NBPGR Recruitment 2021 JRF Posts

NBPGR Recruitment 2021 – ICAR- NBPGR invites applications for recruitment of 02 Junior Research Fellow, Field Assistant Posts. The applicants are requested to Download Application Form through Official Website http://www.nbpgr.ernet.in/. The last date for the receipt of application along with enclosures is 25/07/ 2021 (4:30PM). Interested candidates are requested to peruse the advertisement regarding the process of Examinations and Interview, Eligibility Criteria, Application Fee, How to Apply, Pattern of Examination, Syllabus, Question Paper, Admit Date, Exam Date, Result Date etc,. Refer thoroughly before applying.


ICAR- NBPGR Recruitment 2021 02 Junior Research Fellow Posts:

Organization Name: ICAR- National Bureau of Plant Genetic Resources


Advertisement No: AK-II/29/DBT Project/ 2021-22/


Total No of Vacancies: 02


Job Location: Akola, Maharashtra

Latest ICAR- NBPGR Vacancy Details:

Name of the Post & No of Vacancies:

Applications are invited to attend "Interview online through video conferencing mode" for the following purely temporary posts under DBT funded network projects at ICAR- NBPGR, Regional Station, Akola as mentioned below.


Name of Post

No. of Post

Project 1: Exploiting Genetic Diversity for improvement of Safflower through Genomics-Assisted Discovery of QTLs/Genes Associated with Agronomic Traits (duration of project up to February 2025)


Junior Research Fellow


Project 2: Exploitation of genomic resources for improvement of niger (Guizotia abyssinica L. F.Cass) through breeding and biotechnological tools. (duration of project up to February 2024)


Field Assistant





Eligibility Criteria for ICAR- NBPGR Vacancy 2021:

Educational Qualification:

Junior Research Fellow:

Essential qualification: Post graduate degree (MSc.) in Genetics and plant breeding /Plant Genetic resources/Seed technology/Plant physiology/ Horticulture relevant plant sciences along with:

1. National eligibility Tests: ICAR/CSIR/UGC/DBTNET including lectureship (Assistant professorship) or GATE 11)Selected by the selection process through National level examinations conducted by central government departments and their agencies and institutions such as DST, DBT, DAE, DOS, DRDO, MHRD, ICAR, ICMR,IIT.IISC

Desirable Qualification: Experience in field crop phenotyping and data analyses using statistical software.

Field Assistant:

Essential qualification: Graduation in Agriculture Sciences.

Desirable Qualification: Experience in field crops/ laboratory work, handling of office documents, basic knowledge of computer and data entry, etc.

Age Limit:


Name of Post

Age Limit


Junior Research Fellow

21 to35 years


Field Assistant

21 to 50 years

Minimum age should be 21  years as on date of interview

Candidates Relaxation in Upper Age limit will be provided as per Govt. Rules. Go through ICAR- NBPGR official Notification 2021 for more reference


Salary Details:

1. Junior Research Fellow - Rs. 31000/- +8% HRA per month for 1st and 2 nd year and @ Rs 35,000/- + 8% HRA per month for 3rd, 4th and 5 th year

2. Field Assistant - Rs.20000/- + 8% HRA per month


Selection Procedure for ICAR- NBPGR:

Selection Procedure:

-The eligible candidates for the post of JRF and Field Assistant post will be shortlisted based upon the relevance of their essential qualification and experience to position

- Short listed candidate will be called for an Online Interview

- The eligible candidates will be informed for further details regarding interview by email or over phone.

- Original documents of the candidates appearing for online interview will be verified at a later stage.


How to apply for ICAR- NBPGR Junior Research Fellow Post:  

- The eligible candidates appearing for interview through online video conferencing are requested to send their duly filled scanned copy of Application Form affixing a self attested passport size photograph on the top and declaration duly signed in the application form annexed with duly self-attested all supporting documents/ certificates such as (Proof for age, Category certificate, educational qualifications - Mark sheets & certificates from 10th class onwards, experience and research publication) only through email preferably in a single PDF file to nbpgr.akola@icar.gov.in on or before 25.07.2021 (up to 4.30 P.M). Proof of experience and publications also need to be submitted

- Candidates willing to apply for more than one post can mentioned the same in single application (No need to send separate application for each post)

Important Dates for ICAR- NBPGR Junior Research Fellow Post: 

Starting Date for Submission of Application


Last date for Submission of Application

25/07/ 2021 (4:30PM)


ICAR- NBPGR Junior Research Fellow Official Notification & Application Link:

NBPGR Official Website Career Page

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NBPGR Official Notification & Application Form  PDF

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