Junior Research Fellow (JRF) / Project Associate-I/Project Assistant

Central University of Punjab

Bathinda, Punjab, India

Junior Research Fellow

₹20-31k (monthly)

Full time

JRF Biology

Jan 30

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Date of Interview : 10.2.2022 at 11.00 AM

Projects Title

Population structure, Genetic Diversity, and Genome-Wide Association Studies (GWAS) for fibre quality in natural populations of Calotropis sp. of The Great Indian Thar Desert

Principal Investigator:

Dr. Pankaj Bhardwaj, Assistant Professor,

Department of Botany, Central University of Punjab,

Village Ghudda, Bathinda, PUNJAB-151401

Project duration

3 Years

No. of Post


Name of the Post

Junior Research Fellow (JRF) / Project Associate-I/Project Assistant

Engagement Period

Initially for a period of one year, further extendable subject to extension of project, satisfactory work & conduct and availability of funds in the project head.


Below 28 years as on date of interview (Relaxation in age is permissible for SC/ST/OBC candidates as per Government of India rules).


Rs 31,000/- per month + HRA, (for JRF/Project Associate-I for initial two year then 35000+HRA for third year after 02 year of research experience as per the SERB, DST guidelines)

Rs 20000/- + HRA (Project Assistant )

Essential Qualification


·  M.Sc., Botany. or equivalent degree in any relevant branches of Life sciences with at least 55% marks for GN/OBC (50% for SC/ST/PH) from UGC recognized University/ Institute

·  Qualified CSIR-UGC-NET/GATE/NET-LS exams for JRF/Project Associate-I (Candidate without NET/GATE will be selected as Project Assistant)

Desirable Qualification

Preference may be given to candidates with prior experience in handling large size nucleotide sequence data.

Last Date


Date of Interview

10.02.2022 at 11:00 AM onwards (Walk-in or Online Interview)

Terms and           Conditions

·  Interested candidates are requested to send their application with the prescribed format available on university website: www.cup.edu.in or www.cup.edu.in/other_jobs.php to the project investigator by email: pankajbhardwaj@cup.edu.in.

·  Shortlisted candidates would be intimated by e-mail,

·  Candidates appearing in-person should bring the print out of application form with original and self-attested copies of all the supporting documents at the time of interview.

·  Candidate appearing online for interview must submit the print out of application form and self-attested copies of all the supporting documents through email to pankajbhardwaj@cup.edu.in.

·  For more details/clarification, please contact Project Investigator: Dr. Pankaj Bhardwaj on E-mail: pankajbhardwaj@cup.edu.in or mobile: 9501686709

·  No TA/DA will be paid for attending the interview.

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