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ICAR-IARI Senior Research Fellow (SRF) Post with 31000 Salary: Apply Now!

Company - Indian Council of Agricultural Research
Openings - 1

Are you passionate about agricultural research and genetic modification? Here's your chance to contribute to groundbreaking work in agriculture. The Division of Microbiology at ICAR - Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI) invites eligible candidates to participate in a Walk-in-Interview for the position of Senior Research Fellow (SRF) under the ongoing ICAR-BNF project. This project focuses on incentivizing research in agriculture through genetic modification to enhance biological nitrogen fixation in bacteria.

Position Details:

  • Project Name: Incentivizing Research in Agriculture: Genetic modification to improve biological nitrogen fixation (in bacteria)

  • Position: Senior Research Fellow (Two positions available)

  • Emoluments: Rs. 31000 + HRA per month (As per ICAR Memorandum F.No Ag.Edn.6/27/2014- HRD dated 30-8- 2019)

  • Date of Interview: April 26, 2024



  • Master’s degree in Plant Molecular Biology, Biotechnology, Microbiology, Biochemistry, or Life Sciences with a 4/5 years Bachelor’s degree.

  • Candidates with a 3-year Bachelor’s degree should have NET qualification.


  • Experience in gene cloning, metabolite identification, omics data characterization

The positions are temporary and will be filled on a contractual basis initially up to March 31, 2025, with the possibility of extension till the termination of the project based on satisfactory performance.

Age Limit: Maximum age is 35 years for SRF position. (Age relaxation of five years for SC/ST & women, three years for OBC as per GOI/ICAR rules).

Requirements for Interview:

Eligible candidates must bring:

  • Original degree certificates and mark sheets of 10, 12, UG, PG, Ph.D /NET/GATE/equivalent certificates.

  • Proof of experience and one set of self-attested photocopies of all required certificates from matriculation onwards.

  • An attested copy of recent passport size photograph pasted onto the filled-in application form (as per the annexure I & II).

  • Proof of experience and publications.

  • No objection Certificate (NOC) from the current employer, if applicable.

Declaration for Candidates:

Candidates with relatives employed at ICAR/IARI must declare their name, designation, nature of duties, and relationship in advance by email (iari.micro.bnf@gmail.com) by April 20, 2024. Failure to do so may result in disqualification from the interview.

Walk-In-Interview Details:

Date: April 26, 2024 Reporting Time: 9:30-10:30 am Location: Division of Microbiology, IARI, PUSA campus, New Delhi-110012

Candidates are invited to apply for positions in a research project aimed at transforming agriculture. For more information, please visit the official website.

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