Written By Ajit Kumar on Monday, April 2, 2018 | 10:44 PM
Forest Research Institute Deemed to be University, Dehradun
(Under Sec. 3 of the UGC Act 1956)
(vide Notification N. F.9-25/89-U.3 dated 06.12.1991)
TEMPORARY/ CONTRACTUAL POSITIONS ANNOUNCEMENT
Director, FRI & Vice Chancellor, FRI Deemed to be University, Dehradun invites
applications for the Position of Junior Consultant [Wood Science & Technology]. The
notification containing applications form, eligibility criteria, Educational qualification, Age
limit and remuneration etc. is available on website www.fridu.edu.in &
http://fri.icfre.gov.in. Application alongwith the Demand draft of Rs. 1000/- in favour of
Registrar, FRI Deemed to be University, Dehradun- 248195 should be submitted to the
Registrar, FRI Deemed to be University, P.O.I.P.E., Kaulagarh Road Dehradun248195.
University reserves the right to withdraw advertised position at any time without
assigning any reason. University also reserves the right to fill or not to fill any position and
its decision in this regard shall be final. The position is purely temporary position on
Contract basis. The offer of appointment does not provide any assurance or guarantee of
subsequent employment in FRI Deemed to be University/ and its Research centres/
FRI/ICFRE. The last date of receipt of completely filled Application form
is 30th April, 2018 (for remote areas 07.05.2018).
(Dr. A.K. Tripathi)
FRI Deemed to be University
Ph. No. 0135-2751826, 0135-2224439
Eligibility Criteria for Junior Consultant in Wood Science & Technology
1. Essential Qualification :
i) Good academic record with at least 55% marks (or an equivalent grade in a point scale
wherever grading system is followed) at the Master’s Degree level in Wood Science &
Technology from and Indian University, or an equivalent degree from an accredited foreign
ii) Besides fulfilling the above qualifications, the candidate must have cleared the National
Eligibility Test (NET) conducted by the UGC/CSIR/ICAR.
iii) Notwithstanding anything contained in sub-classes (i) and (ii) to this Clause 1
candidates, who are, or have awarded a Ph.D. degree in accordance with the University
Grants Commission (Minimum Standards and Procedure for Award of Ph.D. Degree)
Regulations, 2009/2016, shall be exempted from the requirement of the minimum eligibility
condition of NET for recruitment of Junior Consultant. Provided further, the award of degree
to candidates registered for the M.Phil./Ph.D. programme prior to July 11, 2009, shall be
governed by the provisions of the then existing Ordinances/Bylaws/Regulations of the
Institutions awarding the degree and the Ph.D. candidates shall be exempted from the
requirement of NET/SLET/SET for subject to the fulfillment of the following conditions :-
a) Ph.D. degree of the candidate awarded in regular mode only;
b) Evaluation of the Ph.D. thesis by at least two external examiners;
c) Open Ph.D. viva voce of the candidate has been conducted;
d) Candidate has published two research papers from his/her Ph.D. work out of which at
least one must be in a refereed journal;
e) Candidate has made at least two presentations in conferences/seminars, based on his/her
(a) to (e) as above are to be certified by the Vice-Chancellor/Pro-ViceChancellor/Dean
(Academic Affairs)/Dean(University instruction).
iv) NET shall also not be required for such Masters Programmes in disciplines for which NET is
2. Desirable Qualification :
Significant contribution to Teaching/Research as supported by published work/innovations.
Candidates must be capable to teach any two or more of these papers at Masters level given
i) Wood Chemistry
ii) Wood Physics
iii) Saw milling & Saw Doctoring
iv) Wood Anatomy : Wood Quality
v) Timber Mechanics : Strength Properties & Timber Grading
vi) Composite Wood : Plywood & Adhesives
vii) Wood Working and Finishing
viii) Wood Seasoning
ix) Wood Preservation
x) Composite Wood : Reconstituted Wood & Laminated Wood
xi) Timber Engineering
xii) Product Design & Fabrication
3. Number of Consultant to be engaged : 01
Junior Consultant: Rs. 50,000/- per month (Fixed)
(Taxes etc. Shall be deduced as per prevalent rules of the Govt. of India.)
For Junior consultant, the applicant shall not be more than 40 years on the date of
interview/meeting of the committee members.
6. Duration of the Consultants:
The duration of the Junior Consultant shall be upto the period of one academic session,
extendable on the recommendation of the review committee by a maximum period of two academic
sessions but one academic session at a time.
i) To help develop FRI Deemed to be University as a centre of excellence in Forestry
education and research.
ii) To contribute to the development of academic pool of FRI/FRI Deemed to be University.
iii) To bring national and international perspective in theme areas
iv) To assist networking with the institutions, organization and individual resources in the
v) To develop capacity building modules.
vi) To help in career advancement of students and enhance the employment avenues for
forestry professional and young researchers.
vii) To develop teaching aids and materials.
viii) To deliver lectures and participate in different academic programmes of the University
ix) To contribute to meet the challenges of new emerging and academic issues.
x) To help improving research writing and publications.
8. Application Fee:-
Application alongwith a demand draft of Rs. 1000/- in favour of Registrar, FRI Deemed
to be University Dehradun should be submitted to the Registrar, FRI Deemed to be University,
P.O.I.P.E, Kaulagarh Road, Dehradun -248 195
1. Applicants are advised to submit the application to the University well in advance, without
waiting till last date, to avoid postal delay or any other unforeseen problems. The University
will not be responsible for any postal delay at any stage.
2. The prescribed qualification and experience are minimum and the fact that a candidate
possesses the same will not entitle him/her for interview. The University reserves the right
to restrict the candidates to be called for interview to a reasonable number on the basis of
qualification and experience higher than the minimum prescribed as decided by duly
constituted Screening Committee/s and approved by the Competent Authority. Call letter for
attending interview will be sent only to the short-listed candidates by Speed Post or
Registered Post or Courier Service. No. correspondence will be made with applicant who
were not short-listed/ not called for interview.
3. These position(s) are purely temporary positions(s). The offer of appointment does not
provide any assurance or guarantee of subsequent employment in FRI Deemed to be
University/ Research Centers FRI/ICFRE.
4. A memorandum of agreement shall be signed with the FRI Deemed to be University.
5. Administrative authority shall be the Vice-Chancellor, FRI Deemed to be University with
reference to all administrative matters including leave and institutional medical facilities.
6. The consultant may leave the position giving one month advance notice or organization
(Vice-Chancellor) may decide to discontinue the services of the consultant giving one month
7. Subject to availability, accommodation may be provided to the consultant in the FRI campus
on usual payment of Fees.
8. University reserves the right to withdraw advertised position(s) at any time without
assigning any reason. University also reserves the right to fill or not to fill any position(s)
and its decision in this regard shall be final.
9. The Application form without prescribed fee shall lead to cancellation of candidature.
10. No travelling allowance etc. shall be admissible for joining.
No recommendations either written or oral other than those required under the rules applicable
will be taken into consideration. Any attempt on the part of a candidate to enlist support directly or
indirectly for his candidature will disqualify him for appointment.
1. In Case of any dispute, the Vice-Chancellor, FRI Deemed to be University shall be the sole
2. All the disputes arising out of the provisions of these guidelines or otherwise shall be subject to
jurisdiction of the court at Dehradun.
Forest Research Institute Deemed to be University
P.O.: I.P.E. Kaulagarh Road
Dehradun - 248 195
Application Form for Junior Consultant
(To be submitted in triplicate)
Last Date of Submission: 30/04/2018