ICAR-IARI Food Science

ICAR-IARI Food Science, Life Sciences Young Professional Opportunity – Attend Walk-In

Division of Fruits & Horticultural Technology
ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute
New Delhi 110012

Walk in interview on 04th July, 2024

A walk-in interview will be held for:

Young Professional-II (YP-II), One post for NASF project on “Developing genomic selection strategy for accelerating breeding program in perennial fruit crops grape, guava and mango”.

Candidates interested in research with the qualifications given in the following table may report for interview at 09:30 A.M. on 04th July, 2024, Division of Fruits & Horticultural Technology, IARI, Pusa Campus, New Delhi 110 012.

Post: Young Professional-II (YP-II) (One post)

Fellowship per Month: Rs. 42,000/- Fixed per month


Essential qualifications: M. Sc. with specialization in Horticulture/Fruit Science/Vegetable Science/ Food Science and Post-harvest Technology/ Plant Biochemistry/ Plant Molecular Biology, Biotechnology, Life Science.

Desirable: Genotyping and Bioinformatics analysis; and biochemical analysis, Phenotyping, Field data compilation, documentation.

Terms & Conditions

  • Age limit for YP-II: Maximum 35 years for men and 40 years for women (Age relaxation for SC/ST/ OBC as per Govt. of India/ICAR rules) for YP-II posts.
  • Candidate should report by 9:30 AM on 04-07-2024 for verification of Certificates (must bring original certificates). Candidates reporting after 10.30AM for verification of Certificates will not be considered for interview.
  • No objection Certificate (NOC) from the current employer is required, if working.
  • Bio-data as per the format given in Annexure 1 should be submitted along with attested copies of 10th, 12th, Under-graduation, Post-graduation and other certificates required. Affix an attested recent passport size photograph in the Bio-data. The bio-data should contain academic qualifications starting from 10th Standard to the maximum qualification with % marks obtained, distinction/medal if any. This is required for calculation of academic score. If the candidates do not fill the marks and relevant attested certificates, the academic score will not be awarded.
  • Candidate should bring project work report/thesis, testimonials/experience certificates, published research papers, etc. to support their claim on experience.
  • Applications are invited from the eligible candidates for the posts of Young Professional-II (YP-II), under the NASF funded projects, purely on a contractual basis by the Division of Fruits and Horticultural Technology, ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi-110012. Application format and other information can be downloaded from the institute website (https://iari.res.in) and duly filled application form with self-attested photo copy of documents should be sent on or before 28.06.2024. Biodata for the post of Young Professional-II must be sent to Dr. AK Goswami ([email protected], [email protected]). Short listed candidates will be called for the interview on 04.07.2024.
  • The above posts are purely temporary and will be filled on contractual basis for an initial period of one year or project duration whichever is earlier, which may be extended on yearly basis after satisfactory performance of the incumbent till termination of the scheme. There is no provision of re-engagement after termination of scheme. Selected candidate shall not claim for regular appointment at this institute as the fellowship is co-terminus with respective schemes.
  • TA/DA: No TA/DA will be paid for attending the interview.

Download the application format here

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