The CSIR-Institute of Himalayan Bioresource Technology. Palampur (CSIR-IHBT) is one of the National Institute under the Council of Scientific & Industrial Research which is an Autonomous Body. It is located on a 250 acres of land with the backdrop of snow-covered peaks of Dhauladhar Range in salubrious climate. The Institute is engaged in research and technology development programmes for sustainable managcmcnt of bioresources or the Himalayas. The Institute has successfully carried out mission-orientcd projects on tea. temperate floriculture and aromatic plants and is wcll equipped for Tissue culture and Biotechnology. Facilities include Tea Processing Unit.

Walk-in-Interview is scheduled to be held on the date(s) as mentioned below against the position(s) in the respective column for the selection of suitable candidate(s) in the following areas under the following project(s) on purely temporary basis for the duration of the projects or till completion of the projects whichever is earlier :-

Post : JRF, Project Fellow

Project(s):Preparation of spectral library of forest tree species of Himalayan region” (GA-0201) [Up to 31.03.2019].
Junior Research Fellow (01-Position)
Maximum Age(As on date of interview) : 28 years as on 26.10.2016
Stipend (Per Month) [Consolidated] : Rs.25,000/-P.M.
Educational Qualifications Essential/Desirable :  1. Postgraduate in Botany/ Forestry/ Environmental Science/ Ecology /Remote Sensing/ Geography/ Geology with 55% marks and CSIR/UGC- NET/LS or GATE qualified or having equivalent fellowship.
2. M. Tech, in Remote Sensing/ Geoinformatics/ Environmental Science/Earth Science/Computer Science /Information Technology with 55% marks. Desirable: (i) Candidates having experience in the area of Remote Sensing and GIS will be preferred.

Project (s):
“Identification, expression analysis and comparative study of TIR-NBS-LRR gene analogs from potato against early blight disease caused by alternaria solani” (GAP-0205) [Up to 03.06.2019].

Junior Research Fellow (01-Position)
Maximum Age(As on date of interview) : 28 years as on 26.10.2016
Stipend (Per Month) [Consolidated] : Rs.25,000/-P.M.
Educational Qualifications Essential/Desirable :  M.Sc. / M. Tech, in any area of Life Sciences with 55% marks and CSIR UGC NET(LS) or GATE or DBT/BINC-NET or any other equivalent test qualified.

(i) “Fortification of mountain crops for value addition” (GAP-0207) [ up to 11.08.2019].
(ii)  “Development and evaluation of molecular mechanism of Ketogenic diet for comprehensive management of epilepsy associated central and peripheral comorbidities in experimental animal models” (GAP-0206)[ up to 24.08.2019],
(iii)“Value addition of seasonal vegetables/traditional foods for improved nutritional and livelihood opportunities among
Highlanders” (GAP-0174) [Up to 09.07.2017].

Project Fellow (03-Positions)
Maximum Age(As on date of interview) : 28 years as on 26.10.2016
Stipend (Per Month) [Consolidated] :
1. Rs.16,000/- P.M. for GAP-0207
2. Rs.14,000/-P.M./+ HRA for (GAP-0206)
3. Rs.14,000/-P.M. foi GAP-0174.

Educational Qualifications Essential/Desirable : 1. M.Sc. in Food Science and Technology IIFood Science & Nutrition/Microbial & Food Fermentation/ Biotechnology/ Biochemistry / Food Science/ Animal Science/ Zoology/ Molecular Biology/ Pharmaceutical Chemistry with 55% marks. OR 2. M. Tech, in Food Technology /M. Pharm/ M.S. (Pharm) with 55% marks.

Age Relaxation:  
5 years for SC/ST, 3 years for OBC and widows, divorced women and women judicially separated from their husbands and who are not remarried are allowed age concession up to the age of 35 years, (up to 40 years for members of SC/STs). No other women are entitled for such relaxation.

The number of positions as advertised may vary depending upon the suitability of candidates and assess needs of the candidates in the relevant projects.

Eligible candidates may appear for “Walk-in-lnterview(s)” on the dates, time and place mentioned above along with an application on prescribed format which is available on the CSIR-IHBT, website “” along with attested photocopies of testimonials of their age, educational qualifications, experience, reserved category, etc. at the time of interview. The positions are purely temporary and co-terminus with the duration of the projects. There will be no right implicit or explicit for regular position or any post in CSIR-IHBT, whatsoever. Candidates must also bring with them original certificates of testimonials at the time of appearing for the interview failing which he/she will not be allowed to appear for interview. No TA will be paid for attending the interview.

The Selection Committee(s) may adopt the selection criterion at its own i.e. either by conducting direct interview or written test followed by interview on the same day.

The decision of the Director, CSIR-IHBT, Palampur shall be final for engagement of Junior Research Fellow and Project Fellow(s), at CSIR-IHBT, Palampur (H.P.).

How to reach at CSIR-IHBT, Palampur, Distt.: Kangra (H.P.):
Candidate can reach by following mode of journey at the venue of interview
1.By Train : i). up to Una, Amb (H.P.) and(ii). up to Chakki Bank, Pathankot Railway stations (H.P.).
2.By Bus : ISBT, Delhi to ISBT, Palampur via Chandigarh, Una, Dehra, Kangra (H.P.).
3. By Air : From New Delhi up to Dharamshala, Gaggal Airport (H.P.) .

Note : Result awaited candidates are not eligible for interview

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Date, Time & Venue of Interview :
Date : 26.10.2016

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