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Indian Institute Of Technology Patna Applications Are Invited From Eligible Candidates For The Following Post Of PhD Position Funded Through Project

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Indian Institute of Technology Patna is one of the new IITs established by an Act of the Indian Parliament on August 06, 2008. Patna which was known as Patliputra has been a center of knowledge since long has been attracting visitors and scholars from many parts of the world such as China, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Sri Lanka, among others. This has been a land of visionaries. Some of the legends from this region include Lord Gautam Buddha, Lord Mahavir, Guru Gobind Singh, the famous astronomer Aryabhatta and the first President of India, Dr. Rajendra Prasad. IIT Patna has ten departments: These are Computer Science & Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Materials Science & Engineering, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics and Humanities & Social Science departments.

Job Description

Applications are invited in the prescribed format only for the following assignment in a purely time bound research project undertaken in this institute. Duration of the Post : 3 years initially followed by extension subject to satisfactory performance Technology Development Programme funding by (TDP), DST. Project Name : Low-cost metallic grouted anchors for strengthening of masonry structures.


PhD position funded through project 1 Post


Minimum Eligibility for Qualifications & Experience : a) For candidates with M.Tech./ME/MS as qualifying degree in an Engineering/Technology in Structural Engineering or Applied Mechanics or in similar specializations (such as structural dynamics, earthquake engineering and building technology) with a minimum CPI of 6.5 or, 60% of marks, and GATE qualifications not older than 5 years from the last date of submission of application/NET qualification. b) For candidates with B. Tech./BE as a qualifying degree in Civil Engineering or, relevant branches, 70% marks or 7.5 CPI in B.Tech/BE from institutes other than IITs/IISc with valid GATE score and 8.0 CPI in B.Tech./BE from IITS and IISc. c) The age should not exceed 28 years for a candidate with BE/B.Tech/M.Sc. degree as the highest qualification and 32 years for a candidate with ME/M.Tech/MS degree as the highest qualification. d) Relaxations for SC/ST/OBC/women/PD will be given as per the GOI norms. The requirement of GATE score is waived for candidates with Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from the Centrally Funded Technical Institutes (CFTIs) with CGPA > 8.0 and above (out of 10) in line with MHRD (now MoE) letter no. 17-2/2014-TS.I dated February 18, 2015 and other IITs. Applicants may refer to other eligibility as mentioned in PhD admission advertisement of IIT Patna ( Working/research experience in the area of masonry and material analysis will be given preference.

Minimum Monthly Remuneration

  • Rs. 37,000/- pm for 1st and 2nd year and 42,000 pm for 3rd year + HRA as applicable (as per GoI rules)

How to Apply

1. Candidates interested in this position and satisfying the qualification criteria should write an email to the project investigator Dr. Vaibhav Singhal, Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering, IIT Patna (Email ids:, 2. The subject of the email should read as “Research Position P940”. The last date for receiving this email is 01st February 2024.

Important Date

All candidates who apply via email by 01st February 2024 (deadline) and are shortlisted will be informed regarding the further details by 5th February 2024. Tentative Date of ONLINE Interview: 9th February 2024. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that they have reliable internet connectivity on the date of online interview.

Job Location 🇮🇳

Indian Institute of Technology Patna,  Dayalpur Daulatpur,  Bihar 801106

For Additional Information

Indian Institute Of Technology Patna Applications Are Invited In The Prescribed Format Only For The Following Assignment In A Purely Time Bound Research Project Undertaken In This Institute


🔖 Post Expires on 1st February 2024

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