Central Institute for Cotton Research Wanted JRF-Walk in


Post Date: 08/12/2017

Organisation Name:Central Institute for Cotton Research (ICAR) Regional Station, Coimbatore.

Organisation Profile: The Indian Central Cotton Committee, set up in 1921, used to sponsor cotton research schemes on an ad-hoc basis till the work of the Committee was taken over by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR). The ICAR launched the All India Coordinated Cotton Improvement Project (AICCIP) in the year 1967 with its Headquarters at Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu) to give new thrust and direction in terms of multidisciplinary and multi-centre approaches with the active involvement of State Agricultural Universities. Currently, the AICCIP Project is in operation with its headquarters at Coimbatore and spread over 21 participating Centres involving 15 State Agricultural Universities. The ICAR-Central Institute for Cotton Research, Nagpur and its Regional Stations at Coimbatore and Sirsa provide basic research support and also take part in some of the research and evaluation activities of the AICRP on Cotton. The Central Institute for Research on Cotton Technology (CIRCOT, ICAR), Mumbai and its Regional units located at Sirsa, Surat , Nagpur , Dharwad, Guntur and Coimbatore are closely associated with AICCIP in assessing the fibre quality parameters of cotton besides ensuring appropriate value addition to cotton.

Name of post:  Junior Research Fellow

Funding Agency: DST‐SERB

Title of the project:
  • Extra Mural Research Project “ Effect of thermal stress of fitness triats of two mealybug pests,Phenacoccus solenopsis and Paracoccus marginatus and their parasitoids Aenasius bambawalei and Acerophagus papayae".
  • Exploration and development of thermal tolerant strain of biocontrol agent,Acerophagus papayae for sustainable management of papaya mealybug ,Paracoccus marginatus in crops.
Qualifications: M.Sc.,(Agriculture) specialization in Entomology / (or) M.Sc. Zoology with specialization in Entomology with NET qualification. 

  • Experience in insect Rearing
  • Working knowledge in Computer and statistical analysis 
Tenure of the Project: -

No. of post: 2
Emoluments: Rs.25,000/- + HRA 20% p.m 

Apply Mode: Walk in

Walk in Date: 14/12/2017 at 10 AM

How to Apply: Interested candidates may attend the walk in interview in the following address.

Venue Address :
Central Institute for Cotton Research (ICAR), 
Regional Station, 
Maruthamalai Road, 
Coimbatore – 641 003, 
Tamil Nadu. 

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