JRF + PhD Admission


Applications are invited for the position of Junior Research Fellow (JRF) (leading to PhD) in Computer Science & Engineering (CSE) in the following area of research:

Sl No


Project Title






Artificial Intelligence, Atmospheric Science

Machine learning-based computational models for the analysis of monsoon activities over the Indian region at temporal and spatial scale

Dr. Parashjyoti Borah


Fellowship from SERB, DST, Govt. of India (till the project ends). After that, an assistantship will be provided through an Institute fellowship.




Applicant must fulfil both of the following criteria:

  1. Master’s degree in relevant discipline with a minimum Cumulative Performance Index (CPI) of 6.5 or 60% of marks.
  2. Selected through either GATE or NET.


  1. Four-year Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology or equivalent in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 7.0 or 65% of marks.
  2. Selected through either GATE or NET.


(SC, ST, OBC (Non-creamy layer) and PD categories): Eligibility criteria will be relaxed by 5% marks or 0.5 CPI for SC/ST/PD applicants. Reservation is as per GOI rules. OBC (Non-creamy layer) candidates will have to enclose certificate and self-declaration statement as per format at Annexure-I & Annexure-II. The OBC (NCL) Certificate, issued by the competent authority, on or after 01-06-2019, shall only be acceptable.


Rs. 31,000/- per month (+ 18% HRA) from DST, Govt. of India till the project ends. After the project ends, the student will receive the support of Rs. 20,000/- per month from an Institute fellowship during the remaining first two years of their PhD programme. After that, till four years are complete, the student will receive Rs. 25,000/- per month as an Institute fellowship.


  1. Last date of receiving application: Extended till 15-12-2022 (Thursday).
  2. Date of Selection in Online Mode: The fourth week of December (Tentative).
  3. Shortlisting will be done based on the academic performance of the candidates on fulfilling the eligibility criteria. A candidate merely fulfilling the eligibility criteria may not be shortlisted.
  4. Only shortlisted candidates will be communicated through email to appear for the interview.
  5. There is no application fee.
  6. The selected candidate will subsequently be registered for PhD programme in the Department of Computer Science & Engineering, IIIT Guwahati, if they fulfil the required criteria.
  7. Course Requirements, if any, will be prescribed by individual Departments. But students will be encouraged to take courses. The Doctoral Committee of a student will evaluate the preparedness of a student and prescribe one or more courses that will have to be taken.
  8. There will be a written comprehensive examination after admission to determine if the student is ready to take up research work and to determine if the student has sufficient breadth of knowledge in the discipline he/she has been admitted to.





 Amounts (₹)


Tuition Fee

Per Semester



Institute Caution Money

One Time (Refundable)





*The candidate needs to pay the hostel and mess fees only when a student joins a hostel. Hostel rent will be charged on a pro-rata basis (semester of 6 months with a charge of 12,500/- for the whole semester) based on when the student joins a hostel.


Interested candidates are requested to prepare a single PDF file of i) the filled-up Application form on given format; ii) scanned copies of all degree certificates, mark sheets and GATE/NET scorecard; iii) experience details (if applicable) and iv) any other relevant documents and email to parashjyoti.borah@iiitg.ac.in with the subject line “Application for the position of JRF (leading to PhD) in SERB sponsored project”. No need to send the hard copies. However, candidates need to show the original documents at the time of interview/joining.