Govt Job for Senior Research Fellow at NIPGR

Govt Job for Senior Research Fellow at NIPGR


The National Institute of Plant Genome Research (formerly known as National Centre for Plant Genome Research is an autonomous institution aided by the Department of Biotechnology, Government of India.

The Institute’s establishment coincides with the 50th anniversary of India’s independence as well as birth anniversary of Prof. (Dr.) J. C. Bose. The formal announcement was made on November 30th 1997. This Institute has already placed India among the major contributors to plant genomics.

Applications are invited from suitable candidates for filling up the purely temporary position of one Senior Research Fellow in the DBT Flagship Project entitled Imparting sheath blight disease tolerance in rice, under the supervision of Dr. Manoj Majee, Scientist, NIPGR.

Post : Senior Research Fellow (one post)

Emoluments : Emoluments as per DST/DBT norms & as sanctioned in the project.

Qualification : Candidates selected through National Eligibility Tests as mentioned in the DST Office Memorandum number SR/S9/Z-08/2018 dated January 30, 2019, and having Master’s degree in Life Sciences / Biochemistry / Biotechnology / Microbiology with at least 60 % (or equivalent) marks and with at least two years of post-Masters research experience in Molecular Biology Laboratory are eligible to apply.

The above position is completely on temporary basis and co-terminus with the project. The fellowship amount for the above position is as sanctioned in the project. The initial appointment will be till the tenability of the project (i.e. up to June 26, 2022) and the same can be curtailed on the basis of assessment of the candidate’s performance and discretion of the Competent Authority.

NIPGR reserves the right to select the candidate against the above post depending upon the qualification and experience of the candidate.

Reservation of posts shall be as per Govt. of India norms. The appointment may be terminated at any time by giving one month notice by either side. The applicants will have no claim implicit or explicit for consideration against any regular position of NIPGR.

Eligible candidates may apply by sending soft copy through e-mail in the given format with a cover letter showing interest The soft copy of the self- attested copies of the mark-sheets, certificates, (10th standard onwards) and proof of research experience/publications should be attached with the application.

A single pdf file, consisting of application from cover letter, and all documents, must be sent to within 15 days from the date of advertisement. Canvassing in any form or bringing influence, political or otherwise, will lead to disqualification of the candidate(s).

A web-link with date and time of online interview will be e-mailed to the shortlisted candidates only. The candidates must ascertain their eligibility before applying, as ineligible candidates will not be interviewed.

Note : ONLY soft copy of the application in the given format will be accepted. No TA/DA will be paid for attending online interview. For any clarification candidates may contact Scientist in charge through e-mail only.

Dr. Manoj Majee
Staff Scientist
National Institute of Plant Genome Research
Aruna Asaf Ali Marg, New Delhi-110 067


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