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.

A walk-in interview is being held for the following post:

Name of the position: Laboratory Assistant

No. of posts: One

Name of the project: Identification and functional analysis of novel regulators during heart development and regeneration

Funding Agency: ARI PROJECT- ZOO 18

Duration: Up to June 2017

Post Code: ARI/ZOO-18/LA

Group or Division: Developmental Biology Group



12th Science / B.Sc in Zoology, Fishery, Botany, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology etc.


Working experience in any research laboratory.

Monthly Stipend: Rs. 15,000 per month

Age Limit: Preferably 28 years, relaxation by 5 years for SC, ST and female candidates and

& 3 years for OBC candidates.

How to apply:

Candidates fulfilling the above conditions may apply in the prescribed format available on the Institute’s website, along with self-attested copies of qualifications, certificates, passport size photograph, caste certificate issued by competent authority (for reserved category) and application fee of Rs.50/- (except SC/ST candidates) payable by Demand Draft only in favor of Agharkar Research Institute, Pune.

Come with all above mentioned documents at the time of interview.

Walk-in Details:

  • Date: 4th October 2016
  • Time: 10.30 am
  • Place: Agharkar Research Institute, Pune

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