Research Fellow Jobs at Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana

Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, Punjab has announced vacancies for the post of  Research Fellow. Interested candidates may apply through Postal within 30th June 2021 and appear for interview on 7th July 2021 at 11am

Date Posted: 17th June 2021

Hiring Organization: Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana

Organization Profile: Located in Ludhiana city (Punjab State) in north-west India at a distance of 316 km from New Delhi and is well connected by road and rail links Spread over an area of 494 hectares at Ludhiana with an off-campus area of 1793 hectares The university now has four constituent colleges, viz. College of Agriculture, College of Agricultural Engineering & Technology, College of Home Science and College of Basic Science & Humanities, besides PAU Pre-Graduation Institutes of Agriculture at Gurdaspur and Bathinda Presently the university, through 32 departments and 3 schools in the four constituent colleges, offers 43 Master’s and 29 Ph.D. Programmes besides 11 under-graduate programmes at Ludhiana and outstations. The university has on its rolls 2917 employees, out of which 771 comprise teaching-faculty and 2146 are non-teaching staff.
The university has 8 Research Stations, located at Ballowal Saunkhri (Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar), Gurdaspur, Faridkot, Bathinda, Abohar, Kapurthala, Usman (Taran Taran) and Dyal Bharang (Amritsar); 3 Fruit Research Stations, situated at Gangian (Hoshiarpur), Bahadurgarh (Patiala) and Jallowal & Lesriwal (Jalandhar); and 4 Seed Farms, located at Naraingarh (Fatehgarh Sahib), Ladhowal (Ludhiana), Nabha (Patiala) and Birsikhanwala (Faridkot).

Job Title: Research Fellow

Employment Type: Temporary

Department: Agronomy

Project Title: Popularization Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) for Producing Export Complaint Basmati Rice under Public Private Partnership Mode

Educational Qualifications:

  • B.Sc(Agri.)/ B.Sc (Hort.)/B. Sc (Forestry)/ B.Sc. with minimum OCPA of 6.00/10.00 basis or 60% marks.
  • M.Sc. in Agronomy with minimum OCPA 6.50/10.00 basis or 65% marks.
  • Note-1:The candidate who does not possess Master’s degree in the relevant subject(s) i.e., Agronomy but possesses Ph.D. degree in Agronomy, shall be eligible for the post.
  • Note -2:Preference will be given to the candidates having previous work experience in the field of Agronomy.

Project Duration: The fellowship is purely temporary and initially awarded for a period of six months which may be extended for a further period of six months at a time or till the termination of the scheme whichever is earlier.

Emoluments: Rs. 25,000/- fixed p.m. + 20% HRA

Apply Mode: Postal

Last Date: On or before 30th June 2021 and interview on 7th July 2021

Organization Website:

How to Apply: The last date for the receipt of applications (duly completed in all respects) in this office is 30th June 2021. Incomplete applications or unsupported by the requisite documents will not be entertained. The candidates should appear for interview on 7th July 2021 at 11.00 A.M office Room no. 112 of this department against the payment of Rs. 200/- in the shape of bank draft in favour of Comptroller, PAU Ludhiana.

Postal  Address:

Punjab Agricultural University
Department of Agronomy

Punjab, INDIA

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