1. Home
  2. Jobs

Research Associate (RA) and Senior Research Fellow (SRF) at RPCAU, Pusa

Company - RPCAU (Dr. Rajendra Prasad Central Agricultural University)
Openings - 9

Dr. Rajendra Prasad Central Agricultural University, Pusa, invites applications for the temporary and non-regular engagement of four (04) Research Associates (RA) and five (05) Senior Research Fellows (SRF). These positions are part of the “Climate Resilient Agriculture Programme” (CARP) and are purely on a time-bound basis. Here are the details:

Position Overview 

Post Name

Research Associate (RA) and Senior Research Fellow (SRF)



Start Date of Application


Last Date of Application



Qualifications  and Experience

  • Research Associate (RA): Ph.D. in any agriculture-related discipline OR Master’s degree in agriculture and allied fields with a 4/5-year Bachelor’s degree, achieving 60% marks or a first division, with at least three years of research experience and one research paper in a Science Citation Index (SCI) or NAAS-rated (≥ 6.0) journal.

  • Senior Research Fellow (SRF): Master’s degree in a relevant subject with a 4-year/5-year Bachelor’s degree. Those with a postgraduate degree in Basic Science along with a 3-year Bachelor’s degree and 2 years of Master’s degree must possess NET qualifications and 2 years of research experience.

Monthly Remuneration 

  • Research Associate (RA): Rs. 49,000/- per month + HRA for M.Sc. degree holder & Rs. 54000/- per month + HRA for Ph.D. degree holder

  • Senior Research Fellow (SRF): Rs. 31,000/- per month + HRA for initial two years and Rs. 35,000/- per month + HRA for third year

Selection Procedure

Selection will be based on the qualification, experience and performance in the interview.

Application Procedure

  • Interested and eligible candidates must submit a duly filled application form, available on the university website. The application should be complete in all respects, with each page numbered consecutively, accompanied by self-attested copies of all testimonials, certificates, and supporting documents. 

  • These should be enclosed in a sealed envelope clearly marked with "Application Form for the post of Research Associate (RA) and Senior Research Fellow (SRF) and Advertisement No. 15 dt. 28/06/2024" on the top. The envelope must reach the following address by 18/07/2024:


  • Candidates are advised to share the tracking number/details of the posted envelope (containing the application form and documents) via email to recruitment@rpcau.ac.in well in advance of the deadline. 

For further details, interested candidates may refer to the prescribed application form available on the University's official website www.rpcau.ac.in.

Share your comments

FactCheck in Agriculture Project

Subscribe to our Newsletter. You choose the topics of your interest and we'll send you handpicked news and latest updates based on your choice.

Subscribe Newsletters