IIHR BSc Botany

IIHR BSc Botany Young Professional Vacancy – Walk in 

Personal Interview on 02.01.2023 at IIHR, Hesaraghatta Lake Post, Bangalore- 560089 under various time bound Ad-hoc projects/schemes Details of posts, tenure of appointment, age limit, qualification are indicated below:-

PI Name: Dr. Aswath. C, I/c Head & PI, Div. of Flower & Medicinal Crops, IIHR, Bangalore.

Job Title: Young Professional-I

No.of posts: 01

Project Title: “DUS testing of Crossandra”

Salary: Rs.25,000/-PM (Consolidated)

Duration: Up to To31.07.2023

Eligbility Criteria: Essential: B.Sc.(Chemistry, Botany, Zoology)

Desirable: Having 2 years’ experience in DUS Characterization.

Age: 21 to 45 years

Date of Interview: 02.01.2023


PI Name: Dr. T. H. Singh, Pr. Scientist & Co-PI, Div. of Vegetable Crops, IIHR, Bangalore.

Job Title: Young Professional-I

No.of posts: 01

Project Title: “Consortia for Research Platform on agrobiodiversity on Brinjal”

Salary: Rs.25,000/-PM (Consolidated)

Duration: Up To- one year from the date of appointment (extendable
upto 2 more years)

Eligbility Criteria: Essential: B.Sc. botany.

Desirable: B.Sc. (Horticulture).

Experience: Preference will be given to candidates with experience in the
characterization of brinjal as per NBPGR descriptors.

Desirable: Having 2 years’ experience in DUS Characterization.

Age: 21 to 45 years

Date of Interview: 02.01.2023


PI Name: Dr. Prathiba. M. D

Scientist & PI, Div. of Basic Sciences, IIHR, Bangalore.

Job Title: Junior Research Fellow

No.of posts: 01

Project Title: “Metabolomic decoding of molecular crosstalk pathways
conferring combinatorial heat & soil moisture stress tolerance in Brinjal (Solanum

Salary: Rs.31,000/- PM+HRA

Duration: Up To 31.10.2024

Elibgility Criteria: M.Sc. in Plant Physiology/ Biochemistry/ Biotechnology with NET
qualification or equivalent.

Desirable: Minimum one year experience in the field of plant physiological, biochemical & molecular studies.

Experience: Expertise in the handling field experiments, physiological
instruments and biochemical molecular assays

Age: 30 years for men & 35 years for women

Date of Interview: 02.01.2023

Selection Procedure:

The applications received shall be screened & only the shortlisted candidate will undergo a panel/ personal interview.

NOTE: All those Candidates who are desirous of attending the personal interview may send their duly filled application in the prescribed proforma along with Educational Certificates & Experience certificate for each post separately so as to reach the concerned Principal Scientist/ Principal Investigator/ Co-Principal Investigator of the above Ad-hoc projects/schemes, at IIHR, Bengaluru by 20.12.2022 positively for interview to
be held on 02.01.2023. It may be noted that only those candidates who send their duly filled applications before the due date shall be permitted to participate in the interview which will be held from 10.00 a.m. onwards on 02.01.2023 at IIHR campus. It may also be noted that no separate call letters will be sent. The candidate should mention the name of PS/PI/Co-PI, Item No. of the post & name of the post clearly on the  application as well as on the envelope, failing which the application is likely to be rejected. (Eligible
candidate list for attending Interview will be displayed on IIHR Website) Any Changes with regard to Selection/ Schedule of Interview will be notified at the Institute’s website only.

i. Note: Email Application Will Not Be Accepted.

ii. All the Eligible Candidates attending Interview should bring all the original certificates and should be present at the Institute Campus sharply by 8.30 AM on 02.01.2023 otherwise they will not be allowed to attend Interview.

iii. Vacancies may increase or decrease as per the requirement of the Institute.
As regards, NET Examination, any national level examination conducted by the Central Government Departments/ Agencies for admission to Ph.D programme are considered as NET for the purpose of RA/ SRF/ JRF.

The following are some of the NET examinations:

  • CSIR-CSIR-UGC National Eligibility Test.
  •  MHDR- Graduate Aptitude test in engineering admission.
  •  DBT- Biotechnology Eligibility Test and Test Conducted in Bioinformatics by Bioinformatics National Consortium.
  •  ICMR- JRF Entrance Examination.
  •  ICAR- Test conducted by ICAR for admission to PhD Programme.
  •  DoP- GPAT.


Age limit:
Crucial date for determining the age limit shall be the closing date for receipt of applications from candidates.

RA: 40 years for men & 45 years for women.
SRF: 35 years for men & 40 years for women.
JRF: 30 years for men & 35 years for women.
Project Associate-I: Max 35 years.
YP-I & II: 21 to 45 years.
Others: 21 to 40 years.

(Relaxable in the case of SC/ST, OBC and other exempted categories of candidates to the extent permissible under Rules).

On selection He /She has to deposit an equivalent sum of the value of one month remuneration as “refundable caution

  • Candidates already pursuing Ph.D. need not apply for the posts advertised.4
  •  The period and duration of the scheme is tentative and the same may undergo change.
  • The above position is purely on temporary basis and co-terminus with the project. The ICAR/IIHR will have no liabilities, whatsoever for their absorption at this Institute.
  • Separate application should be submitted for each post. No two applications should be tied together. Applications not in prescribed proforma, incomplete application forms, unsigned applications, applications without project name, application without photo, Name of the Principal Scientist / Principal Investigator or Co-PI and ONLINE
    applications are liable to be rejected.
  •  The application form complete in all respects along with duly supported attested copies of educational/technical qualifications, experience certificate etc. should reach the concerned PS/ PI/Co-PI, Indian Institute of Horticultural Research, Hessaraghatta Lake Post, Bengaluru-560 089 – within the due date.
  • Applications received after the due date for whatsoever the reason including postal delays will not be entertained.
  •  Candidates have to bring all the educational/technical qualifications, Certificates/ Date of Birth/Caste Certificate/experience Certificate in original and two recent passport size photographs along with them for verification. Candidates without educational qualification Certificates in original or provisional will not be allowed to attend Interview.
  • No TA/DA will be paid for Research Fellows/SRFs/JRFs/ YP’s, Etc., for attending the Interview.
  •  In service RA/ SRF / JRF / YP’s other contractual staff presently engaged under various schemes / Project at this
    Institute must obtain “No Objection Certificate” from the concerned PI of the scheme.
  •  The Director, IIHR reserves the right either to fill up all the posts or any of them without assigning any reasons

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Last date of submission of applications: 20.12.2022 till 4.00 pm.

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