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Applications are invited for one post of Research Analyst

Applications are invited for one post of Research Analyst

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Applications are invited for one post of Research Analyst on contract on a consolidated salary Rs. 25,000 per month, for an initial period of 6 months, extendable up to a period of 9 months to work in the ICSSR-IMPRESS project entitled “Impact of NREGA on Small Scale Industry and its Clusters” at the Institute.

Minimum Qualifications

The candidate should have a good academic record, with at least a second class Master’s degree (with minimum 55% marks) in Economics/Statistics/Econometrics/Business or any other relevant discipline.  Preference will be given to M.Phil/Ph.D degree. Candidates should also have good knowledge of MS-Office, in particular, MS-Excel and econometric packages such as STATA/E-Views/R.

The candidates who are already working in any organization must send their application through proper channel. The Institute reserves the right not to fill up the position if the circumstances so warrant.  Other things being equal, SC/ST/OBC candidates will be preferred. The Institute may consider eligible persons who might not have applied.

The eligible candidates should appear for Walk-in interview on  June 7, 2019 between 2.00 p.m. to 4.00 p.m. in the Audio-Video room (First Floor) of the Institute.

Note: The candidates are required to bring four copies of their cvs with full details, self-attested copies of certificates, mark sheets with names of two referees at the time of walk-in-interview.






A warm welcome to the modified and updated website of the Centre for East Asian Studies. The East Asian region has been at the forefront of several path-breaking changes since 1970s beginning with the redefining the development architecture with its State-led development model besides emerging as a major region in the global politics and a key hub of the sophisticated technologies. The Centre is one of the thirteen Centres of the School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi that provides a holistic understanding of the region.

Initially, established as a Centre for Chinese and Japanese Studies, it subsequently grew to include Korean Studies as well. At present there are eight faculty members in the Centre. Several distinguished faculty who have now retired include the late Prof. Gargi Dutt, Prof. P.A.N. Murthy, Prof. G.P. Deshpande, Dr. Nranarayan Das, Prof. R.R. Krishnan and Prof. K.V. Kesavan. Besides, Dr. Madhu Bhalla served at the Centre in Chinese Studies Programme during 1994-2006. In addition, Ms. Kamlesh Jain and Dr. M. M. Kunju served the Centre as the Documentation Officers in Chinese and Japanese Studies respectively.

The academic curriculum covers both modern and contemporary facets of East Asia as each scholar specializes in an area of his/her interest in the region. The integrated course involves two semesters of classes at the M. Phil programme and a dissertation for the M. Phil and a thesis for Ph. D programme respectively. The central objective is to impart an interdisciplinary knowledge and understanding of history, foreign policy, government and politics, society and culture and political economy of the respective areas. Students can explore new and emerging themes such as East Asian regionalism, the evolving East Asian Community, the rise of China, resurgence of Japan and the prospects for reunification of the Korean peninsula. Additionally, the Centre lays great emphasis on the building of language skills. The background of scholars includes mostly from the social science disciplines; History, Political Science, Economics, Sociology, International Relations and language.

Several students of the centre have been recipients of prestigious research fellowships awarded by Japan Foundation, Mombusho (Ministry of Education, Government of Japan), Saburo Okita Memorial Fellowship, Nippon Foundation, Korea Foundation, Nehru Memorial Fellowship, and Fellowship from the Chinese and Taiwanese Governments. Besides, students from Japan receive fellowship from the Indian Council of Cultural Relations.