ICAR is launching a call for applications for a research associate, a principal investigator

The prestigious Indian agricultural institution ICAR (Indian Council for Agricultural Research) and NBAIR (National Bureau of Agricultural Insect Resources) invited to apply for the position of Research Associate, Principal Investigator for the year 2020. Qualified applicants can come to the meeting. -interview on August 18, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. and their complete bio-data in Application format provided on pages 3-4.

Check out all the important details below:

Station I

Job name: Research associate

Number of messages: 01

name of the project: “Identification and validation of new approaches for the management of the whitefly Bemisia tabaci (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae)”

Post II

Job name: Principal investigator

Number of messages: 01

name of the project: “Network project on agricultural bioinformatics and computational biology”

terms and conditions:

  1. Maximum age limit for the SRF: the age must be 35 at most for men and 40 years old

    years for women and the relaxation of the age for SC / ST / OBC is applicable according to the government. of

    India / ICAR rules.

    Age limit for RA: 40 years for men and 45 years for women and relaxation age for

    SC / ST / OBC is applicable according to the government. Indian Rules / ICAR.

  2. Only applicants with minimum eligibility should submit their application / attend the interview.

  3. Applicant must submit certified true copies of certificates along with an application and summary of research performed vis-à-vis publications in peer-reviewed journals during post-graduation and current employment and two passport size photographs. The applicant must bring the original documents with him at the time of the interview for verification. Those who wish to apply for both positions (RA & SRF) should send a separate application form for the respective position.

  4. All eligible candidates are requested to arrive 30 minutes before the scheduled time on the day of the interview for the necessary formalities.

  5. Certificate of no objection from the employer / university, in case he / she is employed elsewhere.

  6. Selected applicants will not be eligible for regular positions in this institute, as the scholarship / position is purely temporary and coincides with the respective project / programs.

  7. The initial appointment is until 03.31.2021 or until project closure whichever comes first and the continuation of the SRF / RA will be dependent on progress reviewed every six months by the Principal Investigator.

  8. No AT / DA will be paid to attend the interview. The interview will take place on August 18

    2020 at ICAR-NBAIR, Hebbal, Bangalore – 560024 at 11:00 a.m. and August 19, 2020 via VC.

  9. Any other clarification can be made on the date of the interview.

  10. The decision of the competent authority will be final and binding in all respects.

  11. Canvassing in any form will disqualify the candidate

  12. The duty station will be ICAR-NBAIR, Bangalore.

  13. The MS Word version of the application format can also be obtained from the website www.nbair.res.in.



  1. Do not send your original certificates with the request.

  2. Must have proof of experience and publications (Publications home page).

  3. No letters of appeal will be issued. Candidates must be present at the interview location on the said date and time and half an hour before the scheduled time.

  4. Late arrival (After 10:30 am) of applicants for the interview will be considered as ABSENT.

How to register:

Qualified applicants can come to the walk-in interview on August 18, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. and complete their bio-data in the application format provided on pages 3-4. Candidates who wish to send a prior copy of this application can send it to the address indicated below no later than August 12, 2020.

Those who stay outside of Bangalore and cannot attend the interview in person, can send the application by email ([email protected]; [email protected]) only at the following address and shortlisted candidates may be invited for an interview by “Videoconference” on 19/08/2020 and a link will be sent by e-mail. It may be communicated to all members of the maintenance committee and for publicity.

Dr T. Venkatesan,
Principal Scientist and Principal Investigator
ICAR-National Bureau of Agricultural Insect Resources,
Mailbag # 2491, HA Farm Post,
Bellary Road, Hebbal, Bangalore – 560 024

For post I

Fees (fixed) per month: Rs. 54,000 plus 24% HRA

Essential qualification:

  • Doctorate in molecular biology / biotechnology / bioinformatics.

  • Master in the relevant field with 4 years / 5 years of license with 1st division or 60% of marks or an equivalent overall weighted average, with at least two years of research experience as evidenced by the scholarship / association / training / other commitments as broadcast vide F.No. 2-9 / 2012-HRD of 25.04.2014

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