Kerala State Biodiversity Board Doctoral/Postdoctoral Openings 2017 ~ helpBIOTECH

23 May 2017

Kerala State Biodiversity Board Doctoral/Postdoctoral Openings 2017

Kerala State Biodiversity Board
(Approved Research Centre of University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram)
 L-14, Jai Nagar, Medical College 
P.O., Thiruvananthapuram 695 011 

Ph. No.: 0471-255 4740, Fax: 0471-244 8234, e-mail: 

Applications are invited for five Doctoral and one Post Doctoral Fellowships from eligible candidates who wish to do research in specific areas of conservation of Biodiversity in Kerala. The topics intended are: 

1. Below ground biodiversity; 
2. Lower plant biodiversity including fresh water algae; 
3. Marine biodiversity; 
4. Biodiversity conservation; 
5. Effect of plantations on groundwater table. 

Doctoral Fellowship (5 nos) @ Rs 12,000/month: M.Sc. in life sciences with at least 55% aggregate marks from any university recognized by UGC. Candidates having Ph.D. registration, NET qualification or M.Phil. with research experience in biodiversity conservation will be given preference. 

Post Doctoral Fellowship (1 no.) @ Rs 20,000/month: Ph.D. in Life Sciences focusing on Biodiversity Conservation from any university recognized by UGC as evidenced by publication. As the research works are specifically intended for the Kerala region, proficiency in Malayalam language and communication skill will be essential requirements. 

For downloading application form and for further details visit 

The duly filled application along with copies of relevant records should reach the undersigned by post on or before 9 June 2017

The date of interview will be informed later to the candidate by e-mail/phone. 

No TA/DA is permissible if called for the interview. The last date of receipt of duly filled application in KSBB will be 9 June 2017. 

Member Secretary 
Kerala State Biodiversity Board 


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