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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 hr.idsa@nic.in

    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.

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