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Jr. Research Fellow/Senior Research Fellow Position at PAU Apply Now! Last Date Approaching! Walk-in Interview Scheduled!

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The Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics at Punjab Agricultural University (PAU), Ludhiana, is inviting applications for the position of Jr. Research Fellow (JRF) which can be converted into a Senior Research Fellow (SRF) for a significant project.

Position Details:


Jr. Research Fellow (JRF) - Convertible to Senior Research Fellow (SRF)

Number of Position:

One (01)

Project Title:

"Mapping of loci conferring resistance against Ustilago tritici causing loose smut in bread wheat, CSS-69 (PC-6402)"


Six months (extendable) or until the termination of the project


Jr. Research Fellow (JRF):

Rs. 31,000/- per month fixed + 16% HRA for the first two years

Senior Research Fellow (SRF):

Rs. 35,000/- per month fixed + 16% HRA from the third year onwards

 Educational Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture/Biotechnology (in crop plants)/Biosciences with a minimum OCPA of 6.00/10.00 or 60% marks.

  • Master’s degree in Plant Pathology/Plant Breeding/Plant Breeding and Genetics/Genetics (in crop plants)/Biotechnology (in crop plants) with a minimum OCPA of 6.5/10.00 or 65% marks.

  • Qualification in NET/SLET-LS/GATE/other national level tests conducted by Central Govt. Departments and their agencies.

Candidates with a Ph.D. degree in the relevant discipline but lacking a Master's degree are also eligible.

NET qualified candidates may be recruited as JRF, while those without NET may be considered for the position of Project Associate -1.

Desirable Qualifications: Experience or research work in the relevant field would be advantageous.

Application Process

  • Interested candidates can obtain the prescribed application form from the office of the undersigned by paying Rs. 200/- via Bank Draft payable at in favor of Comptroller, PAU, Ludhiana.

  • The completed application form along with attested copies of certificates must reach the office by 19-02-2024.

  • Incomplete applications or those lacking requisite documents will not be considered.

Interview Details




11:00 AM


Room No.114, P.G. Building, PAU, Ludhiana


Interested candidates are encouraged to apply before the deadline and attend the interview as scheduled. For further inquiries, please contact the undersigned at the Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics, PAU, Ludhiana. 

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