Dated: 07-03-2023

Applications are invited from motivated and eligible candidates for the position of Junior Research for the project entitled "Development of support vector machines based software for cavitation level monitoring in a Francis turbine" in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, NIT Meghalaya funded by CPRI, under Ministry of Power, Government of India.

Project brief: In this academia-industry collaborative project, an artificial intelligence (AI) based cavitation monitoring software (MATLAB based) will be developed which will be tested in a hydroelectric power plant at Subansiri, Assam. Acoustic emission and accelerometers will be mounted in different important locations to capture data which will be served as training and testing set for AI. The cavitation imaging will be performed using high speed camera.

Principal investigator: Dr. Tanmoy Bose (any queries should be communicated to

No. of position available: One (01)

Essential Qualifications: JRF: MTech/ME (or, BTech with valid GATE score) in Mechanical Engineering with specialization in Design/Manufacturing/Fluid and thermal with a minimum of 60% marks or an equivalent in Master’s degree (or, 75% marks or an equivalent in Bachelor’s degree with valid GATE score). Age limit: Must not be over 28 years as on 16th April, 2023. Relaxation for SC/ST & PH as per GOI norms.

Consolidated monthly compensation / Fellowship: Rs. 31,000/ month.

Duration: Initial appointment is for one year, which is extendable up to end of the project duration solely based on the performance.

General terms and conditions.

  1. Please apply through the application form.
  2. Append your self-attested scanned copies of the certificates, the application form and send to as a single PDF file on or before 16-04-2023. The applications received after the mentioned date will not be considered further.
  3. The subject of the email should contain “Application for the post of JRF in CPRI funded project”.
  4. The body of the mail should highlight your eligibility for the JRF position with a Statement of Purpose of 100 words.
  5. No TA/DA will be provided for attending the interview.
  6. The shortlisted candidates will be informed through email for interview by 17-04-2023.
  7. Physical Interview will be held. The same will be informed by email.
  8. Candidate selected for this position will be converted to regular Ph.D. program of NIT Meghalaya.
  9. Original documents of age proof/certificates/degrees/mark-sheets and other testimonials must be presented at the time of interview.

Date, time and venue of the Interview

Date: April 21, 2023 (Friday)

Time: 10.00 AM onwards

Venue: Dean’s block meeting room

Application Form