Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) 2020 Jobs Recruitment. MEA has released official notification for the job openings of NEST Fellow vacancies. Check the eligibility and notification prior to apply for the positions.

Closing date is on :- 12th June, 2020. 

No.of Posts and Vacancies :- 

NEST Fellow - 04 Posts

Job Location - New Delhi

Other Qualification Details :-

Applications in the prescribed proforma (as per Annexure I to the advertisement) are invited from eligible candidates for engagement of NEST [New, Emerging & Strategic Technologies] Fellows in the Ministry of External Affairs, New Delhi, on Consultancy basis as per details given below

1. Name of the Post : NEST Fellow in Ministry of External Affairs Headquarters, New Delhi

2. Number of vacancies : 04 (Four) 

3. Period of Consultancy : Initially for 01 (one) year The contract could be extended further depending on assessment of performance, mutual willingness and depending on the requirement. The contract can be terminated by either side at any time, by giving one month’s notice. The Government can terminate the contract immediately, by paying one month’s agreed remuneration in lieu of the notice period.

4. Nature of Duties : i. The selected NEST Fellows will be required to work in the New, Emerging & Strategic Technologies [NEST] Division in the Ministry.
ii. Their duties will entail gauging of emerging and strategic technologies and their relevance to India’s development, economic growth and national security.
iii. This may include regular monitoring of information on international normative frameworks, technology  governance rules and standards being deliberatedby countries and providing knowledge-based inputs
for the same. 

5. Job Location : Ministry of External Affairs (Jawaharlal Nehru Bhawan/South Block/Patiala House/Akbar Bhawan), New Delhi.

6. Qualifications/Essential Criteria : i. The applicant should be an Indian National. 
ii. Applicant must be a graduate in Mathematics/Physics/Bio-science/Computer Science. The candidates having specialisation/work experience in the field of Artificial Intelligence/Quantum Frontiers/Renewable Energy, Waste to Wealth, Water, Space and Deep Ocean Exploration technologies will be given preference. 
iii. Candidate should be in the age group of 30-40 years as on the last date of submission of application.  

7. Desirable Criteria:  Previous experience of handling issues relating to fields mentioned in point 6 above.
ii. Extra credit will be given for experience of work in a reputed university, think-tank or research organisation in the areas mentioned above and/or foreign policy or international affairs. 

8. Remuneration & Entitlements : The remuneration package will be commensurate with the experience and profile of the selected candidate, subject to a maximum of Rs. 12 lakh per annum and deduction of applicable taxes. 

Age: Candidate should be in the age group of 30-40 years as on the last date of submission of application

Address :-

Ministry of External Affairs, Jawaharlal Nehru Bhawan, New Delhi.

Selection Process :-

1. The final selection will be based on their performance at the interview. 

2.  The decision of the Government on selection of candidates will be final.

Steps to Apply :-

1. The last date for receiving applications is June 12, 2020. Applications received after the closing  date or without the prescribed documents or otherwise found incomplete or not in the prescribedproforma will be rejected and no correspondence shall be entertained in this regard

2. Interested applicants may submit application indicating their interest in working for the Ministry of External Affairs as per proforma at Annex I. 

3. The applications in the prescribed format should be sent via email to [email protected] with the ubject “Application for the post of NEST Fellow in the Ministry of External Affairs in NEST Division”.

4. References from past employers may be included. 

5. The applications should include the contact details of the candidate, including residential address, email ID and land line and mobile numbers. 

6. The duly signed application (with a colour photograph pasted thereon) as per the Annex-I and documents in support of educational qualifications/previous experience etc. should be scanned and converted to the PDF format before sending them by email.

7. Ministry of External Affairs will review the applications and the short-listed candidates will be called for an interview in the Ministry. 

8. The date, time and venue of the  interview will be conveyed in the call letter. Candidates will have to make their own arrangements to reach the place of interview.

9. The candidates short-listed for the interview would be required to bring their original application form along with the copies of the relevant educational/experience certificates and documents that were submitted online. 

10. No TA/DA will be payable by the Ministry to attend the interview