Agricultural Sciences

Note: Applications received on or before 28 September 2018 will be considered for interview.

Procedure for filling the Online Application Form

The candidates are advised to go through the procedure as detailed below:  

  1. General Requirements
  2. Instructions to Candidates
  3. Salary Details
  4. Benefits other than Salary
  5. Filling the Application Form
  6. Selecon Procecss
  7. Important Notes & Exceptions
S. No. Designation No. of posts Specialization Qualifications Experience
1 Assistant Professor 1  

Agricultural Economics

Ph.D in Agricultural Economics from a reputed University


1)      Teaching Agricultural Economics courses for UG students.

2)      Specialization in Agribusiness Management would be preferable

2 Assistant Professor 1  

Agricultural Microbiology

Ph.D in Agricultural Microbiology from a reputed University 1)      Teaching Agricultural Microbiology courses for UG students.

2)      Specialization in soil microbiology / biofertilizers would be preferable

3 Assistant Professor 1 Genetics and Plant Breeding Ph.D in Genetics and Plant Breeding from a reputed University 1)      Teaching Genetics and Plant Breeding courses for UG students

2)      Specialization in Biotechnology / breeder seed production would be preferable

4 Assistant Professor 1 Crop Physiology Ph.D in Crop Physiology from a reputed University 1)      Teaching Crop Physiology courses for UG students

2)      Specialization in Stress Physiology/ water utilization / root functions

5 Assistant Professor 1  


Animal Husbandry

Ph.D in Veterinary Animal Sciences from a reputed University 1)      Teaching Veterinary Animal Sciences courses for UG students

2)      Specialization in dairy / poultry / piggery/ goat farmind and technology

6 Assistant Professor 1 Horticulture Ph.D in Horticulture from a reputed University 1.       Teaching Horticulture Courses UG students

2.       Specialization in medicinal and aromatic plants

6 Assistant Professor 1 Agronomy Ph.D in Agronomy from a reputed University 1.       Specialization in Fodder / energy crops

2.       Establishing Instructional Farms

7 Tutors 4 Horticulture, Soil Science, Crop Physiology, Animal Husbandry, Genetics and Plant Breeding, Agronomy  


MSc in the concerned subjects

1.       Handling UG practical classes in the concerned subjects
8 Lab Instructor 2 Soil Science, Crop Physiology, Animal Husbandry, Horticulture  

BSc in Chemistry / Biochemistry


Assisting in laboratory / field practicals

9 Farm Supervisors 2 Field advisory and labour management Diploma in Agriculture / Horticulture 1.       Three years in established large farms

2.       Retired government servants

Staff requirement in the Dept of Nanotechnology :

1 Scientist

(Assistant Professor Cadre)

  One Physics – Nanomaterials PhD in  Physics with good background in Nanomaterials Minimum 3 years Teaching and Research experience in the relevant field
  • Candidates should have an excellent academic record, good communication skills and a demonstrated ability to carry out original and creative research
  • Candidates with Ph.D. or those who have submitted their Doctoral thesis would be preferred for Clinical and Non-Clinical positions.
  • Candidates should possess good health. If selected, they may be required to undergo a medical examination and satisfy such medical authority as SRM may prescribe
  • Candidates from outstation would be provided accommodation on need basis a day earlier/later to the Interview date but no TA/DA will be provided for attending the Interview
  • As per 7th Pay Commission under SRMIST Norms
  • Salary is not a constraint for deserving candidates
  • Seed Grant for Research
  • Group Accident Insurance as per University rules
  • Financial Support through Professional Development Allowance (PDA) for attending Conferences, Workshops, etc., as per University Rules
  • Coverage of EPF as per rules
  • Free Transportation (to & fro) from Campus to City & vice versa
  • Fee Concession for Children in SRM CBSE School
  • Concessional Medical Facility
  • Please use Google Chrome/Mozilla Firefox browser to fill the form to ensure proper data capture.
  • Only ONLINE applications will be accepted
  • Most forms are self-explanatory
  • Ensure that you meet the required eligibility, as on date of submission of the application
  • Please note that to fill the main application form, you are required to REGISTER, providing your User Name, Email-id, Password (to be saved for your future use), first and last name. Usage of at least one special character while filling up the form is mandatory
  • After registration, a mail with confirmation link will be sent to the Email-id registered. Click on the link which will open the Login Page where the candidates shall use their registered Email-id and Password to fill the application form
  • There are 3 Sections – Application Details, Personal Details & Document Upload. Complete all mandatory fields (* – asterisk marked) and then SAVE your application at the end of every section
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Online (Electronic) Applications must reach us on or before September 28th 2018 (Friday).

  • All applications will be scrutinized by the selection committee to determine the suitability
  • Those found satisfactory will be called for Presentation/ Personal Interview. Candidates are required to carry the original of all documents along with the application form (duly signed) at the time of personal interview for verification
  • Selected candidates will be informed through Email/Post
  • The decision of SRMIST will be final and binding
  • Canvassing in any form will be a disqualification
  • Mere fulfilment of minimum qualifications and experience does not entitle a candidate to be called for interview or his/her selection
  • SRM reserves the right to not fill positions in any of the above and/or any other specialization(s) without assigning any reason
  • Candidates called for interview to fill a vacancy may be considered for lower/higher post, at the discretion of the committee
  • Depending on the qualification and experience, deserving candidates may be offered a salary at a higher level irrespective of the cadre
  • Providing false information, misrepresentation of facts, plagiarism, etc., will disqualify the candidate’s application/ appointment at any point of time
  • All rights are reserved with SRM, under the Jurisdiction of the High Court of Madras, Tamilnadu

For more information, please contact the HR as given below:

Manager HR 
SRM Institute of Science and Technology
SRM Nagar, Kattankulathur – 603 203 Kancheepuram District, Tamil Nadu.
Phone: +91 44 27417123, 27417124 Mobile: +91 9940036045 Email: