IITM Research Associates and Research Fellows Recruitment 2020 – The Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM), Pune invites applications from young Doctorates/ Postgraduates/ Postgraduate Engineers for selection of  30 Research Associates and Research Fellows at the Institute.

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Name of the Organisation
The Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pune
Name of the vacancies
Research Associate and Research Fellow
No. of Posts


IITM Research Associates and Research Fellows Recruitment 2020 Important Dates

Date of advertisement
06th April 2020
Last date to apply
31st July 2020


Vacancy Details

No.  of Posts
Research Associate
Research Fellow


Eligibility Criteria for IITM Research Associates and Research Fellows Recruitment 2020

Category Essential Qualification Desirable Qualification
Research Associates A Doctorate degree from a recognized University in Meteorology/ Atmospheric Sciences/ Oceanography/ Physics/ Applied Physics/ Geophysics with Meteorology as main subject/ Mathematics/Applied Mathematics/ Statistics/ or equivalent subjects. Well acquainted in computer programming, Linux etc. and having publications in peer-reviewed journals related to atmospheric/oceanic/climate sciences.

Candidates should have a minimum 60% aggregate mark in the Master’s degree.

Demonstrated skill in weather and climate modeling/ observational techniques and data analysis etc. supported by peer reviewed publications.
IITM Research Fellow Post Graduate degree with minimum 60% Marks in (Physical Sciences [includes Physics/Applied Physics/ Atmospheric Sciences/ Meteorology/ Oceanography/ Climate Science/Geophysics with Meteorology as one of the subject/Environmental Sciences/ Electronics / or equivalent subjects] / Chemical Sciences [includes Chemistry/ Physical

Chemistry/ Inorganic Chemistry/ Organic Chemistry/ or equivalent subjects]/ Mathematical Sciences [includes Mathematics/ Applied Mathematics/statistics/ or equivalent subjects] with CSIR-UGC NET (including Lectureship) /GATE. Or

Demonstrated computer programming Linux, UNIX, Windows/Fortran/C etc.
M.Tech. with minimum 60% Marks in (Atmospheric/Oceanic Sciences or equivalent subject) with CSIR-UGC NET (including Lectureship) /GATE/qualified OR Master degree with minimum 60% marks from any branch of Engineering along with CSIR-UGC NET (including Lectureship)/GATE/ qualified. 
Candidates who have qualified CSIR-UGC-NET (including Lectureship) /GATE and appeared for final year of M.Sc./ M.S./ M.Tech./ M.E. can apply for the post and should write their aggregate marks upto the latest semester they have appeared but their appointment is subject to having passed the M.Tech./M.Sc./M.S./M.E. examination as evidenced by mark

Sheets/provisional degree certificate. Selected candidates are required to complete Ph.D. in Atmospheric/ Oceanic Sciences under the guidance of research scientists of this Institute.

Candidates should have studied Physics or Mathematics at Bachelor’s degree.

Candidates who have qualified through processes held at National level examinations conducted by Central Government Departments and their Agencies and Institutions such as

DST, DBT, DAE, DOS, DRDO, MHRD, ICAR, ICMR, IIT, IISc, IISER etc. at par with DST O.M. SR/S9/Z-08/2018 dated 30.01.2019 can also apply for the post.


Age Limit

Upper age limit for  Research associate 35 years (as on 30.04.2020)
Upper age limit for Research Fellow 28 years (as on 30.04.2020)
Age relaxation will be as follows
SC/ST 5 years (as on 30.04.2020)
OBC 3 years (as on 30.04.2020)
PWD 10 years (as on 30.04.2020)
Ex Serviceman As per rules



Research Associate
Rs. 47000/- p.m plus HRA
Research Fellow
Rs. 31000/- p.m plus HRA



Research Associate
01 year (Extendable by another 02 years depending on performance)
Research Fellow
04 years. The candidate should register for Ph.D. within the first two years.


IITM Research Associates and Research Fellows Recruitment 2020 Application process

  • Aspiring candidates may submit their applications along with their CV online: http://www.tropmet.res.in/Careers
  • Candidates should read all the instructions carefully before filling up the form


IITM Research Associates and Research Fellows Recruitment 2020 Selection Process

Selection will done on the following basis:
Research Associate Interview
Research Fellow Written exam and interview

For more details visit the official website