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ICAR-IIRR Invites Vacancy for Junior Research Fellow (JRF) at Rajendranagar, Hyderabad

Company - Indian Council of Agricultural Research
Openings - 1

ICAR-Indian Institute of Rice Research invites applications for the post of JRF for the project titled "DST-SERB-EEQ /2023/000944: Elucidation of the biochemical basis of resistance to major insecticides in populations of Brown Plant Hopper, Nilaparvata lugens(Stal) in India". Here are the details: 

Position Overview 

Post Name

JRF and Field Workers



Start of Application


Last Date to Apply



Qualifications  and Experience

  • Master’s degree in Agriculture with specializations in Entomology, Agricultural Biotechnology, Plant Molecular Biology, or Plant Breeding & Genetics, with a first division and NET qualification. 

  • Candidates with a 4-year/5-year Bachelor’s degree are eligible. Desirable qualifications include research experience in molecular work related to rice insect pests.

  • Age Limit: the maximum age is below 35 years for men and 40 years for women. Age relaxation up to 5 years for SC/ST, 3 years for OBC, and 10 years for PH candidates is available as per rules.

Monthly Remuneration

Rs.31,000/- plus 24% HRA for first 2 years per month and Rs.35,000/- per month plus 24% HRA for the third year

Selection Procedure

  • Candidates will be shortlisted for virtual interview on the basis of verification of the document.

  • Final selection will be based on the performance in the interview.

Application Procedure

  • Eligible candidates are requested to send their applications, in the prescribed pro-forma, to the email address dsteeq.rice@gmail.com by the 19th of April, 2024. 

  • Applications should include the enclosed Application form in Word format, along with self-attested scanned copies of original certificates of educational qualifications, experience certificates, and any additional qualifications, to be uploaded as a single PDF file in the same order as mentioned here. 

  • Shortlisted candidates will be notified of the details of the Virtual Interview (Date and Time) via email after the screening of applications. Original documents will be verified at the time of appointment.

For More Information

Visit the website: https://www.icar-iirr.org/index.php/en/


Grab this exciting opportunity to contribute to agricultural research by joining ICAR-IIRR as JRF.

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