Post of Project Assistant- School of Agricultural Biotechnology

Name of the Post:  Project Assistant

Brief Information: One post of Project Assistant on contractual basis @ Rs. 20,000/- per month + 16% HRA in the Project entitled “Elucidating the Genetic Architecture of tillering in wheat through CRISPR/CAS based editing of Ideal Plant Architecture gene (IPA1) and Teosinte Branched 1 (TB1)’’ CSS-96 (PC-6361) .

Punjab Agricultural University (PAU)
Post Name Project Assistant
Total No. Of Post 01
Last Date 20th May 2022
Employment Type Contract
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Pay Scale Rs. 20,000/- + 16% HRA…
Job Location Punjab
Educational Qualifications
  • B.Sc. in Agriculture/ Biotechnology/ Biosciences with minimum OCPA 6.00/10.00 basis or 60% marks.


  • M.Sc in Agriculture/ Biotechnology with minimum OCPA 6.50/10.00 basis or 65% marks..

Important Dates

  • Last date for the receipt of applications & payment of Fee: 26-05-2022
Age Limit 

  • Maximum Age Limit: 40 Years
How to Apply
The last date for the receipt of applications (duly completed in all respects) in this office is 27.05.2022. Incomplete applications or unsupported by the requisite documents will not be entertained. The candidate should appear for interview on 01.06.2022 at 11.00 a.m. in the office of the undersigned. Only selected candidates will be informed through email. No TA/DA will be paid for attending the interview. The application form is available at PAU website
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About PAU 

The Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) is a public funded agricultural university located in Ludhiana district of Punjab.[citation needed] It is a state agricultural university in India.[2] It was established in 1962 and is the nation’s third-oldest agricultural university, after Govind Ballabh Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, Pantnagar and Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology, Bhubaneshwar. It was formally inaugurated by the then Prime Minister of India, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, on July 8, 1963. PAU pioneered the Green Revolution in India[3] in the 1960s. It was bifurcated in 2005 with the formation of Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (GADVASU). The Farmers Fair, which have been organised by the PAU since 1967, see the footfall of at least one lakh farmers in two days on PAU campus in Ludhiana, Punjab (bi-annually in March and September). The farmers from not only Punjab, but also from neighboring states such as Haryana, Rajasthan, Himachal Pradesh, etcetera travel to PAU campus to buy high-quality seeds, farm equipment and gain knowledge on new agricultural technologies in the two-day main fair event.