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National Institute of Technology Meghalaya Applications are invited for the position of Junior Research fellow for the project funded by CPRI, under Ministry of Power, Government of India

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The National Institute of Technology (NIT) Meghalaya is one among the thirty one NITs in India established under the NIT Act 2007 (Amended 2012) of the Parliament of India as Institutes of National Importance with full funding support from the Ministry of Education (Shiksha Mantralaya), Government of India. The aim is to build it to be a center of excellence in education and research in the fields of engineering, science and technology. The vision is to develop it to be an Institution vibrant with academic activities and bubbling with youthful creative energy. The challenge is to overcome the apparent disadvantages of its remote location and turn them into advantage.


Applications are invited from motivated and eligible candidates for the position of Junior Research for the project entitled “Development of support vector machines based software for cavitation level monitoring in a Francis turbine” in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, NIT Meghalaya funded by CPRI, under Ministry of Power, Government of India.

Project brief: In this academia-industry collaborative project, an artificial intelligence (AI) based cavitation monitoring software (MATLAB based) will be developed which will be tested in a hydroelectric power plant at Subansiri, Assam. Acoustic emission and accelerometers will be mounted in different important locations to capture data which will served as training and testing set for AI. The cavitation imaging will be performed using high speed camera.


  •  Junior Research Fellow (JRF)


JRF: MTech/ME (or, BTech with valid GATE score) in Mechanical Engineering with specialization in Design/Manufacturing/Fluid and thermal with a minimum of 60% marks or an equivalent in Master’s degree (or, 75% marks or an equivalent in Bachelor’s degree with valid GATE score). Age limit: Must not be over 28 years as on 25th January, 2023. Relaxation for SC/ST & PH as per GOI norms.

Minimum Monthly Remuneration

  • Consolidated monthly compensation / Fellowship: Rs. 31,000/ month.

How to Apply

  1. Please apply through the application form.
  2. Append your self-attested scanned copies of the certificates, the application form and send to as a single PDF file on or before 27-01-2023The applications received after the mentioned date will not be considered further.
  3. The subject of the email should contain “Application for the post of JRF in CPRI funded project”.
  4. The body of the mail should highlight your eligibility for the JRF position with a Statement of Purpose of 100 words.
  5. No TA/DA will be provided for attending the interview.
  6. The shortlisted candidates will be informed through email for interview by 31-01-2023.
  7. Physical Interview will be held. The same will be informed by email.
  8. Candidate selected for this position will be converted to regular Ph.D. program of NIT Meghalaya.
  9. Original documents of age proof/certificates/degrees/mark-sheets and other testimonials must be presented at the time of interview.

Date, time and venue of the Interview

Date: February 7, 2023 (Tuesday)
Time: 10.00 AM onwards
Venue: Dean’s block meeting room

Important Date

Application Submission Deadline 27-01-2023

Job Location 🇮🇳

National Institute of Technology Meghalaya, Bijni Complex, Laitumkhrah, Shillong, Meghalaya 793003

For Additional Information

Applications are invited from motivated and eligible candidates for  Junior Research Fellow (JRF) position funded by CPRI, under Ministry of Power, Government of India


🔖 Post Expires on 27th January 2023

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