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IIT Guwahati Post Doctoral Fellowship Program 2020

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Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati announces Post Doctoral Fellowship (IPDF) Program 2020

IIT Guwahati Post Doctoral Fellowship Program Admission 2020 - Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati invites applications from meritorious candidates for Post Doctoral Fellowship (IPDF) Programme 2020 in various areas of study.


Department Offers

IIT Guwahati offered post doctoral Fellowship in the Departments


Chemical Engineering


Civil Engineering


Computer Science and Engineering




Electronics and Electrical Engineering


Humanities and Social Sciences


Biosciences & Bioengineering






Mechanical Engineering


Centre for the Environment


IIT Guwahati Post Doctoral Fellowship Program 2020 Important Dates

Last Date for Receipt of Completed Online Application Form

10th January 2020


Fellowship Amount

For an IPDF who has submitted PhD degree certificate

Between Rs.54,000 - 66,000 consolidated pay

For an IPDF who has not submitted PhD degree certificate

Rs.40,000 consolidated pay


An annual increment of Rs.6000/- is granted based on the satisfactory performance as per


After the increment the consolidated pay is to be less than or equal to Rs.66,000/-.


After the increment, if the consolidated pay amount exceeds Rs.66,000/-, then the consolidated pay will be fixed as Rs.66,000/- and it will remain the same further.


Contingency Grant

Contingency grant for IPDFs will be provided as below:

1st and 2nd Year of the PDF Programme

Rs.50000/- [Lapsable]

3rd Year of the PDF Programme [if extension is granted]

Rs.50000/- [Lapsable]

Duration of Fellowship

One Year (Not extendable further)


Suitable Hostel Accommodation as per IIT norms will be provided if requested and subject to availability

Medical Benefits

As applicable to students of IIT Guwahati


Leave with fellowship not exceeding 30 days in a year on a prorata basis of 2.5 days per completed month is permissible


Eligibility Criteria for IIT Guwahati Post Doctoral Fellowship Program 2020

PhD Degree holders in Computational Biology, Computational Chemistry or related areas in Computational Sciences are eligible within five years after completion of PhD.

Candidates who have submitted their PhD theses and waiting for PhD defense exams can apply


Selection Process


Selection will be provisional subject to the successful completion of PhD degree within 45 days from the date of interview


The applications received by the Academic Section will be forwarded to the Chief Scientific Mentor of Aushadhi Open Innovation Programme for short listing of candidates to be called for interview


Maximum Age

35 years

Relaxation of 5 years is applicable for women and reserved (SC/ST/PwD) category


IIT Guwahati Post Doctoral Fellowship Program 2020 Application Form


Application form can be downloaded at


Completed applications should be sent to "Academic Registrar, Academic Affairs Section, IIT Guwahati, Guwahati-781039, Assam" on or before 10th January 2020


On the envelope containing the application, superscribe as “Application for IPDF in Aushadhi”


The soft copy of the application may be sent immediately to to meet the deadline

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To apply online, please visit official website