
Name                        : Prof. Surajit Das
Address                    : Associate Professor
Laboratory of Environmental Microbiology and Ecology (LEnME),

Department of Life Science.
National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, Odisha 769 008.
Telephone No : 0661-246 2684  Mobile : 95564 25605
E-mail :,

Eligible candidates may apply in the prescribed format: Click here to download the format.

For more detail, download the official notification. Click here to download

Required Documents

  • Mark sheet
  • Qualifying degree certificates
  • Grade cards
  • Copies of published or unpublished work
  • Research Paper (if any)
  • Experience certificate (if any)

Note: Candidates will have to bring the original documents together during the interview.

Selection Criteria

Candidates will be selected on the basis of merit and project requirement.

Last Date of application : 30 June 2020.

To more about the Fellowship, click here

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