The Ch. Charan Singh University, shortly known as CCS University is funding many of the research projects undertaken at the university at the department of genetics and Plant breeding. The CSS University is now inviting applications for Senior Research fellowship (SRF) for one of its DBT funded research projects namely ‘Cloning and Characterization of Genes Expressed In Response to Leaf rust infection for bread wheat’. The founder of the department is Prof.P.K.Gupta along with some of the research fellows helping the research projects enormously with their work.
The plant molecular biology laboratory was formed by the several small laboratories of the department of genetics and Plant Breeding. The department laboratory is today one of the leaders in plant genomic and molecular breeding research in India. It has now more than 10 research staff members and scientists, a scenic location at the centre of the University and a big laboratory space.
Level of the Course for which the scholarship is offered
The CSS University is offering this scholarship for one of the SRF positions in its DBT funded project. The course level is for the senior fellowship award. The scholarships for the JRF’s are also available at the project department.
Candidates should be M.Sc/ M.sc (Ag)/M.Phil with two years of research experience in the field of Plant Sciences. The post graduation can also be Agriculture/ genetics and Plant breeding/ Plant Biotechnology if no suitable candidate is available for the above position of SRF.
The scholarship is provided to the scholars by the department of Genetics and Plant breeding at the CSS University, Meerut, India.
The scholarship fee is not disclosed. The scholarship is given to the students once they get enrolled to the research project. The number of scholarships is also not known though the advertisement is given out for the SRF position for the above mentioned research project.
How to apply
The candidates can send their full bio-data to Prof P.K. Gupta via email to his mail id firstname.lastname@example.org. The students can send their bio-data at the Interview process. The interview is to b held at the Department of genetics and Plant breeding, CSS University, Meerut, India.
The candidates are requested to bring their original certifications to the Interview process on June 09, 2014 for the verification purpose. No other travel allowance TA/DA is given for the applicant. Also No interview letters are sent out to the candidates.
The last date for the application is June 09, 2014.
The further information about the research project, department and the CSS university, scholarships and research can be obtained from the below website.