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ICAR-IARI Online Interview: Senior Research Fellow (SRF) and Skilled Helper Positions in ICAR-IRRI Funded Project

Company - Indian Council of Agricultural Research
Openings - 2

ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute extends an invitation to candidates interested in the positions of Senior Research Fellow (SRF) and Skilled Helper to work on a funded project - “Thematic Area-2: Integrated direct seeded rice system for India” “Development and testing of direct seeded rice breeding lines India using the 7 pipelines of One Rice breeding strategy” on a contractual basis. Here are the details: 

Position Overview 

Post Name

Senior Research Fellow (SRF) and Skilled Helper



Last Date to Apply



Qualifications  and Experience

Senior Research Fellow (SRF)

  • Master's degree in Genetics, Plant Breeding, Biotechnology, Life Sciences, or related fields with a Bachelor's degree.

  • Minimum of two years of research experience in Academic Institutions or Science and Technology Organizations.

  • For candidates with a Bachelor's degree in Basic Sciences, a Master's degree is required, along with NET/GATE qualifications.

  • Experience in molecular markers, field phenotyping, and rice crop management.

Skilled Helper

  • Completion of 10+2 in Agriculture, Horticulture, Science, Arts, or Commerce.

  • Experience in handling rice crops.

Age limit: The maximum age limit is 35 years, with a relaxation of five years for SC/ST and women candidates, and three years for OBC candidates.

Tenure: The positions are temporary and will be filled on a contractual basis initially until 31/03/2025, with the possibility of periodic extensions based on performance until the project concludes.

Monthly Remuneration

  • Senior Research Fellow (SRF): Rs.35,000 + 24% HRA

  • Skilled Helper: Rs.21215/- (consolidated) per month 

Selection Procedure

  • Shortlisted candidates will be notified via email regarding the details of the online interview (date and time), tentatively scheduled 29/04/2024, after the screening of applications. Original documents will be verified during the appointment process. 

  • The final selection will be on the basis of the online interview.

Application Procedure

Eligible candidates are required to submit their applications using the provided proforma on the IARI website https://iari.res.in/bms/announcements/jobs.php along with self-attested scanned copies of original documents to the email address rice.geniari@gmail.com by 25/04/2024. 

For More Information

Visit the website: https://iari.res.in/bms/announcements/jobs.php

Take the first step towards an exciting opportunity with ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute. Apply now and embark on a rewarding journey in agricultural research and innovation!

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