Marikunnu Post, Kozhikode -673012, Kerala, India

What : Call for Research leading to PhD work
When : 18th December 2018 at 10:00 am
Where : ICAR-IISR, Kozhikode

Last date to apply : 15th December 2018

ICAR-Indian Institute of Spices Research, Kozhikode, invites applications from candidates who are Indian citizens, to pursue research in Botany, Life Science and Chemistry leading to a Ph.D. Degree under the Manglore/Kannur/Calicut University.

Eligibility criteria :

  1. Candidates with a Master’s degree in any branch of science in the list and a valid National level fellowship JRF/SRF of CSIR, UGC, DBT, KSCSTE etc.), DST- INSPIRE or any other equivalent fellowship for pursuing Ph.D.
  2. Candidates with lecturer-ship only in CSIR-UGC (NET) examination need not apply.
  3. Upper age limit is 35 years for male and 40 years for female candidates as on 01-01-2018, which is relaxable by 5 years as per the Govt. of India rule for SC/ST/OBC/Women/Physically Handicapped candidates.

Last date to apply : 15th December 2018

Venue and Date of Interview : ICAR-IISR, Kozhikode on 18th December 2018 at 10:00 am

Selection method :

Eligible candidates should attend for an interview before the selection committee with all the original certificates. Selection of Ph.D. scholars will be based on a brief presentation (10-minutes) on any topic of interest in the relevant field of specialization.


  • Candidates will have to make their own arrangements for travel, stay, etc. at the examination centre. No TA will be paid to the candidates for attending the interview.
  • Mere fulfillment of the minimum requirements stipulated in the notification would not automatically entitle a person for selection.
  • Canvassing in any form and/or bringing in any influence, political or otherwise, will be treated as a disqualification.
  • The decision of the Director, ICAR-IISR in this regard shall be final.
  • For inquiries, contact:, Phone: 0495 2731410

For more details IISR PHD

Ambu Vijayan

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