IIHR Recruitment 2023 for Young Professionals/RA/JRF | 09 Posts | Last Date : 28 January 2023

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IIHR Recruitment 2023 notification announced for the posts of Young Professionals/RA/JRF in various disciplines. There are totally 09 vacancies available in Indian Institute of Horticultural Research. Candidates with the qualification of B.Sc/M.Sc/Phd are eligible to apply for the jobs. The interested and eligible candidates can apply for the job and can attend the interview. The detailed eligibility and selection process are explained below.

IIHR Recruitment

IIHR Recruitment 2023 for Young Professionals/RA/JRF :

Job Role Young Professionals/RA/JRF
Qualification B.Sc/M.Sc/Phd
Total Vacancies 09 Posts
Experience Experienced
Salary Rs 25,000 – 49,000/-
Job Location Bangalore
Last Date for Application 28 January 2023
Interview Date 09 February 2023

Detailed Eligibility:

Educational Qualification:

Project Name : MI-SINGLE Budge

Young Professional-I :

  • Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture/Horticulture.
  • Post Graduate degree in Agricultural Extension/Economics/ Statics/Marketing.
  • One year experience in relevant field.

Young Professional-II :

  • M.Sc. Agricultural Statistics/Statistics.
  • Practical experience in handling Agriculture data analysis using SAS/R/SPSS, etc.

Project Name : Formulation and validation of DUS testing guidelines for Avocado (Persea americana)

Young Professional-II :

  • M.Sc. Horticulture/ Genetics & Plant Breeding.
  • Working experience preferably in Horticulture crops/Genetics and Plant breeding.

Project Name : Formulation and validation of DUS testing guidelines for dragon fruit (Hylocereus sp.)

Young Professional-II :

  • M.Sc. Horticulture/ Genetics & Plant Breeding.
  • Working experience preferably in Horticulture crops/Genetics and Plant breeding.

Project Name : DUS test on Tomato, Brinjal, Okra, Bitter gourd, Bottle gourd, Cucumber & Pumpkin

Young Professional-II :

  • Master’s degree in Horticulture with Vegetable Science/Master’s degree in Agriculture with Genetics & Plant Breeding.
  • Experience in DUS testing of vegetable Crops.

Project Name : CABin project on Development of a non-embryonic CRISPR/Cas9 based genome editing for precision guided sterile insect technique (pgSIT).

Research Associate :



  • Ph.D. in Biotechnology. OR
  • Master’s degree in Biotechnology/ Applied Genetics with 4/5 years of Bachelor’s degree.
  • Work experience on CRISPR/Cas9, genome editing, gene cloning & vector construction. RTqPCR sgRNA synthesis and validation, edit characterization.
  • 3 years of experience on CRISPR/Cas9.

Project Name : Molecular diagnosis, characterization and discovery of seed transmission mechanism of Yellow mosaic disease in ridgegourd (Luffa acutangula).

Junior Research Fellow :

  • Post Graduation in Plant Pathology (Plant Virology)/Plant Bio-technology/Genetics and Plant Breeding/ Horticulture/Plant Bio-Chemistry/General Biotechnology/Agri.-Entomology with NET qualification.
  • PG/Ph.D. specialization in Plant Pathology (Plant Virology) with knowledge of Molecular Diagnostics of Plant Viruses, Bio-informatics and Transcriptome Data analysis.
  • Molecular plant virology techniques and Bioinformatics, transcriptome data analysis skills.

Project Name : Establishment of DUS nodal Centre at IIHR for Jasmine Floricultural Crop.

Young Professional-II :

  • Post Graduation in Botany/Horticulture/ Plant Breeding.
  • Knowledge of computers.

Age Limit ( As on 28 January 2023 ) :

  • Young Professional-I : 21 to 45 years
  • Young Professional-II : 21 to 45 years
  • Research Associate : 40 years for men & 45 years for women
  • Junior Research Fellow : 30 years for men & 35 years for women

Note : Relaxable in the case of SC/ST, OBC and other exempted categories of candidates to the extent permissible under Rules.

Salary :

  • Young Professional-I : Rs.25,000/-
  • Young Professional-II : Rs.35,000/-
  • Research Associate : Rs.49,000/-
  • Junior Research Fellow : Rs.31,000/-

No.of.Vacancies : 09 Posts

  • Young Professional-I : 02 Posts
  • Young Professional-II : 05 Posts
  • Research Associate : 01 Post
  • Junior Research Fellow : 01 Post

Selection Process of IIHR Recruitment 2023 :

The selection process includes the Interview.

How to apply for IIHR Recruitment 2023 ?

The interested and eligible candidates can apply for the job by postal within 28 January 2023 till 5.00 pm. The shortlisted candidates will call for the personal interview held from 10.00 am on 09 February 2023. Candidates have to bring all the educational/technical qualifications, Certificates/ Date of Birth/Caste Certificate/experience Certificate in original and two recent passport size photographs along with them for Interview for verification purpose.

For more details & Application : Click here

Note :



  • Separate application should be submitted for each post.
  • No two applications should be tied together.
  • The period and duration of the scheme is tentative and the same may undergo change.
  • The above position is purely on temporary basis and co-terminus with the project.
  • The ICAR/IIHR will have no liabilities, whatsoever for their absorption at this Institute.
  • Vacancies may increase or decrease as per the requirement of the Institute.

Venue for Interview :

IIHR campus,
Hesaraghatta Lake Post,
Bangalore- 560089.

Postal Address : 

The concerned PS/ PI/Co-PI, ( Check Advertisement )
Indian Institute of Horticultural Research,
Hessaraghatta Lake Post,
Bengaluru-560 089.

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