Junior Research Fellow in School of Mechanical Engineering, SMEC

Tamil Nadu, India
Apr 16, 2021
End of advertisement period
Apr 25, 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

Applications are invited for the Post of Junior Research Fellow (JRF) for the DST STI Hub Funded Project in School of Mechanical Engineering (SMEC) Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT),Tamil Nadu

Title of the Project

Biomass driven trigeneration system for improving the livelihood of Scheduled Tribes at Athanavur village, Yelagiri Hills, Tamil Nadu ”

Number of positions
One [01]


Essential: M.E/ M.Tech/ M.S in Thermal Engineering, Energy Engineering or any related fields with GATE score (preferable).


  • Sound knowledge in Chemical Reactions, Refrigeration & Air-conditioning, and Heat Transfer.
  • Strong and demonstrated experience in handling experimental projects in the field.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English and Tamil (language for better interaction with the local people)


JRF: Rs. 31,000 + 8% HRA/ pm for a period of 2 years and
SRF: Rs. 35,000 + 24% HRA/ pm for a period of 1 year

Sponsoring Agency

Department of Science and Technology (DST).


Principal Investigator

Dr. D. Sakthivadivel, Assistant Professor (Senior), Department of Thermal and Energy Engineering, School of Mechanical Engineering, Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore, Tamil Nadu – 632 014.

Apply with your resume and other relevant documents pertaining to the details of qualifications, experience and latest passport size photo on or before (25/04/2021) through online

Role: Trainee
Salary: 3,75,000 - 4,25,000 P.A.
Industry: Education, Teaching, Training
Functional Area: Teaching, Education, Training, Counselling
Role Category: Other
Employment Type: Full Time, Temporary/Contractual

Key Skills

Thermal Engineering
Energy Engineering
Mechanical Engineering


UG: B.Tech/B.E. in Mechanical
PG: M.Tech in Mechanical
Doctorate: Doctorate Not Required

Institution Profile

Vellore Institute of Technology

VIT was established with the aim of providing quality higher education on par with international standards. It persistently seeks and adopts innovative methods to improve the quality of higher education on a consistent basis.The campus has a cosmopolitan atmosphere with students from all corners of the globe. Experienced and learned teachers are strongly encouraged to nurture the students. The global standards set at VIT in the field of teaching and research spur us on in our relentless pursuit of excellence. In fact, it has become a way of life for us. The highly motivated youngsters on the campus are a constant source of pride. Our Memoranda of Understanding with various international universities are our major strength. They provide for an exchange of students and faculty and encourage joint research projects for the mutual benefit of these universities. Many of our students, who pursue their research projects in foreign universities, bring high quality to their work and esteem to India and have done us proud. With steady steps, we continue our march forward. We look forward to meeting you here at VIT.