How to apply for Post-Doctoral Fellowship Position in IIT Kharagpur West Bengal

Are you searching for a research position? Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, West Bengal is inviting application for a Post Doctoral Fellowship position. Read this article to know the full details of the position like research areas, eligibility requirements, posting location and application process, etc.

About IIT Kharagpur

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur is a technical and research institute and ranked under India's top-most institution. It was established in 1951 by the Government of India and was the first IIT established. The motto of the IIT-KGP is "Yoga is skill in works" which has been taken from the Bhagavad Gita. IIT has top-class faculty and well known for its excellence in scholastic as well as research. The institute was also ranked within the top 250 QS Graduate Employability Rankings in 2020 for nurturing graduate employability. IIT-KGP was also awarded the status of the Institute of Eminence by the government of India in 2019. Apart from this, IIT-KGP is maximum funding receiver among the engineering colleges in India. Now, IIT-KGP is inviting applications for a post-doctoral fellow position in a project.

About the Fellowship

This is a Post Doctoral Fellowship position (one position only) and the project title is "Fabrication of Optical Meta Material for Cloaking in Visible Wavelength 7183(MVW)".
Reference No.IIT/SRIC/R/MVW/2020/103
Reference date: 11-May-2020

Research Areas: The Post-doctoral fellow position is open in the research areas of Chemical Engineering, Physics, and Physical Chemistry.

Job Location: After selection post-doctoral fellow will be posted at the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, WB, India.

Emoluments: Depending upon qualification & experience, a consolidated compensation of up to Rs.50000 will be provided to the post-doctoral fellow.

Sponsoring Agency

The project will be sponsored by the Department of Higher Education, New Delhi, Ministry of Human Resource and Development. Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB)5 & 5A, Lower Ground Floor, Vasant Square Mall, Plot No. A, Community Centre, Sector – 5, Pocket-5Vasant Kunj, New Delhi – 110 070.

Eligibility Requirement

  • Educational Qualifications:The applicant must possess a PhD degree in Chemical Engineering or Physics or Physical Chemistry.
  • Relevant Experience:The candidate must have research experience and at least 3 research papers in any reputed journal.
  • Age limit:The must candidate should not be more than the age of 35 years.

How to Apply

  1. Eligible and interested candidate can apply online through the website of IITKGP.
  2. First of all, the candidate will have to register himself for a selective advertisement via Sign-up option.?
  3. Then he/she must log-in with a login ID, password and office order no.
  4. In the next step, he/she will have to fill the details in the online form like profile, academic, experience details etc.
  5. Now upload scanned passport size photo and signature and then lock the application.
  6. After freezing the online application, generate a PDF file and save this file for further use.
  7. In case of any problem related to registration or filling online application contact at email ID:
  8. To fill online application, the website is best accessible in Mozilla Firefox / Google Chrome browser.

There is no application fee.

Last date to apply: The last date for applications for the postdoctoral fellow position is 10th June 2020.

Contact Details

  • Coordinator
    Prof. Rabibrata Mukherjee
    Department of Chemical Engineering
    Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
    Kharagpur, India - 721302
    Phone: +91-3222-255221
    FAX : +91-3222-255303


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