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Post Doctoral Fellow at ISI, Kolkata: Apply by Dec 31!

Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata is inviting applications for the recruitment of one (01) Post Doctoral Fellow on a purely temporary basis.

Project Title

“Advanced Machine Learning Techniques for Cryptanalysis” funded by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), in the Centre for Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning (CAIML) of the Institute.


  • Essential: Ph.D. degree in the areas related to Computer Science/ Electrical/ Electronics/ Information Technology/ Statistics/ Mathematics/ Physics. The candidate must have at least 60% marks or equivalent grades throughout from 10th standard onwards.
  • Desirable skills: Good programming skills (in C/ C++/ Python). Academic/ project/ research experience in the areas of Machine Learning and/or Cryptology. Publications in SCI journals / top-tier conferences in Machine Learning and/or Cryptology.


Rupees 50000/- (Rupees fifty thousand only) per month (consolidated with no other allowances).

Tenure of Appointment

The appointment will initially be for ten months from the date of joining in the Institute, which may be extended later/ terminated earlier, depending on availability of funds and performance of the candidates.

Age Limit

Should not exceed 35 years as of 01 December 2021, with usual relaxation for SC/ST/OBC/Women and differently-abled candidates. Age relaxation may be given to outstanding candidates or candidates with relevant experience.

How to Apply?

Eligible and interested candidates are required to fill in the Google Form and upload a covering letter addressed to the Co-ordinator, Centre for Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning (CAIML), Indian Statistical Institute, with current resume (signed) in English, which is required to include

  • Name (in block letters),
  • Permanent/ Present Address,
  • E-mail Address,
  • Telephone/Mobile No.,
  • Parent’s/Spouse’s Name,
  • Date of birth,
  • Academic Qualifications (with percentage of marks/ grades obtained in each examination from 10th standard onwards),
  • Experience (if any),
  • Aadhar Card No.,
  • SC/ST/OBC/Differently abled status including self attested soft copies of all documents/testimonials latest by 31 December 2021.

The candidate is expected to carry out fundamental research in developing theories and applications of Machine Learning in Cryptology. At the time of joining, selected candidate(s) have to produce all relevant documents/testimonials in original for verification and a medical certificate of fitness from the Medical Officer of the Institute.

Failing this, the institute will offer the position to the next candidate in the merit list prepared for this purpose. A resume with incomplete information will be summarily rejected. Shortlisting of eligible candidates for interviews will be done based on academic credentials, relevant experience and/or a written test.

The interview (online or in-person) date will be communicated only to the shortlisted candidates in due time. The interview will be conducted maintaining all preventive measures to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 Global epidemic as directed by the Government of India.

Application Deadline

Dec 31, 2021


For any query/ clarification, e-mail: with the subject line “DRDO – PDF”.

Click here to view the official notification for the post of Post Doctoral Fellow at ISI, Kolkata.

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