NRCB Recruitment 2024: Apply for JRF/Junior Project Assistant/Young Professional

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NRCB Recruitment 2024: The National Research Centre for Banana (NRCB) has announced notification for the Junior Research Fellow (JRF)/Young Professional – II/Junior Project Assistant/Young Professional – I Posts. There are four NRCB vacancies available for the posts. Candidates with Any degree/B.Com/B.Sc/M.Sc/M.Tech/M.Com/PhD qualifications can apply for these positions. Interested and eligible candidates can apply by mail on or before the last date. The detailed eligibility Criteria and Recruitment Procedure are mentioned below.

ICAR NRCB Notification PDF:

ICAR NRCB has announced notification for the Junior Research Fellow/Young Professional – II posts on a contractual basis under different projects. The age limit for these posts will be 21 to 45 years. The selected candidates will be given Rs. 37,000/- to 42,000/- per month. The selection process will be based on interviews. Interested and eligible candidates can apply by email on or before 07 May 2024.

NRCB invites applications from eligible candidates for the Junior Project Assistant/Young Professionals-I post on a contractual basis under the Institute budget (Director’s Cell) at ICAR — NRC for Banana, Tiruchirappalli. The project’s duration will be one year, which may be extended. The age limit for these posts will be 21 to 45 years. The selected candidates will be given Rs. 15,000/- to 30,000/- per month. The selection process will be based on interviews. Interested and eligible candidates can mail their application form with relevant documents to the mentioned email ID on or before 01 May 2024. Before applying for the post, candidates carefully read the job details below. The details mentioned below are the education qualification, age limit, age relaxation, application fee, selection process, and application process. If you still have doubts about NRCB vacancies, visit the official website for more details: https://nrcb.icar.gov.in/.

NRCB Recruitment



NRCB:  ICAR-National Research Centre for Banana was established on 21st August 1993 at Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu, by ICAR, New Delhi, to increase the production and productivity of bananas 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, biotechnology, soil science, nutrient management, physiology, biochemistry, entomology, nematology, fungal, bacterial, viral pathology, and post-harvest technology research.

ICAR NRCB Recruitment 2024 – Overview:

ICAR NRCB Recruitment 2024 for JRF/Young Professional – II:

Company Name National Research Centre for Banana (NRCB)
Job Role Junior Research Fellow/Young Professional – II
Job Type TN Govt Jobs
Qualification M.Sc/M.Tech/PhD
Total Vacancies 02 Posts
Stipend Rs. 37,000/- to 42,000/-
Experience Freshers/Experienced
Selection Process Interview
Application Mode Online (Email)
Job location Tiruchirappalli
Last date 07 May 2024
Official Website https://nrcb.icar.gov.in/

Detailed Eligibility – ICAR NRCB Recruitment:

Educational Qualifications:

Project Title: DBT – QUT (Component II) project entitled “Transfer and Evaluation of Indian Banana with Iron Constructs”

Junior Research Fellow (JRF):

  • Essential: First class in M.Sc. / M.Tech. (Biotechnology / Molecular Biology) with NET qualification
  • Desirable:  Knowledge in tissue culture, Agrobacterium-mediated transformation and southern analyses
  • Duration of Project: 30 September 2024 (likely to be extended till 30 September 2025)

Project Title: CGIAR / Bioversity International sponsored project INIT– Plant Health and Rapid Response to Protect Food Security and Livelihoods

Young Professional – II:

  • Essential: First class in M.Sc. / Ph.D. (Plant Pathology / Microbiology / Biotechnology / Life Science)
  • Desirable:
    • Research experience in plant disease management
    • Work experience in Bioinformatics
  • Duration of the Project: 31 March 2026 (likely to be extended for another three years)

Age Limit: 

  • Junior Research Fellow (JRF): 35 years for Men & 40 years for Women
  • Young Professional – II: 21 to 45 years

Age Relaxation: Age relaxation shall apply for the post per the rules.

Fellowship: 

  • Junior Research Fellow: Rs.37,000/- + 18% HRA per month 
  • Young Professional – II: Rs.42,000/- (consolidated) per month

No.of. NRCB Vacancies: 02 Posts

  • Junior Research Fellow: 01 Post
  • Young Professional – II: 01 Post

Selection Process of NRCB Careers:

  • The selection process will be based on Interviews.
  • Candidates who have passed the required qualifications will only be allowed for the interview.

How to apply for NRCB Recruitment 2024?

Interested and eligible candidates can mail their application form in the prescribed format with self-attested copies of educational qualification/ experience certificates to the mentioned email ID on or before 07 May 2024 (Wednesday).

For more details & Application Form: 

Email: nrcbrecruitment@gmail.com

Note: Candidates attending the Interview should neatly type the application in the format prescribed in MS-WORD – TIMES NEW ROMAN FONT – 12 SIZE and submit the same along with attested copies of educational qualifications, experience publications, etc. through email.


ICAR NRCB Recruitment 2024 for Junior Project Assistant/Young Professional – I:

Company Name National Research Centre for Banana (NRCB)
Job Role Junior Project Assistant/Young Professional – I
Job Type TN Govt Jobs
Qualification Any degree/B.Com/B.Sc/M.Sc/M.Com
Experience Freshers
Stipend Rs. 15,000/- to 30,000/-
Total Vacancies 02 Posts
Application Mode Online (Email)
Job location Tiruchirappalli
Last date 01 May 2024
Official Website https://nrcb.icar.gov.in/

Detailed Eligibility – ICAR NRCB Recruitment:

Educational Qualifications:

Junior Project Assistant:

  • Essential: First class in Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce / Computer Science/Information Technology/any other equivalent/relevant discipline from a recognized university.
  • Desirable:
    • Master’s degree in the above subjects
    • Working knowledge in MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, etc.
    • Typewriting in English 45 WPM

Young Professional – I:

  • Essential:
    • First class in Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline from a recognized university
    • Typewriting in English 45 WPM certificate
    • Computer certificate course in MS Word, MS Excel and MS PowerPoint
  • Desirable:
    • Fluent communication skills in English and Hindi
    • Two years of working experience

Duration: The above position is purely temporary and co-terminus with the project.

Age Limit: Minimum age 21 years and Maximum age 45 years

Age Relaxation: Age relaxation shall apply for the post per the rules.

Stipend/Fellowship: 

  • Junior Project Assistant: Rs. 15,000/- (consolidated) per month.
  • Young Professional – I: Rs. 30,000/- (consolidated) per month

No.of. NRCB Vacancies: 02 Posts

  • Junior Project Assistant: 01 Post
  • Young Professional – I: 01 Posts

Selection Process of NRCB Careers:

  • The selection process will be based on Interviews.
  • Candidates who have passed the required qualifications will only be allowed for the interview.
  • After screening applications, the shortlisted candidates will be informed of the date & mode of interview through email.

How to apply for NRCB Recruitment 2024?

Interested and eligible candidates can mail their application form in the prescribed format with self-attested copies of educational qualification/ experience certificates to the mentioned email ID on or before 01 May 2024 (Wednesday).

For more details & Application Form: 

Email: nrcbrecruitment@gmail.com

Note: Candidates attending the Interview should neatly type the application in the format prescribed in MS-WORD – TIMES NEW ROMAN FONT – 12 SIZE and submit the same along with attested copies of educational qualifications, experience publications, etc. through email.


ICAR NRCB Recruitment 2024 for Senior Research Fellow/Young Professional – I: (Expired)

Job Role Senior Research Fellow/Young Professional – I
Job Type TN Govt Jobs
Qualification M.Sc/PhD
Total Vacancies 02 Posts
Stipend Rs 24,000 – 35,000/-
Experience Freshers/2 Years
Selection Process Interview
Application Process Online (Email)
Job location Tiruchirappalli
Last date 01 April 2024
Official Website https://nrcb.icar.gov.in/

Detailed Eligibility – ICAR NRCB Recruitment:

Educational Qualifications:

Senior Research Fellow:

  • First class in M.Sc. (Biotechnology / Life Sciences / Plant Breeding and Genetics) Or
  • Ph.D. (Biotechnology / Life Sciences / Plant Breeding and Genetics)
  • Desirable: Hands-on experience in molecular techniques, NGS, gene editing, ECS banana and tissue culture
  • Note: Candidates having a Post-graduate degree in Basic Sciences with 3 years Bachelor’s Degree and 2 years of Master’s degree should have NET (conducted by UGC / CSIR / ICAR-ASRB) qualifications and 2 years of research experience in the relevant field

Young Professional – I:

  • First class in M.Sc. (Biotechnology / Life Sciences) Or
  • M.Sc. (Agri.) specialized in Biotechnology (Plant Biotechnology/Molecular Biology and Biotechnology), Plant Breeding and Genetics.
  • Desirable: M.Sc. (Biotechnology/Life Sciences) – Experience in molecular techniques, bioinformatics, NGS data analysis

Age Limit: 

  • Not more than 35 years for men and 40 years for women for Senior Research Fellow
  • Minimum age 21 years and Maximum age 45 years for Young Professional – I.

Age Relaxation: Age relaxation shall apply for the post per the rules.

Fellowship: 

  • Senior Research Fellow:
    • Rs.31,000/- + 18% HRA per month for the first two years
    • Rs.35,000/- + 18% HRA per month for the third year onwards
  • Young Professional – I: Rs.24,000/- (consolidated) per month

No.of. NRCB Vacancies: 02 Posts

  • Senior Research Fellow: 01 Post
  • Young Professional – I: 01 Posts

Selection Process of NRCB Careers:

  • The selection process will be based on Interviews.
  • Candidates who have passed the required qualifications will only be allowed for the interview.

How to apply for NRCB Recruitment 2024?

Interested and eligible candidates are requested to submit their applications in the enclosed proforma with self-attested copies of educational qualification/experience certificates etc, through the given email on or before 01 April 2024.

For more details & Application Form: Click here.

Email: nrcbrecruitment@gmail.com



Note: Candidates attending the Interview should neatly type the application in the format prescribed in MS-WORD – TIMES NEW ROMAN FONT – 12 SIZE and submit the same along with attested copies of educational qualifications, experience publications etc. through email.


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