MoES Research Fellowship Programs

MoES Research Fellowship Programs – Biotech / Microbiology Apply

MoES Research Fellowship Programs – Biotech / Microbiology Apply. Biotechnology and Microbiology applicants can apply for various research fellow jobs at the organizations listed below. Interested applicants can check out all of the details on the same below:

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In view of the prevailing outbreak of coronavirus pandemic and nationwide lockdown the last date of Application has been extended from 30/4/2020 upto 31/07/2020. The Age limit given in the Advt may be read as 28 years as on 30/4/2020 instead of 28 years as on the last date of Application.

(UR-18, OBC-8, SC- 4, ST-3, EWS-3)

The Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES), Govt. of India is mandated to provide the nation with best possible services in forecasting the monsoons and other weather/climate parameters, ocean state, earthquakes, tsunamis as well as various other phenomena connected to earth systems with well-integrated programmes. The Ministry likewise takes care of science as well as technology for exploration and exploitation of ocean resources (living and also non-living), as well as play nodal role

for Antarctic/Arctic and also Southern Ocean research. The ministry has 10 key organizations such as:

(1) India Meteorological Department (IMD)
(2) National Center for Medium Range Weather Forecasting (NCMRWF), Delhi
(3) National Center for Seismology, (NCS), Delhi
(4) Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM), Pune
(5) Indian National Center for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS), Hyderabad
(6) National Center for Polar and Ocean Research (NCPOR), Goa
(7) National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT), Chennai
(8) National Center for Coastal Research (NCCR), Chennai
(9) National Center for Earth Science Studies (NCESS), Trivandrum
(10) Center for Marine Living Resources and Ecology (CMLRE), Kochi

The MoES welcomes applications for Junior/Senior Research Fellow Program (MRFP) to be
coordinated by Development of Skilled Manpower in Earth System Sciences (DESK-ESSC), at Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pune. MRFP is Ministry’s dedicated JRF/SRF program in which eligible fellows will be selected with a nation-wide selection procedures as well as subsequent interviews. Selection will certainly be against each of the advertised positions as below. Selected fellows initially will undergo induction training at IITM (of 4 months period) as well as will certainly be sent to the respective MoES organizations according to given in the advertisement. Selected applicants are needed to complete Ph.D. in relevant fields by registering to a university as per the standards of the respective MoES organization where the fellow will be engaged in research. MRFP fellows will be provided with a two year JRF and also 2 year SRF fellowship based on the DST standards as well as will undergo the stipulated evaluation procedures therein.


In addition to the basic qualifications as below table, applicant ought to have qualified
NET/GATE/LS (CSIR/UGC/ICAR). Candidates appeared for final year of M.Sc./ M.S./ M.Tech can apply for the post and also must write their aggregate marks upto the latest semester they have appeared yet their appointment is subject to having passed the M.Tech./ M.Sc./ M.S. examination as evidenced by mark sheets/provisional degree certification.

Age Limitation: 28 years as on last date of application; c) Stipend (JRF): Rs.31, 000/- p.m. plus admissible HRA;

d) Tenure: 04 years (as followed in DST standards).

For General as well as OBC Category: Minimum 60% aggregate mark in the qualifying exam is essential.

For SC/ST/Physically Handicapped Category: A Minimum 55% aggregate mark in qualifying exam is essential.

Candidates that wish to avail fellowship from CSIR/UGC/ICAR as well as work as JRF in MRFP are additionally encouraged to apply. Such applicants need to specify in the online application about their preference of fellowship (whether availing MRFP Research Fellowship or CSIR/UGC/ ICAR fellowship).

Upper age limit is relaxed by 5 years for SC/ST, 3 years for OBC, 10 years for physically.
handicapped and also according to rule for ex-servicemen.

Reservation: As per GOI standards. All applications have to be sent on-line by means of the on-line application web link at

Hard copy applications will not be accepted.

Last Date of Application: 30th April 2020.

Candidates must apply against respective Position Code. Candidates are permitted to make an application for more than one position. In any type of circumstances wrong entry of position code will not be rectified after the application is sent. In case of rectification needed a fresh application may be filed within the last date of application.

Post I

Position Code: NCCRMRFP-04

Subject: Marine litter and micro plastics

No. of Positions: 01

Qualifications: M.Sc. in Microbiology

Desirable Qualifications: Experience in analytical instruments, microbiological analysis,
water quality analysis.

Post II

Position Code: NIOTMRFP -2**

Subject: Isolation and culture of marine microbes and algae/Hatchery production and culture marine finfishes.

No. of Positions: 01

Qualifications: M.Sc. in Marine Biology/ Microbiology/ biotechnology/

Desirable Qualifications: Experience in Isolation, identification of marine microbes, algae and mass culture for production of industrial important biochemicals / Breeding
larval rearing, nursery rearing and culture of marine finfishes/ Physicochemical and
biological analysis of seawater / sediment.

**for NIOT MRFP-02 preference will be given to those from Andamans as the position(s) is for/ are for Andamans.

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