KSBB Recruitment 2017 Apply for Research Fellowship Vacancies

KSBB Recruitment 2017: Kerala State Biodiversity Board (KSBB) has unfolded a vacancy circular recently, due to 6 employees needed for the Research Fellowship posts in its administration. Candidates those who desire to choose a research based career on conservation of biodiversity in Kerala state can avail this chance. But applying citizens must have a good academic background in Life Science subject. Also this is purely a contract basis deal, which will be signed at the time of joining. Interested citizens are asked to forward their applications through proper mode. The job requirements and applying details are described on below section.

Board Kerala State Biodiversity Board (KSBB)
Positions Doctoral and Post Doctoral Fellows
No. of Vacancies 06 Last Date 10-01-2017
Education Masters Degree/ Ph.D/ M. Phil/ GATE/ NET
Job Type Contract
Place of Posting Kerala

KSBB Recruitment 2017

Kerala State Biodiversity Board (KSBB) headquartered in Trivandrum was set up by the National Biodiversity Authority in India. This autonomous body is working with a vision of conserving biodiversity and utilizing its resources for benefit of mankind. To hire deserving number of candidates for its Doctoral/ Post Doctoral Research programmes, recently KSBB has publicized a recruitment notification.

An expert panel of recruitment team will interview the most eligible applicants, those who are invited for this selection process. Marks given by these authorities will help to choose the right candidates for concerned Fellowship posts. Monthly/ Annual reports should be submitted by the appointees, about the research work they had done. Also within the prescribed deadline, appointees have to finish the research programme. Unsuccessful candidates will be asked to refund the fellowship received by them.

Vacancy Details in KSBB

SI. No. Post Name No. of Vacancies Upper Age  
1. Doctoral Fellow 5 28 years Rs.12000/-
2. Post Doctoral Fellow 1 40 years Rs.20000/-


Academic Profile: Below stated is the minimum eligible qualification required to join under Doctoral/ Post Doctoral Fellowship vacancies, recognized by UGC.

  • For Doctoral Fellow posts: Masters Degree in Life Sciences
  • For Post Doctoral Fellow posts: Diploma in Life Sciences

In the above stated academics, candidates applying for Doctoral Fellow posts must have secured minimum 55% marks (only about 50% needed for SC/ ST category). The desirable qualification for Doctoral Fellowship positions is M.Phil in Life Science or GATE/ NET or any equivalent qualification.

Age Restrictions: Each post carries different age limits as tabulated above. Aspirants exceeding these prescribed age limits as on 1st December 2016 are found unsuitable for this KSBB recruitment 2017.

Recruitment Procedure: Received applications will be scrutinised & shortlisted and applicants who are found most suitable shall be called for the Interview process of selection, through email id/ phone. Those who are performing well in this interview round shall get recruited finally. Participants can check the results in official portal of KSBB.

  • Personal Interview


Emoluments Offered: The monthly fellowship that will be offered to the appointees (directly or through Post) under this KSBB recruitment 2017 is already mentioned above on table. No other service benefits will be given to the appointees.

  • Salary Range: 12000 – 20000/-

Applying Procedure of KSBB Recruitment 2017

Take printout copy of blank proforma that is available in KSBB official web portal www.keralabiodiversity.org. Fill the application with correct information and sent it to “Member Secretary, Kerala State Biodiversity Board, Thiruvananthapuram” through Post. Other document copies that should be forwarded along with completed application are,

  • Detailed Resume
  • Academic Records
  • Caste certificate
  • Birth certificate
  • Research proposal (3000 words) on concerned topics
  • Copy of publications
Official Notification keralabiodiversity.org

Important Date

  • Last date for receipt of application – 10th Jan 2017

Note: On above section, we have illustrated about the details that are given in new recruitment notice published by KSBB. For any sort of queries, go through the official notification.

Updated: 13-03-2017 — 8:14 pm
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