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Department of Biotechnology & Chemical Engineering

Junior Research Fellow (JRF)


Applications are invited from the Indian Nationals for the position of JRF for a research project funded by Department of Science and Technology at Manipal University Jaipur (MUJ) with the following details:


Title of the Project Commercial utilization of end-of-life tyres to produce high value chemicals and fuels using integrated technology


Prof. Abhishek Sharma and Dr. Anees Khan, Department of Biotechnology & Chemical Engineering, Manipal University Jaipur

Details of research


The project work deals with conversion of waste tyres into high end commercial products using advanced thermo-chemical technology integrated with downstream upgradation techniques. The work requires utilization of this solid waste for production of high value chemicals and fuel as part of circular economy.

Project position

JRF (01)

Qualification &


B. Tech/M. Tech in Chemical Engineering or equivalent discipline with 60% marks or 6.5 CGPA (on a 10-point scale) in UG and PG. Eligibility for JRF as per OM DST/PCPM/Z-06/2022 dated 26th June 2023 will be applicable.

Age limit Not more than 35 years

Preference will be given to candidates meeting the following:

  • GATE qualified.
  • Proficiency in English language.
  • Knowledge of thermochemical processes and characterisation of materials.
  • Publications in peer-reviewed journals and conferences.
Duration 1 year (extendable to another 2 years based on performance) The appointment will be purely temporary on contract basis.
Fellowship Rs. 37,000/- per month, plus 18% HRA (as per DST rules)
How to apply Interested candidates with the above-mentioned qualifications must apply via email or post giving bio-data, detailed information about the educational qualifications, skills in conducting characterisation of materials, research experience, published research papers (if any), and copy of degree/certificates by 30th September 2023 to Prof. Abhishek Sharma/Dr. Anees Khan ( with the subject line marked as “JRF_WMT Project”.


Candidates may note:

  • Selection committee of Manipal University Jaipur (MUJ) reserves the right to fix suitable criteria for shortlisting of eligible candidates.
  • Applications with incomplete details will not be shortlisted for interview.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be called for interview.
  • The date and time of interview will be informed via email.
  • The above fellowship is purely temporary and will terminate automatically without any notice or compensation or termination of the research project. An undertaking to the effect must be given by the candidate at the time of joining, if selected.
  • The selected candidate may be assigned to perform any other duties time to time commensurate with his/her qualifications.
  • No TA/DA is admissible for attending the interview or at the time of joining the post.


For further queries, applicants may contact:

Prof. Abhishek Sharma/ Dr. Anees Khan

Department of Biotechnology and Chemical Engineering

Manipal University Jaipur

Dehmi Kalan| Jaipur-303007| Rajasthan| India