Presidency University

Walk-in-Interview for the post of one Junior Research Fellow (JRF) in a WBDHEST sponsored project

A Walk-in-Interview would be conducted on 19.06.2018 at the Department of Life Sciences for the post of one Junior Research Fellow (JRF) in a WBDHEST sponsored project, details of which are given below:

Date of interview

19 June, 2018

Time of interview

12 noon

Place of interview

Department of Life Sciences (Baker Building), Presidency University, 86/1, College Street, Kolkata-700073


Junior Research Fellow (JRF)


The position is purely temporary, subject to availability of fund and available for three years/ termination of the project, whichever is earlier. Appointment will be subjected to annual review for further extension that will be granted based on the research progress and accomplishments.

Project Title

‘Studies on butterfly diversity and abundance in Southern West Bengal covering lateritic belt, lower gangetic plain and coastal and mangrove region with emphasis on ecological and biochemical interactions’

Principal Investigator

Souryadeep Mukherjee

Department of Life Sciences, Presidency University, Kolkata

Funding Agency

Department of Higher Education, Science & Technology and Biotechnology, Government of West Bengal


For First Two years:

Rs 16,000 per month + 15% HRA + Rs 300 M.A. = Rs. 18,700 per month

On the third year, fellowship of a Senior Research Fellow (SRF) would be @ 18000 per month + 15% HRA + rs. 300 M.A. = Rs. 21000 per month.

Essential Qualification

M.Sc. or equivalent degree in Life Sciences/ Zoology or any allied subject from a recognized University (NET qualification is desirable but not essential). Candidates having proven track record of field experience in related studies and experience in handling of butterflies/ insects would be given preference.

Interested candidates may contact the undersigned by email for any query.

Applicants should report at least 30 minutes before the scheduled time of interview on 19.06.2018 and submit the following documents:

1. Application in plain paper addressed to the undersigned

2. Latest Curriculum Vitae along with attested copies of all relevant testimonials

The original certificates and mark sheets are to be presented before the Selection Committee on the day of interview.

Note: No TA/DA would be paid to attend the interview.

Souryadeep Mukherjee
Assistant Professor
Department of Life Sciences, Presidency University
86/1 College Street, Kolkata 700073

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