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DRDO-DIHAR Govt JRF Jobs For Biotech, Biochem, Immunology, Microbiology & Zoology


Defence Institute of High Altitude Research (DIHAR) is a frontier institute of Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) that endeavors at providing nutrition, health, and energy security for the troops through the development of cold arid agro-animal technologies in the Trans Himalayan region. DIHAR has its HQ at Leh, UT (Ladakh) and Base Station at UT Chandigarh.

Applications are invited from candidates to work in defense-related research projects of DIHAR for the following posts:

Post: Junior Research Fellow (JRF)

Vacancies: Thirteen (13)

Required subjects: Animal Science/Veterinary Science/Zoology/ Biotechnology/ Biochemistry/Microbiology/Immunology (05 posts), Botany/Environmental Science (02 posts), Agriculture/Horticulture (02 posts), Horticulture(Olericulture)/ Agriculture (Agronomy) (01 post), Botany (01 post), Microbiology (02 posts)

Qualifications: M.Sc./M.V.Sc in first division with NET qualification OR M.Tech in first division at both Graduate and Post-graduate level. The candidate may be allowed to register for a PhD during their tenure of fellowship. The candidates will not be considered for PhD registration during their tenure of fellowship.

Upper Age Limit: 28 years and 35

years for JRF and RA respectively as on the date of walk-in-interview. Relaxable for SC, ST & OBC candidates as per GoI orders.

Stipend (monthly) and tenure of fellowship:

(a) JRF: A stipend of Rs (37,000/-. + HRA) per month for an initial period of two years and performance-based extension/upgradation as per DRDO guidelines subject to a maximum total period of 5 years.
(b) RA: A stipend of Rs (67000/- + HRA) per month for a maximum period of two years.

Selection procedure:

Desirable candidates shall report by 1000 hours on 15 Feb 2024 (Thursday) for a walk-in interview at DIHAR Base Lab, Near 3 BRD, Industrial Area Phase-II, Chandigarh-160002.

Candidates shall bring the following:

  1. Certificates wrt DoB and Essential qualification in original along with a self-attested copy of each.
  2. Neatly typed Bio-data.
  3. Documents in support of preferential experience wrt RA Post if applicable.

Initially, the candidates shall be screened wrt qualification etc. Those candidates who are screened-in shall face interview on the same day.

General Conditions:

  1. Fellowship / Associateship shall be governed as per policy and rules in-vogue in DRDO, MOD, GoI.
  2. The offer of Fellowship / Associateship shall not confer on the candidates any right for absorption in DRDO.
  3. No TADA will be paid for attending the interview or for joining, if selected.
  4. In case of any query / clarification, the candidates may contact on Tele No. 0172-2639800, 2638900 during office hours of working days.
  5. Candidates working in Govt / Public sector undertakings / Autonomous bodies should bring NOC from their present employer on the date of the interview. If selected, such candidates shall be required to submit a relieving order from their employer before joining.
  6. The posts advertised are for R&D project related studies. Only those who are medically fit and willing to work in environmental conditions of high altitude region may apply.
  7. Grant of fellowship / associateship shall be entirely at the discretion of DIHAR. The Institute may refuse to admit any candidate without assigning any reason thereof.
  8. The number of seats may increase or decrease without prior notice.

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