Augmentation of Tiger Population | WII Project Walk INs

Advt. No. (No. WII/KR/PROJECTS/STAFF/2017-18) 

Recruitment of Project Associates (02) and Project Fellows (02) for Tiger Recovery and Movement Ecology Projects 

The Wildlife Institute of India (WII) is a premier autonomous Institute under the Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change, Government of India, in the field of wildlife research, training, and management. The WII wishes to engage 02 Project Associates and 02 Project Fellows for the following projects. 

The EQ, DQ and other details of the positions are provided below: 

BTR101 Augmentation and Long-term Monitoring of Tiger in Buxa Tiger Reserve, West Bengal 
STR102 Augmentation and Recovery of Tiger Population in Satkosia Tiger Reserve, Odisha 

01 Project Associate (Rs. 40,000 + admissible allowances) 

Post Graduate Professional Degree in Biotechnology and Veterinary Science with 03 years of research and teaching experience OR 

Ph.D. Degree in Wildlife Science/ Zoology/ Life Science/ Biological Sciences/ from a recognized university. Experience with proven record/publications in (a) Genetic characterization of large carnivores, (b) Endocrinology of mammals, (c) Species recovery strategies, (d) Chemical immobilization of wildlife species, and (e) project supervision and management. 

01 Project Associate (Rs. 40,000 + admissible allowances) 

NBC103 Movement Ecology of Tiger (Panthera tigris) for Conflict Prediction and Landscape Management in SathyamangalamNilgiri Biosphere Complex, Southern India 

02 Project Fellows (Rs.25,000 + admissible allowances) 

Masters’ Degree in Wildlife Science/ Botany/ Zoology/ Forestry/ Life Science/ Agriculture/ Environmental Sciences/ Biological Sciences/ Veterinary Science/ Geography/ Geoinformatics/ Social Sciences/ Statistics/ Commerce/ from a recognized university. 

Domain knowledge and field experience in movement ecology of carnivores involving telemetry, and experiences in Camera trapping; Distance sampling; humancarnivore conflicts, and spatial analyses and predictive modelling involving RS and GIS tools. 


1. Duly filled application in the prescribed format should be sent on or before 05th May 2018 by email to and with SUBJECT as Post Code. i.e. if applicant is applying for Project Associate (BTR101) then he/she has to mention BTR101 in Subject line of email Application NOT in the prescribed format will be rejected. 
2. The Application Form (Download here) in PDF format can be filled with Adobe Reader. [Applicants can get a free copy of Adobe Reader DC from this link]. After completion of filling the form, applicants should save and send the attachment with the file name of the applicant’s name i.e. if the applicant’s name is ARVIND RANJAN, the file name should be saved as ARVIND RANJAN.pdf. 
3. The application should be sent from same email address that has been provided in the application form. 
4. A passport size photograph (of less than 500kb) should also be sent along with the filled application form and with filename as applicant name. 


1. A multiple-choice (General Awareness and Life Sciences) and essay written examination (biology and management of carnivores) of one-hour duration will be conducted at Wildlife Institute of India, Dehradun on 14th May 2018. The candidates should report at 09:30 hrs with original application form along with relevant documents, and self-attested copies of education qualifications, research experience, along with certificate of extracurricular activities, date of birth, consolidated mark sheets, community certificate, etc. 
2. An expert panel consisting of internal and external members would interview the short-listed candidates on 15th May 2018 (for Project Fellows) and on 16 th May 2018 (for Project Associates) from 10:00 hrs onwards. 3. Based on combined merit (academic relevance and accomplishments, experience, written examination and interview), the candidates will be selected. 

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