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Post-Doctoral Fellowships @ IIT Gandhinagar


Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar seeks to appoint post-doctoral fellows (PDFs) in different disciplines of engineering, sciences and humanities. The terms and conditions of PDFs at IITGn are listed below.

Terms and Conditions

  1. Minimum Qualifications:
    Recent PhD or waiting for Defence after submission of thesis (if admissible). Candidates who have completed their earlier post-doctoral fellowship assignment are also eligible.
  2. Fellowship Amount:
    Fellowship amount for a candidate will be fixed initially in the range of Rs.45,000 to Rs.60,000 pm depending on qualifications and experience. This range may be revised upwards periodically, typically once a year, to keep up with inflation. However, depending on qualifications and experience of the candidate, offer of fellowship amount can also be lower than this range.
    Upon completion of one year, based on a performance review, the fellowship amount may be enhanced by up to (RI +3) percent where RI is the prevailing rate of inflation.
    A sum of Rs. 11,000 be provided as HRA in lieu of campus housing.
  3. Contingency Grant:
    The PDF is primarily targeted to do full-time research in conjunction with a faculty at IIT Gandhinagar along with a few hours of teaching/ tutorials/ laboratory instructions per week.
    A sum of Rs. 1.00 lakh per year may be provided for reimbursement of professional expenses on travel, books, stationary, laptop, etc. This will be handled in the same manner as the Central Professional Development Fund of faculty is being handled by the Institute.
  4. Medical Benefits:
    Medical benefits for self, spouse and children may be provided at par with those provided to the faculty of IITGN.
  5. Leave:
    PDF will be provided with 2.5 days leave per month; this may be accumulated up to 90 days.
  6. Reimbursement of travel expenses and accommodation at the time of interview:
    Candidates called for interview would be provided accommodation and would be eligible for reimbursement of train fare by II A.C.
  7. Duration of the appointment:
    One year and may be extended on mutual requirement and availability. Duration cannot exceed three years.
  8. Discipline of Research:
    In all areas of engineering, sciences and humanities subject to the interest of the concerned faculty.

Positions currently available are:
Sl. No. Discipline Faculty Mentor at IIT Gandhinagar Area of Research/ Descriprion of Project Number of PDF positions available
1. Physics Dr. Anand Sengupta Gravitational-Wave Physics 2
2   Prof. Gaurav and Prof. Pratyush Dayal Nonlinear Dynamics 1
3. Electrical Engineering, Electronics or Physics Prof. Nihar Ranjan Mohapatra Microelectronics  
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