IISER Mohali SERB Junior Research Fellowship (JRF)
Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER)

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Scholarship Overview

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Mohali invites applications for IISER Mohali SERB Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) 2021 from postgraduate degree holders. The fellowship is meant for the project titled, "Gut Electromicrobiology: Understanding Extracellular Electron Transfer Capabilities of the Gut Microorganisms and its Implications to Human Health". The selected candidate will receive fellowship as per DST norms and as sanctioned for the project.


  • The selected candidate will receive fellowship as per DST norms and as sanctioned for the project.
Selection Criteria
  • Based on essential qualifications supported by the necessary documents and prior work experience (as mentioned above), only the shortlisted candidates will be informed via email about the online interview details.  


This scholarship is closed for further applications. It is expected to be launched by April2022. You can follow this scholarship for further updates.

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To be eligible, an applicant must -

  • Hold a Postgraduate degree in Microbiology with a minimum of 60% marks
  • Have qualified for any national eligibility tests such as CSIR/UGC/DBT-NET and GATE in the relevant discipline
  • Have prior research experience/hands-on training on handling/cultivation of pure microbial cultures (preferably anaerobic) and molecular biology is desired.
  • Have knowledge and experience in microbial electrochemistry (desired)

How To Apply

  • Eligible candidates can apply for the fellowship by following the steps mentioned below:

    Step 1: Click on the "Apply Now" button below and read all details. 
    Step 2: Prepare an updated CV.
    Step 3: Send email in a 1-page cover letter (describing their past accomplishments, experience, and career goals) along with detailed C.V. and supporting documents (in pdf format) to the Principal Investigator at sunil@iisermohali.ac.in (Dr. Sunil A. Patil) by 24th April 2021.