Division of Plant Physiology

Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi-110012, India


Applications are invited to attend Online Interview for various positions in the externally funded projects
at the Division of Plant Physiology, ICAR-IARI, New Delhi-12. The posts are purely on contractual
basis. The eligible candidates are required to send their biodata in the enclosed proforma along
with self-attested scanned copy of the original documents to the e-mail address below latest
by 27 November, 2021. After screening the applications, only the eligible candidates will be
informed the details of online interview (Date and Time) by email. Original documents will be verified
at the time of appointment. If any candidate is found to have submitted false claims at later stage will be
terminated with immediate effect

Note: All documents including application should be merged in a single.pdf file, otherwise the
application will not be considered for evaluation.

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Age relaxation of five (05) years for SC/ST & women, and three (03)years for OBC as per rule

S.NO. Post No. of
Emoluments & EligibilityQualification(s) and Experience
1.Project Scientist (Project 1 Impect of fertillization on gain nutritional quality for human health: Fertilizer Research & Responsible Implementation IFDC funded)01Rs. 69,000/ (Consolidated) Upper age 45 yearsEssential: Ph.D. in Biotechnology from a Govt.recognized university; two years’ post- Ph.D.experience in research; cloning, transformation & molecular analysis of transgenics; statistical analysis using R; minimum three research publications in SCI journal (first/corresponding author).
Desirable: Besides molecular biology, the candidate should also possess experience of working with field crops, designing and layout of field, field data analysis and interpretation, nutrient
analysis, HPLC operation, report writing, Lab & personnel management
2.Research Fellow (Project 1)01Rs. 30,000/ (Consolidated)Upper age: 35 yearsEssential: 1st class Master’s degree in Biotechnology /Agriculture with major in Crop/ Plant Physiology from a Govt recognised university. Desirable: Nutrient analysis, HPLC operation statistical analyses, data interpretation, report writing, Expertise in MS-Office.
3.Field /Lab Staff (Project 1)03Rs. 18,000/-(Consolidated)Upper age 35 yearsEssential: 12th pass .Desirable: Experience of working in the field, sowing, irrigation, weeding, harvesting, sample preparation for nutrient analysis, soil sample collection, and general lab cleaning & maintenance
4.Research Associate-II/ Principal Project Associate (Project 2: ‘Site-Directed mutagenesis of low-affinity nitrate transporter gene for improving nitrogen efficiency in aerobic rice’-DBT funded)01Rs. 49,000 +24% HRA p.m.(T&C for RA-II:OM SB/S9/Z06/2019 dated23 April 2019)(T&C for PPA:OM SR/S9/Z-05/2019 dated10 July 2020)Upper age:40 yearsEssential: for RA
1) Doctorate degree in Plant Biotechnology/Molecular Biology & Biotechnology/ Life Science (Plant Science) from a recognised university
Essential: for PPA
1st class Master’s degree in Agricultural Science (Biotechnology/ Molecular Biology & Bio technology) with 8 years’ experience in R&D institution. OR
Doctorate degree in Science (Plant Biotechnology/Molecular Biology & Biotechnology) with 4 years’ experience in R&D institution
Desirable: Hands-on-experience of basic molecular techniques such as cloning, transfor mation (bacterial, yeast, plant), tissue culture creating mutations by any molecular approach,knowledge of R, data analysis and interpretation,report writing. Research publications in SCI journal (first/corresponding author)
5.JRF or SRF or Research Associate – I (Project 3: ‘Association between candidate genes and traits governing phos-phorus use efficiency in wheat’- CSIR funded)01JRF: 31,000/-SRF: 35,000/-RA: 47,000/-Upper age:35 years As per CSIR OM 6/Fellowship (ENH)/2k19/EMR-I dtd.7th June 2019 For claiming HRA @ 24% and other eligibility guidelines, pleaseEssential:Plant Biotechnology / Molecular Biology & Biotechnology/ Plant Breeding & Genetics JRF & SRF: Candidate should have qualified JRF NET/LS/GATE; for SRF, candidate should not have more than 2 years’ experience post-M.Sc. RA: Candidate should not have more than 3 years as RA in any project post-Ph.D.
Desirable: Experience in working with field crops, molecular markers, genome-wide data analysis, association mapping and interpretation; Research publications in SCI journal (first/corresponding author).