Genetics Division ICAR-IARI Agricultural & Life Sciences JRF Job - Online Interview

ICAR-IARI Agricultural & Life Sciences JRF Job – Online Interview

Division of Genetics
ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi – 110012


Applications are invited to attend an online interview for the DST-SERB-funded project at the Division of Genetics, ICAR-IARI, New Delhi-12, as mentioned below. The post/s are purely on a contractual basis.

The eligible candidates are requested to send their application in the enclosed proforma along with a self-attested scanned copy of the original documents through email, latest by 22-05-2024 as given below. After screening the applications, the eligible candidates will be called by email for the online interview, which is fixed on 27-05-2024 from 10 A.M. onwards. Original documents will be verified at the time of appointment. If any candidate is found to have submitted false claims at a later stage, their candidature will be summarily rejected.

Name of Project: Predicting genetic value for selecting tropical field corn (Zea mays L.) inbred lines to develop high-yielding hybrids.

Name of PI: Dr. Ganapati Mukri.

Email ID: [email protected].

Position: Junior Research Fellow (JRF) in DST-Funded project.

No. of posts: One.

Emoluments (Fixed per month): JRF @ Rs. 31,000/- + 24% HRA per month for the 1st and 2nd year

; SRF @ Rs. 35,000/- + 24% HRA for the 3rd year.

Essential: Postgraduate degree in Life Sciences/Agricultural Sciences/Professional courses selected through a process described through any norms given in DST Office Memorandum (O.M) No. SR/S9/Z-08/2018, such as:

a) Scholars who are selected through the National Eligibility Test CSIR-UGC-NET, including lectureship (Assistant professorship) and GATE.

b) The selection process through a national-level exam conducted by Central government departments and their agencies and institutes such as DST, DBT, DAE, DOS, DRDO, MHRD, ICAR, IIT, IISc, IISER, etc.

c) JRF: In addition to the prescribed qualification, two years of research experience is required.

Desirable: Experience in maize breeding activities, knowledge of Breeding Management Systems, Genomic prediction models, molecular research, computer, and analytics.

Terms & Conditions

  1. Age limit: Maximum age of 35 years for JRF (age relaxation of five years for SC/ST & women and three years for OBC).
  2. The post is purely temporary and will be filled on a contractual basis initially for up to 31-03-2025, which may be extended periodically subject to performance till the termination of the project.
  3. The selected candidate shall not claim regular appointment at this Institute, as the post is co-terminus with the project.
  4. The interview for eligible candidates will be held online, the details of which will be communicated to eligible candidates by email.
  5. Reporting time for the online interview will be communicated, and all the candidates shall adhere to the instructions.
  6. The candidates will have to compulsorily fill in the application form (as per the format annexed), including all the scanned self-attested certificates from matriculation onwards, date of birth certificate, NET/equivalent certificate, degree certificate either original or provisional, and a recent photograph enclosed onto the scanned application form. Proof of experience and publications also need to be sent by email. The selected candidate will be required to produce all the original documents and medical certificates at the time of joining.
  7. No TA/DA/any other expenses will be paid for attending the interview.
  8. Only the candidates having essential qualifications would be entertained for the online interview.
  9. Concealing facts or canvassing in any form shall lead to disqualification or termination.
  10. The candidate intending to attend the online interview, if any of their near or distant relatives is an employee of the ICAR/IARI, must declare their name, designation, nature of duties, and relationship in writing to reach by 22-05-2024. If on the date of the online interview, such a declaration is furnished and found that their relative is an employee of ICAR/IARI, such candidate will not be allowed to appear for the interview.
  11. All the other candidates are also required compulsorily to submit the scanned declaration duly signed in the format annexed along with other documents in the email.
  12. In case of any disputes, they will be resolved in the jurisdiction of the New Delhi court only.

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