IIT Bhubaneswar Indian Institute of Technology Bhubaneswar

Post Doctoral Fellowship Programme

Candidates preferably below 35 years having a Ph.D Degree and willing to carryout advanced research in the fields of Basic Sciences / Earth, Ocean & Climate Sciences / Electrical Sciences / Infrastructure / Mechanical Sciences / Humanities, Social Sciences & Management may apply for this position.

Useful Information

  • This is purely a temporary time-bound position, and must not be considered in any way as a permanent cadre of the Institute. The fellowship is offered initially for a period of one (1) year from the date of joining.
  • The tenure may be extended for another one year based on review of the contribution made by the Fellow.
Responsibility The Fellow will be required to participate in the teaching and research activities of the Institute including mentoring young undergraduates and post-graduate students. The Fellow shall also carry out any other assignments related to academics as given by the Institute or concerned Head of School.
Eligibility Consistently good academic record followed by a Ph.D. degree in the relevant fields in Engineering/Science/Humanities. Only those candidates, who have received the Ph.D degree within the past two years, will be considered.
Documents to be submitted online Application should include : -
  1. Detailed CV
  2. Summary of Ph.D. work (one page)
  3. Research proposal ( maximum two pages)
  4. List of publication.
  5. All relevant educational certificates & marksheets.
Selection The candidate called for interview shall make a presentation of his/her research plan before a selection committee.
Fellowship FFor the first year: Rs.58, 000/- per month + HRA (in case accommodation is not provided). Based on the performance and extension of tenure for second year, the Fellow will be entitled for fellowship of Rs.61,000/- + HRA (as applicable)
Other benefits
  1. Suitable accommodation (subject to availability) along with a contingency grant of Rs.50, 000/- per annum will be admissible.
  2. House Rent Allowance as admissible, in case accommodation is not provided.
  3. Medical and Leave benefit: As admissible by the Institute.
Application Fee (to be paid through online mode) For General, General (EWS) and OBC Candidates : Rs. 500/- (Rupees Five Hundred Only
For SC/ST/PwD Candidates : Rs.250/- (Rupees Two Hundred Fifty Only)
  • Application Fee (Non-refundable): USD 50 for all category (Foreign Nationals)
  • Application fee once paid shall not be refunded under any circumstances.
  • Female candidates are exempted from payment of application fee.
General Instruction
  1. After online submission of application, print a hard-copy of the completed application, sign and attach all relevant enclosures / documents along with fee payment proof (as applicable) and send to respective Heads of School in a A4 size envelope through Speed Post/Registered Post or in person for necessary action. The envelope containing application and other documents should be super-scribed as “Application for Post- Doctoral Fellowship Programme”
    Sending address:
    Head, School of __________________________________________ (School name) Indian Institute of Technology Bhubaneswar Argul, Khorda, PIN - 752050, ODISHA
  2. The Institute will not be responsible for any postal delay.
  3. Age limit will be reckoned as on the date of submission of online application form.
  4. Degrees obtained by the candidate should be awarded by a recognized University/ Institute. All Educational qualification certificates including the Date of Ph.D. Defense must be submitted/uploaded.
  5. Mere eligibility will not vest any right on any candidate for being called for interview.
  6. The Institute reserves the right to call a limited number of candidates for interview or not call any candidate(s) not found suitable.
  7. Incomplete applications/application without uploading of supporting documents/ application without prescribed fee will be out rightly rejected and no correspondence will be entertained from the candidates in connection with the process of selection/interview.
  8. In case you are currently employed by Government Organizations or Public Sector Undertaking, you are required to submit NOC from your employer.
  9. Candidates called for interview will be reimbursed TA (up to AC 3-Tier Rail fare/ Bus fare) by the shortest route.

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