Applications are invited for the fellowships for Ph.D. degree in Agricultural Sciences. -
Eligibility and Qualifications:
Candidate must possess a M.Sc. degree from a reputed university with at least 60% marks or equivalent grade in one of the following subjects: Agricultural Botany, Agricultural Biotechnology, Genetics and plant Breeding, Life Sciences, and Biotechnology. Candidates with Net/SET qualification or with research experience (as supported by dissertations and/or research publication) will be preferred.
Number of Fellowships : 
Fellowship and Tenure:
Two fellowships of Rs.5000/- per month each will be offered initially for a period of one year. Subject to good performance of the candidates; these may be extended for a further period of up to two years. Those registered for Ph. D. degree in any University under the guidance of VSI scientists are eligible for applying.
Candidates who are already in service as JRF/SRF/RA (but not working for any degree) in VSI or elsewhere are eligible to apply. If selected, such candidates can continue their service and also pursue their Ph.D. under the fellowship.
Eligible candidates may send their applications on plain paper, hard copy only along with their biodata, research experience and two references (including their email addresses) to ‘The Personnel Manager, Vasantdada Sugar Institute, Manjari (Bk.), Tal.: Haveli, Dist.: Pune -412 307’ so as to reach by 30th April 2014 on the institute’s address. Shortlist candidates will have to appear for an interview at their own expenses
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