CRRI Cuttack Recruitment 2017 – Walk in Field Assistant, Agri Field Operator Posts

CRRI Cuttack Recruitment 2017 – SRF Vacancy Contract Basis

A walk-in interview has been announced for the position of Field Assistant, Agri Field Operator (temporary) at CRRI Cuttack Recruitment 2017.


The NRRI (National Rice Research Institute) is one of the Institutes of the ICAR(Indian Council of Agricultural Research) under the Division of Crop Sciences. It works on yield change, creation, and security utilizing bio-innovation.

According to the ICAR‐ National Rice Research Institute recruitment notification issued by director at Cuttack, the organization invites applicants to apply for the position of Senior Research Fellow (SRF). The total number of vacancies available is only one.

Job Description:

The job requires the Senior Research Fellow to work on a project of high relevance in Agriculture sector. Candidate with requisite professional qualification will work on studying the resilience of rice to water scarcity due to unpredictable weather. Plants with wild ancestry are used for this purpose.

The job is temporary and will last as long as the project or scheme continues. The job terminates as and when the project finishes. The selection offer may include a fixed period of time, in which case the job will terminate accordingly, whether the project finishes or not.

Notification Details:

The advertisement for CRRI Cuttack Recruitment 2017 notification has the following number -17/2016/JRF. It was issued as per the directive of Director, ICAR-National Rice Research Institute located in Cuttack. The notification from NRRI director based in Cuttack informs the eligible candidates to avail of this opportunity to join as Senior Research Fellow at a premier research institute and work on cutting-edge projects. The director makes it clear that no candidate who has been selected for the position on a temporary basis will have the right to claim a permanent position in the institute.

Vacancy Details:

The Vacancy available at the NRRI Cuttack Recruitment 2016 is for the position of Senior Research Fellow for which the details are given below –

Sl. No. Position Name Total Vacancies Required Qualifications Project Name Fellowship Fee/Remuneration Rate
1 Field Assistant, Agri Field Operator 01 Nos. Essential qualification is a Masters degree with extension in agriculture/education. Masters in Agricultural Economics / Agri. Business Management/Social work/ Economics (plus paper with Agriculture speciality),qualification for NET/GATE held by Dept. or Agencies of central government  for Ph.D. admission to Social Science discipline.

Experience in conducting field survey or training programme organization or Demonstration  in field  with specialized publications is a desirable qualification

Making rice resilient to unpredictable availability of water. Plants with Wild ancestry are used for this purpose. (EAP ‐ 176) For first two years, pay is Rs. 8500/- each month, and later on from third yr. 20% HRA is given for both first and second years, as well as third year.

Required Qualification:

As per the advertisement issued by the CRRI Cuttack Recruitment 2017 , the qualifications for the SRF post is mentioned in above table.

Additional details are mentioned below –

  • Essential qualifications includes a master’s degree in education or agriculture extension. Agricultural economics or social work or economics or business management in agriculture are also acceptable along with specialized agriculture paper. NET or GATE qualification held by Department or Agencies under centre is welcome. This is for admission into Ph.D. in any one Social Science discipline.
  • Alluring capabilities incorporate experience in field surveys or training programme /field days demonstration organizing skills or publications in relevant specialized area.

Age Limit:

As per the advertisement issued by the CRRI Cuttack Recruitment 2017, the age limit for the post of SRF  is as follows:

  • 35 years for men as of 1.7.2017, and 40 years for women as of 1.7.2017. This is the maximum age limit.
  • The applicants belonging to SC and ST category or OBC will be eligible for relaxation period as per the age relaxations norms of the central government.

Selection Process:

According to the notification released by the CRRI Cuttack Recruitment 2017, the Selection Process for the above mentioned post will be based on 100% Merit where the candidates will have to attend a walk-in interview which will be held at NRRI in Cuttack. The walk-in will have both written test and an interview.

The selection committee will decide the selection or rejection of the candidates. The director’s decision is final and will be binding in all respects in this matter. The posting for SRF is at NRRI in Cuttack.

The contact details of NRRI are as follow:

Odisha 753006
Phone: +91 671 236 7768

Salary Structure:

As per the advertisement issued by the CRRI Cuttack Recruitment 2017 , the salary for the SRF post is 25,000/- with  additional HRA of 20%. This is for first two years. For third year the HRA is same while the salary is raised to Rs. 8500/-

This is for candidates with Master’s Degree in subject of relevance with 4 to 5 yrs in Bachelor’s Degree or for holders of 2 yrs. Master’s degree in the Basic Sciences plus 3 yrs. of Bachelor’s degree with capability in NET.

How To Apply:

Eligible candidates can walk in with necessary documents, photocopies, testimonials, and bio-data. Candidates are requested to come prepared and arrive on time.

Important Dates:

The date and time of walk-interview are as follows: 23.07.2017. at CRRI, Cuttack at 10.30 a.m.

Candidates arriving after specified time will be rejected.

Advertisement and Application Form Link Details:

The official links for CRRI, Cuttack along with a new website of ICAR are given below.

The CRRI Cuttack Recruitment 2017 notification issued for interest of candidates: Download Here


  1. No travel or dearness allowance is paid to candidates attending interview.
  2. Candidates looking to canvass or influence the selection procedure will be disqualified for the post of Field Assistant, Agri Field Operator
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Updated: April 22, 2017 — 11:23 am

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