Vacancy for Project Assistant at Indian Institute of Maize Research


The Indian Institute of Maize Research (IIMR) is a constituent of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) – an autonomous organisation under the Department of Agricultural Research and Education (DARE), Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India. The IIMR is the only institute of the country exclusively mandated for maize research and is entrusted with the overall responsibility of research, coordination and management of the multidisciplinary programmes on maize improvement at national level and maintaining linkages with international programmes. The institute also undertakes scientific human resource development programmes involving national and international agencies/organizations.

Post : Project Assistant

Place of posting : IIMR, PAU Campus, Ludhiana

Emoluments : Rs. 22,000 /- per month (Consolidated)

Essential: Graduation in Engineering/ Medicine/Pharma(Bio technology/Medicine /Pharma) OR Graduation in Life Sciences, Biotechnology, Molecular Biology, Microbiology with one year experience in relevant subject.
Desirable: Working Knowledge of molecular biology techniques and laboratory biosafety procedures.

Terms and conditions:
1)The above position is purely temporary and will be filled on contractual basis upto 31st March, 2019, subject to availability of fund. The selected candidate shall not claim for regular appointment at this institute as the fellowship is co-terminus with the project.
2) Age limit for Project Assistant: 21-45 years for Project Assistant as on the closing date of the application. Age relaxation of 5 years to SC/ST & women candidates and 3 years for OBC candidates will be given as per ICAR rules.
3) No TA/DA will be paid for attending the interview.
4) The candidates are required to submit the application in the attached format at the time of interview along with one passport size photograph pasted on it, self attested copies of certificates for age, and qualifications, reprints of publications and ‘No Objection Certificate’ from the present employer. Candidates have to bring all original documents at the time of interview.
5) A copy of brief bio-data may be submitted on or before 5thJanuary 2019 to Dr. Alla Singh, Principal Investigator by e-mail (

Venue, Date and Time of interview : ICAR-IIMR, PAU Campus, Ludhiana 09.01.2019 at 10:00 AM

PAU Campus, Ludhiana, 141004, Punjab (India)

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