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JRF & SRF-ICAR/DBT/ITC Funded Projects-Division of Genetics, IARI – Pusa, India (New Delhi)

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Location: New Delhi,India

Deadline: 25/05/2016

Description: The journey of Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI), popularly known as Pusa Institute, began in 1905 at Pusa (Bihar) with the generous grant of 30,000 pounds from an American philanthropist, Mr. Henry Phipps. The institute was then known as Agricultural Research Institute (ARI) which functioned with five departments, namely Agriculture, Cattle Breeding, Chemistry, Economic Botany and Mycology. Bacteriology unit was added in 1907.  The name of ARI was changed to Imperial Institute of Agricultural Research in 1911 and, in 1919 it was renamed as Imperial Agricultural Research Institute.

Walk in interview for the posts of SRFs (Unreserved)

Four post of SRFs, two post of JRFs are available in the Division of Genetics in the various ICAR/DBT/ITC funded projects purely on contractual basis. The details along with interview date and venue are as under:

Position I

  • Position Title: Senior Research Fellow (SRF)
  • Project Title: ICAR Funded project entitled “CRP on Molecular Breeding (Wheat)”
  • PI: Dr. Vinod
  • No. of Posts: One
  • Emoluments: Rs. 25000 + 30% HRA (As per ICAR memorandum F. No. Agri. Edn./6/27/2014/HR D Dated 13.07.2015 and F. No. Agri. Edn./6/27/2014/HR D Dated 09.10.2015)
  • Essential: Master’s degree in Genetics/Plant Breeding/ Genetics and Plant Breeding/Biotechnology/Life Sciences with 4/5 years bachelor’s degree. Those with 3 years bachelor’s degree must have UGC/CSIR/ICAR NET qualification or equivalent or Ph.D. in any of above disciplines (As per ICAR memorandum F. No. Agri. Edn./6/27/2014/HRD Dated 13.07.2015 and F. No. Agri. Edn./6/27/2014/HRD Dated 09.10.2015)
  • Desirable : Experience in use of molecular markers and proficiency in computer skills

Position II

  • Position Title: Senior Research Fellow (SRF)
  • Project Title: ICAR Funded project entitled “CRP on Hybrid Technology (Wheat)”
  • PI: Dr. Vinod
  • No. of Posts: Two
  • Emoluments: Rs. 25000 + 30% HRA (As per ICAR memorandum F. No. Agri. Edn./6/27/2014/HR D Dated 13.07.2015 and F. No. Agri. Edn./6/27/2014/HR D Dated 09.10.2015)
  • Essential: Master’s degree in Genetics/Plant Breeding/ Genetics and Plant Breeding/Biotechnology/ Seed Science and Technology/Life Science with 4/5 years bachelor’s degree. Those with 3 years bachelor’s degree must have UGC/CSIR/ICAR NET qualification or equivalent or Ph.D. in any of above disciplines (As per ICAR memorandum F. No. Agri. Edn./6/27/2014/HRD Dated 13.07.2015 and F. No. Agri. Edn./6/27/2014/HRD Dated 09.10.2015)
  • Desirable: Working experience on research and development of hybrids in crops and proficiency in computer skills.

Position III

  • Position Title: Junior Research Fellow (JRF)
  • Project Title: DBT Funded project entitled “Marker assisted pyramiding of APR and SR gens for durable rust resistance in wheat (T. aestivum L.)”
  • PI: Dr. Vinod
  • No. of Posts: Two
  • Emoluments: Rs. 25000 + 30% HRA (As per ICAR memorandum F. No. Agri. Edn./6/27/2014/HR D Dated 13.07.2015 and F. No. Agri. Edn./6/27/2014/HR D Dated 09.10.2015)
  • Qualifications:
  • Essential:
  • Master’s degree in Genetics/Plant Breeding/ Genetics and Plant Breeding/Biotechnology/Life Sciences with 4/5 years bachelor’s degree. Those with 3 years bachelor’s degree must have UGC/CSIR/ICAR NET qualification or equivalent or Ph.D. in any of above disciplines (As per ICAR memorandum F. No. Agri. Edn./6/27/2014/HRD Dated 13.07.2015 and F. No. Agri. Edn./6/27/2014/HRD Dated 09.10.2015)
  • Desirable :  Experience in use of molecular markers and proficiency in computer skills

Position IV

  • Position Title: Senior Research Fellow (SRF)
  • Project Title: ITC Funded project entitled “Marker assisted transfer of Rht gene in wheat variety C- 306”
  • PI: Dr. Vinod
  • No. of Posts: One
  • Emoluments: Rs. 25000 + 30% HRA (As per ICAR memorandum F. No. Agri. Edn./6/27/2014/HR D Dated 13.07.2015 and F. No. Agri. Edn./6/27/2014/HR D Dated 09.10.2015)
  • Qualifications:
  • Essential : Master’s degree in Genetics/Plant Breeding/ Genetics and Plant Breeding/Biotechnology/Life Sciences with 4/5 years bachelor’s degree. Those with 3 years bachelor’s degree must have UGC/CSIR/ICAR NET qualification or equivalent or Ph.D. in any of above disciplines (As per ICAR memorandum F. No. Agri. Edn./6/27/2014/HRD Dated 13.07.2015 and F. No. Agri. Edn./6/27/2014/HRD Dated 09.10.2015)
  • Desirable : Experience in use of molecular markers and proficiency in computer skills

Terms & Conditions:

  • Age limit: Maximum age is 35 years for SRF (age relaxation of five years for SC/ST & women and three years for OBC)
  • The posts are purely temporary and will be filled on contractual basis initially up to March 2017, extendable till the termination of the project subject to satisfactory performance.
  • The candidate shall not claim regular appointment at this Institute, as the post is co-terminus with the project.
  • The interview of eligible candidates will be held according to schedule given above.
  • The candidates will have to compulsorily bring the filled in application form (as per the format annexed), all the original certificates from matriculation onwards, date of birth certificate, NET/equivalent certificate, degree certificate either original or provisional and one set of the self-attested photocopies of all the required certificates from matriculation onwards and an attested copy of recent passport size photograph pasted onto the application form. Proof of experience and publications also need to be submitted.
  • No TA/DA will be paid for attending the interview.
  • Only the candidates meeting essential qualifications would be interviewed viii. Concealing of facts or canvassing in any form shall lead to disqualification or termination of such candidates.
  • The candidates are required to submit the application at the time of interview as per the format annexed along with the declaration
  • The candidate intending to attend the interview, if any of his/ her near or distant relative is an employee of the ICAR/IARI, have to declare his/her name, designation, nature of duties, relationship in writing so as to reach Principal Investigator of mentioned projects, Division of Genetics, ICAR-IARI New Delhi 
  • All the other candidates are also required compulsorily to furnish the declaration duly signed in the format annexed and submit on the date of interview.
  • The candidates have to strictly submit the form annexed (typed/filled) duly signed and submit on the date of interview
  • Reporting time for interview: 9:00-10.00 AM at Division of Genetics, ICAR-IARI, New Delhi – 110012

How To Apply:

Interested candidates fulfilling the above mentioned eligibility criteria can attend the scheduled walk-in interview.

Walk-in Interview:

Date: 25th May, 2016

Time: 9:00-10.00 AM

Venue: Division of Genetics, ICAR-IARI, New Delhi – 110012

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