WIIM Marine Biology Project Walk INs

The Wildlife Institute of India, Dehradun invites application for engaging Project Fellows and Project Assistants (Grade - 2) for research project tilted “CAMPARecovery of Dugongs and their Habitats in India: An Integrated Participatory Approach” purely on temporary basis for a period of One Year (extendable) through a written Test (29.11.2018) followed by personal interview on (30.11.2018). The EQ, DQ and other details of the positions are as provided below: Project Title “CAMPA-Recovery of Dugongs and their habitats in India: an integrated participatory approach” 

1. Position # 1 Project Fellow (Three positions) 

Fellowship – Rs. 32000 (Consolidated), inclusive of HRA 

Essential Qualification (EQ) Master’s degree in Marine Science/ Marine Biology/Marine Studies/Zoology with 1-year experience in field research / conservation + SCUBA-diving certification 

Desirable Qualification (DQ) Experience of working in marine biodiversity monitoring and assessment; knowledge of local language (Tamil/Gujarati) 

2. Position # 2 Project Assistant (Two positions) 

Fellowship – Rs. 20,000 (Consolidated), inclusive of HRA 

Essential Qualification (EQ) Master’s degree in Marine Science/ Marine Biology/Marine Studies/Zoology/Botany/Environmental Science 

Desirable Qualification (DQ) SCUBA diving certification; Experience in marine conservation research; knowledge of local language (Tamil/Gujarati) 


1. Age limit for all the positions is 32 years but age relaxation will be considered as per Government of India norms for reserved category candidates. 
2. The candidates appearing for Written Exam and Personal Interview should report at Wildlife Institute of India (WII), Chandrabani, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, with original application and documents at 0930 hrs for scrutiny of documents followed by a written test on 29 th November 2018 and Personal Interview on 30th November 2018. 
3. Application should be in the prescribed format, duly signed and should be accompanied by self-attested copies of documents on educational qualifications, research experience, UGC/CSIR/GATE certificate (if any), extracurricular activities, date of birth, mark sheets of all examinations, SCUBA-diving certification, community certificate (if sought relaxation as per Government of India rules), etc. 
4. The Institute will not provide accommodation and no TA/DA will be paid to the candidates appearing for the written examination and subsequent personal interview. 
5. At the time of the verification of original documents or even after selection, if it is found that an attempt has been made by the applicant to willfully conceal, misrepresent or canvass the facts, such application will be rejected, and due action will be taken against the candidate. 
6. The application form can be downloaded from the Institute’s website http://www.wii.gov.in/dugong_researcher_oct_2018
7. The Director WII, reserves the right to reject any candidature in view of incomplete information provided by the candidate or for any other reason thereof. Nodal Officer Externally Funded Project

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