Dated: 07-06-2024

Applications are invited from interested candidates for the position of Project Associate to work on the R&D project under Border Roads Organisation (BRO)-Research & Development Establishment, Government of India, sponsored project bearing the sanction number 20414/Res/Seismic/59/E2 undertaken by the Department of Civil Engineering, NIT Meghalaya.

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Name of Temporary Post

Project Associate


Name of the research Project

Use of Waste Plastic as Fibers in Concrete Structure for Improved Seismic Performance


Name of the sponsoring agency

Border Roads Organisation (BRO)


Tenure of the Project

18 Months


Tenure of Assignment

The initial appointment will be for one year, which will be extended up to the duration of the project, solely based on satisfactory performance


No. of position

01 (One)


Consolidated monthly compensation/Fellowship

₹25,000/- pm.


Principle Investigator / Co-PI

Dr. Needhi Kotoky / Dr. Comingstarful Marthong



Civil Engineering


Minimum Qualification

Diploma in Civil Engineering


Desirable Qualification

B.Tech/B.E. in Civil Engineering


Job Description

The candidate has to do laboratory/field experiments and other project-related activities.


Age limit

35 years (upper age limit)


Submission mode

The proforma of the application is attached to this advertisement. Complete and send along with educational certificates to the email id: The candidate must write the subject of the mail as the application for the post of Project Associate (20414/Res/Seismic/59/E2)


Last date of receipt of application



Call for interview

Shortlisted candidates will be intimated through email for interview. Candidates are advised to check their emails regularly.


Date of interview, Time and Venue

Interview date and mode (online/offline) will be notified through email to shortlisted candidates.


General instruction to the applicants: -

  1. Selected candidate shall not have claim on any regular position and shall not be bestowed any of the privilege like housing, medical facility, and other benefits available to regular employees of the institute.
  2. Applicants are advised to ensure that, before appearing for selection process, that they possess the minimum essential qualification and experience laid down for the post. Qualification obtained has to be from a recognized University/Institute. Eligibility in terms of age, qualification and experience of a candidate shall be considered as on the last date of receipt of application.
  3. NO TA/DA will be paid for attending the interview.
  4. In case of an inadvertent mistake in the process of selection, which may be detected at any stage, even after issuing of appointment letter, the institute reserves the right to modify, withdraw, or cancel any communication made to the applicants.
  5. After joining the service of the Institute, the person will have to abide by the Rules, Regulations, Ordinances, Statutes, and Act of the Institute applicable from time to time. He / She may be assigned any duty within or outside the Institute depending upon the exigency of the work.
  6. The Institute shall verify the antecedents or documents submitted by a person at the time of appointment or during the tenure of the service. In case it is detected that the documents submitted by the candidates are fake, or the person has a clandestine antecedent or background and has suppressed the said information, then his/her services shall be terminated forthwith, and legal action may be initiated against such candidates/employees.
  7. Canvassing in any form or bringing in any influence political or otherwise, will be a disqualification for the post.
  8. In case of any dispute/ambiguity that may occur in the process of selection, the decision of the institute shall be final.
  9. Candidates shall build a single pdf file (filled-in application form along with supporting documents), it is to be sent through email to Principal Investigator: Dr. Needhi Kotoky, Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, NIT Meghalaya, email id: on or before one month from the date of publication of the advertisement, 23:59 hrs. The candidates are also required to produce relevant documents mentioned in the application form (such as original of all mark sheets and certificates, research papers (if any), experience certificate (if any) etc.) at the time of interview. Selection / Joining will be cancelled in case of any suppression of information / document provided earlier. No hard copies of the application will be accepted.
  10. Mere possession of minimum qualification does not guarantee invitation to the interview.


Candidates will be shortlisted based on merit and need of the project. Only the shortlisted candidates will be informed by e-mail.

Application Form

For technical information on the project, the candidate may contact the Principal Investigator at the following address: -




Dr. Needhi Kotoky
Assistant Professor,
Civil Engineering Department
National Institute of Technology Meghalaya
Bijni Complex, Laitumkhrah
Shillong-793003, Meghalaya, India
Email id:
Ph: 9864583232