Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani
Hyderabad Campus, Jawahar Nagar, Shameerpet Mandal
Hyderabad 500078, Telangana, India
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CALL FOR JUNIOR RESEARCH FELLOW FOR THE DST-SERB PROJECT
Applications are invited from suitable candidates for Junior Research Fellow (JRF) to work on the
project sponsored by the Science & Engineering Research Board – Core Research Grant (SERB-
CRG, F.No. CRG/2022/001889) under the supervision of Dr. K V G Chandra Sekhar, Department of
Chemistry, BITS-Pilani, Hyderabad campus. The relevant details of the project are:
Discovery and Biological Evaluation of Novel Dual Inhibitors of DprE1 and InhA
as Potential Anti-Tubercular Agents
The project deals with synthesizing various heterocyclic derivatives and
screening the compounds for their InhA, DprE1 inhibition, & anti-TB activity.
₹ 31000 per month + HRA (as applicable) for GATE/NET qualified candidates.
₹ 25000 per month + HRA (as applicable) for non-GATE/NET qualified candidates.
[Fellowship amount may be revised based on the latest DST office
memorandum subject to the approval from the SERB]
Students with M.Sc. Chemistry / M. Pharm (Medicinal or Pharmaceutical
Chemistry) with a minimum aggregate of 60 % marks can apply.
GATE/NET qualification is desirable but optional. Candidates with prior research
experience in organic synthesis will be given preference.
Interested candidates with the eligibility requirements mentioned
above, can send their CVs giving detailed information about their educational qualifications, research
experience, and published research papers, if any, by 25th Sep. 2023, to the Principal Investigator, Dr.
KVG Chandra Sekhar via email: email@example.com. The interview will be tentatively
held online via Google Meet in the first week of October. The interview schedule will be sent to
candidates via email. Only qualified and suitable candidates will be called for the online interview.
Selected candidates may be permitted to register for the PhD program of BITS Pilani subject to fulfilling
the requirements of the PhD qualification process as per the institute norms.
Dr. KVG Chandra Sekhar, Professor, Department of Chemistry