Veterinary College and Research Institute, Tirunelveli-627 358

Applications in the given proforma is hereby invited from eligible candidates for the position of Project
Assistant on short-term and purely contract basis at Veterinary College and Research Institute, Tirunelveli,
Tamil Nadu. The eligibility criteria and other details are given below;

Post Name : Project Assistant

No of Post : 01

Educational Qualifications:
•Candidates having a Bachelor’s degree in
Molecular Biology, Pharmacology,
Pharmacy, Microbiology, Biotechnology/
any discipline of life sciences with First
class or equivalent are eligible to apply.

  • Experience of working in molecular
    biology, HPTLC and HPLC is desirable

Age limit : 21-45 Years (Relaxation as per rule)

Job Description and Desired knowledge:
In this project, the selected candidate will be working on:

  • Crude extraction and finger print analysis of active compounds using HPTLC
  • Synthesizing and characterizing the phytosome loaded polyherbal extracts (PPHE)
  • Safety evaluation of PPHE in laboratory animals
  • Gene expression and biochemical analysis of biological samples
  • Quantitative PCR analysis
  • Phytoactive compound assay using HPLC and its pharmacokinetics
    The proof of expertise in the form of research articles/publications need to be submitted
    Emoluments: The consolidated emoluments of Project Assistant will be Rs.20,000/- + 8% HRA per month. No
    other allowance will be payable.
    Duration of the Project: Up to 31st March, 2026 or completion of the project whichever is earlier.
    Selection Procedure: The applications received shall be screened and shortlisted based on their qualifying
    academic performance as per assessment criteria. In case of large response, a written examination shall alsobe conducted
    forshortlisting of eligible candidates. The shortlisted candidates will be selected through the process of interview.
    Last Date ofsubmission of application: 20.06.2023 at 5:00 pm
    General Terms and Conditions:
  • No T.A/D.A. will be paid for appearing in the Exam/ interview.
  • Age will be reckoned from the date of Advertisement.
  • Initial engagement of Project Assistant will be for one year which will be extendable for two more years (01 year
    at a time) subject to requirement of the services of the Project Assistant in the organization and satisfactory
    performance of the candidate
  • The income tax or any other tax liable to be deducted as per the prevailing rules will be deducted at source before
    effecting payment of monthly salary.
  • The above positions are purely on temporary basis. The engagement will not constitute a regular job or
    appointment of any nature in TANUVAS/DBT and selected candidate will not be entitled for any claim for
    regular appointment/absorption in TANUVAS/DBT in future.
  • ‘No Objection Certificate’ and ‘Experience Certificate’ isrequired from the employer, in case the candidate is
  • If any candidate is found to have submitted false claims at later stage, his/her candidature will be
    summarily rejected, and no correspondence will be entertained in this regard.
  • Canvassing in any form will liable to disqualify the candidature. The Principal Investigator’s decision will
    be final and binding in all respects.
  • Selection will be made as per the norms of ASRR, TANUVAS
    How to apply:
    Interested candidates may apply directly, STRICTLY IN THE PRESCRIBED FORMAT annexed, via
    e-mail, to the Principal Investigator ([email protected]) of the project along with their complete
    Curriculum Vitae , e-mail ID, mobile numbers (WhatsApp), landline numbers, etc. (along with scanned copies of
    their credentials) on or before 20th June 2023. Only Short listed candidates will be informed through email/
    phone for attending the interview.


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