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Research Associates Geology

Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeosciences
3 to 3 Years
Posted on 01 Dec 18
Job DescriptionLast Date 31 Dec 18

Advt. No. 03/2018

Applications are invited for Seven  Birbal Sahni Research Associates (BSRAs) tenable at Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeosciences, Lucknow 

Qualifications :  Masters degree (M.Sc.) in Botany/Geology/related discipline with high academic attainments both at graduate and post-graduate levels and three years research experience in appropriate discipline or Ph.D. in appropriate discipline.

Scholarship :  1. The tenure of the BSRAs is three years. They shall be entitled to a scholarship amount of Its. 36,000/- PM during the first year, Its. 38,000/- PM during second year and Its. 40,000/- PM during third year after reviewing his/her performance for preceding two years by a Committee constituted by the Director. 2. Only the Indian citizens normally residing in India are eligible for Research Associates.

Age Limit :  35 years as on in April, 2018. A relaxation of age-limit up to 3 years may be considered by the Competent Authority in the case of applicants who are suitably qualified and have research training/experience in a relevant discipline. In the case of applicants belonging to Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe/Other Backward Classes, an age relaxation upto 5 years may be allowed. For PH candidates, the age relaxation will be applicable as per Government of India rules. 

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How to apply

Application on plain paper from the candidate, along with attested copies of mark-sheets, certificates, degrees, testimonials, etc. so as to reach TheRegistrar, Birbal Salin! Institute Of Palaeosciences, 53, University Road, Lucknow 226 007, U.P. (India) latest by 31st December, 2018.

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Company Description
The Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeobotany, established in the year 1946, was an outcome of vision of Prof. Birbal Sahni, is an autonomous Institute under the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, New Delhi, dedicated to both fundamental and applied aspects of plant fossil research. This  world renowned center of excellence has been pursuing researches on Archaean to recent sequences. An integrated and multidisciplinary approach is practiced to make Palaeobotany more relevant in the 21st century.