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Young Professional I (YP-I) at ICAR-NBPGR, New Delhi

Company - ICAR-National Bureau of Plant Genetic Resources (NBPGR)
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ICAR-National Bureau of Plant Genetic Resources (NBPGR) is inviting applications for  upcoming walk-in interviews to fill one position of Young Professional I (YP-I) on a contractual basis under the Unified Budget. The interview will take place at ICAR-NBPGR, located in Pusa Campus, New Delhi. Here are the details: 

Position Overview 

Post Name

Young Professional I (YP-I)



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Name of the PI

Dr. Kavita Gupta

Qualifications  and Eligibility

  • BSc Agriculture, BSc (with zoology, botany, and chemistry), Zoology, Plant Protection, or Life sciences from a recognized university or its equivalent. Additionally, possessing a Master's degree in Zoology with specialization in Entomology or Agricultural Entomology is considered desirable. 

  • Experience in insect rearing, analysis of biological data, and evaluation of germplasm for biotic stresses, coupled with proficiency in Entomological techniques, would be advantageous. 

  • The minimum age requirement for applicants is 21 years, while the upper age limit is set at 45 years. 

  • Relaxation in age criteria is provided as per the Government of India rules, including a 5-year relaxation for SC/ST candidates, a 3-year relaxation for OBC candidates, and a 5-year relaxation for women.

Monthly Remuneration

Rs 30,000/- consolidated

Selection Procedure

  • A minimum of five candidates will be shortlisted for the YP-I position based on their academic qualifications as per the assessment criteria. 

  • Shortlisted candidates will then be invited to attend the interview.

  • The selection process will primarily consider the candidate's educational qualifications, relevant experience, and performance in the interview.

Application Procedure

  • Prospective candidates are invited to submit their applications, using the provided proforma on the website mentioned below, along with scanned copies of original documents via email to kavita.gupta@icar.gov.in and oicpmenbpgr@gmail.com within 21 days of this advertisement's publication. 

  • Eligible candidates will receive further interview details via email and phone after application screening. Original documents will be verified during in-person interviews and at a later stage for online interviews.

For additional information and updates, they can visit the website at http://www.nbpgr.ernet.in/

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