Applications are invited for Junior Research Fellow at Agharkar Research Institute | M.Pharm, M.Sc



Agharkar Research Institute (ARI) is an autonomous, grant-in-aid research institute of the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Goverment of India. It was established in 1946 by the Maharashtra Association for the Cultivation of Science as MACS Research Institute and renamed as ARI in 1992 in honour and memory of its founder Director, late Professor S.P. Agharkar.

Post : Junior Research Fellow

Funding Agency, Title, Period of the Project & Post Code :
DST-Nano Mission Sponsored Project "Candidate Chikungunya virus vaccine: Nanoparticle mediated delivered of recombinant antigens to antigen presenting cells (ACPs)" (SP-263).
Period up to: 31/03/2020.
Post Code: ARI/SP-263/JRF

Group/ Division : Nanobioscience.

Qualifications Essential:
i) M. Sc. with first Class in any branch of life Sciences OR M. Pharm with first class in Pharmaceutics / Pharmaceutical Biotechnology OR M. Tech in Biotechnology / Nanotechnology.
ii) Qualified CSIR/UGC/DBT/ICMR-JRF OR DST - Inspire PhD fellowship OR GATE/GPAT with valid score card.
i) Experience in Molecular Biology / Virology / Immunology / Nanotechnology techniques.

Monthly stipend : Rs.25,000/- + HRA.

Age limit (as on date of interview) : Upto 28 years for General Category. Age relaxation of upto 5 years (Upto 33 years) for SC/ST/Differently abled/women candidates and 3 years (31 years) for OBC (Non-creamy layer) candidates.

11. Candidates fulfilling above conditions may apply in the prescribed format available under this advertisement along with self-attested copies of qualifications, certificates, Passport size photograph, caste certificate issued by competent authority (for reserved category) and send it to The Administrative Officer, Agharkar Research Institute by 17/10/2018.
2. Non-refundable application fee of Rs.100/- (except SC/ST/women and PH candidates) to be paid online through or link available on Institute Website (Pay application fees on SBI Collect under Announcements). Candidate should attach the receipt of online payment of fees and indicate the online receipt number in the application form. The Institute is not responsible for any incomplete/pending/failed transactions of online application fee payments and they may contact the concerned bank in this regard.
3. The prescribed essential qualifications are bare minimum and mere possession of same will not entitle the candidate to be called for interview. The Institute reserves the right to select the suitable candidate.
4. In case of deserving and exceptionally qualified candidates, desirable qualification are relaxed at the discretion of the Competent Authority 5. In case of non-availability of qualified JRF, candidates having M.Sc. degree in the above subjects with at least 55% marks may be considered for Research Studentship @ Rs.23,000/- (fixed) Per Month.

Last date for receipt of Application : 17/10/2018.
Display of the short list of candidates for interview : Will be displayed on Institute website by 22/10/2018.
Day, Date & time of Interview : Friday, 02/11/2018 at 10:00 a.m

Note: No T.A. is admissible for attending interview and selected candidate will have no right for appointment against any ARI or funding agency’s post/s.

G. G. Agarkar Road, Pune - 411 004, India

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