NIPGR New Delhi Junior Research Fellowship - Application Process and Eligibility

Last Modified: 26 May 2024

National Institute of Plant Genome Research (NIPGR) New Delhi has invited applications for NIPGR New Delhi Junior Research Fellowship 2021. Candidates with a postgraduate degree can apply for the fellowship. The fellowship amount is at par with the similar fellowships by DBT/DST.

Scholarship Name

NIPGR New Delhi Junior Research Fellowship 2021

Concerned institute

National Institute of Plant Genome Research, New Delhi


Postgraduate scholarship

Award/ Benefit

As per DBT/DST fellowships


Maximum of three years

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Latest Update - The last date for submitting the application form is 9th February 2021.

NIPGR New Delhi Junior Research Fellowship: Quick Overview

Deadline 09 Feb 2021
Class / Course Post Graduates
Scholarship Type Junior Research
Awarded Amount As per DBT/DST fellowships
Age Limit N/A
Gender All
Religion All
State All
Country India
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Important Dates


Important Dates

Application process begins

25th January 2021

Last date for application submission

9th February 2021

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Eligibility Criteria

The applicant must meet the following criteria to be eligible for the fellowship:

  • The upper age limit is 35 years.
  • Applicants must possess an M.Sc./ M.Tech. degree in Biotechnology/ Biochemistry/ Life Sciences/ Botany/ Molecular Biology or any other branch of Life Sciences with a minimum of 55% marks.


As per the official notification; “The above position is completely on a temporary basis with a maximum duration of three years. The initial appointment will be for a period of one year, which can be curtailed or extended based on the performance of the candidate and discretion of the Competent Authority.”

Required Documents

  • Certificates and mark sheets from class X onwards
  • Proof of Publications/ Research experience

Application Process

The applications will be accepted only through online mode. The detailed application process is mentioned below.

  • Visit the NIPGR official website at
  • Go to the ‘Careers’ menu and select the ‘Latest’ option under the ‘NIPGR Vacancies’ head.
  • Now click on the ‘Application Format’ link corresponding to the ‘Inviting applications for JRF or PA-I under Dr. Hasthi Ram’ option.
  • Fill the application form and make a single PDF file.
  • Attach the application form along with soft copies of self-attested degree/ experience certificates in an email message. The subject of the email should be ‘Application for the position of JRF/PA-I’.
  • Send the email to [email protected].

Applications will be accepted only in soft copy (PDF format) in the given format.

Selection Process

The selection process comprises two stages viz. Shortlisting and Interview.

Shortlisting - Applications sent by the candidates will be shortlisted by the competent authority.

Interview - Shortlisted candidates will be given an online interview link along with the time slot for the interview.

Note: For any clarification related to the fellowship, applicants can contact the Scientist Incharge only through email at [email protected].