RA and Developer positions in vKYC Project

Applications are invited for technical staff 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 in 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. Research Associate First-class BE or BTech degree in Computer Science/IT from top institutes (IITs, NITs, IIITs, BITs, and other premier institutes) Up to Rs. 12500/- per month 4
2. Developer Up to Rs. 25000/- per month 4

Research Associates may also be considered for higher studies at the institute.
Outstanding Research Associates will be supported with hostel accommodation.

Preferred Qualifications/Criteria:

Preference will be given to candidates who have experience working in blockchain/ biometrics/digital forensics/video analytics.

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.
  • 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. to

IMPORTANT: Please keep the subject line of the email as: “PRJ_vKYC_22_TSRA”