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In India, the wheat research started in an organized manner exactly hundred years ago during British period after joining of Sir Howards as the Imperial Botanist at Pusa (Bihar) in 1905. Later on with the establishment of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research in 1935, it became the main funding agency and promoter of wheat research in India and the Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI) played an important role for the wheat Research related activities.

1. Development of diagnostic kit for detection of Karnal bunt and loose smut of Wheat

Job Title – SRF

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No.of.Posts – 01

Principal Investigator – Dr. Sudheer Kumar

Duration – Upto March 2020

Salary – 25000/- +HRA and after 2 years 28000/- +HRA

Qualifications –

  • Essential – M.Sc. Plant Pathology/ M.Sc. Biotechnology Candidate must have Master’s Degree with 4 years/ 5years of Bachelor’s degree. Or Candidate having Post graduate degree in Basis Sciences with 3 years Bachelor’s degree and 2 years Master’s degree should have NET/GATE qualification.
  • Desirable – Experience in molecular biology work and bioinformatics


Date, Time & Venue of Interview – IIWBR, Karnal / 15-09-2017 / 11.30 AM

2. DUS project on Barley

Job Title – SRF

No.of.Posts – 01

Principal Investigator – Dr. Vishnu Kumar

Salary – 25000/- +HRA and after 2 years 28000/- +HRA

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Qualifications –

  • Essential – M.Sc. Agri. In plant Breeding/Genetics /Ag. Botany/ M.Sc. Economic Botany /Botany Or Candidate having Master’s degree in the above relevant subjects with 4 years / 5years of Bachelor’s degree or post graduate degree in economic botany/botany with 3 years bachelor’s degree and 2 years Master’s with NET/GATE qualification as per ICAR notification
  • Desirable – Working knowledge of computer application and basics of statistics

Date, Time & Venue of Interview – IIWBR, Karnal / 15-09-2017 / 02.30 PM

3. Combining field phenotyping and next generation genetics to uncover markers, genes and biology Underlying drought tolerance in wheat Project

Job Title – JRF

No.of.Posts – 1 each

Principal Investigator – Dr. Pradeep Sharma

Duration – Feb. 10. 2018 Or Till the termination of the project

Salary – Rs. 25000/- +10% HRA

Qualifications –

  • Essential – M.Sc. in Biotechnology/ Bioinformatics/ Genetics/ botany/Biological Science Or NET qualified candidates having PhD/Four year Graduation Degree
  • Desirable – Working experience knowledge of field phenotyping & basic molecular biology techniques statistics

  • Essential – Master’s in plant Physiology/ Plant Breeding/ Molecular Biology or in allied areas of biological Sciences NET qualified candidates having PhD/Four year Graduation Degree
  • Desirable – Working experience/ Knowledge of field phenotyping physiological & basic molecular biology techniques, statistics
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Date,Time & Venue of Interview : IIWBR, Karnal / 16-09-2017 /11:30 AM

4. . Phenotyping and genetic enhancement for tolerance to prioritized abitic and biotic stresses in wheat ( Strategic research Component of NICRA project

Job Title – SRF

No.of.Posts – 1

Principal Investigator – Dr. Sindhu Sareen

Duration – March 2020

Salary – Rs. 25000/- +HRA for first two years and Rs. 28000/- +HRA from 3rd year

Qualifications –

  • Essential – Genetics/Plant Physiology/ Plant Breeding/Botany Or Agricultural Botany with specialization in Plant Physiology/ allied subjects Candidate must have 4 years /5 years of bachelor’s degree or those 3 years Bachelor’s degree and 2 years Master’s degree should have NET/GATE qualification (NET exemption as per ICAR F.No. Agril.Edn 6/27/2014-HRD dated 09-10-2015)
  • Desirable – Experience in working on wheat /field crops Knowlwdge of computer applications (MS Office)

Date,Time & Venue of Interview : IIWBR, Karnal / 16-09-2017 / 02:30 PM

Application Instructions:

The applicant must bring with them their original documents and a brief of research work done during post graduation and latest two passport size photographs.

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