IIFPT Biochemistry Faculty Opening

No. IIFPT/Admin/Estt./2018                                                                                             
 A Walk-in-interview will be conducted at Indian Institute of Food Processing Technology, Thanjavur – 613 005 (Tamil Nadu) on 19.03.2018 at 10.00 AM. Eligible and interested candidates can appear for the walk-in-interview for working in following Projects/Departments in a purely temporary/time bound basis as detailed below:
Project/Department Name
No. of Vacancy
Essential Qualifications
Faculty – Chemistry / Biochemistry (Assistant Professor-Contractual)

Essential Qualifications
Masters degree in Biochemistry, Chemistry and any other discipline found to be relevant by the Screening / Selection Committee
A Master’s Degree with at least 55% marks (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed).
If candidates with doctoral degree in relevant subjects are available they will be preferred over the masters degree holders
Desirable qualifications
Ph.D in the relevant filed
National Eligibility Test (NET) qualified
Research Associate-(RA)
Smart Warehouse with Application of Frontier EM and Electronics Based Technology (SAFET2TY)-GAP-023

Ph.D in Food Process Engineering/ Biotechnology/ Food Technology/ Nanotechnology/ Allied disciplines
Research Associate-(RA)
Encapsulation Technique & Food Ingredients that have proven clinical benefits-SRP-014 

Ph.D in Food Process Engineering/ Biotechnology/ Food Technology/ Nanotechnology/ Allied disciplines
Senior Research Fellow- (SRF)
Identification of sustainable technologies for value chain development of Jackfruit-GAP-014
M.Tech/ M.E in Agricultural Process Engineering/ Food Process Engineering/ Post Harvest Technology/ Food Science and Technology or M.Sc (with NET) in Food Science and Nutrition/ Allied disciplines
Junior Research Fellow- (JRF)
Design and Development of Engineered Nano Food Particls-GAP-027
M.Tech in Food Process Engineering/ Food Technology/ Biotechnology/ Nanotechnology/ Allied disciplines
Project Assistant-(PA)
Vacuum packaging of RTE pet food and Shelf life estimation-SRP-005

B. Tech/ B.Sc in FPE/ FT/ FST/ Biochemistry/ FSN or allied subjects

1. Age Limit for Faculty (Assistant Professor-Contractual) : Not exceeding 30 years and 33 years in case of Ph.D. holders

Age limit is relaxable to the candidates belonging to SC/ST and OBC category as per GOI Rules

Age Limit for RA/SRF/JRF/PA: 35 years for men and 40 years for women as on date of Interview

2. Application Fee:Rs.500/- (exempted for SC/ST/PWD Candidates)

3. Monthly Remuneration is as follows :-

a)Faculty (Assistant Professor-Contractual) :- 

Candidates with Ph.D-Rs.40,000/- to Rs.42,000/- Consolidated (Based on Experience)

Candidates without Ph.D-Rs.38,000/- Consolidated

b) Research Associate: Rs.40,000/- Plus 10% HRA
c) Senior Research Fellow :- Rs.25,000/- Plus 10% HRA
d) Junior Research Fellow :- Rs.25,000/- Plus 10% HRA
e) Project Assistant :- Rs.12,000/- Plus 10% HRA

4. Tenure of the Project: Project Period (Renewal once in six months) initially up to June-2018 and based on satisfactory performance

The selection will be based on a short duration written examination followed by an interview.

They are advised to be present on 19.03.2018 with original certificates, including OBC/SC/ST/PH certificates, grade card / mark sheets/ publications, two numbers of colour passport size photographs and CV, as well as a set of photo copies of all relevant documents along with application form prescribed by IIFPT at the time of walk-in-interview. 


1. The age limit is 35 years for men and 40 years for women as on the date of Interview 
2. The above posts are purely temporary and are co-terminus with the concerned Project. The services of appointed candidate will stand terminated automatically after the expiry of scheme/ duration and the candidate will not have any right for absorption in IIFPT for any other posts.

3. The candidates should bring the original certificates of their study, age proof, etc. with a copy of bio-data and one set of photo copies of certificates, experience certificate and latest two numbers of colour passport size photograph at the time of interview. No objection certificate from the employer in case he/she is employed elsewhere.

4. No TA/DA will be paid to attend the interview.

5. The eligible candidate may walk-in with application in the given format along with an application fee of Rs.500/- by means of Cash/DD/Postal Order drawn in favour of "The Director, Indian Institute of Food Processing Technology, Thanjavur” to the following address: 

Ministry of Food Processing Industries
Pudukkottai Road, Thanjavur – 613 005
Tel: 04362-228155 Fax: 04362-227971

Email: director@iifpt.edu.in, Website: www.iifpt.edu.in

6. The selection will be based on a short duration written examination followed by an interview.

7. The decision of Selection Committee will be final and binding in all aspects.
8. Selected candidate will be informed through letter/e-mail. Those who have not selected will not be informed.
9. No separate interview letter will be issued.

Note: Indian Institute of Food Processing Technology (formerly IICPT) Pudukkottai Road, Thanjavur – 613 005 is located Near Thanjavur Airforce station on the Pudukkottai Road. It is 3km away from New Bus stand and 10km from old bus stand. Route No.60, 45, 31 buses are plying on this route.


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