IITM Recruitment 2019: 30 Vacancies

Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM), Pune has issued notifications for recruiting eligible young Doctorates/Post-Graduates/ Post Graduate Engineers to the posts of Research Associates and Research Fellows. IITM is an autonomous research organization under the Ministry of Earth Sciences, New Delhi. Please find detailed information regarding the vacancies below.

Important Dates

Commencement of online Registration: 22.04.2019 at 17.00 Hrs

Last date for receipt of online application: 15.05.2019 at 17.00 Hrs

About Vacancies

1Research Associates040102020110
2Research Fellows050207030320

How to Apply

Eligible candidates must ensure that they possess the necessary qualifications and fulfil all the required criteria before applying for the posts.

Interested candidates need to submit their applications along with their CV by visiting the Official Website. No other mode of application submission would be accepted. Candidates should not send hard copies of their application.

Read the Official Notification carefully before applying.

Read the instructions here.

Essential Qualification

1Research AssociatesA Doctorate degree from a recognized University in Meteorology/ Atmospheric Sciences/ Oceanography/ Physics/ Applied Physics/ Geophysics with Meteorology as main subject/ Mathematics/Applied Mathematics/ Statistics/ or equivalent subjects. Well acquainted in computer programming, Linux etc. and having publications in peer reviewed journals related to atmospheric/oceanic/climate sciences. Candidate should have minimum 60% aggregate mark in the Master’s degree.Demonstrated skill in weather and climate modeling/ observational techniques and data analysis etc. supported by peer reviewed publications.
2Research FellowsPost Graduate degree with minimum 60% Marks in (Physical Sciences [includes Physics/Applied Physics/ Atmospheric Sciences/ Meteorology/ Oceanography/ Climate Science/Geophysics with Meteorology as one of the subject/Environmental Sciences/ Electronics / or equivalent subjects] / Chemical Sciences [includes Chemistry/ Physical Chemistry/ Inorganic Chemistry/ Organic Chemistry/ or equivalent subjects]/ Mathematical Sciences [includes Mathematics/ Applied Mathematics/statistics/ or equivalent subjects] with CSIR-UGC NET (including Lectureship) /GATE at par with DST O.M. SR/S9/Z-08/2018 dated 30.01.2019. OR M.Tech. with minimum 60% Marks in (Atmospheric/Oceanic Sciences or equivalent subject) with CSIR-UGC NET (including Lectureship)/GATE/qualified OR Master degree with minimum 60% marks from any branch of Engineering along with CSIR-UGC NET (including Lectureship)/GATE/ qualified.

Candidates who have qualified CSIR-UGC-NET (including Lectureship) /GATE and appeared for final year of M.Sc./ M.S./ M.Tech./ M.E. can apply for the post and should write their aggregate marks upto the latest semester they have appeared but their appointment is subject to having passed the M.Tech./M.Sc./M.S./M.E. examination as evidenced by mark sheets/provisional degree certificate. Selected candidates are required to complete Ph.D. in Atmospheric/ Oceanic Sciences under the guidance of research scientists of this Institute. Candidates should have studied Physics or Mathematics at Bachelor’s degree.

Demonstrated computer programming Linux, UNIX, Windows/Fortran/C etc.


S.No.PostAge Limit
1Research Associates35 years as on 15.05.2019
2Research Fellows28 years as on 15.05.2019

Upper Age limit is relaxable by:

3 years for OBC (Non Creamy Layer).

5 years for SC/ST candidates.

Persons with Disabilities Candidates: 10 years

Other Information


1Research AssociatesRs. 47,000/-p.m. plus admissible HRA
2Research FellowsRs.31,000/- p.m. plus admissible HRA;


1Research Associates01 year (Extendable by another 02 years depending on performance)
2Research Fellows04 years. The candidate should register for Ph.D.

Official Link

Official Website

Official Notification


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