Indian Council of Agricultural Research
Krishi Anusandhan Bhawan – II
New Delhi 110 012
Sub: Notification for recruitment of contractual manpower for Agricultural Technology Foresight Centre – reg
Vacancies: One post of Research Associate (RA) and Six posts of Senior Research Fellow (SRF) under the plan scheme “Agricultural Technology Foresight Centre (ATFC)” of Indian Council of Agricultural Research, on contractual basis.
Place of posting: Division of Agricultural Engineering, Krishi Anusandhan Bhawan-II, Pusa, ICAR, New Delhi – 110012
Applications are invited for walk-in-interview on 7 th March 2016 at 9:30 a.m. for one post of RA and six posts of Senior Research Fellow (SRF), purely on contractual basis at the Agricultural Engineering Division, Krishi Anusandhan Bhawan-II, Pusa, New Delhi from eligible candidates.
Essential: Ph. D. in Agricultural Sciences with appropriate knowledge of computer applications OR Master’s degree in Information Technology / Computer Science / Computer Applications or relevant subject with 1st Division or 60% marks or equivalent overall grade point average with at least two 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. Published research papers will be desirable.
Senior Research Fellow (SRF): (Discipline wise vacancies: Crop Science (one); Horticultural Science (one); Agricultural Engineering (one); Fisheries or Aquaculture (one); Animal Science (one); Agricultural Economics / Statistics (one)
Essential:- Master’s degree in the relevant subject (as detailed below). Relevant subjects vacancy wise:
Crop Science: Genetics & Plant Breeding / Agricultural Entomology / Agricultural Microbiology / Agricultural Biotechnology / Nematology / Seed Science and Technology / Agricultural Chemicals / Agricultural Meteorlogy / Agro Forestry / Agronomy / Soil Science / Agricultural Extension, Environmental Sciences etc.
Horticultural Science: Vegetable Science, Fruit Science, Spices, Plantation and Medicinal & Aromatic Plants etc.
Agricultural Engineering: Farm Machinery and Power, Agricultural Process Engineering, Agricultural Structure and Environmental Management, Land and Water Management Engineering, Food Science and Technology etc.
Fisheries or Aquaculture: Aquaculture, Fisheries Resource Management etc. Animal Science: Animal Reproduction & Gynecology, Livestock Product Technology, Poultry Science, Veterinary Public Health etc.
Agricultural Economics / Agricultural Statistics: Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Business Management, Agricultural Statistics & Informatics etc.
Desirable:-Experience in computer applications It may be noted that:
1) No TA/DA will be given to the candidates for attending the interview. 2) The upper age limit for RA is 40 years for male and 45 years for female 3) The upper age limit for SRF is 35 years for male and 40 years for female. 4) Candidates reporting after 10.30 a.m. will not be interviewed.
Emoluments: RA: Master’s degree holders Rs 38,000 per month; Doctoral degree holders: Rs 40,000 per month SRF: Rs 25,000 per month for 1st and 2nd Year and Rs 28,000 per month for 3rd year (The above revised emoluments are subject to eligibility as laid out in Office Memorandum F. No. Edn./6/27/2014/HRD dated 13th July 2015, issued by Agricultural Education Division of Indian Council of Agricultural Research, candidates not meeting these requirements will not be eligible for revised emoluments)