Application invited for 1 JRF under NMHS-IERP project

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Applications are invited for the temporary position of Junior Research Fellow (JRF) for the research project entitled ‘A study on Ecosystem Services in Agroforestry Systems in Garhwal Himalaya” under National Mission on Himalayan Studies- Integrated Ecosystem Restoration Programme (NMHS-IERP) funded by MoEFCC. (GOI), New Delhi.

S. No.

Position Advertised

Age Limit (As on the date of interview)

Age relaxation (if any)

Monthly Fellowship


Essential Qualification, Desirable Qualification


Junior Research Fellow

(H - JRF011)

Shall not be more than 40 years

Age limit is relaxable by five years for  candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC/Women and Physically Challenged applicants.

Rs. 25,000/- + HRA as applicable for NET qualified candidates.

Rs. 16,000/- +HRA for not NET qualified candidates

Max 3 years / co-terminus with the project

M.Sc  in  Environmental Sc, Life Sciences and Forestry

Desirable Qualification: Knowledge and experience in Ecosystem services valuation and working experience in field.

Nature of work: Project work will include extensive field survey in Himalayan region and laboratory analysis of soil and plant samples.

Recruitment process

The selection of Junior Research Fellow (JRF) will be through a written test followed by a personal interview. Candidates who have cleared UGC/CSIR NET-JRF will have to appear for the interview only. The written test will be based on UGC-NET syllabus of Environmental Sciences including questions from relevant discipline.

(i) Candidates should submit their application online only till 5th June 2016 by 17:00 hours. The application fee of Rs. 300/- should also be payable online with the application. The website link for NMHS application form will be made available on Doon university website ( since Monday 16-May-2016. Candidates must mention the Project name and Position applied for in their applications. In the application, a candidate must mention his/her priority for the positions as indicated in the table of RA/JRF positions in this advertisement. In the online application, choose your first preference as "H-JRF011". The "NET" qualified candidate should mention it clearly under the section "Any Other Relevant Information".

In case of any problem or queries regarding NMHS-IERP fellowship, the candidate can write e-mail to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it (Prof Kusum Arunachalam, Dean SENR, Doon University, Dehradun 248001 Uttarakhand)

(ii) The University shall screen the applications received by due date and organize a written test and interview for the short-listed candidates on 13th – 14th June 2016. The shortlisted candidates will be intimated by e-mail for the written test and interview.


Shortlisted candidates will have to produce original certificates cited in their applications at the time of written test / interview, without which they will be disqualified. Mere fulfillment of the minimum advertised qualification and experience requirement DOES NOT automatically entitle an applicant to be called for written test/interview. The decision of the University in all matters relating to eligibility, acceptance or rejection of application, mode of selection will be final and binding on the candidates and no enquiry or correspondence will be entertained from any individual or his/her agency. At the time of the verification of original documents, if it is found that an attempt has been made by the applicant to willfully conceal, misrepresent or canvass the facts, his/her candidature will not be considered and he/she will not be allowed to appear for the interview. Candidates are required to furnish the declaration form as given in the prescribed application.

Source : Doon University