Six JRF (PhD) in Plant Bioresources, Microbial Resources, Natural Product Chemistry India

RECRUITMENT FOR 6 POSITIONS OF JRF (Junior Research Fellow) Institute of Bioresources and Sustainable Development (IBSD), a National Institute of the Department of Biotechnology, Government of India invites applications for 6 positions of JRF for 2015.The main mandate of IBSD is Conservation and Sustainable Utilization of Bioresources for the Socio-economic Development of the North East Region of India, which is a genetic treasure trove of plants, animals and microbial resources. This region falls among the World’s top 10 Biodiversity Hotspots. The broad areas of research are in Plant Bioresources, Microbial Resources, Natural Product Chemistry, Animal Bioresources and Bioinformatics and Database Management. Minimum qualifications: M.Sc. with minimum 55% for general and OBC Category (50% for SC/ST/PH) in the above-mentioned subject areas (viz. Biotechnology, Life Sciences, Microbiology, Botany, Plant Sciences, Chemistry, Zoology, Animal Sciences, Fishery Sciences and any other relevant branches).

Preference will be given to those holding valid CSIR-UGC NET JRF, DBT-JRF, ICAR-JRF, ICMR-JRF and DST-INSPIRE Fellowship while NET/SLET/SET qualified and GATE qualified candidates (90 or above percentile) are also encouraged to apply. Reservations of seats: 15% for SC, 7.5% for ST, 27% for OBC (noncreamy layer) and 3% for Physically Handicapped as per statutory norms. Selection Procedure: If the number of JRF and INSPIRE qualified candidates is more, selection will be based on interview of the JRF and INSPIRE qualified candidates only.

The selected candidates may be registered for Ph.D. in any of the recognized Universities in India. Application Procedure: Application should be sent in the prescribed application form (available on the IBSD website). The candidate should send the completed and signed form along with self attested copies of all supporting certificates and marksheets along with an application fee of Rs.300/- (GEN/OBC/PH) & Rs.150/- (SC/ST), for which a Demand Draft in favour of ‘Institute of Bioresources and Sustainable Development, payable at Imphal, Manipur, should be attached with the application form. Candidates are advised to provide their email ID and mobile number as they would be contacted electronically by the Institute.

Duly filled applications (with ‘Application for IBSD PhD Programme’ super scribed on the envelope) should be sent to ‘The Director, Institute of Bioresources and Sustainable Development, Takyelpat, Imphal-795001, Manipur so as to reach on or before 6 th of July, 2015.

Applications send by email with scan copy of required enclosures will also be accepted and can be sent to However, in such instances, the application will be processed only after the receipt of the mailed hard copies. Fellowship: The Institute currently provides a Fellowship stipend of Rs. 25,000 – Rs. 28,000 per month + HRA + Rs. 50,000 Annual Contingency.