Applications are invited for Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) under "SERB - Empowerment and Equity Opportunities for Excelence in Science" Research Grant

Advertisement for Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) Position under DST-SERB project in Mechanical Engineering

Applications are invited from motivated and eligible Indian citizens for the position of Junior Research Fellow (JRF) in a sponsored research project of DST-SERB, Govt. of India at the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Government College of Engineering, Bargur with the details mentioned below.

Project Details:

Title of the Project


Performance Evaluation of Cold Spray Metal Matrix Composite Coatings on AZ31B Magnesium Alloy by Friction Stir Processing

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Sponsored Agency


SERB-DST (Govt. of India), New Delhi-110070.

Name of the Post


Junior Research Fellowship (JRF)



01 Post



03 Years or completion of the project, whichever is earlier.

Principal Investigator


Dr.D.Thirumalaikumarasamy, Assistant Professor,  Department of Mechanical Engineering, Government College of Engineering, Bargur-635104, Tamilnadu, India.

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Essential: M.E or M.Tech with at least 60% marks (or a CGPA of 6.5 in 10 point in scale)  in Manufacturing/ Nano Materials & Surface Engineering/ Metallurgy / Material Science / Thermal)



Additional desirable: Qualified NET/ GATE/equivalent.


Age Limit and


Not more than 28 Years. SC/ST/OBC/Women/PD candidates will get age relaxation as per DST, Govt. of India norms



Rs. 31,000.00/- per month for JRF (initial two years) and Rs. 35,000/- per month for SRF (third year)



The assignment is purely temporary in nature and it is co-terminus with the project.



No TA/DA will be paid for appearing in the interview and/or joining of the position.

All the terms & conditions for this recruitment will be as per the guidelines of SERB,   DST, Govt.  of   India  and GCE, Bargur reserves  the  right  to  cancel  the recruitment without assigning any reason.

Candidate selected for this position may apply for the regular PhD program provided they satisfy the eligibility criterion for PhD program in Anna University, Chennai.

Original documents of age proof/certificates/degrees/mark sheets and other testimonials must be presented at the time of interview.

Only shortlisted candidate will be intimated via E-mail for interview. Candidates will be informed the date of interview through e-mail. Candidates are advised to check their Email regularly. Incomplete application will not be accepted.


How to Apply

Eligible and interested candidates should send their detailed resume (CV) in the given Format through e-mail to Dr.D.Thirumalaikumarasamy ( mentioning subject as“ Application for JRF under DST-SERB (EEQ). Last date to receive the applications is July 15, 2019.



Principal Investigator,




Assistant Professor,


Government College of Engineering, Bargur,  Tamilnadu

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