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ICAR-IARI Announces Online Interview for Junior Research Fellow Position, Get all the details here!

Division of Genetics at ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, seeks applicants for a Junior Research Fellow position in a DST-funded project on wheat rust resistance, with applications due by July 19, 2024.

Saurabh Shukla
ICAR-IARI Announces Online Interview for Junior Research Fellow Position, Get all the details here (Photo Source: IARI)
ICAR-IARI Announces Online Interview for Junior Research Fellow Position, Get all the details here (Photo Source: IARI)

The Division of Genetics at the ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute in New Delhi is inviting applications for an online interview to fill one Junior Research Fellow (JRF) position in a DST-funded project. This opportunity is strictly on a contractual and temporary basis.

Interested candidates must submit their applications in the prescribed format, along with self-attested scanned copies of their original documents, to prashanth.h@icar.gov.in by July 19, 2024, 5:30 PM. Eligible candidates will receive details about the online interview date and time via email. It is important to note that original documents will be verified upon appointment, and any false claims found at a later stage will lead to the rejection of the candidate's application.

The project, titled "Identification of Novel Genomic Regions Governing Resistance Against Recently Evolved Devastating Stripe Rust Pathotype 238S119 in Unexplored Durum Wheat Landraces from Southern India," is seeking to fill one JRF position. The position offers an emolument of Rs. 37,000 plus 24% HRA per month.

Applicants must have a Post Graduate Degree in Basic Science or a Graduate/Post Graduate Degree in a Professional Course such as Genetics, Plant Breeding, Genetics and Plant Breeding, or Agricultural Biotechnology. The selection process includes National Eligibility Tests like CSIR-UGC NET, GATE, or other national-level examinations conducted by central government departments and their agencies.

In addition to the essential qualifications, candidates with an understanding of plant breeding trials, experience in handling field crops, crossing techniques, and research experience in wheat breeding and its molecular biology are desirable.

The age limit for applicants is a maximum of 35 years, with age relaxations of five years for SC/ST and women, and three years for OBC candidates. The minimum age requirement is 18 years as of the interview date.

This JRF position is temporary and will be filled on a contractual basis for one year or until the project concludes, whichever comes first. Eligible candidates will be informed of the online interview details via email, including the reporting time.

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