Junior Research Fellow (with provision to register in PhD)

IIT Patna

Bihta, Bihar, India

Junior Research Fellow

₹31k+ (monthly)

Full time



Sep 15

Job Title: Junior Research Fellow (with provision to register in PhD)


The Indian Institute of Technology Patna (IIT Patna) is seeking applications for the position of Junior Research Fellow (JRF) with the opportunity to register for a PhD. This position is part of the SERB Core Research Grant-funded project titled "LIFTchain: Development of Language-Independent Formal Method Toolchain for Efficient and Verified Blockchain Smart Contracts." Join us in this exciting research project in the field of computer science and information technology.

Designation: Junior Research Fellow

Subject Area: Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering

Location: Indian Institute of Technology Patna, Bihta, Patna – 801106


  • B.Tech./B.E./M.Sc./MCA/M.Tech/ME/equivalent degree in Engineering/Technology with specialization in CS/IT or equivalent.
  • Desirable qualifications include a minimum CPI of 6.5 or 60% of marks, with preference given to GATE-qualified candidates.
  • The upper age limit for applying for the JRF position is 32 years, with relaxations for SC/ST/OBC/women/PD candidates as per GOI rules.
  • Selected candidates may have the opportunity to enroll in the PhD program of the department, following a due selection process.

Consolidated Fellowship/Salary: Rs 31,000/- per month

Duration: Initially for one year, extendable by another one year based on performance

Last Date for Application: 20th October 2023

Job Description:

The JRF will work on the research project "LIFTchain," conducting research activities, analysis, and contributing to the development of a Language-Independent Formal Method Toolchain for Blockchain Smart Contracts. The role involves exploring innovative solutions in the field of blockchain technology.

How to Apply:

Interested and eligible candidates are encouraged to apply with an up-to-date resume, including details of educational qualifications, marks obtained from 10th onwards, GATE Score (if any), relevant experience (if any), publications (if any), and notable achievements.

Please send your resume and completed application form to the email ID: halder@iitp.ac.in, with the subject line of the email clearly stating "Application for JRF post under SERB CRG."


  • Ensure that your CV includes contact details (address, phone number, email ID) and date of birth.
  • After shortlisting, candidates will be called for a WALK-IN INTERVIEW in hybrid mode. No TA/DA is admissible for appearing in the interview.
  • For inquiries or clarifications, please contact Dr. Raju Halder, Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, IIT Patna, at Tel.: +91 6115 233009 or via email at halder@iitp.ac.in.

Join us in pushing the boundaries of blockchain technology research and innovation!

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