HFRI Recruitment 2022 For Junior Research Fellow /Project Fellow | 3 Posts | Last Date: 31st December 2021

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HFRI Recruitment 2022 – The Himalayan Forest Research Institute has announced the employment vacancies for the post of Junior Research Fellow/Junior Project Fellow/Senior Project Fellow. The educational qualification should be M.Sc. The details of vacancy and eligibility is given below.

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HFRI Recruitment 2022:

HFRI Recruitment 2022 for Junior Research Fellow /Project Fellow:

Job Role Junior Research Fellow /Project Fellow
Qualification M.Sc
Total Vacancies 3
Experience Freshers
Salary Rs. 20,000 – 31,000/ month
Job Location Shimla
Last Date 31 December 2021
Interview Date 4 January 2022

Himalayan Forest Research Institute Recruitment – Detailed Eligibility:

Educational Qualification:

For the Project “FGR Characterization (Comp-C)”

  • The title of the post is Junior Research Fellow (JRF) Or Junior Project Fellow (JPF) Or Senior Project Fellow (SPF)
  • The candidates must have completed First Class M.Sc. in Biotechnology/Genetics/ Forestry/Agriculture/Botany with specialisation in Molecular Biology. 
  • For SPF, the candidates must possess 02 years of experience in molecular characterization work
  • Candidates with Working experience in Molecular characterization work is desirable

For the Project “FGR Characterization (Comp-D)”

  • The title of the post is Junior Research Fellow Or Junior Project Fellow
  • The candidates must have completed First Class M.Sc. in Forestry/ Agriculture/ Botany.
  • Preference will be given to the candidates having experience in the relevant field.

For the Project “To collect information on best practises and indigenous technical knowledge with regard to management of forest fire from SFDs and forest fringe villages of Himachal Pradesh and Jammu & Kashmir UT”

  • The title of the post is Junior Project Fellow.
  • The candidates must have completed First Class M.Sc. in Forestry/ Botany/ Environmental Sciences.

Age Limit :

  • The age limit for the post of Junior Research Fellow and Junior Project Fellow should not exceed 28 years as on 04-01-2022. 
  • Further relaxation of 5 years in age to SC/ST/OBC/  

Total Vacancies: 3 posts 

  • 1 post for the Project “FGR Characterization (Comp-C)”
  • 1 post for the Project “FGR Characterization (Comp-D)”
  • 1 post for the Project “To collect information on best practises and indigenous technical knowledge with regard to management of forest fire from SFDs and forest fringe villages of Himachal Pradesh and Jammu & Kashmir UT”

Salary :

  • The salary for the above mentioned posts is as follows:
  1. Junior Research Fellow – Rs. 31,000/ month
  2. Junior Project Fellow – Rs. 20,000/ month
  3. Senior Project Fellow – Rs. 23,000/ month

Selection Process for HFRI Recruitment 2022:

  • The selection for the post of Junior Research Fellow/Junior Project Fellow/Senior Project Fellow will be based on a Walk-in Interview.

How to apply for HFRI Recruitment 2022:

All Interested and eligible candidates can apply for these positions by submitting their application forms/ C.V. latest by 31-12-2021 through email, by post or by hand and attend the Walk-in Interview at the venue and time given below.

For more details : Click here

  • Venue Of the Interview: Himalayan Forest Research Institute, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh.
  • Date and Time of the Interview : 4th January 2022, 10.30 am onwards.

HFRI Recruitment 2021 for Junior Research Fellow, Junior Project Fellow, Project Associate (Level II), Senior Project Fellow, Project Assistant:(Expired)

Job Role Junior Research Fellow, Junior Project Fellow, Project Associate (Level II), Senior Project Fellow, Project Assistant
Qualification B.Sc/M.Sc
Total Vacancies 11
Experience Freshers
Salary Rs.9,000 – 25,000/-
Job Location Shimla
Last Date 07 April 2021

Himalayan Forest Research Institute Recruitment – Detailed Eligibility:

Educational Qualification:

Junior Project Fellow:

  • First Class M.Sc. in Biotechnology, Genetics, Botany/ Forstery/ Agriculture with specialization Molecular Biology. OR 1st Class M.Sc. in Botany/Forestry/Environmental Science.

Project Assistant:

  • B.Sc. Forestry/B.Sc.(Medical)/B.Sc.(Non­ Medical)/B.Sc. with Botany as major subject. OR B.Sc. Agriculture/Forestry/Science (Medical) Environmental Science.

Project Associate:

  • M.Sc. Forestry/Botany Environmental Science

Age Limit  :

  • For General – should not exceed 28 years

Upper age limit is relaxable by:

  • SC/ST/OBC/ Woman & physically handicapped candidates: 05 years

Total Vacancies- 11 Posts



  • Junior Project Fellow – 06 Posts
  • Junior Research Fellow – 02 Posts
  • Project Assistant – 02 Posts
  • Project Associate – 01 Post

Pay Scale Details:

  • Junior  Project Fellow- Rs 20000 – 31000/-
  • Project Assistant – Rs 9000 – 15500/-
  • Project Associate II – Rs 25000/-
HFRI Recruitment Selection Process:
  • Selection will be based on the performance in the walk-in-interview.

How to Apply for HFRI Recruitment 2021?

All interested and eligible candidates are required to submit the duly filled in application forms along with requisite documents in advance latest by 07 April 2021 till 5 PM and attend the walk-in-interview will be held on 12 April 2021 at 10:30 AM in the institute.

For More Details & Application Form: Click here

Postal Address:

The Director, HFRI,
Conifer Campus, Panthaghati,
Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171013

HFRI Recruitment 2021 FAQ’s:

Q1.What all are the vacancies available at HFRI Recruitment?

Ans. At present HFRI having vacancies for Junior Research Fellow /Project Fellow- 03 post

Q2.Who can apply HFRI Vacancies?

Ans.Candidates who completed M.Sc are eligible to apply

Q3.How to apply for HFRI Recruitment?

Ans. All eligible candidates can attend walk-in interview on given date.

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