Advertisement for a JRF Position under DST-GUJCOST Robotics Project

Applications are invited from suitable candidates for a temporary position to work at DA-IICT on a SUPPORTING R&D IN EMERGING FIELDS OF S&T ON STATE PRIORITY AREAS UNDER STI FUND, sponsored research project financed by the Department of Science and Technology: The Gujarat Council on Science and Technology (DST-GUJCOST) (Govt. of Gujarat), India. The project details, requisite qualification & experience etc., are given below:

Title of the Project: Prototyping Dog Jacket for Real-Time Rescue Operation Inspired by Robotics Technology

Position and Fellowship

Junior Research Fellow (JRF) – 1 post
Rs. 30,000/- p.m. (All-inclusive for NET/GATE candidates)


Rs. 22,464/- p.m. (All-inclusive for non-NET/GATE candidates)
Essential Qualifications M.E/M.Tech (Electronics & Communication/ ICT/Electrical/Computer Science and Engineering) or Equivalent with 60% marks and with GATE qualification.

B.E./B.Tech. (Electronics & Communication/ ICT/Electrical/Computer Science and Engineering) or Equivalent with 60% marks and with GATE qualification.

M.Sc in Electronics/Computer Science/Physics/ICT with 60% marks and with valid CSIR-UGC NET qualification (including lectureship) and Industrial/Research experience will be given preference.
Desirable Qualifications
  • Programming in C,Python, JavaScript
  • Linux, ROS, DevOps, Azure, CI/CD Operation
  • Development of Electronic/IoT devices
  • Experience of design, evaluation, and customer negotiation
  • Field robotics development experience
Period of Appointment: Initially for one year (renewable for additional 2 years subject to satisfactory performance). This post is purely temporary. It would, therefore, not confer any right for any candidate for claiming further extension or absorption in DA-IICT. However, the selected candidate will be encouraged to apply for the PhD program of DA-IICT as per the available guidelines.
Job Description

You will be in charge of developing advanced technology of robotics software/hardware(motion planning, task planning, SLAM, navigation, perception)that will be used for disaster mitigation.

We will assign you the best tasks according to your skill, aptitude, and career orientation.

How to Apply: The interested candidates must send the Curriculum Vitae with complete qualification and experience details latest by August 12, 2022 through an e-mail to Dr. Tapas Kumar Maiti at tapas_kumar[at]daiict[dot]ac[dot]in and

Please write “Application for JRF position PDJRT Project” in subject line of the email.

Candidates will be shortlisted for interview based on their CV, qualifications and experience. Only shortlisted candidates will be called for interview and the candidates are required to attend at their own expenses, no TA/DA will be provided.

Tentative date of Interview: 4th week of August, 2022.

Expected start date: 2nd week of September, 2022.

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