Zoological Survey of India – vacancies for Junior Research Fellows and Post-Doctoral Fellows

The Zoological Survey of India, Kolkata, has invited applications for the posts of Junior Research Fellows and Post-Doctoral Fellows. The details of the vacancies are as follows:

Junior Research Fellows:

No. of vacancies: 10

Essential Qualifications: Master’s degree in Zoology/ Life Sciences with Zoology as a major subject in undergraduate/ post graduate course from a recognised university with at least 60% marks.

Age Limit: Candidates should not be more than 28 years of age as on 01.04.2015.

Remuneration: Rs. 12,000/- + HRA (as per rules)

Post-Doctoral Fellows:

No. of vacancies: 05

Essential Qualifications: Candidates must possess a Ph.D./ equivalent degree in Life Sciences/ Zoology from a recognized university in India.

Experience: Candidates must have at least 3 years of experience in teaching/ research with at least one research paper published in Science Citation Indexed journals.

Age Limit: Candidates must not be more than 35 years of age. Remuneration: Rs. 22,000 + HRA (as per rules)

How to apply:

Candidates are expected to send in their complete application forms (available here: http://zsi.gov.in/App/index.aspx), along with a crossed postal order (for fee amount, refer to the official notification), attested true copies of proofs of educational qualifications, work experience, date of birth and No Objection Certificate from their employer (if currently employed), to the following address: 

The Director,

Zoological Survey of India,

Prani Vigyan Bhavan,


New Alipore,

Kolkata – 700053.

Last date for receipt of application:
14th June, 2015.

For additional details, refer to the official notification at this link.