Dated: 05-05-2022

Ref. No.NITMGH/AA/Post-doc-Admission/2021-22/583                         Dated:    05/05/2022

National Institute of Technology (NIT) Meghalaya invites applications to admit young researchers as Institute Post-doctoral Fellows (IPDFs) and Sponsored Post-doctoral Fellows (SPDFs) under Post-doctoral scheme. The Post-Doctoral Fellowship Programme aims to identify and motivate young researchers and provide them support for research in frontier areas of science and engineering

Post-Doctoral Fellowship Scheme:

The Institute shall admit Post-doctoral fellows under two following categories:

  • “Institute Post-Doctoral Fellows (IPDF)” means a Post-doctoral Fellow, who is admitted to Postdoctoral Programme of NIT Meghalaya through the procedures adopted by Institute and avails Fellowship from the Institute fund.
  • “Sponsored Post-Doctoral Fellow(SPDF)” means a Post-Doctoral Fellow, who is admitted to Post-Doctoral Programme of NIT Meghalaya through the procedures adopted by the Institute and avails Fellowships from any recognized funding agencies like SERB,CSIR, DST etc of the Government of India.

Research Area offered

Electronics & Communication Engineering

  1. Low power VLSI
  2. Digital VLSI
  3. Memory Design
  4. Ann based Memory
  5. Speech Technology
  6. Signal Processing for advanced communication systems
  7. Signal Processing algorithms for medical applications
  8. VLSI Design, Microelectronics circuits and Device, Brain Inspired Computing, VLSI Signal Processing
  9. VLSI system design and Architectures for multimedia, Image Signal processing, IoT & Embedded Systems

Electrical Engineering

  1. Microgrid Operation and Control
  2. Control of PMSM Drives & Advanced Power Converters

Mechanical Engineering

  1. Manufacturing Composite Materials, Machining, Joining & Welding etc

Physics (PH)

  1.  Liquid Crystals

Chemistry (CY)

  1. Organometallics & catalysis
  2. Electronic structure calculation and reactions dynamics of molecular systems 

Eligibility for Applying Under Post-Doctoral fellowship Scheme:

  • The applicant must have obtained the Ph.D degree from a reputed Institute within the preceding two years from the last date of an application against the advertisement. In addition, the scholar should have secured first class or equivalent grades in the preceding degrees.
  • Ph.D students, who have submitted their thesis, are also eligible to apply. If selected, he/ she will be offered lower fellowship amount till the award of Ph.D degree. However, they have to submit the provisional/degree certificate within 6 months from the date of appointment as an Institute PDF failing which, the appointment will stand cancelled.
  • The applicant should have published at least 3 research papers in SCI/SCIE/SSCI journals out of their own doctoral research work to their credit as the first author.
  • A Ph.D degree holder from NIT Meghalaya is eligible to apply only after gaining one year of post-Ph.D. relevant experience.
  •  The upper age limit for the fellowship is 35 years at the time of the submission of application.

General Instructions and Information

  • Candidates shall be governed as per Post-Doctoral Regulations of NIT Meghalaya (refer below link).
  • General/OBC candidates are required to pay a non-refundable application fee of Rs. 1000/- (Rupees one thousand only) and for SC/ST candidates, a non-refundable application fee of Rs. 500/- (Rupees five hundred only). PwD candidates are completely exempted from paying the application fee. The application fee is not refundable under any circumstances. Check step I for payment process.
  • Depending upon the number of applications received and vacancy available, the Institute reserves the right to fix higher eligibility criteria for shortlisting of the candidates for selection process.
  • The status regarding the selection of candidates for the admission to the Post Doctoral Programme will be available at institute website ( Selected candidates will be informed through email in respect of admission guidelines.

How to Apply:

STEP-I: Candidates are advised to make the application fee payment as per category (Rs. 1000/ for Gen/OBC, Rs. 500/- for SC/ST and no fee for PWD). Fees once paid are not refundable under any circumstances.
STEP-II :Fill the online application form. After submission, print out of the online application form to be sent by email along with all scanned documents.

STEP:-1: Instructions for Payment Process using State Bank Collect (SBI Collect):

  1. Click on “Make Payment using SBI Collect” below.
    Online SBI Collect
  2. A DISCLAIMER CLAUSE page will open. Check the box for I have read and accepted the terms and conditions stated above and click on the PROCEED button.
  3. From the drop down menu, State of Corporate/Institution, select Meghalaya.
  4. From the drop down menu, Type of Corporate/Institution, select Educational Institutions. Click on the GO button.
  5. From the drop down menu, Educational Institutions Name, select NIT MEGHALAYA FEE COLLECTION. Click on the SUBMIT button.
  6. A page for details of payment will open. Under Select Payment Category, select APPLICATION FEES.
  7. Please read the complete page carefully.
  8. A page to verify details and confirm this transaction will appear. Click on the CONFIRM button if your details are correct.
  9. You will be directed to payment page
  10. Complete the payment process by selecting the mode of payment that you wish.
  11. Save Reference number and date of payment for filling the online Application.

STEP II: Submission of online Application Form:

  1. Click on the online application form link,(Link)
  2. Fill your details completely and upload all the necessary documents.
  3. If a candidate is applying for more than one department, the candidate must pay application fee separately to both applications and choose the desired departments in the online application form.
  4. Candidates are advised to check the application in all aspects before pressing the submit button. Once the application is submitted, it cannot be modified.
  5. Finally, save a copy of the generated online form for submitting as mentioned below. Incomplete application, application received without Payment Receipt or without the academic documents as stated below shall be summarily rejected without any explanation.
  6. The generated online form along with soft copy of the documents mentioned at pt7 should be emailed to, subject of the mail should be “IPDF/SPDF application form of (Your Name), (Dept applied) for (Post Doc Scheme)”.
  7. The following documents (whichever is applicable) should be enclosed along with the printout of online application form:
    • A recent photograph of the candidate is to be fixed on space provided in the application.
    • Application fee receipt
    • Statement of Purpose (SoP) indicating the area and type of research work he/ she proposes to carry out.
    • Educational qualifications, mark sheets and certificates in line with the filled online application form.
    • Caste certificate (SC/ST/OBC) in standard format issued by the Competent Authority. OBC certificate should be latest.
    • Sponsorship Certificate in the prescribed format (In case of SPDF candidates)
    • Self attested copy (1st page) of all research publications in Journals and Conferences (if any).
    • Disability certificate in standard format (in case of PWD candidates) issued by the Competent Authority.

Important Dates:

Activation of online application form in the Institute Website


Last date of filling online application (up to 5:00 PM)


Notification of Shortlisted Candidates

To be notified later

Presentation 1st round

Presentation 2nd round

Display of  Final Selected Candidates

Note: If any of the above specified dates is declared as holidays, consequently the next working day is considered as last date.

For queries, you can contact below :

Email -
Telephone no - (0364) 2507330 (10 am to 5 pm on working days only)


Assistant Registrar 
 (Academic Affairs)