NIT Meghalaya Department of Mechanical Engineering Junior Research Fellowship (JRF)

Key Information

Conducted By National Institute of Technology, Meghalaya
Eligibility Candidates with a B.Tech or MTech/ME degree
Region India
Rewards Up to INR 35,000
Last Date of Application May 6, 2021

Department of Mechanical Engineering at the National Institute of Technology offers the NIT Meghalaya department of mechanical engineering Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) to dynamic candidates holding a bachelor's or master's degree in engineering. The institute will select a candidate for the position of Junior Research Fellow (JRF). He/she will get an opportunity to participate in a project sponsored by the SERB and receive a monthly consolidated salary. The last date to apply for the NIT Meghalaya department of mechanical engineering Junior Research Fellowship is May 6th, 2021

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NIT Meghalaya Department of Mechanical Engineering Junior Research Fellowship Eligibility Criteria 

The candidates holding a master's degree in mechanical engineering can apply to the NIT Meghalaya department of mechanical engineering Junior Research Fellowship (JRF). The other eligibility criteria are as follows: 

  • The applicants should be Indian nationals.
  • They should not be more than 28 years of age as of May 6th. 2021.
  • They should hold an MTech/ME degree in mechanical engineering and specialised in flood/thermal engineering.
  • The applicants should have obtained at least 60% marks or an equivalent grade in the postgraduate degree.
  • Students with a BTech degree in mechanical engineering are also eligible to apply. However, they should have obtained a minimum of 75% or equivalent marks.
  • The applicants should have secured a valid score in GATE.
  • The institute provides relaxation to SC/ST and PH students as per the norms of the Government of India. 

Desirable Qualifications: 

  • The committee will prefer candidates with work experience relevant to the project.
  • Candidates should have a good knowledge of heat/mass transfer, fluid mechanics, and air-conditioning. 

NIT Meghalaya Department of Mechanical Engineering Junior Research Fellowship Rewards 

The NIT, Meghalaya, will select one candidate to participate in a project called the development of a novel solar-driven Dedicated Outdoor Air System (DOAS) for space heating and liquid desiccant dehumidification with direct/indirect contact heat/mass exchangers for the Meghalaya region. The project's duration is three years and is sponsored by the SERB under the Department of Science and Technology (DST). The selected candidate will receive INR 31,000 per month for the first two years and INR 35,000 per month for the third year. The NIT give an option for the JRF to convert his/her position to a regular PhD degree at NIT, Meghalaya. 

How to Apply for the NIT Meghalaya Department of Mechanical Engineering Junior Research Fellowship? 

The candidates should ensure they fulfil all the requirements before applying for the NIT Meghalaya department of mechanical engineering Junior Research Fellowship (JRF). Eligible candidates should duly fill in the application form and email it to the Principal Investigator (PI), Dr Rajat Subhra Das. The stepwise application process are as follows: 

Step 1 - The candidates should visit the official NIT Meghalaya department of mechanical engineering Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) website and click on the application form link.

Step 2 - They should fill in the application form with the correct details.

Step 3 - The candidates should scan self-attested documents and merge them into a single PDF file.

Step 4 - They should send an email of the application form and the documents to [email protected].

Step 5 - The applicants should mention 'Application for the post of JRF in project (CRG/2020/004304)' in the subject line.

Step 6 - They should include the 'Statement of Purpose' and highlight their eligibility for the JRF position in the body of the email. 

Essential Documents 

The candidates should scan the self-attested copies of the certificates and send them by mail. The required documents for the NIT Meghalaya department of mechanical engineering Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) are as follows: 

  1. Age proof
  2. Passport-sized photograph
  3. Marksheets
  4. Scorecard
  5. Certificates
  6. Testimonials 

Terms and Conditions 

The essential terms and conditions of the NIT Meghalaya department of mechanical engineering Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) are as follows: 

  • The committee will invite only the shortlisted candidates for an interview through emails.
  • The management will not provide TA or DA to shortlisted candidates attending the interview.
    • Note: Due to COVID 19, the candidates will have to attend an online interview.
  • The committee will select the candidates based on their academic merit and the requirement of the project.
  • The management will intimate only the shortlisted candidates. The organisers will not entertain any other communication in this regard.
  • The management holds the right to accept or reject applications.
  • The JRF is a temporary position, and the fellow can renew it every year. However, the renewal for the JRF position is subject to the fellow's performance for three years. 

Contact Details 

In case of any queries regarding the NIT Meghalaya department of mechanical engineering Junior Research Fellowship (JRF), the candidates can email [email protected].

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