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Multiple R&D Openings @ ICAR – National Institute of Abiotic Stress Management, Pune

Walk-in-Test/Interview will be held at ICAR-NIASM, for filling up of 02 posts of Junior Research Fellow (JRF), 02 posts of Senior Research Fellow (SRF) & 01 post of Young Professional –I as per details given below:-

Position I

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Project Name : Under DST project entitled “Characterizing sugarcane and citrus stress responses to abiotic and biotic stresses through hyper spectral remote sensing”

Name of the Post : Junior Research Fellow (JRF)

  • No. of Vacancies : 1
  • Essential Qualification : M.Sc (Agri.) with specialization in Plant Physiology / Biochemistry/Biotechnology or M.Sc. in Biochemistry/Biotechnology / Botany/ Chemistry
  • Desirable Qualification : Experience in biochemical analysis of plants (enzymatic, protein, amino acid, chlorophyll, phenol, nutrients etc.)
  • Emoluments (per month) : Rs.25,000/- per month + 10% HRA for first 2 years and Rs.28,000/- per month+ 10% HRA for 3 rd year

Position II

Name of the Post : Junior Research Fellow (JRF)

  • No. of Vacancies : 1
  • Essential Qualification : M.Sc (Agri.) with specialization in Agrometeorology /Agricultural Physics / Agricultural Statistics / B.Tech. (Agri. Engg) *M.Sc. in Geoinformatics /Physics/Statistics
  • Desirable Qualification : Knowledge of statistical analysis (SAS, SPSS, R etc.);data analysis (Principal component etc.); remote sensing software (ENVI etc.); knowledge of programming languages
  • Emoluments (per month) : Rs.25,000/- per month + 10% HRA for first 2 years and Rs.28,000/- per month+ 10% HRA for 3 rd year
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Position III

Project Name : Under NICRA project entitled “Phenotyping of pulses for enhanced tolerance to drought, heat and salinity”

Name of the Post : Senior Research Fellow (SRF)

No. of Vacancies : 2

Essential Qualification : Post graduate in Agricultural or in Biotechnology/Plant Biotechnology / Agricultural Biotechnology / Physiology / Genetics / Plant Breeding / Plant Biochemistry

Desirable Qualification : 2 years Experience in controlled environment facilities / experience in screening crop genotypes, use of physiological /biochemical/molecular biology methods & knowledge of computer operated greenhouse and its maintenance

Emoluments (per month) : Rs.25,000/- per month + 10% HRA for 1 year


Note: *Post graduate degree in basic science with NET qualification or graduate degree in professional course with NET qualification or post-graduate degree in professional course.

SRFs, JRFs, YP-I positions are purely on temporary basis and co-terminus with the project, extendable to a maximum of another term based on needs of the organization and performance of the candidate.

Age : The maximum age for SRFs, JRFs, and Young Professional-I will be 35 years (Relaxation of 5 years for SC/ST/Women & 3 years for OBC). The age will be computed from the date of Interview.

Walk-In Details :

  • Date : 30.06.2016
  • Time : at 10:30 am
  • Venue : ICAR – National Institute of Abiotic Stress Management Malegaon, Baramati- 413115, Pune, Maharashtra, India
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The place of work is ICAR-NIASM, Malegaon, Baramati, Pune (Dist.). No of post may be increase or decrease at the decision of Competent Authority. No TA/DA will be paid for attending the test / interview. The decision of the Director of the Institute will be final and binding in all aspects. The application form complete in all respects along with recent photograph and a set of self-attested copies of date of birth proof, requisite mark-sheets, educational certificates and other supporting documents need to be brought (along with originals) while attending the interview.

The following documents can be submitted as proof of date of birth:-

  • Birth certificate issued by a Municipal Authority or any office authorized to issue Birth and Death Certificate by the Registrar of Births & Deaths
  • School leaving certificate / Secondary School leaving certificate/ Certificate of Recognized Boards from the school last attended by the applicant or any other recognized educational institution

The hiring of above said SRFs, JRFs, & YP-I will be purely on contractual basis. Application format may be downloaded from the Institute’s website www.niam.res.in

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