IISER Tirupati Department of Bio-Technology Project Fellowship 2020

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EligibilityMSc degree holders
AwardINR 31,000 per month plus 8% HRA

About the Program


The Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Tirupati invites applications for IISER Tirupati Department of Bio-Technology Project Fellowship 2020 from MSc degree holders. The fellowship is a temporary post for project titled, “Non-transgenic crop improvement of grain amaranth (A. hypochondriacs) for determinate growth, enhanced seed yield and oil by the establishment of TILLING by sequencing platform". The selected fellows will receive a consolidated fellowship of INR 31,000 plus 8% HRA per month.

  • IISER Tirupati Department of Bio-Technology Project Fellowship 2020

    To be eligible, an applicant must:

    • Not be more than 28 years as on closing date of advertisement
    • Hold an MSc degree in Plant Biology/Botany/Biology/Life Sciences /Biotechnology/ Biochemistry/ Agricultural Sciences/ Plant Sciences or equivalent degree with minimum 60% marks
    • Be CSIR/UGC NET-JRF or DBT JRF, ARS-NET, GATE qualified
    • Have experience in plant molecular biology tools, tissue culture of crop plants 
    • Have experience in transcript analysis and protein expression

    The selected fellows will receive a consolidated fellowship of INR 31,000 plus 8% HRA per month.

    • Recent passport size photograph
    • Photocopies of relevant certificates/testimonials
    How can you apply?

    Eligible candidates can apply for the fellowship by following the steps mentioned below:

    Step 1: Click on the 'Apply Now' button below.
    Step 2: The application page will open. Fill in all required details. 
    Step 3: Submit the application form.

    Please mention the name of the Post and Project Code in the subject line

Important Dates

Application deadline: 22nd December 2020
Walk-in-Interview: 24th December 2020

Selection Criteria

The final selection will be made based on the specific area of research and performance in the interview. 

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Terms and Conditions
  • No TA/DA will be admissible for appearing for the interview.
  • Selected candidates will have to join duty immediately on receipt of the offer.
  • No interim enquiries/correspondence/communication of any sort will be entertained on the matter.
  • Candidates selected for this position can also apply for the regular PhD program of IISER Tirupati, provided if they satisfy eligibility criteria.

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