NIPGR-Short-Term Research Fellowship Online Interview Scheduled

NIPGR has released the schedule for an online interview for the Short-term Research Fellowship scheme. Applicants who have already sent their applications in response to the official notification released by NIPGR can appear before the selection committee. Read this article to know the eligibility criteria and schedule to attend the online interview.

About the Institute

The National Institute of Plant Genome Research is an autonomous institute funded by the Department of Biotechnology, GoI. The institute is mainly working on plant and crop genomics. NIPGR provides research and training opportunities in plant genomics.

Fellowship Details

NIPGR invited applications from the highly motivated candidates for the selection in a short-term fellowship programme: Details of the programme are:

Name of the Scheme: Short-Term Research Fellowship.

Programme Co-ordinator: Dr Ashutosh Pandey, Scientist, NIPGR.

Name of the Post: Project Associate-I (PA-I).

Number of Position: 01.

Age limit: The maximum age limit to apply for the fellowship is 35 years.

Educational Qualification: An M.Sc. Biotechnology or M.Tech. Biotechnology or equivalent degree in Biotechnology/Life Sciences or any related subject from any recognised university with at least 60% aggregate marks are eligible to attend the interview.

Research Experience: Candidate having previous work experience in Plant tissue culture and metabolomics will be given preference.

Fellowship Emoluments: Fellowship to the selected candidates will be given as per DBT/DST, GoI rules.

Duration: The fellowship duration will be three years. Initially, an appointment will be done for one year which further may be extended based upon the fellow's performance upon the discretion of the Competent Authority.

Important Note: Reservation of posts will be done based on Govt. of India norms.

The fellowship position is purely temporary and the candidate will not have any right to claim for further absorption or any regular position.

Online Interview

  • For an online interview, candidates will be shortlisted based on the applications received on or before the last date, i.e. August 25, 2020.
  • The candidates must keep all the documents (certificates and mark sheets sent along with the application forms) with them while attending the interview.
  • The eligible candidates will receive an invitation link to attend the online interview.
  • The invitation link will be sent to the candidate's email ID provided in the application form.
  • Only eligible candidates will be informed about the online interview, and ineligible candidates will not be interviewed. The candidates are suggested to check their eligibility before attending the interview.
  • NIPGR will not provide any allowances such as TA or DA to attend the interview.
  • In case of any query in regard to online interview may rent to Scientist In-charge at

Schedule of Online Interview

Date of Online Interview: September 02, 2020
Timings of Online Interview: To be informed separately through email to the candidates.

Contact Details

Dr Ashutosh Pandey
National Institute of Plant Genome Research (NIPGR)
Aruna Asaf Ali Marg,
P.O. Box No. 10531,
New Delhi–110067

Important link:
Official Notification:


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