Department of Sustainable Energy Engineering

Advertisement Number: P.Rect./R&D/2022/151

Advertisement for the post of Project Associate-I [equivalent to JRF (1st & 2nd year), SRF (3rd year)]

Applications are invited for the following project position which is purely temporary in nature. Applicants can apply through email giving details of educational qualification and experience.

No of posts: One

Project Title: "DST-Bioenergy & H2 MAP"

Age limit: 35 years


Either 'A' or 'B' Below

A) For those with M.Tech qualification:

    Essential Qualifications: M.Tech. in Mechanical Engineering / Materials Science and Engineering / Metallurgical Engineering/ Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (or other relevant branch of engineering).

  1. Minimum percentage marks: 70% in M.Tech & 60% in B.Tech.
  2. If the candidate has done B.Sc. and M.Sc. before M.Tech. then 60% marks are a minimum requirement at these levels.


B) For those with B.Sc. & M.Sc. qualification:

Essential Qualification: M.Sc. Physics/Materials Science/Chemistry (or other relevant branch of science). + 3years Experience

  1. Should have taken mathematics courses at B.Sc level (with 60%). B.Sc. in Physics/Materials Science/Chemistry.
  2. a minimum of 65% or 6.5 CPI in Master's degree,
  3. first division in bachelor's degree,
  4. JRF qualified or 95 percentile or higher in GATE. Experience of three years (in research).

Essential Experience

  1. Knowledge of basics of Physics, Chemistry and materials engineering. Good experimental skills.
  2. The candidate is expected to be self-driven for conducting research and publishing his/her work in high quality scientific journals and conferences.
  3. The candidate should have demonstrated verbal and writing skills in communicating results of his/her own research.

Duration of appointment: Till 15 Mar 2025 (1 year initially, followed by extension based on satisfactory performance).   

Salary: (i) 1st & 2nd year: A consolidated salary of Rs. 31000 per month (+ 18% HRA if on campus accommodation is not provided).

            (ii) 3rd year: A consolidated salary of Rs. 35000 per month (+ 18% HRA if on campus accommodation is not provided).

Interested candidates may apply by sending CV/bio-data and other information as follows:
(i) complete information regarding educational qualifications indicating year of passing, percentage of marks/division, (ii) complete details of relevant working experience,
(iii) career goals, (iv) Photo, (v) details of GATE/JRF qualification (valid score/qualification).

No TA/ DA will be paid for attending the interview. For outstation candidates Interview may be conducted via phone/skype.

Applications should be submitted to (by email, which should reach by 5 pm 24 June 2022):

Dr. Anandh Subramaniam
Department of Sustainable Energy Engineering, IIT Kanpur – 208016 (U.P.) India
Email address for application:, (cc to: