University Research fellowship Post @ Periyar University in the Department of Biotechnology

The Government of Tamil Nadu established the Periyar University at Salem on 17th September 1997 as per the provisions of the Periyar University Act, 1997. The University covers the area comprising the districts of Salem, Namakkal, Dharmapuri and Krishnagiri. The University got the 12(B) and 2f status from the University Grants Commission and has been reaccredited by NAAC with ‘A’ grade in 2015. The University is named after the Great Social Reformer E.V.Ramasamy affectionally called ‘Thanthai Periyar’.

Applications are invited in the prescribed format for the University Research Fellowship for the following Department

Name of the Department: Biotechnology

Position Title: University Research Fellowship

Vacancy: One

Eligibility: Candidates who have passed the Post Graduate degree of this University or of any other University in Tamil Nadu to have obtained a minimum 55% of marks in their respective subject. However, the minimum eligible marks to have obtained SC/ST Candidates is 50%

Duration: Two years.

Stipend: Rs. 5,000/- per month with Contingency of Rs. 5,000/- per year for URF.


  • Application form can be obtained from the Registrar by sending a crossed Demand Draft for Rs.200/- (SC/ST candidates are eligible to have one application at free of cost) drawn in favour of The Registrar, Periyar University, Salem-11, payable at Salem with a self addressed envelope (25cmx12cm) stamped to the value of Rs.40/- An attested copy of permanent community certificate and PG provisional certificate or degree certificate or mark statement of all the semester are to be enclosed.
  • The University reserves the right to select or not to select the applicants for URF.
  • Applications should be filled in the prescribed form given by the University.
  • Applications can also be downloaded from the Periyar University Website

How to Apply:

Interested candidates can fill the application form in the prescribed format and send it to the Department of Biotechnology, Periyar University, Periyar Palkalai Nagar, Salem-636011

Mode of Selection: By written test, interview if necessary.

Application Deadline: 15.09.2016 BY 5.00 p.m.

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