ICAR Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi is inviting applications from adequately qualified candidates to fill up a post of Junior Research Fellow in a SERB funded project. ICAR IARI has published an official employment notification in this regard at the official website i.e. iari.res.in. Candidates having a Post Graduate degree in Basic Sciences are eligible to apply for the recruitment by sending their applications to [email protected] The last date of submission of applications is December 22, 2020.
There is only a single opening available for the post of Junior Research Fellow. The vacancy is available in a SERB funded project ongoing at the Genetics Division of ICAR IARI at New Delhi-12. However, the vacancy is to be filled up on a contractual basis only. Selected candidates will be paid a salary of Rs 31000 per month. In addition, they will also receive HRA at the rate of 24%. Candidates can check the details of the project title and name of the PI in the official notification available at the website.
Those who have a Post Graduate degree in Basic Sciences such as Biotechnology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Plant Science or Life Sciences are eligible to apply. In addition, candidates having a Post Graduate degree in Professional Course such as Genetics and Plant Breeding, Biotechnology, Plant Pathology or Bioinformatics are also eligible to apply provided that they are either scholar selected through CSIR UGC NET including lectureship and GATE or selected through exams conducted by bodies such as DST, DBT, DAE, DOS, DRDO, MHRD, ICAR, ICMR, IIT, IISc, IISER etc.
Candidates within the age if 35 years can apply for the post of JRF. Relaxations of 5 years for SC/ST and female candidates and 3 years for OBC candidates are however applicable on the upper age limit for concerned candidates upon submission of documentary proof. Similarly, candidates have to provide documentary proof by submitting all original certificates at the time of joining. Candidature is liable to be cancelled if at any later stage, it is found that a candidate have furnished false information in the application form.
Selection of the eligible applicants is to be done through online interviews. Candidates will be informed about the details of the online interview after screening of the received applications. Upon selection, candidates will be appointed contractually for an initial tenure ending on March 31, 2021. It must be noted that candidates have to declare the name, designation, nature of duties and relationship in writing before the last date of any near or distant relative who is an employee of ICAR IARI.
The application proforma is annexed with the official notification available at the official website. There is no application fee required for applying to this recruitment. Candidates have to fill up the form, affix latest passport sized photograph and sign the application form. After that, scanned copy of the application form along with self-attested copies of all supporting documents including experience certificates must be sent to [email protected] by the last date.