Application Invited for Junior Research Fellow

IIT Indore

Applications are invited from highly motivated and eligible candidates for the position of Junior Research Fellow (JRF) to work in a Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB) & Department of Science and Technology (DST) funded research project. The research interest under the advertised post will be “Development of Porous Metal-Organic Frameworks and Covalent Organic Frameworks and Their Potential Applications in Hydrogen Storage”. The aim of the project is to develop computationally novel porous MOFs and COFs with their potential application in H2-storage.

Duration: The opening position is initially for 1 year with a possibility of further extension based on performance (maximum two years, total 1 + 2 years). The selected candidate will be considered for admission to Ph.D. Programme as a regular full-time scholar as per IITI rule.

Emolument: The JRF will be paid a consolidated salary of Rs. 31000/month, No HRA.


  • Essential Qualification: M.Sc. in Physics or Chemistry with CSIR/UGC-NET-JRF or VALID GATE certificate with first class minimum (60% in the preceding degrees or equivalent) in graduate and postgraduate levels with a very good academic record.
  • Age limit: 28 years with relaxation to SC/ST/OBC candidates as per Government of India norms

Last Date: 17:00 hrs on Wednesday, 30th March, 2022.
Interested candidates are required to attend the interview on 4th April, 2022. The candidates should bring Detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) along with valid photographic identity card, original and self-attested photocopies of all documents (10th class onwards) at the time of interview.
Time and date of interview: 10:00 hrs on Wednesday, 4th April, 2022.

Venue: Preferably Online and Google meet link will be shared only the shortlisted candidates before the date of interview.

  • Interested candidates must email advance copy of their detailed CV with a detail resume with date of birth, contact details including phone number, email and postal address, photocopies of the educational/professional qualifications and publications to Dr. Srimanta Pakhira at Any other mode of communication will not be entertained. The candidates must arrange recommendation letters from two referees well before appearing interview. Referees shall e-mail their reference letters directly to or provide in a sealed envelope.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be intimated by email for an interview. No TA/DA will be paid for attending the interview.

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