ENVIS Centre, Ministry of Environment & Forest, Govt. of India

Printed Date: Wednesday, May 22, 2024

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Applications invited for Junior Research Fellows and Project Assistant, Institute of Wood Science & Technology

 Institute of Wood Science & Technology

(Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education)

(An Autonomous Council of Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change)

P.O. Malleswaram, Bengaluru 560 003

Website: http://iwst.icfre.gov.in

Junior Research Fellows and Project Assistant

Applications are invited for the post of two Junior Research Fellows (one in Entomology and other in Plant Pathology) and one Project Assistant positions purely on temporary basis in the NMPB, Govt of India funded research project on ‘Development of Integrated Pest and Disease Management Practices for the Cultivating Medicinal Plants in Karnataka’ for a period of three years and co-terminus with the project period.

1. Qualification for Junior Research Fellow (Entomology): 1st Class M.Sc. in Zoology/Life Science with Entomology as one of the subjects or M.Sc. in Agricultural Entomology and passing of NET or GATE test.

2. Qualification for Junior Research Fellow (Pathology): 1st Class M.Sc. in Plant Pathology/Microbiology or in Botany with Plant Pathology as one of the subjects or M.Sc. in Plant Pathology and passing of NET or GATE test.

3. Qualification for Project Assistant: Essential: Master degree in Zoology. Desirable: Minimum three years of experience in mounting and preservation of insects.

For the positions of JRF, the age limit is 28 years with relaxation as per GoI rules. Monthly stipend payable to JRF with NET/GATE qualification is Rs 25,000 + 30% HRA. JRF without NET qualification will be paid stipend of Rs 12,000 + 30% HRA. The emoluments for the Project Assistant is Rs 16,000 per month (Consolidated). Application in plain paper giving complete bio-data with photograph and copies of certificates indicating the position applied should reach within 15 days from the date of this advertisement to The Director, Institute of Wood Science and Technology, 18th Cross, Malleswaram, Bengaluru 560 003.