NRCB Recruitment 2023 for Apprentices/Project Assistant | Last Date: 13 December 2023

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NRCB Recruitment 2023: The National Research Centre for Banana has announced the Apprentices/Project Assistant post. There is 26 vacancy available for the posts. Candidates who completed their B.Sc/BCA/Diploma/M.Sc./M. Tech. from a recognized institute can apply for these positions. Interested and eligible candidates can apply online/by mail on or before that last date. The detailed eligibility Criteria and Recruitment Procedure are mentioned below.

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.

NRCB Recruitment 2023:

NRCB Recruitment 2023 for Apprentices:

Job Role Apprentices
Job Type TN Govt Jobs
Qualification B.Sc/BCA/Diploma
Batch 2020, 2021, 2022, and 2023
Total Vacancies 25 Posts
Stipend Rs 8,000-9,000/-
Experience Freshers
Job location Tiruchirappalli
Last date 13 December 2023

Detailed Eligibility:

Educational Qualifications:

Qualification: B.Sc/ Diploma passed (in 2020, 2021, 2022, and 2023 only) and registered in MHRD-NATS Portal (, which is mandatory.

Category – I Graduate Apprentices:

  • B.Sc in Botany/Biotechnology/Food Processing and Preservation granted by a statutory University.
  • BCA in Computer Application granted by a statutory University.

Category-II Technician (Diploma) Apprentices:

  • A Diploma in Agriculture/Horticulture granted by a statutory University
  • A statutory University granted a Diploma in Nursery Management and Ornamental Gardening.

Duration of the Project: Apprenticeship training will be ONE year as per the Apprentice (Amendment) Act 1973.

Age Limit: The age limit will be followed as per Apprenticeship rules.


  • Graduate Apprentices: Rs.9000/-
  • Technician Apprentices (Diploma): Rs.8000/-

No.of.Vacancies: 25 Posts

  • Graduate Apprentices: 16 Posts
  • Technician Apprentices(Diploma): 09 Posts

Selection Process:

  • Engagement of Graduate and Technician Apprentices will be based on merit basis of aggregate marks obtained by the candidates in Graduate and Diploma, respectively.
  • Preference will be given to the children of VPA Employees, i.e. the children of deceased employees/medically invalidated & superannuated employees / serving employees, respectively.
  • The final rank list would be prepared according to categories General / SC / ST / OBC / after certificate verification comprising ADT BoAT (SR) and Officials ICAR – NRC for Banana, Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu.

How to apply for NRCB Recruitment 2023?

Interested and eligible candidates can apply online on or before 13 December 2023.

Login Details:

Candidates have to enrol in the National Web Portal. Then, Find Establishment, upload your resume, Establishment Name Type “ICAR NATIONAL RESEARCH CENTRE FOR BANANA AUTHORITY” and search and apply. Those enrolled in the NATS Portal can continue with Find establishment and apply.

For more details: Click here.

To Apply:

NATS Portal: Click here.

Important Dates:

  • Online Application start date: 14 November 2023
  • Last date for submission of application: 13 December 2023

Certificate verification Venue :

Certificate Verification will be held at ICAR – National Research Centre for Bananas,
Thogamalai Road,
Thayanur Post,
Tiruchirappalli – 620 102,
Tamil Nadu.

NRCB Recruitment 2023 for Project Assistant:

Job Role Project Assistant
Job Type TN Govt Jobs
Qualification M.Sc./M.Tech.
Total Vacancies 01 Post
Salary Rs 20,000/-
Experience Freshers
Job location Tiruchirappalli
Last date 29 November 2023

Detailed Eligibility:

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

Educational Qualifications:

Project Assistant:

Essential Qualification:  First class in M.Sc./M.Tech. in Biotechnology/Molecular Biology/Biochemistry with knowledge in molecular biology.

Desirable: Knowledge in tissue culture, Agrobacterium-mediated transformation and southern analyses.

Duration of the Project: 31 January 2024 (likely to be extended)

Age Limit: Not more than 35 years for men and 40 years for women

Age Relaxation:  Age relaxation shall be applicable for the post as per the rules

Salary:  Rs 20,000/-

No.of.Vacancies: 01 Post

Selection Process:

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

How to apply for NRCB Recruitment 2023?

Interested and eligible candidates can apply for the job by sending the application in the format prescribed in MS-WORD – TIMES NEW ROMAN FONT – 12 SIZE along with attested copies of educational qualifications, experience publications, etc. through the given email on or before 29 November 2023.

For more details & Application Form: Click here.

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