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Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) Position in the Botany India

Applicants are invited for the Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) Position in the Botany which is providing by the University of North Bengal


  • At least 55% marks without grace (for SC/ST/BC candidates 50% marks without grace) in Master’s Degree in the subject with Honours in the subject in addition to passing a NET/SLET/GATE of the UGC/UGC-CSIR or in the UGC accredited SLET for Lectureship in Universities and Colleges conducted by the College Service Commission.
  •  Not exceeding 28 years. (not more than 33 years in the case of candidates belonging to SC/ST/BC categories, physically handicapped and women applicants).
  • The applicants will be required to appear at the Oral test as may be prescribed by the University.
  • Research Scholarships are tenable for two years from the date of joining and extension by one year
  • After completion of 3rdyear may be allowed by the University if the research performance and other activities of the scholar are evaluated as satisfactory. The monthly value of the Scholarships will be  Rs. 18,000/-  for the first two years and Rs.20,000/-  in the third and subsequent years subject to fulfillment of certain conditions. Extension for the 5th year may be considered if the prescribed requirements are fulfilled. No further extension is admissible. However, extension of tenure of the fellowship will not be considered if the Ph.D. Thesis has been submitted by the candidates

Application Procedure:

For an application form and other particulars write to the Registrar, University of North Bengal P.O. North Bengal University (Raja-Rammohunpur), Dist. Darjeeling, Pin – 734013


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  1. I am a male of 41 years old, who was born in Tanzania. I have an experience of 20 years working in the field botany as field botanist. My level of education is 7 years of primary education, four years of ordinary level of secondary education, two years of advanced level of secondary education, two years of diploma in forestry and beekeeing. I have written two scientific papers, and both are in proceedings [1. Local uses and Conservation status of Dalbergia melanoxylon, presented at the menominnee College of Nation in 2004 in USA. 2. Poisonous but edible plant species Amorphophallus maximus from southern Tanzania: Presented at the Tanzania Wild Research Institute.
    Other courses:
    1. Botanical Training programme for 18 months [1998-1999],
    2. Herbarium techniques course at the east african herbarium in 2000.
    3. Herbarium techniques and research methodologies at Missouri botanical garnen in 2004.

    I worked for Missouri Botanical garden from 1988-1998. For the national herbarium of Tanzania from 1999-2005. I am now employed as permanent and pensionable staff at the Forestry Training Institute- Olmotonyi in Northern Tanzania as: Tree nursery supervisor, herbarium incharge, and tutorial assistant.

    With the experience I have, I am happy to get a postgraduate diploma in botany and geography of one or two years and then proceed for masters degree in botany. Then after that I can come back to my institute and deliver the best knowledge to students.

    Please, help me to get a full sponsored course for me from september, 2009.

    Yours Sincerely:
    Canisius J. Kayombo,
    Forestry Training Institute,
    Box 943,

  2. deepa mishra says:

    i have completed M.Sc in botany from H.N.B.garhwal university srinagar(uttrakhand).and i mintrested in fellowship .so,plz consider it

  3. Ibiang Juliet Etim says:

    i need to know and fill a form for scholarship to study master or post graduate diploma in another department as an African. My Email address is correct.

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