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Interview For JRF Post in Bioenergy Group @ Agharkar Research Institute (ARI), Pune

Agharkar Research Institute (ARI) is an autonomous institute of the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India. It was established in 1946 as Maharashtra Association for the Cultivation of Science (MACS) and was registered under the Societies Registration Act. 1850. Later, as the research activities started expanding, the MACS Research Institute was given a separate identity. The institute was renamed as ARI in 1992 to honour its founder Director, late Professor S. P. Agharkar. The current research and development activities of ARI span across all areas of life sciences spread over six different themes, namely Biodiversity & Paleobiology, Bioenergy, Bioprospecting, Developmental Biology, Genetics & Plant Breeding, and Nanobioscience.

Applications are invited for the following post:

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Name of the post: Junior Research Fellow

No. of posts: One (1)

Name of the project: Isolation of hyper-thermophiles for MEOR application for reservoirs above 90 degree Celsius

Group: Bioenergy group

Duration: Up to 09.02.2017


Essential: B.Sc. (Microbiology) or M.Sc. (Microbiology)

Desirable: Experience in Polyphasic Bacterial identification, taxonomy, characterization of extremophiles or petroleum biotechnology

Stipend: Rs. 25,000/- + HRA

Age Limit: 28 years relaxation of 5 years for SC, ST and female candidates and 3 years for OBC candidate

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How to apply:

Eligible candidates may apply in the prescribed format available on the Institute’s website (http://www.aripune.org), along with self-attested copies of qualifications, certificates, passport size photograph, caste certificate issued by competent authority and application fee of Rs. 50 payable by demand draft only in favor of Agharkar Research Institute, Pune.


  • No TA is admissible for attending the interview and selected candidate will have no right of appointment against any ARI or funding agency’s posts.
  • The prescribed essential qualifications are bare minimum and mere possession of same will not entitle the candidate to be called for the interview.
  • In case number of applications received in response to the advertisement is large, it may not be convenient or possible for the Institute to interview all the candidates. The Institute may restrict the number of candidates to be called for interview to a reasonable limit, on the basis of qualifications and experience higher than the minimum prescribed in the advertisement.
  • In case of non-availability of qualified JRF, candidates having M.Sc. degree in the above subjects with at least 55% marks may be considered for research studentship at Rs. 23,000 per month

Important Dates:

Last Date For Receipt of Application: 31 July 2016

Date & Time of Interview: 10:00 am, 23 August 2016

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