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ICAR NRCB Recruitment 2021 for 17 Research Project Staff positions Apply Beofore 09-07-2021

ICAR NRCB Recruitment 2021: The National Research center for Banana (NRCB), Trichy has invited applications from eligible candidates for the recruitment of research project staff for its center.

The Center is looking for graduates and postgraduates with brilliant educational backgrounds, mostly in Agriculture, Horticulture, Biochemistry, Microbiology, and other closely related disciplines. For certain projects/positions, intelligent BE and B.Tech candidates will fit in. Details of the required qualification are given below.

There are 17 vacancies in total and all the posts are on a contract basis.

The National Research Center for Banana (NRCB) is a unit of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) New Delhi. Established in 1993 in Tiruchirappalli, Tamilnadu, the center is engaged in research works to find ways to improve the production and productivity of bananas and plantains in the country.

Crop Improvement, Crop Production, Post Harvest Management, and Crop Protection, are the main focus areas of its work. Assisted by a well-equipped laboratory, farm, and dedicated research and supporting staff, the center is striving hard to help Indian farmers cultivate and nurture quality bananas through technological interventions.

If eligible and interested, you may apply on the prescribed application form by email before 09-07-2021. We have highlighted the important points of the notification in the following paragraphs to help you to apply for a suitable post as instructed in the ICAR NRCB Recruitment 2021 notification.

NRCB Recruitment 2021

ICAR NRCB Recruitment 2021 Notification Overview

Name of the OrganizationNational Research Center for Banana (NRCB)
Name of the PostResearch Assistant, Senior Project Assistant, Junior Research Assistant
QualificationSee Details
Age limit21-45 years
No. of Vacancies17
Nature of EmploymentContract
Place of PostingTiruchirappalli
SalaryRs.24,000/-, Rs.18,000/-, Rs.15,000/-
Selection ProcessShortlisting /and interview
Mode of ApplicationBy email to [email protected]
Application Fee
Date of opening of RegistrationOpen
Last Date to Recieve Application09-07-2021

Vacancy Details of ICAR NRCB Recruitment 2021

Research Assistant03
Senior Project Assistant08
Junion Project Assistant Manager06

Stipulated Eligibility Details for ICAR NRCB Recruitment 2021

Age Limit

(As on 09-07-2021)

  • Minimum Age: 21 years
  • Maximum Age: 45 years
  • Upper Age relaxation is available to SC and ST (5years), OBC (3years), and PWD (10 years) candidates as per Govt. Directives

Minimum qualification & Post qualification Experience (As of 09-07-2021)

1. Research Assistant

  • First Class M.Sc. in Biochemistry/ Bioinformatics/Mass Media/Visual Communication/Mass Communication/Farm Journalism
  • At least 03 years research/work experience in the above relevant fields
  • Computer Knowledge, experience in Silico proteomics, Skills in handling computer hardware software, online meeting etc will be an additional qualification

2. Senior Project Assistant

  • First Class M.Sc. in Agriculture Entomology with 03 years relevant experience/ First class M.Sc. in Biochemistry/Biotechnology/Plant Pathology/Microbiology/Botany/Plant Science/Agriculture/Horticulture/Life Science with at least 02 years experience in the respective fields
  • Desirable qualifications include advanced knowledge & work experience in relevant fields.

3. Junior Project Assistant

  • First Class B.Sc. in Agriculture/Horticulture/Chemistry/Botany/ First Class BE/B.Tech.(ECE)/ First Class Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Application/ Computer Science/Information Technology
  • Desirable qualifications include advanced knowledge & work experience in relevant fields.


  • Qualification should be from a recognised University and full time regular course.
  • Experience should be from Govt approved institutions and gained post qualification

Selection Process of ICAR NRCB Recruitment 2021

First of all, the applications will be shortlisted on the basis of qualification. The shortlisted candidates will be called for the interview.

A merit list will be prepared on the basis of the candidates’ performance in the interview. And, the final selection will be from the merit list only.

The selected candidates will be posted on a contract basis under various projects at ICAR-NRCB in Tiruchirappalli.

Application Fee


ICAR NRCB Recruitment 2021 Salary

Name of the PostConsolidated Monthly Salary
Research AssistantRs. 24,000/-
Senior Project AssistantRs. 18,000/-
Junior Project AssistantRs. 15,000/-

How to Apply for ICAR NRCB Recruitment 2021

Go through the notification and make sure that you fulfill the eligibility. You must have a valid email ID and mobile number.

  • Download the original Notification
  • Use the attached application format
  • Fill up its typed version on a thick A4 size sheet
  • Affix your recent passport size photograph on the top right-hand corner
  • Foward the duly signed application form along with self-attested copies of the following documents to [email protected]
    • SSLC mark sheet
    • HSC mark sheet
    • UG Degree certificate and mark sheet
    • PG Degree certificate and mark sheet
    • Any additional qualification like P.hD/NET, GATE Certifiacte
    • Community Certificate for SC/ST/OBC candidates
    • Work experience/ Research experience
    • Publication documents if any
  • Mention the post for which you’re applying in the subject space of the email

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