Vivekananda Parvatiya Krishi Anusandhan Sansthan: Almora Eligible candidates are invited for Walk-in-Interview. Almora-263601 positions of Young Professional-I and Project Assistant on 26.12.2019 and Research Associate, Young Professional-II and Senior Research Fellow. The qualifications and other details are as under : 

Post Name –  Young Professional-I, Project Assistant and Senior Research Fellow

Total No of Post – 05

Post date – 12/12/2019

Important Dates
  • Walk-in-Interview – 26/12/2019 to 27/12/2019

Vacancy Detail

Post NameTypeNo of postAge MinimumAge MaximumSalary (Per Month)
Young Professional-IFull-time12145Rs. 15,000/- consolidated per month.
Project AssistantFull-time12135Rs. 12,000/- consolidated per month. 
Research AssociateFull-time12140, 45(W)Rs. 49,000/- per month + HRA (for Master Degree holders) & Rs. 54,000/- per month+HRA (for PhD)
Young Professional- IIFull-time12145Rs. 25,000/- consolidated per month.
Senior Research FellowFull-time12134, 40(W)Rs. 31,000/- (+ HRA as per local approval) for 1st and 2nd year and 35,000/- (+ HRA as per local approval) for 3rd year 

Application Procedure and Guidelines

Post NameEducation and Experience
Young Professional-IEssential: Graduates in Agricultural/ Horticultural Sciences or Graduate in Science or Diploma holder in Engineering/Technology.
Desirable: a) Experience in working with different modern instruments for soil and plant analysis. b) Experience in organic crop management.   
Project AssistantIntermediate with Biology.
Research AssociateEssential: 
  • Ph.D. in Business Management/ Life Sciences/ Agril. Economics/ Information Technology OR Master’s degree in Business Management/ Life Sciences/ Agril. Economics/ Information Technology with 4 years/ 5 years of Bachelor degree having 1st division or 60% marks or equivalent overall Grade Point Average. 
  • At least three years of research experience as evidenced from Fellowship/ Associateship/ Training/ other engagement 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/Z09/2018 of DST dated 30.01.2019
    Desirable: Work experience in patent drafting, filing, analysis and prosecution & License agreement drafting 
Young Professional- IIEssential: 
  • A post-graduate in Biotechnology/ Botany/ Biochemistry/ Molecular Biology/ Life Science with a minimum of one year experience (excluding dissertation period) in Plant tissue culture/transgenic development OR PhD in any of the above subjects in the area of plant tissue culture/ transgenic development/ Biochemistry/ Molecular Biology.
Senior Research FellowEssential:
Master’s degree in Plant Breeding / Plant Pathology / Biotechnology / Biochemistry /Life Sciences (for candidates with 4 years/5 years of Bachelor’s degree) OR Master’s degree in Plant Breeding / Plant Pathology / Biotechnology / Biochemistry / Life Science with NET qualification (for candidates with 3 years Bachelor’s degree)
Desirable: Knowledge and work experience of plant breeding/ molecular breeding/biochemical analysis in agricultural crops, preferably maize. 

Application Proscess

    How to Apply: 
  • Interested and eligible candidates fulfilling the above qualifications may appear in walk-in-interview on 26.12.2019 and 27.12.2019 at 10:AM at ICAR-Vivekananda Parvatiya Krishi Anusandhan Sansthan, Almora – 263601(Uttarakhand). They are requested to fill the application form indicating all details, photographs for each project separately along with self-attested copies of certificates in support of age (Class 10th Certificate), qualifications, experience.
  • There will be a written test for the candidates before appearing the interview for the position of Young Professional- I (Serial no. 1).
  • The candidates are necessarily required to produce all original certificates which will be returned to them.
  • The above position is on a contractual basis, purely temporary, time-bound and co-terminus with the project.
  • The place of work will be at ICAR-VPKAS, Almora/Hawalbagh or the project site.
  • The selected candidate shall not claim any regular employment at this Institute, as the position is co-terminus with the project.
  • No T.A./D.A. will be paid to the candidates for attending the interview.
  • The number of positions may increase and decrease as per requirements.
  • The Director’s decision will be final and binding in all respects.

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