Apply for SRF Post @ Central Rice Research Institute, Cuttack

Name of the Post : Senior Research Fellow

No.of.Posts : 01

Project Title : “Phenotyping based on chlorophyll fluorescence imaging under
salinity-stagnant flooding stress and identification of quantitative trait loci of chlorophyll
florescence traits in rice.” Emeritus Scientist Scheme. (EAP-243) 

Duration : Up to 31/03/2019 Which is likely to be extended on an annual basis

Maximum age as on 01.01.2018 : Max. 35 yrs. for men and Max. 40 yrs. for

Rate of Fellowship / Remuneration:

  • Rs.25,000/- p.m. + 20% HRA for 1st and 2nd year,
  • Rs.28,000/- p.m. + 20% HRA from 3rd year onwards.


Essential :

  1. M.Sc. (AG) / M. Tech. in Plant Breeding / Genetics / Biotechnology / Plant
    Physiology / Botany / Life Science / Bioinformatics.
  2. Master’s degree / M. Tech. in the relevant subject with 4 years / 5 years of
    Bachelor’s degree having 1st division or 60% marks or equivalent overall grade
    point average.
  3. Master degree in basic science with NET qualification.

Desirable : Desire for registration to do Ph.D.

Application Instructions:

  1. The above position is purely temporary and is co-terminus with the scheme/project. The services of appointed candidates will stand terminated automatically after expiry of the scheme/project or completion of period indicated in the selection offer, whichever is earlier and the candidate will not have any right for absorption in NRRI/ICAR. The above age limits are relaxable for SC, ST and OBC candidates as per Govt. of India norms.
  2. Eligible candidates desirous to be considered for the above-mentioned position are advised to bring one copy of their bio-data along with Xerox copy of all the certificates and mark sheets affixing recent photograph thereon together with original copies of educational certificate/mark sheet/experience certificate (matriculation onwards)/NET/GATE/Ph.D/ copy of M.Sc dissertation/thesis and appear for a walk-in-interview comprising of a written-cum-personal interview on prescribed date, time and place.
  3. Director, NRRI reserves the right to increase/decrease the number of position and also to cancel the recruitment process for the position mentioned above. Director’s decision will be final and binding in all aspects.
  4. No TA and DA for appearing in the interview are admissible.
  5. No candidate will be entertained strictly after 10.30 a.m.
  6. If currently employed, then the candidate will have to furnish no‐objection certificate from the current employer for appearing in the walk‐in‐interview.
  7. Canvassing in any form will render the candidate disqualified for the position.

Walk-In Details:

  • Date of Interview – 13.03.2018
  • Time of Interview – 10:30 a.m.
  • Venue of Interview – NRRI, Cuttack


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