IIHR Recruitment 2023 09 Young Professional Posts

ICAR-IIHR Young Professional Recruitment 2023 | ICAR-IIHR Young Professional Job Notification 2023 | ICAR-IIHR Young Professional 2023 Application Form PDF Download @ https://www.iihr.res.in/– ICAR-IIHR invites applications for recruitment of 09 Young Professional, Research Associate, Junior Research Fellow Posts. The applicants are requested to Download Application Form through Official Website @ https://www.iihr.res.in/. The last date for the receipt of application along with enclosures is 28.01.2023.


ICAR-IIHR Recruitment 2023  [Quick Summary]

Organization Name:

ICAR-Indian Institute of Horticultural Research

Notification No:

01/2023/ESTT – II 

Job Category:

Central Govt Jobs 

Employment Type:

Contract Basis

Total No of Vacancies: 

09 Young Professional, Research Associate, Junior Research Fellow Posts

Place of Posting: 


Starting Date: 


Last Date: 


Apply Mode:


Official Website 


Latest ICAR-IIHR Young Professional Vacancy Details:

ICAR-IIHR Invites Applications for the Following Posts


Name of Posts

No. of Posts


Young Professional-I



Young Professional-II



Young Professional-II



Young Professional-II



Research Associate



Junior Research Fellow



Young Professional-II



Young Professional-II






ICAR-IIHR Young Professional Eligibility Criteria:

Educational Qualification:  

1. Young Professional-I -

Essential: Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture/ Horticulture.

Desirable: Post Graduate degree in Agricultural Extension/ Economics/ Statics/ Marketing. Experience: one year experience in relevant field.

2. Young Professional-II –

Essential: M.Sc. Horticulture/ Genetics & Plant Breeding.

Desirable: Working experience preferably in Horticulture crops/ Genetics and Plant breeding.

3. Young Professional-II -

Essential: M.Sc. Horticulture/ Genetics & Plant Breeding.

Desirable: Working experience preferably in Horticulture crops/ Genetics and Plant breeding.

4. Young Professional-II -

Essential: Master’s degree in Horticulture with Vegetable Science/ Master’s degree in Agriculture with Genetics & Plant Breeding.

Desirable: Experience in DUS testing of vegetable Crops.

5. Research Associate -

Essential: Ph.D. in Biotechnology. OR Master’s degree in Biotechnology/ Applied Genetics with 4/5 years of Bachelor’s degree having 1st division or 60% marks or OGPA & with at least three years of research experience and at least one research paper in Science Citation Index/NAAS rated (≥4.00) Journal.

Desirable: Work experience on CRISPR/Cas9, genome editing, gene cloning & vector construction. RTqPCR sgRNA synthesis and validation, edit characterization. Experience: 3 years of experience on CRISPR/Cas9.

6. Junior Research Fellow -

Essential: Post Graduation in Plant Pathology (Plant Virology)/ Plant Bio-technology/ Genetics and Plant Breeding/ Horticulture/ Plant Bio-Chemistry/ General Biotechnology/ Agri.-Entomology with NET qualification.

Desirable: PG/Ph.D. specialization in Plant Pathology (Plant Virology) with knowledge of Molecular Diagnostics of Plant Viruses, Bio-informatics and Transcriptome Data analysis. Experience: Molecular plant virology techniques and Bioinformatics, transcriptome data analysis skills.

7. Young Professional-II -

Essential: M.Sc. Agricultural Statistics/ Statistics. Desirable: Practical experience in handling Agriculture data analysis using SAS/R/SPSS, etc.,

8. Young Professional-II -

Essential: Post Graduation in Botany/ Horticulture/ Plant Breeding.

Desirable: Knowledge of computers

Age Limit:

1. Young Professional - 21 to 45 years

5. Research Associate - 40 years for men & 45 years for women

6. Junior Research Fellow - 30 years for men & 35 years for women

Candidates Relaxation in Upper Age limit will be provided as per Govt. Rules. Go through ICAR-IIHR official Notification 2023 for more reference


Salary Details:

1. Young Professional-I - Rs. 25,000/-PM(Consolidated)

2. Young Professional-II - Rs. 35,000/-PM(Consolidated)

3. Young Professional-II - Rs. 35,000/-PM(Consolidated)

4. Young Professional-II - Rs. 35,000/-PM(Consolidated)

5. Research Associate - Rs. 49,000/- PM+HRA (for master’s degree holders) & Rs.54,000/- PM+HRA (for Ph.D) Up To31.03.2026

6. Junior Research Fellow - Rs. 31,000/- PM+HRA for 1st & 2nd year & Rs.35,000/- PM+HRA for 3rd year

7. Young Professional-II - Rs. 35,000/-PM(Consolidated)

8. Young Professional-II - Rs. 35,000/-PM(Consolidated)


ICAR-IIHR Young Professional Selection Process 2023:

The applications received shall be screened & only the shortlisted candidates on 1:10 ratio will undergo a panel/ personal interview.


How to apply for ICAR-IIHR Young Professional Post:  

- All those Candidates who are desirous of attending the personal interview may send their duly filled application in the prescribed proforma along with Educational Certificates & Experience certificate for each post separately so as to reach the concerned Principal Scientist/ Principal Investigator/ Co-Principal Investigator of the above Ad-hoc projects/schemes, at IIHR, Bengaluru by 28.01.2023 positively for interview to be held on 09.02.2023. It may be noted that only those candidates who send their duly filled applications before the due date shall be permitted to participate in the interview which will be held from 10.00 a.m. onwards on 09.02.2023 at IIHR campus. It may also be noted that no separate call letters will be sent. The candidate should mention the name of PS/PI/Co-PI, Item No. of the post & name of the post clearly on the application as well as on the envelope, failing which the application is likely to be rejected. (Eligible candidate list for attending Interview will be displayed on IIHR Website) Any Changes with regard to Selection/ Schedule of Interview will be notified at the Institute’s website only.

- All the Eligible Candidates attending Interview should bring all the original certificates and should be present at the Institute Campus sharply by 8.30 AM on 09.02.2023 otherwise they will not be allowed to attend Interview


Important Dates for ICAR-IIHR Young Professional Post: 

Starting Date for Submission of Application


Last date for Submission of Application



ICAR-IIHR Young Professional Official Notification & Application Link:

ICAR-IIHR Official Website Career Page

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ICAR-IIHR Official Notification& Application Form PDF

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