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Junior Research Fellow – University of Calcutta

The University of Calcutta is looking for an interested candidate for the position of Junior Research Fellow in the project entitled “Restructuring rice genotypes for high yield, early duration, high iron and zinc content through advanced plant breeding technique” financed by the Department of Science & Technology, Govt. of West Bengal under the supervision of Prof. T. Dasgupta, Department of Genetics and Plant Breeding, Institute of Agricultural Science, University of Calcutta.

Position Requirements:

  • First class or equivalent grade point in M.sc. (Ag.) degree in Genetics and Plant Breeding.
  • Age: Below 35 years
Employer University of Calcutta
Posted 30-04-2016
Location Kolkata, India
Discipline NA
Salary Rs. 14,000/- pm + HRA Rs. 2,100/- pm + Medical Allowance Rs. 300/- pm = Rs. 16,400/- pm
Official Notice

How to apply:

Application should reach to Prof. T. Dasgupta, Principal Investigator-in-charge, Department of Genetics and Plant Breeding, Institute of Agricultural Science, University of Calcutta, 51/2, Hazra Road, Kolkata – 700019 on or before 18th May, 2016. Venue: Department of Genetics and Plant Breeding. Date: 18th May, 2016. Time: 2 PM

The University of Calcutta is a public state university located in Kolkata (formerly Calcutta), West Bengal, India established on 24 January 1857. It was the first institution in Asia to be established as a multidisciplinary and secular Western-style university.[citation needed] Within India it is recognized as a “Five-Star University” and a “Centre with Potential for Excellence” by the University Grants Commission and the National Assessment and Accreditation Council. There are four Nobel laureates associated with this university: Ronald Ross, Rabindra Nath Tagore, C. V. Raman and Amartya Sen.The university has the highest number of students who have cleared the doctoral entrance eligibility exam in Natural Science & Arts conducted by Government of India’s National Eligibility Test to become eligible to pursue research with full scholarship awarded by the Government of India.

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