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ICAR-IARI Announces Junior Research Fellow Interview on 22nd February

Company - Indian Council of Agricultural Research
Openings - 1

The Division of Food Science and Post-harvest Technology at ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute (ICAR-IARI) has announced a promising opportunity for aspiring researchers. Under the DST Science and Heritage Research Initiative (SHRI) scheme, a walk-in interview is scheduled for the recruitment of a Junior Research Fellow (JRF). This initiative aims to delve into the optimization and characterization of beverages derived from minor millets. Additionally, it seeks to explore bioactives crucial for women's health through integrated omics approaches.

ICAR-IARI Junior Research Fellow Interview Date and Venue:

The walk-in interview is scheduled for 22nd February, 2024, starting at 10:00 A.M. The venue for this interview is the NRL Building, Division of Food Science and Post Harvest Technology, IARI, located at the esteemed Pusa Campus, New Delhi 110 012.

Junior Research Fellow Position Details

The available position is for a Junior Research Fellow, offering a monthly fellowship of Rs. 37,000/- along with 27% HRA for the first and second years, in accordance with the revised emoluments for JRF effective from 01/01/2023.


Candidates must hold an M.Sc./M.Tech with specializations in Food Technology, Dairy Technology, Dairy Chemistry, Food Chemistry, Food Science and Technology, Food Science and Nutrition, Biochemistry, or allied disciplines. Furthermore, they should be NET/GATE qualified. Desirable qualifications include the publication of at least one research paper with an NAAS rating >6.0 and experience in novel product development, as well as biochemical techniques.

Age Limit and Application Process

The age limit for JRF is set at 35 years, with a relaxation of 3 years for OBC and 5 years for SC/ST and women candidates as per government guidelines. Interested candidates should report to the Division of Food Science and Post Harvest Technology, ICAR-IARI, Pusa Campus, New Delhi 110 012, on the specified date. Interviews will be conducted individually, and the time slots will be allocated after verifying the certificates.

Duration of Appointment

It's essential to note that these positions are purely temporary and will be filled on a contractual basis initially for one year or the project duration, whichever is earlier. There's potential for extension on a yearly basis contingent upon the satisfactory performance of the incumbent until the termination of the scheme/project.

This opportunity at ICAR-IARI opens doors for enthusiastic researchers to contribute significantly to the field of food science and post-harvest technology, offering a platform to explore innovative avenues in beverage optimization and bioactive exploration for women's health. For more details related to the post of Junior Research Fellowship please visit https://www.iari.res.in/bms/announcements/jobs.php                 

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