NITK Surathkal Department of Civil Engineering Research Associateship

Key Information

Conducted By National Institute of Technology Karnataka (NITK)
Eligibility Candidates with a PhD degree
Region India
Rewards Up to INR 36,000
Last Date of Application April 3, 2021

The civil engineering department at the National Institute of Technology Karnataka (NITK) offers an associate position to a PhD degree holder. The selected candidate will get an opportunity to participate in an R&D project titled ‘impounding of river floodwaters along Dakshina Kannada coast: a sustainable strategy for water resource development’. The DST-SERB, under the Government of India, sponsors the research project. The selected candidate will receive a consolidated salary and HRA each month for three years. The last date to apply for the NITK Surathkal department of civil engineering research associateship programme is April 3rd, 2021.

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Eligibility Criteria

Candidates holding a PhD degree in Geotechnical Engineering can apply to the NITK Surathkal department of civil engineering research associateship. The institute will select one candidate for the programme. The eligibility criteria are as follows:

  • The candidates should have obtained a minimum of 60% aggregate marks or a 6.5 out of 10 CGPA in BE/BTech (Civil Engineering) or ME/MTech.
  • They should have completed their engineering as a full-time student in a recognised technical institution.
  • The applicants should not be over 35 years of age.
  • The institute will prefer candidates with experience in GIC or experimental geotechnics.

Benefits

The civil engineering department at the National Institute of Technology Karnataka (NITK) selects one associate for the NITK Surathkal department of civil engineering research associateship. The benefits of the programme are as follows:

  1. The selected candidate will receive the position of Research Associate (RA).
  2. The candidate will also receive INR 34,500 + HRA for the first two years and INR 36,000 + HRA per month in the third year

How to Apply?

Interested candidates can apply to the NITK Surathkal department of civil engineering research associateship by submitting an application form and required documents before April 3rd, 2021. The stepwise procedure to apply for the programme are as follows:

Step 1: The candidates should download and duly fill the application form by clicking here

Step 2: They should click on the link and fill the Google form.

Step 3: The applicants should upload scanned copies of the required documents. 

Note: If the candidates face technical difficulties while uploading the documents, they can send a mail to [email protected].

Essential Documents

The candidates should scan the documents and convert them into a single PDF file. The size of the PDF file should not be over 10 MB. The candidates should arrange the documents in the following order:

  1. Cover letter
  2. Application form with a passport size photograph affixed to it.
  3. Marksheets from class X and above
  4. GATE scorecard
  5. Proof of research experience (if any)
  6. Special achievements (if any)
  7. Patents and publications (if any)

Selection Criteria

The applicants are required to attend a written test and appear for an interview. After a rigorous process, the committee will select an individual to be a part of the NITK Surathkal department of civil engineering research associateship for three years. The management will choose the candidate based on his/her qualification, experience and performance in the interview. 

Terms and Conditions

The terms and conditions to apply for the NITK Surathkal department of civil engineering research associateship are as follows:

  • The candidates should ensure they are eligible for the Research Associate (RA) position before applying for the NITK Surathkal department of civil engineering research associateship programme. 
  • The management will communicate the written test and interview dates to the short-listed candidates through email or phone.
  • The institute will not provide TA or DA to the candidates attending written test or interview.
  • Employed candidates should produce a relieving certificate from their employers. 
  • The Research Associate (RA) is a temporary position.
  • The decisions made by the management are final and binding. 

Contact Details

In case of any queries regarding the NITK Surathkal department of civil engineering research associateship, the candidates can get in touch with Dr Sreevalsa Kolathayar using the below details:

  • Mobile Number: +91-9471192250
  • Email ID: [email protected], [email protected]
  • Address: Dr Sreevalsa Kolathayar, Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal, P.O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore, Karnataka, India – 575 025. 

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