ICAR- IARI Division of Genetics Senior Research Fellowship
Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR)

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Scholarship Overview

Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) and Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI) are inviting applications for ICAR- IARI Division of Genetics Senior Research Fellowship 2020 from master‟s degree holders. This fellowship position is purely on a contractual basis for a project titled, “Hybrid Technology for Higher Productivity in Selected Field and Horticultural Crops –mustard”. The selected fellows will receive INR 31,000 per month plus 24% HRA or INR 35,000 plus 24% HRA.


The selected fellows will receive INR 31,000 per month plus 24% HRA or INR 35,000 plus 24% HRA.

Selection Criteria

The selection of the candidates will be made based on the applicant's performance in the interview. 

Terms and Conditions
  • Only the candidates having essential qualifications would be entertained for the online interview.
  • The interview of eligible candidates will be held according to the schedule specified.
  • The candidate shall not claim regular appointment at this Institute, as the post is co-terminus with the project.


This scholarship is closed for further applications. It is expected to be launched by June2021. You can follow this scholarship for further updates.

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To be eligible, an applicant must-

  • Not be more than 35 years of age for SRF
  • Hold a Master‟s degree in Genetics/Plant Breeding/ Genetics and Plant Breeding/Biotechnology with 4/5 years bachelor‟s degree
  • Have experience in hybrid breeding and proficiency in computer skills

Note: Candidates with 3 years bachelor‟s degree must have UGC/CSIR/ICAR NET qualification or equivalent or PhD in any of the above disciplines.

How To Apply

  • Follow the steps below to apply for the fellowship:

    Step 1: Click on the 'Apply Now' button below and read all the details.
    Step 2: Download the application format and fill in all required details. 
    Step 3: Send the completed application to crphtmustard.iari@gmail.com