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JRF Under MoES Funded Project at IISER Kolkata: Apply by April 10

Applications are invited for JRF Under MoES Funded Project at IISER Kolkata for the year 2022. The last date of application is 10 April.

Applications are invited for the position of Junior Research Fellow (1 position) under a research Project entitled ‘Crustal evolution of the Eastern Madurai Domain of Granulite Terrane of Southern India: A petrochronological study on granulite-facies rocks from the western part of the domain.’.

The position is funded by the Ministry of Earth Sciences, Govt. of India. The JRF position will be awarded for a period of one year (extendable strictly based on the research progress and performance).

Research Area

Metamorphic petrology, geochronology, geochemistry.


JRF (Rs. 31000/- plus 24% HRA)


1 year (extendable strictly based on the research progress and performance).


Basic Eligibility Criteria: (i) First class (or CGPA OF 6.0 and above at a scale of 10) in MSc in Geology/ Applied Geology/ Earth Sciences (ii) Qualified CSIR-UGC NET (including LS) or GATE examination (required criteria). (iii) Candidates should be below 28 years of age at the time of application. Candidates will not be called for interview if they do not meet these basic criteria.

Desirable qualification: The applicant should have a strong background in metamorphic petrology and geochemistry and have the ability to conduct field work independently. A good communication and writing skill in English is also desirable.

How to Apply?

A detailed CV prior to the interview must be emailed to latest by 10th April 2022 (last date of application). No application will be entertained after that.

*Candidates are requested to send the following documents:

(a) Self-attested scanned copies of degree certificates; (b) Two recommendation letters from a teacher and/or academic mentor must be sent directly to tapabrato[at] by the recommender (c) Any other relevant documents.

Interview details

In between 11-13th April. The exact date and time of the interview will be notified in due time.

Click here to view the official notification of JRF Under MoES Funded Project at IISER Kolkata.

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