Mysore University invites applications for Junior Research Fellowships

Applications for Junior Research Fellowships 2014

University of Mysore invites applications for its Junior Research Fellowships 2014. The research project will be done on increasing yields of millet and sorghum by a new and sustainable seed Technology strategy sponsored by the European Union.


The University of Mysore was established on 27th July, 1916 during the benevolent reign of the Maharaja of Mysore, His Highness Nalvadi Krishnaraja Wodeyar (1884-1940). The genesis of the University of Mysore stems from a five year long in-depth reading and analysis on higher education across the globe. The mission of the University of Mysore, laid down in the 1916 regulations published in the Mysore Gazette Extraordinary, aims at ‘promoting teaching and research in conventional and traditional domains of Arts, Humanities, Pure and Applied Sciences and Professional disciplines'.

Sir M Visvesvaraya (1860-1962) played a decisive role in the launch of the University. The University, since then, has gone through different phases of development. Started with just two faculties, namely Arts and Science offering BA, BSc, BCom and BT courses, the University added Engineering faculty in 1917, MA programs at Maharaja's College, Mysore. In 1918, MSc program at Central College, Bangalore in 1919 and the faculty of Medicine in Mysore during1924 , thus laying a firm foundation for the multi-faculty character of the university. In 1941, new courses leading to BA honours were added.

Scholarship details:

Candidates with NET qualified with a fellowship of Rs. 16, 000 pm + HRA for two years and Rs. 18, 000 pm + HRA in third year.

Eligibility criteria:

Candidates who have done M.Sc in Biotechnology/ Microbiology/ Botany are eligible to apply.

How to apply:

  • Candidates interested in applying for Junior Research Fellowships 2014 should fill an application which should include full particulars of date of birth, qualification experience.
  • The M.Sc, project/dissertation work etc should be sent to Prof. H.S. Prakash, Principal Investigator - EU project, DOS in Biotechnology, Manasagangothri, University of Mysore - 570006.

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