Advertisement for online interview for the position of a Project Assistant for a SERB funded project at School of Biotechnology, Presidency University, Kolkata   dated 29/01/2021

An Online Interview will be held on 15th February, 2021 at 11 a.m. for the selection of the post mentioned below at the School of Biotechnology, Presidency University, New Town Campus, Kolkata.



Name of the Post and


Eligibility Criteria

Name of the Project

and Funding



Project Assistant

No. of Post: 01

Stipend: Rs. 22,000 per

month (consolidated)

Fellowship is available

for a maximum period

of 2 years

Desired Qualification: M.Sc. in

Molecular Biology/

Biotechnology/Botany/ Life Sciences or an allied area with at least

55% marks from any recognized


Preference will be given to NET (CSIR/UGC) qualified candidates

Enhancement of

calcium bioavailability

in finger millet using

CRISPR/Cas tool

(SERB Start-up

Research Grant)


Interested and eligible candidates should send their complete curriculum vitae including e-mail ID, mobile number, date of birth, and details of qualifications i.e. examination passed, year, division, percentage of marks from Secondary onwards, research experience, publications, etc. with a latest passport size photograph along with scan copies of relevant documents to Dr. Jayanti Jodder, (Assistant Professor, School of Biotechnology, Presidency University) by e-mail ( ) before 3 pm of 14th February, 2021. The online link (google meet) for the interview will be send to the shortlisted candidates one day prior to the scheduled interview date.

Terms and conditions:

1. The above position is purely contractual and is for the duration of the project only. Selected candidates will not be entitled to claim any regular appointments/absorption in this institute.

2. No TA/DA will be paid for attending the interview.

3. Candidates will not be entertained after said online interview slot, except in case of any exigency the decision of the selection committee will be final and binding on the candidates.

Canvassing in any form will disqualify the candidature.

How to Find Us

Presidency University
(Main Campus)

86/1 College Street
Kolkata 700073

Presidency University
(2nd Campus)

Plot No. DG/02/02,
Premises No. 14-0358, Action Area-ID
New Town
(Near Biswa Bangla Convention Centre)
Contact details Presidency University Students Corner