The journey of Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI), popularly known as Pusa Institute, began in 1905 at Pusa (Bihar) with the generous grant of 30,000 pounds from an American philanthropist, Mr. Henry Phipps. The institute was then known as Agricultural Research Institute (ARI) which functioned with five departments, namely Agriculture, Cattle Breeding, Chemistry, Economic Botany and Mycology. Bacteriology unit was added in 1907. The name of ARI was changed to Imperial Institute of Agricultural Research in 1911 and, in 1919 it was renamed as Imperial Agricultural Research Institute. Following a devastating earth quake on 15th January 1934, the institute was shifted to New Delhi on 29th July 1936. Post independence, the institute has been renamed as Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI).
Essential Qualification: M.Sc. or M. Tech Biotechnology/Life Sciences with 4 years/5yaers of Bachelor’s degree. Candidate with 3 years bachelor’s degree and 2 years’ Master’s degree should have NET as per ICAR letter No. Agri.edu. 6/27/2014-HRD, dated 09.10.2015).
Pay Scale: Rs.25,000/-.
Age Limit: Not more than 35 years.
Zonal Technology Management & Business Planning and Development (ZTM & BPD) Unit,
Near KAB- II, IARI,
New Delhi- 110 012.