Dated: 24-08-2021

Applications are invited from motivated and eligible candidates for the position of Junior Research Fellow (JRF) for the project entitled “Air Quality network for SMART City: Real-time air quality monitor, evaluation, and prediction of air pollutants using Machine Learning through the deployment of low-cost air quality sensor (LAQS) in India and two selected ASEAN countries (Malaysia, Philippines) (CRD/2020/000320)” under Indian and Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) project by International Division of Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India in the Department of Electronics & Communication Engineering, National Institute of Technology (NIT) Meghalaya.

Principal investigator (Indian Side): Dr. SHUBHANKAR MAJUMDAR, Assistant Professor, Department of Electronics & Communication Engineering (ECE).  (any queries should be communicated to website -

Name of the International Principal Investigator (PIs): Prof. Mohd Shahrul Mohd Nadzir  - UKM Malaysia ( and  Prof. Mylene Cayetano - IESM Philippines ( )

No. of position available: One (01)

Eligibility Qualifications:

Position Qualifications Desirable qualifications
Junior Research Fellow (SRF) (a) MTech/ME in Computer Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Data Engineering, Big data analyst  with specialization Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Statistical Model  and related areas with a minimum of 60% marks. The candidates must have cleared the GATE exam. (b) Age limit: Must not be over 28 years on 30th August, 2021. Relaxation for SC/ST & PH as per GOI norms.
(b) MSc in Maths, Computer Science, Electronics Science, Applied electronics, and related areas with a minimum of 60% marks. The candidate must have cleared NET exam or GATE exam. (b) Age limit: Must not be over 28 years on 30th August, 2021. Relaxation for SC/ST & PH as per GOI norms.

Candidates having experience of working with Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Statistical Model, and Big Data Analysis will be preferred for the JRF position in the project.



Consolidated monthly compensation / Fellowship: For first and second year - Rs. 31,000 (thirty one thousand only) + HRA @ 8% per month. In total Rs. 33480 (thirty three thousand four hundred eighty only). ( Note - HRA will be given only if accommodation in the Institute Hostel is not available)

Duration: Initial appointment is for one year, which is extendable up to the end of the project duration based on the performance of the candidate.

General terms and conditions.


  1. Please apply through the application form only.
  2. Append your self-attested scanned copies of the certificates (age proof/certificates/degrees/mark-sheets ), the application form and send to as a single PDF file on or before 20th September 2021. The 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 AISTIC Project (CRD/2020/000320)”.
  4. No TA/DA will be provided for attending the interview.
  5. The shortlisted candidates will be informed through email for interview by 25th September 2021.
  6. Physical/Skype/Google Meet based Interview will be held on 25th September 2021. The exact time of interview will be informed through email.
  7. Candidate selected for this position will be allowed to register for regular Ph.D. program at NIT Meghalaya.
  8. Original documents of age proof/certificates/degrees/mark-sheets and other testimonials must be presented at the time of interview.

Application Form