Multiple Openings in vKYC Project

Applications are invited for multiple positions in a MeitY-funded research project at CSTAR and CVIT, IIIT Hyderabad. The appointment will be made initially for one year, which can be renewed for subsequent year(s), subject to a performance review and availability of funds.


Dr. Ankit Gangwal (PI), Dr. Sudipta Banerjee (Co-PI), Dr. Kishore Kothapalli (Co-PI) and Dr. Anoop Namboodiri (co-PI)

Project Description:

The project focuses on blockchains and biometrics (image/video document/face verification). The positions require knowledge and hands-on experience of smart contract development on blockchain and/or biometric (image/video face verification) processing.

Responsibilities (including but not limited to):

Primarily project-related research work (coding and development, data collection, prototype building and system integration, paper writing, etc.).

Sr. No. Position Required qualifications Consolidate pay Number of positions
1.     JRF First class BE/BTech in Computer Science/IT with 2 years of post-qualification experience in relevant areas
First class MS/ME/MTech in Computer Science/IT in relevant discipline
Rs. 38,440/- per month 6
2. SRF   First class BE/BTech in Computer Science/IT with 4 years of post-qualification experience OR First class MS/ME/MTech in Computer Science/IT relevant discipline and 2 years of post-qualification experience in relevant areas Rs. 43,400/- per month 5
3. Jr. Research Engineer First class ME/MS/MTech in relevant discipline with at least 4 years of post-qualification work experience in relevant areas Rs. 45,000/- per month 3
4. Sr. Research Engineer Doctoral degree OR ME/MTech with a minimum of 7 years of relevant work experience. Rs. 75,000/- per month 1
5. Project Staff (For office/administrative works) First class Bachelor degree. Rs. 25,000/- per month 1

Preferred Qualifications/criteria:

Preference will be given to candidates who have experience working in blockchain/ biometrics/digital forensics/video analytics. A research background in these disciplines will be strongly preferred.

Application Deadline: Rolling

Selection Procedure:

  • Shortlisted candidates will be intimated via email for an interview; if on-site interviews take place, no TA/DA will be provided to the candidates.
  • Selection will be based on the candidates’ performance during the interview conducted by the selection committee.
  • Selected candidates will be informed via email

Application Procedure:

Email your CV (in a single PDF, max 2 pages) with details of qualifications, experience, etc.

IMPORTANT: Please keep the subject line of the email as: “PRJ_vKYC_22_PositionName”, for example PRJ_vKYC_22_JRF.