Job Opportunities at ICAR-CICR Sirsa: Young Professional Positions in Cotton Research

Job Titles:

  1. Young Professional-II (2 Positions)
  2. Young Professional-I (6 Positions)

Employer Name:

ICAR-Central Institute for Cotton Research, Regional Station, Sirsa

Employer Overview:

The ICAR-Central Institute for Cotton Research (CICR) is a premier research institute under the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), dedicated to advancing cotton research and development in India. With its regional station located in Sirsa, Haryana, CICR plays a pivotal role in enhancing cotton productivity and improving the livelihoods of cotton farmers across the country.


Position Salary Qualifications Nature of Work Work Locations
Young Professional-II Rs. 42,000/- month Essential: M.Sc. in Seed Science and Technology, Biochemistry, Plant Physiology, Plant Breeding, Molecular Biology & Biotechnology, or Botany. Desirable: Ph.D. in Seed Science and Technology Field and laboratory-oriented work for the project “Evaluation of Commercially available BG-II cotton hybrids for the State of Haryana.” Sirsa, Haryana
Young Professional-I Rs. 30,000/- month Essential: B.Sc. in Agriculture/Life Sciences with subjects preferably Botany, Biochemistry, Plant Physiology, Molecular Biology & Biotechnology. Desirable: M.Sc. in Seed Science and Technology or Plant Breeding. Field and lab-oriented work. Bathinda, Faridkot, Sri Muktsar Sahib, Sirsa & Mansa, Punjab
Young Professional-I Rs. 30,000/- month Essential: B.Sc. Agriculture Desirable: M.Sc. in Entomology with computer knowledge Field/lab research work for the project “Deployment of AI Pheromone Trap for Real-time Monitoring of Cotton Pink bollworm in Punjab.” Bathinda, Faridkot, Sri Muktsar Sahib, Sirsa & Mansa, Punjab

Important Dates:

  • Walk-in-Interview Date: 15th May 2024
  • Reporting Time: 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Application Instructions:

  • Candidates are advised to download the application form from the Institute’s website ( and submit the completed application between 9:00 am to 10:00 am on the interview day.
  • Incomplete applications and those submitted after 10:00 am will not be considered.
  • All applicants must bring original certificates for verification of age, qualifications, experience, caste, and Employment Exchange Registration Card.
  • Only candidates who qualify the eligibility criteria will be allowed to appear for the written test.
  • No TA/DA will be provided for attending the walk-in-interview.
  • Candidates without provisional graduate and master’s degree certificates from the concerned university will not be eligible for the walk-in-interview.

Age Limit:

YP-II & YP-I: Minimum age of 21 years and maximum age of 45 years as on the date of the interview. Relaxation in age will be provided as per rules for SC/ST/OBC and other exempted categories.

General Instructions:

  • All engagements are temporary/contractual and carry no other allowances.
  • These temporary engagements are for a specific period mentioned in the advertisement and are co-terminus with the project or even before at the discretion of the Competent Authority.
  • Young Professionals (YP-II) will have no right to claim any employment or engagement in the ICAR-CICR.
  • Leave entitlement will be as per rules.
  • The Director, ICAR-CICR, Nagpur reserves the right to fill up or not fill any vacancy notified in this advertisement.
  • There will be a one-hour written test on the date of the walk-in-interview.

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