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Project Manager & YP-1 at ICAR- IIRR, Hyderabad

Company - Indian Council of Agricultural Research
Openings - 3

ICAR- Indian Institute of Rice Research (ICAR-IIRR) is inviting applications for the position of Project Manager & YP-1 under ICAR – IIRR SBI CSR Fund Scheme 10: Sustainable rice production – Large scale Promotion of DSR in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh to increase yield, income and resilience to the climate change. Here are the details: 

Position Overview 

Post Name

Project Manager & YP 1



Start of Application


Last Date of Application



Qualifications  and Eligibility

Project Manager (1 Post): 

  • PhD or M.Sc. Degree in Agriculture, Agronomy, Botany, Plant Breeding, Extension, Soil Science, Entomology, Pathology, or Life Sciences

  • Research experience in agriculture, particularly with rice, field trials management, or work experience with NGOs.

  • Proficiency in data collection, farmer interaction, computer skills, data entry, data analysis, manuscript drafting, and report preparation.

  • Experience in engaging with farmers, organizing meetings, and conducting training programs.

  • Fluency in Telugu and willingness to travel across various districts for project implementation.

YP 1 (2 Post):

  • Bachelor’s degree in Botany, Zoology, Agricultural Sciences, or any discipline, or a Diploma in Agricultural Sciences or Agri polytechnic.

  • Responsibilities include collecting data and samples, data collection from farmer field trials, field maintenance, and organizing field days.

  • Experience in rice research and fieldwork, fluency in Telugu, willingness to travel, ability to document field observations, and proficiency in MS Office.

Age Limit: The age limit for applicants is below 40 years for men and 45 years for women for Project Manager and minimum of 21 years and a maximum of 45 years.

Monthly Remuneration 

  • Project Manager - 54,000 + 27% HRA per month

  • YP 1 - Rs. 30,000/- per month fixed

Selection Procedure

Selection is based on qualification and performance in the interview.

Application Procedure

  • Eligible candidates should send their applications in the prescribed format to rmkcsrsbi2024@gmail.com by 20/06/2024. 

  • The application should include the application form (in Word format) and self-attested scanned copies of educational certificates, experience certificates, and any additional qualifications, all compiled into a single PDF file.

  • Shortlisted candidates will be notified via email about the details of the virtual interview. 

Visit https://www.icar-iirr.org/index.php/en/ for further details, any updates and modifications. 

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