ICAR-National Research Center For Banana Recruitment For Research Assistant and Other Jobs–17|Last Date:09-07-2021

Organization Name:

ICAR-National Research Center For Banana

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Name of The Post:

Research Assistant

Senior Project Assistant

Junior Project Assistant

Job Description:

Applications are invited to engage 17 Posts purely on contractual basis under various projects at ICAR-NRC for Banana. Eligible candidates are requested to apply this details are given below.

Number of the posts:

Research Assistant : 03

Senior Project Assistant : 08

Junior Project Assistant : 06

Pay Scale:

Research Assistant : Rs.24,0000/-

Senior Project Assistant : Rs.18,000/-

Junior Project Assistant : Rs.15,000/-

Age Limit:

Research Assistant : 21-45 years

Senior Project Assistant : As per Organization rules

Junior Project Assistant : As per Organization rules


Research Assistant : First Class in M.Sc. (Bio-chemistry/ Chemistry/ any other field of science. with at least 3 years experience in the Research filed and proficiency in operation of GC-MS, analysis of samples and report generation

Senior Project Assistant : First class in M.Sc( Agricultural Entomology with at least 3 years research experience.

Junior Project Assistant : First class in B.Sc(Agriculture/ Horticulture)

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Job Location:

Tamil Nadu

About Organization :

ICAR-National Research Centre for Banana was established on 21st August 1993 at Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu by ICAR, New Delhi with an aim to increase the production and productivity of banana and plantains through mission mode basic and strategic research approaches. The Centre works on four major thrust areas of research viz., Crop Improvement, Crop Production, Post Harvest Management and Crop Protection. It has well-equipped laboratories for tissue-culture, bio-technology, soil science, nutrient management, physiology, biochemistry, entomology, nematology, fungal, bacterial, viral pathology and post harvest technology research. In late nineties, 10 collection surveys through explorations were made. Wild banana germplasm from the North-Eastern states, Western Ghats and Andaman & Nicobar Islands and also exotic banana accessions from International Transit Centre (ITC), Belgium through NBPGR, New Delhi were introduced. The Centre has completed seven in-house research projects and eleven are in progress in the 11th five year plan. In addition to Centre’s in-house projects, 26 externally funded projects by AP Cess fund of ICAR, NATP, DBT, NHB and INIBAP were completed. The Perspective Plan and Vision 2030 documents on the research priorities and also inputs from the QRT and RAC were published. The Centre conducts two meetings of Institute Research Council to review the on-going research projects and also to incorporate the RAC recommendations. The vision of the centre is to increase the production and productivity of bananas and plantains to meet the growing need in India.

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