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Associate-ships/Research Scientists

Research Associates (RA):

The fellowship for Research Associates may be fixed as a consolidated amount at any of three pay levels given below depending upon the qualification and experience.

Educational Qualification:

Doctorate or equivalent degree in Science/Engineering/ Technology or having 3 years of research, teaching and design and development experience after ME / MTech with atleast one research paper in Science Citation Indexed (SCI) journal.

Sl. No. Category Fellowship per month(in Rs)(w.e.f 01/01/2019)
1. Research Associate I (RA-I) 47,000
2. Research Associate II (RA-II) 49,000
3. Research Associate III (RA-III) 54,000


Research Scientists (RS):

The fellowship for Research Scientists remains unaltered

Sl. No. Levels in the Pay matrix (as per VII CPC)
1. Level 10
2. Level 11
3. Level 12
4. Other Scales below in the Level 10 of pay matrix, as recommended by VII CPC and approved by Govt. of India


Service conditions
Obligations of JRF/SRF/RA:
  1. JRF/SRF/RA/RS shall be governed by the disciplinary regulations of the host institute.

  2. The JRF/ SRF/RA/RS must send a detailed consolidated report of the research work done during the entire period of Fellowship on completion of the tenure/ resignation at the earliest.
The periodic enhancement of Research fellowship: The Research Fellows, Research Associates and Research Scientists are not entitled for annual increment. The revised emoluments will take effect from January 01, 2019 for all categories of JRS/SRF/ Research Associates.


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