ILS Bhubaneswar Plant Breeding JRF Walk INs

Bhubaneswar 751023

Advt. No. 11/2018 

Institute of Life Sciences (ILS), Bhubaneswar, an autonomous institute of the Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India invites applications from Indian Nationals to join in the following position. 

Junior Research Fellow 02 positions 

DBT project entitled ‘Development of seedless Bhimkol (Musa balbisiana, BB gemone) through CRISPR/Cas9 and mutational approaches. (1 position) 

DST project entitled “Studies on interaction of plant transcription factors in Full length transcript–promoter fragment of plant infecting Petunia Vein Clearing Virus” (1 position). 

Fellowship: Rs. 25000/- per month + @20%HRA for NET/GATE qualified Candidates Rs. 12000/- per month + @20%HRA for non-NET candidate (as per DBT/DST norms) 

Eligibility and Selection: Fresh Masters (who qualified not before 2017) in plant breeding and genetics, Life Sciences / allied branches and having secured 60% aggregate marks (50% for OBC/ST/SC) are eligible to appear in the interview. 

Preference will be given to candidates having NET-JRF/NET-LS/GATE qualification with research experience in cloning and plant tissue culture. 

Interested/eligible candidates need to bring duly filled up application form available in the institute website ( along with self-attested copies of mark sheets and certificates, as well as copies of any publications and research experience at the time of interview. Initial appointment will be for one year and based on performance will be extended till the end of the project. 

No TA/DA will be paid for attending the interview. The decision of the institute Director, ILS regarding selection of candidates will be final and no further correspondence will be entertained in this regard. 

Date and Time of interview: 18th July 2018; 10 AM 

Note: Reporting time and submission of documents for verification: 9 AM to 10 AM 

*Candidates reporting after 10.00 AM will not be considered to appear for interview. 

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