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Join HFRI Shimla as a Junior Project Fellow (JPF) – Recruitment 2023

HFRI (Himalayan Forest Research Institute) Shimla invites aspiring candidates for temporary positions as Junior Project Fellow (JPF) under various ICFRE PLAN-AICRP and EAP projects within the institute. These positions are temporary and project-specific, offering a rewarding opportunity to contribute to research initiatives at HFRI Shimla.


  • Recruitment Board: HFRI ICFRI Shimla
  • Post Name: Junior Project Fellow (JPF)
  • Number of Positions: 02
  • Application Mode: Offline
  • Start Date: December 8, 2023
  • Last Date: January 4, 2024

Vacancy Details:

  • JPF-01:
    • Education Qualification: First Class MSc. in Botany/Forestry
    • Desirable: Preference given to candidates with research experience in the field.
  • JPF-02:
    • Education Qualification: First Class MSc. in Botany, Pathology
    • Desirable: Preference given to candidates with experience in Mycorrhizal Biotechnology/ specialization in mycology/ plant pathology.

Application Procedure:

Interested candidates should submit their applications through Registered / Ordinary Post or By Hand by January 4, 2024. Applications must include detailed information regarding personal details, educational qualifications, and field experience. Attach self-attested photocopies of testimonials along with a passport-sized photograph. Online or email applications will not be entertained.

Selection Process and Interview:

  • Candidates fulfilling the educational criteria may attend the interview on January 4, 2024, starting at 10:30 AM at the Institute.
  • Applications for each position must be submitted separately along with educational documents.

Eligibility and Age Criteria:

  • Age Limit: Not exceeding 28 years as of the interview date (January 9, 2024).
  • Age Relaxation: 5 years relaxation in age for SC/ST/OBC/Women candidates according to approved rules.

Additional Requirements:

  • Proficiency in computer applications, especially MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, will be beneficial.
  • Candidates should be medically fit to work across different areas of Himachal Pradesh and Union Territories of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh.

Important Link:

Find the detailed notification and application form – HFRI Shimla Junior Project Fellow(JPF) Notification & Application Form 2023 CLICK HERE.

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