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Department of Life Sciences

Re-Advertisement for Walk-in interview for Project Fellow position in SERB Sponsored Project

Date of Walk-in interview: April 09, 2016

Applications are invited from the ambitious, potential eligible candidates for the DST-SERB sponsored FAST TRACK project under Young Scientist Scheme (YSS/2015/000487) in a purely time-bound research project undertaken in the Department of Life Sciences, Christ University, Bengaluru:


Name of the Post:

Project Fellow


No. of Post:

1 (one)


Title of the Research Project:

Production of andrographolide from cell and organ cultures of Andrographis paniculata L. Nees


Name of the Sponsoring Agency:

Science & Engineering Research Board (DST-SERB), Govt. of India (YSS/2015/000487)


Duration of the Project:

3 (three) years



Rs. 20000/- per month (Consolidated)

(Fellowship amount might be revised, as per the directions of DST-SERB)


Essential and Desirable Qualifications

Essential: MSc (60% for GM and 55% for SC/ST category) in Biotechnology or Botany or Plant Science or Life Science.


Desirable: Able to work independently in the plant tissue culture laboratory, Knowledge of secondary metabolite extraction and analysis using HPLC.


Preference will be given to CSIR/UGC NET qualified students.


Working experience of at least one year in plant tissue culture related work especially with production of secondary metabolites.



Maximum 28 years as on 28th of February 2016. Relaxation of 5 years is applicable to SC/ST/OBC, women and physically challenged candidates.


For technical information on the project, the candidate may contact the Principal Investigator at the following address:

Name: Dr. Praveen N, Assistant Professor

Address: Department of Life Sciences, Christ University, Bengaluru – 560 029.



Candidates bearing above qualifications are also requested to bring along with you the following documents:

1.      Candidates should appear in person with originals of degree certificates, academic transcripts, proof of date of birth and caste certificate (if applicable) along with any other relevant information (like copies of publications, awards, recommendations etc) in support of their claim. Mere fulfilling the minimum qualifications will not entitle the candidate for appointment. The decision of the selection committee will be final.

2.      One copy of the updated resume.

3.      Tenure of the Project fellow will be initially for a period of one year and will be extended to 2nd and 3rd year based on satisfactory performance. The above position is purely temporary for the said project period only. The project fellow could be terminated depending upon his/her performance without giving any prior notice. The selected project fellow may be assigned to perform any other duties time to time commensurate with his/her qualifications.

4.      No TA/DA is admissible for attending the interview.

Interview will be conducted at Conference Room, Central Block, Christ University Main Campus, at 10:00 AM on April 9, 2016


Dr. Praveen N

Principal Investigator,

DST-SERB, Young Scientist Scheme

(Start-Up Grant) – Life Sciences

Department of Life Science

Christ University

Bengaluru – 560 029


Phone: +91-9741717007


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