The MoES invites applications for Junior Research Fellow Program (MRFP) to be coordinated by Development of Skilled Manpower in Earth System Sciences (DESK-ESSC), at Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pune. MRFP is Ministry’s dedicated JRF/SRF program in which eligible fellows will be selected through a nation-wide selection processes and subsequent interviews. Selection will be against each of the advertised positions as below. Selected fellows initially will undergo induction training at IITM (of four months duration) and will be sent to the respective MoES organizations as given in the advertisement. Selected candidates are required to complete Ph.D. in relevant fields by registering to a university as per the norms of the respective MoES organization where the fellow will be engaged in research. MRFP fellows will be provided with a two-year JRF and two-year SRF fellowship as per the DST guidelines and will undergo the stipulated evaluation processes therein.

The application portal will be hosted on IITM website at the following link The portal shall be active from 08.07.2024 (1700 hrs) to 10.08.2024 (1700 hrs).


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