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Walk-in for Research Assistant @ ICAR-Indian Institute of Wheat and Barley Research

Indian Institute of Wheat and Barley Research (IIWBR) through All India Coordinated Wheat and Barley Improvement Project (AICW & BIP) is coordinating the multidisciplinary and multilocational activities of varietal improvement, resource management and crop protection technologies across the diverse ecosystems for increasing and stabilizing the barley production. As a nodal institute. IIWBR facilitates planning, exchange of experimental material, monitoring the trial/activities, data compilation and documentation.In addition to this, as a key component of national steering Committee, the IIWBR plays a crucial role in formulating strategies to ensure sustainable improvement in the productivity of Rice-Wheat System.

Project Title: DBT funded project entitled “Maximizing the potential for sustainable and durable resistance to the wheat yellow rust pathogen”.

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Principal Investigator: Dr. S.C. Bhardwaj



M.Sc Plant Biotechnology/ Genetics /  Botany


  • Ph.D in aforesaid subjects
  • Experience in related aspects of wheat research


Rs 25000 per month + 10% HRA as per the DBT norms for NET etc. M.Sc with 4 years B.Sc Agriculture or M.Sc with NET.

Rs 16000 per month + 10% HRA for M.Sc candidates with 3 years Bachelors degree without NET.

Tenure of employment: Initially for 1 year. The continuation of the Project Fellow will depend on the progress revised every 6 months.

Age limit:Maximum 35 years for men and 40 years for women candidates for SRF and 40 years for men and 45 years for women candidates for RA. Relaxation in age will be as per Government norms.

How to apply:

Interested and eligible candidates should attend “Walk-in interview on 25th May, 2016 at Regional Station, IIWBR, Flowerdale, Shimla-171002, Himachal Pradesh at 11:00 a.m.” The applicants must bring with them original certificates and a brief summary of research experience done during postgraduation and latest 2 passport size photographs. No Objection Certificate from the employer can be produced in case the candidate is employed elsewhere is necessary. Experience certificate in original is necessary.

Date, venue and time of Walk-in Interview: 25th May, 2016 at Regional Station, IIWBR, Flowerdale, Shimla-171002, Himachal Pradesh at 11:00 a.m

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