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  • Application is invited for the post of Research Assistant for a period of one year (extendable, if required) in a project which would require analysis of Bengali language media on a daily basis

    No of position: One

    Salary and other Emoluments: A fixed remuneration of Rs 50,000 per month (all inclusive)

    Working Hours: Full time

    Educational Qualification:

    • Minimum of a Master’s Degree with a first class in social sciences and allied fields such as public policy, international relations, strategic affairs, development studies.
    • Candidates must have fluency in reading and writing of Bengali and English.

    Desired Skill-Set:

    • Keen interest in analysing current national and international affairs
    • Excellent knowledge of Bengali and English language
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    • Ability to attend to detail
    • Work under strict deadlines
    • Flair for team work

    Job Description: The job profile inter-alia includes:

    • Translation and media analysis and assessment.
    • Writing event reports of seminars, round tables, seminars, workshops, etc. held at the Institute under the Project

    Contract Period: For a fixed term of one year from the date of joining the project and this will not confer any right of permanence.

    Age limit: below 35 years as on September 01, 2019

    Documents Required:

    • Covering Letter
    • Curriculum Vitae
    • Two letters of references (at least one of them from an academic supervisor)
    • Two writing samples

    Last date of application: 6th September 2019.

    Mode of Application:

    • Interested candidates may send in their documents by e-mail with the subject titled as “Application for the Position of Research Assistant (Project based)” to the HR Cell at

    Alternatively, hard copy of the application with the envelope clearly titled as “Application for the Position of Research Assistant (Project based)” can also be sent to:

    HR Cell

    Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA),

    1, Development Enclave, Rao Tula Ram Marg,

    Delhi Cantt., New Delhi-110010

    General Information:

    • Short-listed candidates will be informed by email. They are required to appear for a written examination followed by interview at Delhi latest by third week of September.