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Recruitment of SRF


Applications are invited from eligible candidates with the following qualification for selection of SENIOR RESEARCH FELLOW on contract basis for a period of three years under the Protection of Plant Variety and Farmers’ Right Authority, Ministry of Agriculture, Govt. of India, New Delhi approved project entitled “Development of Distinctness, Uniformity and Stability (DUS) descriptors for mulberry (Morus spp.) and their validation”, as detailed below.  The position is for the project period and is co-terminus with the project.
No. Details
1Age Limit32 years of age on the closing date of application (relaxable in case of SC / ST / OBC as per Govt. of India rules)
2Essential Qualification
First Class M.Sc. in Botany / Sericulture / Sericulture Technology / Biotechnology / Genetics
First Class or equivalent grade in M.Sc. (Agri) with specialization in Genetics and Plant Breeding
3ExperienceCandidate should have a minimum two years of research experience in the relevant area.
4Number of postOne (1)
5EmolumentsConsolidated amount of Rs. 16,000 + HRA 
6Contract periodThree (3) years
7Terms and Conditions
  1. Candidate should not exceed 32 years of age as on the closing date of application. 
  2. The engagement of SRF is exclusively for the above mentioned project. 
  3. The engagement will be contractual and on purely temporary basis in the project funded by the PPV&FRV, New Delhi for a maximum period of three years or co-terminus with the project, if the project terminates earlier.
  4. The engagement under externally funded project does not confer any right / claim whatsoever.
  6. Canvassing in any form and / or bringing in any influence, political or otherwise will be treated as disqualification for attending the interview. No interim enquiries will be entertained.
Candidates who fulfil the above criteria may submit their application in the prescribed format in an envelope superscribed – “Application for the recruitment of Senior Research Fellow” along with the attested copies of marks cards (SSLC, B.Sc. and M.Sc.), caste certificate in case of SC / ST / OBC issued by the competent authority and certificate of research experience. Applications should reach The Director, Central Sericultural Research and Training Institute, Srirampura, Manandavadi Road, Mysore – 570 008 on or before 26/09/2013. The date and venue for the written test / interview will be intimated to the eligible candidates by email / post.

Application format (Download)