ICAR-IARI SERB Division of Genetics Junior Research Fellowship
Indian Agricultural Research Institute

Biochemistry,Biotechnology,Molecular Biology,Physical And Life Sciences,Plant Pathology
M.Sc. (Master of Science)

Scholarship Overview

ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute is inviting applications for the ICAR-IARI SERB Division of Genetics Junior Research Fellowship 2021 from postgraduate degree holders. The fellowship is meant for the project titled, "Utilizing Germplasm Diversity of Climate-resilient Crop Pearl millet for Identification and Mapping of Heat Stress-responsive Gene(s) and Functional Annotation of Transcriptome Adaptation to Seedling Heat Stress". The selected candidate will receive INR 31,000 per month plus 24% HRA.


The selected candidate will receive INR 31,000 per month plus 24% HRA.


  • Attested passport size photograph
  • Details of publications
  • Additional information
  • No Objection Certificate from present employer
  • Self-declaration

Terms and Conditions

  • No TA/DA/any other expenses will be paid for attending the interview.
  • Concealing of facts or canvassing in any form will disqualify the candidature or termination.
  • Only the candidates having essential qualifications would be entertained for the interview.


This scholarship is closed for further applications. It is expected to be launched by March, 2022. 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 JRF
  • Hold a postgraduate degree in Basic Science (i.e., Biotechnology/MolecularBiology/Biochemistry/Plant Science/Plant Physiology/Life Sciences), OR
  • Hold a postgraduate degree in Professional Course


Desirable: Experience in molecular markers and or proficiency in bioinformatics tools.

How To Apply

Follow the steps below to apply for the fellowship:

Step 1: Click on the "Apply Now" button below and read all details. 
Step 2: Download the application form.
Step 3: Fill in all required details.
Step 4: Send the application in the enclosed proforma along with a self-attested scanned copy of the original documents to the concerned PI e-mail addresses (as mentioned below) latest by April 19, 2021