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ICAR-CIFE Invited Online Applications for Junior Research Fellow (JRF) Post, Know the Eligibility and More

Company - Central Institute of Fisheries Education (CIFE)
Openings - 1

The ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Education (CIFE), Mumbai, is seeking a Junior Research Fellow (JRF) to join the project titled "Genetic Improvement of Common Carp Cyprinus carpio for Inland Saline Aquaculture: Strain development for underutilized water resources (Phase I)" under the Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana (PMMSY). This is a good opportunity for candidates to be a part of an innovative research initiative aimed at enhancing the productivity and sustainability of inland saline aquaculture.

Position Details

  • Position: Junior Research Fellow (JRF)

  • Monthly Emolument: Rs. 31,000/- + 8% HRA per month

  • Number of Vacancies: 01


  • Essential Qualification:

    • M.F.Sc. in any discipline of Fisheries Science

    • M.Sc. Life Science

    • M.Sc. Zoology

    • M.Sc. Animal Science

  • Desirable Skills:

    • Experience in Genetics, Biotechnology, Aquaculture, Soil and Water Analysis, Molecular Biology, Statistical Data Analysis

Job Requirements

  • Candidates may be required to work anywhere in India as per the project's needs.

  • Preference will be given to candidates with knowledge and experience in:

    • Collection of stocks and transportation

    • Induced spawning of fish

    • PIT tagging

    • Nursery rearing and feeding management

    • Pond management

    • Recording of growth-related traits

    • Genetic analysis of data

    • Molecular biology

    • Inland saline aquaculture

  • Proficiency in computer applications and report writing is essential.

  • Strong communication skills are a must.

Place of Posting: The selected candidate will be posted at ICAR-CIFE Rohtak.

Salary: Salary will be as per ICAR/DST rules plus HRA as applicable.

Age Limit: Maximum age limit is 35/40 years (with age relaxation of five years for SC/ST & women and three years for OBC).

The positions are purely temporary and can be terminated on one month’s notice or termination of the project (i.e., March 2025).

Application Process:

  • Candidates must fill the provided biodata format and submit along with document proofs to mujahidkhan@cife.edu.in.

  • Only candidates with essential qualifications and necessary documents will be informed two days prior to the interview date.

  • Candidates are required to attend an online interview at the scheduled time.

Online Interview Details

  • Date: 26th April 2024

  • Time: 10:30 AM (IST)

  • A link will be provided to the candidates for the online interview.

Eligible candidates encourage to apply and send their biodata and supporting documents to mujahidkhan@cife.edu.in and prepare for the online interview on 26th April 2024. For more information, please visit the official official website https://www.cife.edu.in/

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