Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers' Rights Authority Senior Research Fellowship 2020

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EligibilityMaster's degree holders
AwardINR 35,000 per month and other benefits

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About the Program

Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers’ Rights Authority invites applications for Senior Research Fellowship 2020 from Master's degree holders. The fellowship is meant for the project titled, " Stability Analysis/Hybrid Seed Production/DUS characterization of Parental Lines for Rice and Cotton". The selected fellows will receive a fellowship of INR 35,000 per month and other benefits. 

Fellowship Details
  • Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers' Rights Authority Senior Research Fellowship 2020 DeadlineClosed

    To be eligible, an applicant must -

    • Not be more than 35 years of age as on the last date of application
    • Hold a Master's degree in Genetics/ Plant Breeding/ Genetics and Plant Breeding/ Genetic Resources/ Plant Biotechnology
    • Have 2 years of experience on research project post qualification
    • Be UGC/CSIR/ICAR NET qualified

    The selected fellows will receive a salary of INR 35,000 per month and HRA (as applicable).

    • CV
    • Academic marksheets/certificates
    • Work experience certificate (if any)
    • Date of birth proof
    • Passport-sized photograph of the applicant
    How can you apply?

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

    Step 1: Visit the link here and read details of the fellowship. 
    Step 2: Download the application form and fill in all relevant details.
    Step 3: Attach the supporting documents.
    Step 4: Submit the application along with all relevant documents via email to with a copy to

Important Dates

Application deadline: 22nd June 2020
Walk-in-interview: 01st July 2020

Selection Criteria

The selection will be based on applicant's qualification & experience and their performance in the interview. Shortlisted candidates will be informed through email about the interview.

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Terms and Conditions
  • No TA/DA will be paid for joining
  • Concealing of facts or canvassing in any form shall lead to disqualification or termination.
  • Age relaxation of five years for SC/ST/woman candidates and three years for OBC can be considered.

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