Department of Electrical Engineering

Advertisement Number: P.Rect/R&D/2021/196

A world class EMI/EMC (Electromagnetic Interference and Compatibility) Test Facility is presently being established at the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, which is funded by the Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC), Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Government of India. The major focus of this facility would be to test the EMC compliance of modern electronic instruments and gadgets presently used in the medical industry. The proposed EMI/EMC testing facility would provide extensive compliance tests of all types of electronic and communication devices with special emphasis on medical instruments starting from low frequency to RF range. The proposed facility would conduct the EMI/EMC and electrical safety tests required for various electronic devices and medical instruments as per IEC 60601, CISPR 11, and CISPR 16 standards.

Applications are invited to work on this ambitious project for the post of Project Executive Officer with details as given below.

Name of Post: Project Executive Officer

Minimum Qualification: M.Tech. (Electrical/Electronics Engineering) + 10 Yrs. of relevant experience

Essential Experience: The ideal candidate for this position would have several years of experience in the EMI/EMC industry, of which at least 3 years of experience should be at some senior level, leading a group of Engineers and Technicians performing EMC testing and preparing documentation including the standard operating procedures. The candidate should have expertise in the RF/Microwave/Antenna/Electrical Safety field with sound knowledge of various standards such as IEC 60601, CISPR 11, and CISPR 16, and accreditation procedures of regulatory agencies such as NABL.

Desirable Experience: The candidate having direct experience in the handling and testing of medical equipment(s) for the EMC compliance as per IEC 60601 and CISPR 11 standard would be preferred. The candidate should also be able to independently manage the major operation and functioning of the Facility.

Major Role: The candidate will be responsible for overall management and operation of the Facility, and would be required to liaison with the industry and various accreditation agencies.

Salary: Rs. 42000-3500-105000 per month (The actual salary will be fixed by the Committee depending upon the qualification and experience of the candidate)

Term of Appointment: One year and extendable until the end of the project as per institute norm. The appointment will be purely on temporary and contractual basis.

Number of positions: One

Note: The application should be submitted strictly online. Application will not be accepted in any other mode.

The last date for submitting online application shall be on or before September 15, 2021 *Extended till September 30, 2021.

To apply for post of Project Executive Officer, please click here:

Please note that no TA/DA will be paid for attending the interview.


Coordinator, Room No. ACES DA-329,

Department of Electrical Engineering,

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, Kanpur - 208016 (India)