IARI Recruitment 2024 08 SRF Posts; Apply Now!

IARI invites Online applications for the recruitment of 08 Research Associate (RA), Senior Research Fellow (SRF), Young Professional II (YPII) Posts. This online facility will be available in the Official website @ https://www.iari.res.in/ from 26.04.2024 to 12.05.2024. Before applying for the recruitment, candidates must carefully read the IARI SRF 2024 notification and ensure their eligibility.

IARI Recruitment 2024 [Quick Summary]

Organization Name: ICAR-Indian Agricultural research Institute
Job Category: Central Govt Jobs 
Employment Type: Contract Basis
Duration: 12 Months
Total No of Vacancies: 08 Research Associate (RA), Senior Research Fellow (SRF), Young Professional II (YPII) Posts
Place of Posting: New Delhi 
Starting Date:  26.04.2024
Last Date:  12.05.2024
Apply Mode: Online
Official Website: https://www.iari.res.in/

Latest IARI Vacancy Details:

1. Research Associate (RA) – 01 Post
2. Senior Research Fellow (SRF) – 04 Posts
3. Young Professional II (YPII) – 03 Posts

Eligibility Criteria:

Educational Qualification:  

1. Research Associate (RA) – With Doctoral degree: Ph.D. in Biotechnology/ Plant Physiology/ Plant Biochemistry/ Genetics & Plant Breeding/Botany/ any relevant discipline of life sciences with desirable experience. OR with Master’s degree holders: Master’s degree in Biotechnology/ Plant Physiology/Plant Biochemistry/ Genetics & Plant Breeding/Botany/ any relevant discipline of life science with desirable experience with 4/5 years of Bachelor’s degree having 1st division or 60% marks or equivale overall grade point average, with at least three years of research experience as evidenced from Fellowship/ Associateship/ Training/ other engagements as circulated vide F. No. 2-9/2012-HRD dated 25.04.2014 and one research paper in Science Citation Index (SCI)/ NAAS rated (≥4.0) Journal as per OM SR/S9/Z-09/2018 of DST dated 30.01.2019 *Relaxation in upper age limit to SC/ST (5 years), OBC (3 years), PwD (10 years) and other eligible categories shall be applicable as per GoI/ ICAR rules. **As per OM No. Agril. Edn. 6/27/2014-HRD 9th October, 2015 of the Council, exemption from NET is available to the following candidates: (i) Ph.D. degree holders (ii) Professional Master’s degree holders (3 years) (iii) Master’s degree holders with integrated degrees like B.Tech. & M.Tech. (5 years)
Desirable Qualifications: Experience in basic molecular techniques (nucleic acid isolation, PCR, plasmid isolation, restriction digestion, ligation, molecular marker etc), molecular cloning and recombinant vector development, genetic transformation of crops (rice, mustard, millets), development and analysis of transgenic plants, genome editing of plants, plant tissue culture, scientific writing; as evident from publications.
2. Senior Research Fellow (SRF) – Master degree in Biotechnology/ Plant Physiology/ Plant Biochemistry/ Genetics & Plant Breeding/ Botany/ any relevant discipline of life sciences with desirable experience with 4 years / 5 years of Bachelor’s Degree. Candidates having Post-graduate degree in Basic Sciences with 3 years Bachelor’s degree and 2 years Master’s degree should have NET/ GATE qualifications and 2 years of research experience as mentioned in OM No. Edn./6/27/2014/HRD dated 13th July, 2015, OM No. Agril. Edn. 6/27/2014- HRD 9th October, 2015 of the Council** and OM SR/S9/Z-09/2018 of DST dated 30th January, 2019.
Desirable Qualifications: Experience in basic molecular techniques (nucleic acid isolation, PCR, plasmid isolation, restriction, ligation, molecular marker etc), molecular cloning and recombinant vector development, genetic transformation of crops (rice, mustard, millets), development and analysis of transgenic plants, genome editing of plants, plant tissue culture, scientific writing; as evident from publications
3. Young Professional II (YPII) – Postgraduates in Biotechnology/ Plant Physiology/ Plant Biochemistry/ Genetics & Plant Breeding/ Botany/ any relevant discipline of life sciences or graduate degree holders in relevant Agricultural Sciences/ Engineering/ Technology
Desirable Qualifications: Experience in basic molecular techniques (nucleic acid isolation, PCR, plasmid isolation, restriction, ligation, molecular marker etc), molecular cloning and recombinant vector development, genetic transformation of crops (rice, mustard, millets, maize etc), development and analysis of transgenic plants, genome editing of plants, plant tissue culture, scientific writing; as evident from publications

Age Limit:

1. Research Associate (RA) – Maximum: 40 years for men; 45 years for women
2. Senior Research Fellow (SRF) – Maximum: 35 y e a r s for men; 40 years for women
3. Young Professional II (YPII) – Minimum: 21 years; Maximum: 45 years

Relaxation of Upper age limit:

For SC/ ST Candidates: 5 years
For OBC Candidates: 3 years
For PwBD (Gen/ EWS) Candidates: 10 years
For PwBD (SC/ ST) Candidates: 15 years
For PwBD (OBC) Candidates: 13 years

Applicants Relaxation in Upper Age limit will be provided as per Government of India Rules.

Salary Details:

1. Research Associate (RA) – Rs.49,000+ HRA per Month (for Master Degree holders with 3-year experience) OrRs.54,000 + HRA per month (for PhD degree holders)
2. Senior Research Fellow (SRF) – Rs.31,000 + HRA per month for 1 st and 2nd year &Rs.35,000 per month + HRA for 3rd year
3. Young Professional II (YPII) – Rs.42,000 per month (Fixed)

Selection Process:

1. Short Listing
2. online/ in person interview

How to Apply:  

Interested and eligible candidates may apply using the annexed Application Proforma, together with relevant enclosures as mentioned in the proforma. The signed Application Proforma and scanned enclosures should be merged in single pdf document of appropriate size and emailed to [email protected]. The last date of application is 21 days from publication in the Employment News or 12 May 2024, whichever is later. If space is insufficient, the Application Proforma could be typed neatly or additional information could be provided in Annexures, duly signed.

Important Dates: 

Starting Date for Submission of Application: 26.04.2024
Last date for Submission of Application: 12.05.2024

Official Notification & Application Link:

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IARI Official Notification PDF: Click Here
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