Junior Research Fellow

 New Delhi, Delhi & NCR


Genetic dissection of 13-lipoxygenases to modulate JA biosynthesis for enhanced N, P, K deficiency tolerance in rice


Applications are invited from suitable candidates for filling up the purely temporary position of one Junior Research Fellow (JRF) in the SERB-DST project of Dr. Amarjeet Singh, Scientist, NIPGR. 

The above position is completely on temporary basis and co-terminus with the project. The fellowship/​emolument amount for the above position is as sanctioned in the project and as per DBT/DST norms. NIPGR reserves the right to select the candidate against the above post depending upon the qualification and experience of the candidate. Reservation of post shall be as per Govt. of India norms. The appointment may be terminated any time by giving one month notice by either side. The applicants will have no claim implicit or explicit for consideration against any regular position of NIPGR.


The appointment will be till the tenability of the project i.e. up to January 27, 2025 and the same can be curtailed on the basis of assessment of the candidate’s performance and discretion of the Competent Authority.


Candidates selected through National Eligibility Tests as mentioned in the DST Office Memorandum SR/S9/Z‑08/2018 dated January 30, 2019 and having Master’s degree (with minimum 60% marks or equivalent) in Life Science/​Biochemistry/​Biotechnology/​Molecular Biology/​Botany or any other branch of life science are eligible to apply. 


Candidate having research experience in the area of plant molecular biology and plant tissue culture will be given preference.

To Apply

Eligible candidates may apply by sending soft copy through e‑mail in the given format with self-attested soft copies of the mark-sheets, certificates, (from Class X onwards) and proof of research experience/​publications. A single pdf file, consisting of the application and all documents, must be sent to E‑mail: amarjeet.​singh@​nipgr.​ac.​in within 15 days from the date of advertisement. The subject line of the mail should be Application for the Post of JRF”. A web-link with the date and time of online interview will be E‑mailed to the shortlisted candidates only. The candidates must ascertain their eligibility before applying, as ineligible candidates will not be interviewed. Canvassing in any form or bringing influence, political or otherwise, will lead to disqualification of the candidate(s).

ONLY a soft copy of the application in the given format will be accepted. No TA/DA will be paid for attending online interview. For any clarification candidates may contact Scientist in charge through E‑mail only.

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