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Central University of Tamil Nadu Advertisement for Junior Research Fellow position in SERB-EEQ Project

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Government of India founded the Central University of Tamil Nadu, along with eight other Central Universities, through an Act of Parliament in 2009. It is part of the greater role that the Central Government assumed in making higher education accessible to aspirants from the weaker sections of the society. With eight students in M.A. English Studies, the university started functioning from November 2009, at the Collectorate Annexe at Thiruvarur, 60 kilometers to the east of Thanjavur. But today the University sits astride a major tributary of the famous Cauvery river in the heart of the Delta seven kilometers to the north-west of Thiruvarur.


Applications are invited for the position of Junior Research Fellow (JRF-1 only) on a contract basis (temporary) to work in a time-bound SERB-sponsored research project (Ref. No. SERB/EEQ/2023/000700) sanctioned to the undersigned at the Department of Chemistry, Central University of Tamil Nadu, Thiruvarur


  • Junior Research Fellow (JRF-1 only)

Title of the project: The Synthesis of Less Explored, Axially Chiral Non-Symmetrical Imidazolium Salts and Related NHCs for Catalytic and Material Applications.


Essential Qualification: MSc in Chemistry/Organic Chemistry/Inorganic Chemistry or any other equivalent discipline with a minimum 55% mark or CGPA.

Desirable: Preference will be given to those candidates with research experience in synthetic chemistry (organic/inorganic/organometallic) and interested for pursuing Ph.D. in chemistry at CUTN.

Minimum Monthly Remuneration

Monthly Fellowship: Rs. 31,000/- + 8% HRA for two years and 35,000/+ 8% HRA for third year (As per SERB and Institute norms) for CSIR-NET/UGC-NET/GATE or any other equivalent National Level examinations. For Non-NET/GATE candidates, the fellowship will be (25,000/-+8% HRA) as per SERB and institute norms.

How to Apply

Applicants should submit the scanned copy of the filled-in application (as per the format enclosed) to along with all the documents, certificates, degrees, and mark sheets with subject “SERB-Application for Junior Research Fellow” and should reach the undersigned by 3rd June, 2024, 5:00 pm.

The deadline may be extended based on the number of responses from the applicants. After the scrutiny of applications, eligible candidates will be contacted for an interview through e-mail. The shortlisted candidates will be informed to attend the interview (through online mode only) within one/two weeks.

Important Date

Application Deadline is 3rd June, 2024, 5:00 pm.

Job Location 🇮🇳

Central University of Tamil Nadu, Neelakudi, Thiruvarur – 610 005, Tamil Nadu

For Additional Information

Central University of Tamil Nadu Application invited from the eligible candidates for the Post of Junior Research Fellow (purely on temporary basis) for the following vacancies


🔖 Post Expires on 03rd June 2024

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