NRCB Recruitment 2024: Apply for Project Scientist

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NRCB Recruitment 2024: The National Research Centre for Banana (NRCB) has announced notification for the Project Scientist Post. There is one vacancy available for this post. Candidates with M.Sc/PhD qualifications can apply for these positions. Interested and eligible candidates can apply by mail on or before 19 June 2024. The detailed eligibility and selection process for NRCB Jobs are explained below.

NRCB Jobs:

NRCB invites applications from eligible candidates for the Project Scientist post on a contractual basis under the DBT – QUT (Component I&II) project entitled “Transfer and Evaluation of Indian Banana with PVA / Iron Constructs” at ICAR — NRC for Banana, Tiruchirappalli. The age limit for these posts will be 35 years. The selected candidates will be given Rs. 56,000/- per month. The selection process will be based on interviews. Interested and eligible candidates can apply by mail on or before 19 June 2024Before 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 Project Scientist:

Company Name National Research Centre for Banana (NRCB)
Job Role Project Scientist
Job Type TN Govt Jobs
Qualification M.Sc/PhD
Total Vacancies 01 Post
Stipend Rs. 56,000/-
Experience 05 years
Application Mode Online (By Email)
Job location Tiruchirappalli
Last date 19 June 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”

Project Scientist:

  • Essential: First class in Ph.D. (Biotechnology / Life Science)
  • Desirable:
    • Minimum 5 years experience in molecular techniques and bioinformatics
    • Experience in cloning, southern blotting and biochemical analyses
    • Minimum 5 papers in peer-reviewed journals with >2 impact factor
  • Duration of Project: Till 30.09.2024 (likely to be extended)

Age Limit: 35 years



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

Fellowship: Rs. 56,000/- + 20% HRA per month

No.of. NRCB Vacancies: 01 Post

Selection Process of NRCB Careers:

  • The selection process will be based on Interviews.
  • Candidates with the required qualifications will only be called for the online 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 19 June 2024 (Wednesday).

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.


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

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.


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