Postdoctoral Admissions

Discipline of Chemistry is recruiting highly motivated postdoctoral candidates based on the requirement of a particular research group. Usually, advertisement for the requirement of postdoctoral position is being floated, followed by personal interview and presentation before a committee. (For Advertisement: please keep refer OR ).

Eligibility: Ph.D. in Chemistry. Please note that you should have defended your Ph.D. dissertation.

Stipend: Postdoctoral Fellow will be paid consolidated salary based on the following salary structure of the DST for Research Associate.

Category Emoluments per month
Research Associate-I Rs. 47,000/-
Research Associate-II Rs. 49,000/-
Research Associate-III Rs. 54,000/-
The category will be decided/recommended by the selection committee based on the qualification/ Experience/ Performance in the interview of the candidate.

Service conditions:

  • (i) DA: Postdoctoral Fellow will not be entitled to DA.
  • (ii) House Rent Allowance (HRA): All Postdoctoral Fellow may be provided accommodation based on availability and those residing in accommodation provided by the institute will not be eligible for drawing HRA. Wherever provision of hostel accommodation is not possible, HRA may be allowed to Postdoctoral Fellow as per Government norms applicable in the city/location where they are working. The fellowship amount may be taken as basic for calculating the HRA.
  • (iii) Medical Benefits: The Postdoctoral Fellow will be entitled for medical allowance as per institute policy.
  • (iv) The travel entitlement for Postdoctoral Fellow for participation in scientific events/workshops in India will continue to be as per institute norms.

Duration: The appointment is for one year.

In addition, Discipline of Chemistry is keen to support application of postdoctoral candidates under various schemes of the funding agencies such as National-Postdoctoral Fellowship (N-PDF). Interested candidates are requested to directly contact the respective faculty members or the Head, Discipline of Chemistry (e-mail: