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Applications are invited for Senior Research Fellow at NIPGR

Applications are invited for Senior Research Fellow at NIPGR

The National Institute of Plant Genome Research (formerly known as National Centre for Plant Genome Research) is an autonomous institution aided by the Department of Biotechnology, Government of India. The Institute's establishment coincides with the 50th anniversary of India's independence as well as birth anniversary of Prof. (Dr.) J. C. Bose. The formal announcement was made on November 30th 1997. This Institute has already placed India among the major contributors to plant genomics.

Applications are invited from suitable candidates for filling up the purely temporary positions of one Senior Research Fellow (SRF) in the scheme of “Short-Term Research Fellowship”, NIPGR under the supervision of Dr. Niranjan Chakraborty, Professor of Eminence, NIPGR. Emoluments will be at par with similar fellowships by DBT/DST and NIPGR fellowship norms.

Senior Research Fellow (SRF) – 01 post
Eligibility : Candidates selected through National Eligibility Tests as mentioned in the DST Office Memorandum Number SR/S9/Z-08/2018 dated January 30, 2019 and having M.Sc. degree in Life Sciences / Biochemistry / Biotechnology / Molecular Biology with at least 60% marks and with at least two years post-Master’s research experience in Molecular Biology Laboratory are eligible to apply.

The position is purely temporary and is co-terminus with the scheme. The initial appointment will be for one year, which can be extended/curtailed on the basis of assessment of the candidate's performance and discretion of the Competent Authority. NIPGR reserves the right to select the candidates against the above post depending upon the qualifications and experience of the candidates. Reservation of post shall be as per Government of India norms. The appointment may be terminated at any time by giving one month notice by either side. The applicants will have no claim implicit or explicit for consideration against any regular position of NIPGR.


The candidates must ascertain their eligibility before applying. Eligible candidates may apply by sending softcopy of the complete application in the given format with a cover letter showing interest and self-attested copies of the certificates and proof of research experience by e-mail at nchakraborty@nipgr.ac.in only. The applications should reach within 15 days from the date of advertisement. The subject of e-mail should be superscripted by “Application for the post of SRF in the STRF Scheme”.

Note : ONLY soft copy of the application in the given format will be accepted. Interview link will only be sent to shortlisted candidates. For any clarification candidates may contract Scientist Incharge through e-mail only.


Dr. Niranjan Chakraborty
Professor of Eminence National Institute of Plant Genome Research (NIPGR) New Delhi – 110067.
Email: nchakraborty@nipgr.ac.in

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