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Work as SRF for Health Foods Project @ CIPHET

The Central Institute of Post-Harvest Engineering and Technology (CIPHET) was established on 29 December 1989 at the PAU Campus, Ludhiana, Punjab, India as a nodal institute to undertake lead researches in the area of the post-harvest engineering and technology appropriate to agricultural production catchment and agro-industries.

The institute’s second campus was established on 19 March 1993 at Abohar, Punjab, India. Which is primarily responsible for conducting research and development activities on fruits and vegetables, and commercial horticultural crops. CIPHET is also headquarters for two All India Coordinated Research Projects (AICRPs) viz. AICRP on Post-Harvest Technology (PHT) at 38 Centres and AICRP on Applications of Plastics in Agriculture (APA) at 11 Centre’s.

Applications are invited for the following post which is purely on temporary basis and is co-terminus with the project.

Name of the post: Senior Research Fellow

Number of post: One

Name of the project: Consortium Research Platform Project on Health Foods


A. Essential:

  • Masters’ Degree in Agriculture Process Engineering or Food Technology or Food Science and Technology or Biotechnology or Microbiology or Dairy Technology or Dairy Chemistry or Biochemistry with 4 or 5 years Bachelor’s Degree.
  • Candidate having post graduate degree in basic sciences with 3 years bachelor’s degree and 2 years Master’s degree should have NET qualification

B. Desirable:

  • NET/GATE qualified
  • Two years of research experience, experience in maintenance of financial and office records

Remuneration: Rs. 25,000/- + HRA per month

Age Limit: 30 years (with relaxation in case of SC/ST/OBC and women as per existing rules)

Duration: Up to March 2017

Terms & Conditions:

  • The above position is purely on temporary basis and co-terminus with the project
  • There is no provision for absorption/ re-employment in ICAR / CIPHET / after completion of time bound project
  • Place of work will be ICAR-CIPHET, Ludhiana
  • No TA/DA will be paid for the interview
  • No objection certificate from the employer in case he/she is employed elsewhere
  • No separate interview call will be issued to candidates
  • All eligible candidates are requested to be present 30 minutes before scheduled time on the date of interview for necessary formalities
  • Canvassing in any form will lead to disqualification of the candidate
  • The Director, ICAR-CIPHET, Ludhiana’s decision will be final and binding in all respects

How to apply:

Applications with detailed bio-data in the following proforma (1) Name of the candidate (2) Father’s Name (3) Date of Birth (4) Present Address (5) Permanent Address (6) Qualification starting from 10th board (7) Experience, if any (8) Publications etc. may be sent through registered post or mail ([email protected]) with passport size photograph to

Dr. Sangita Bansal,

Senior Scientist, ICAR-CIPHET,

PO: PAU Campus, Ludhiana-141004

Contact No. (T) 0161-2313165, (F) 0161-2308670

Super scribe the envelope “Application for the post of _____ under ______ (Project Name)”

Walk-in Details:

Date: 9 August 2016

Time: 11.00 am

Place: Committee Room, ICAR-Central Institute of Post-Harvest Engineering and Technology

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