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JRF/SRF at Banaras Hindu University through GATE score

Last Updated - March 15, 2017

BHU is inviting applications for the post of JRF (Junior Research Fellow) and SRF (Senior Research Fellow) through GATE Score. Candidates will be selected for Food Tech and Biochemistry department under DBT sponsored project entitled “Process Development for Vitamin A, D and micro encapsulated omega-3 Fatty Acids Fortified Milk and its Evaluation on school going children” sanctioned up to August 2019. The posts are temporary and co-terminus with the project. The last date for submitting the applications is March 27, 2017. Candidates having M.Sc/M.Tech degree are eligible to apply for this post. Check the following table to know the highlights for JRF/SRF vacancies at BHU.

Job TitleSRF/JRF
No. of Posts01
Starting date of applicationsMarch 7, 2017
Last date to ApplyMarch 27, 2017
Principal InvestigatorProf D.C. Rai

GATE is a national level entrance test for admission in M.Tech and Ph.D programmes in India. GATE 2017 Result will be declared on March 27, 2017 at

Eligibility for SRF/JRF at BHU

Candidates willing to apply for SRF/JRF post at BHU in Food Tech and Biochemistry department can check the following eligibility criteria as mentioned below:

  • Candidates must have M.Sc/M.Tech in Dairy Technology, Food Science and Technology, Biochemistry, Pharmacology etc. or equivalent from a recognized university. They must have obtained at least 55% of marks in aggregate in academic qualification.
  • They must have qualified GATE with a valid score.
  • Candidates must have at least two years of research experience to apply for SRF post. The experience of working with HPLC, GC, GCMSS, LCMS, AAS, Spray Dryer and micro encapsulation process will be preferred.

Age Limit

The upper age limit for JRF post is 28 years while it is 32 years for SRF post. There is a relaxation of 5 years in age for SC/ST/Female/PWD candidates.

JRF/SRF Selection Process

The selection of candidates is based on GATE Score. The shortlisted candidates will be called for the personal interview round. After that, they will be selected for JRF or SRF post on the basis of merit list. The merit list will be prepared on the basis of GATE Score and the performance in PI round.

Pay Scale

The selected candidates for SRF/JRF post will get a salary or stipend and the emoluments vary according to the posts.

Candidates selected for JRF post will get a stipend of INR 25,000/- per month with 20% of HRA (Human Resource Allowance). For SRF post, the stipend is INR 28,000/- per month with 20% of HRA. No travelling/ Dearness allowances will be paid to the candidates for attending the interview.

Read About GATE Cutoff

How to Apply for JRF/SRF

Candidates have to provide their name, permanent or correspondence address, name of father and mother, contact and E-Mail ID details of educational qualification etc. on a plain paper. They have to submit the self-attested copies of all mark sheets, certificates (from high school to M.Tech degree) and the certificate regarding details of any research, work experience, publications etc.

They have to submit the applications on or before March 27, 2017 to the following address:

Prof. D.C Rai, Professor and Principal Investigator,

Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying,

Institute of Agricultural Sciences,

Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi – 221005

BHU reserves the right to reject any candidate before joining if they found not eligible. The official notification can be found below:

JRF/SRF at Banaras Hindu University through GATE score



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